Lady Comets 2-1 on the road

Fatima wrapped up a week of road games with a 2-1 record after falling Saturday to play Class 5’s fifth-ranked Carl Junction, 67-55.  “We had a decent start to the game but we had …
News
Glen Holtmeyer, 56, of St. Elizabeth, grew up thinking nothing of having a few beers with friends or at an event and then climbing behind the wheel. “That’s just the way it was,” …
Missouri Canvassers hosted a presentation by Dr. Douglas Frank on Jan. 4 at Ely Manor in Linn where the proponent of election law reform spoke on data he is using to try to prove election fraud in …
When a family operates a farm and hangs onto it, it doesn’t take many generations to cover 100 years. This is one that is into only the fourth. The Osage County farm was purchased by …
VIENNA — At the December meeting, the Maries-Osage Ambulance District (MOAD) Board voted to increase the district’s rate for basic life support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) for …
Missouri State Parks will be hosting a Jan. 20 public meeting from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Scenic Regional Library in Owensville, followed by an assessment meeting for city, county, and state officials …
Commission News
Culvert caves in on CR 723 Osage County Road and Bridge Foreman Ron Kempker was out after hours Wednesday, Jan. 12, at the site of a box culvert collapse on CR 723. Several pieces of heavy …
Osage County Health Department (OCHD) Administrator Kim Sallin presented a new advisory reflecting updated guidance from the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Missouri …
Osage County 911/EMA Director Ron Hoffman spoke about two Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) workers killed while working near St. Louis. Hoffman, a firefighter himself, has often been on …
Porter, Berendzen, and Associates, Ashland, the architectural firm hired by the county to remodel the new Osage County Health Department (OCHD) building, began taking measurements Wednesday, Nov. …
United States District Court Judge Brian C. Wimes conducted a mediation hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 2 in Columbia for the purpose of discovery in the case of the wreck of the Pentecostal Bridge. …
Reverend Paul Hartley

Fortified by the anointing of the Holy Catholic Church, The Reverend Paul Marion Hartley passed away peacefully at Boone Hospital, Columbia, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. A Mass of Christian Burial …

Larry McKague

Larry F. McKague, 78, Hermann, passed away Saturday, Jan.15, 2022 at Mercy Hospital in Washington. He was born June 15, 1943, to the late Claron and Violet (Starr) McKague in Mint Hill. He was …

Anthony Kroll

Anthony M. Kroll, 17, Linn, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. He was born March 1, 2004, to Todd and Wendi (Mosley) Kroll in Jefferson City. He was a home schooled student finishing his …

Sports

Leibrecht makes history, earns Linn’s first esports scholarship to MBU

Linn senior Logan Leibrecht makes history as the first Wildcat to earn an esports scholarship after he signed an agreement with Missouri Baptist University on Jan. 6 to join the Spartans’ …

Fatima savors Owensville tourney championship as schedule heats up

Fatima coach Ryan Robertson is pleased with the week-long effort to claim first place at the Owensville tournament, which culminated Saturday with a 76-53 win over Gateway Tech Elite. “Any …

Lady Cats duo shows improvement at state

A year removed from an appearance at the state cross country meet, Myra Baker and Ramsie Tschappler represented Linn well at Saturday’s Class 2 meet and showed a lot of improvement.They ran …
Sports

Wildcats finish cross country season with a strong showing at state meet

Saturday’s Class 2 state cross country meet proved to be a memorable experience for the 12th-place Wildcats, which began Friday with a great send-off from the entire Linn student body. On …

Berhorst earns All-State, Lady Comets ninth overall

Lauren Berhorst led the Lady Comets at Saturday’s Class 3 state meet at Gans Creek, earning All-State honors for her 12th-place run of 19:32.Berhorst got off to a very fast start, getting …

Gabelsberger posts second-fastest time at state meet

Fatima runner Wyatt Gabelsberger ran his second-fastest time at Saturday’s Class 3 state meet at Gans Creek on his way to a 96th-place finish. His time of 18:21.40 came just one week after …
Photo oGallry

I was excited to hear testimony on Wednesday evening in the Special Committee on Tourism on Representative Tim Taylor’s House Bill 1672. This recently filed piece of legislation is intended …
On Jan. 10, the Missouri General Assembly began its first full week of legislative activity of the 2022 legislative session, and already we’re tackling some of the big issues.  Over in …
This week, the headline for my column — “Unbridled majorities are as tyrannical and cruel as unlimited despots” — is a quote from John Adams when he served as Vice-President …