Opinion

I have had the extreme pleasure of operating a business in Cameron for 36 years. During those years we have witnessed both growth and stagnation in housing, business interests, quality of life, Economic Development and other critical areas. It was during the good years that we witnessed a...
On August 24, 2018, Governor Parson announced the award of a $27,380 grant to Public Water Supply District No. 2 of Caldwell County. This special grant fund was established to secure emergency sources and connections for Water Districts and Cities experiencing drought related supply crises. This...
Few things bring a community together like a Friday night high school football game.  This was the case when the Cameron Dragon Football team took Dave Goodwin Field for their season opener last week.  The scene that night was nothing short of amazing, as I witnessed this small rural town come...
City of Kidder LLC? Well last week, I attended the city Aldermen meeting for Kidder and well to be honest I was a bit surprised. Though I had heard about what goes on at the meetings, I had read what went on, but I never would have believed it if I had not gone. One of the topics of discussion was...
Dear Editor: With the passing of a national holiday celebrating what would have been the 88th birthday of our most recognized civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., I am remind of one of his most inspiring quotes: “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter”. This...
The early part of last week and perhaps even before, we were warned of the incoming ice storm, dubbed Storm Jupiter, which was forecasted to dump up to an inch of ice on roads and trees. It was predicted travel would be encumbered and residents were warned to be prepared for power outages. Thursday...
Missourians deserve a state government that reflects their values of honesty, integrity, and accountability.  And while there are a great many dedicated public servants in the Missouri General Assembly, their efforts are often tarnished by a culture in which some lose their way. That is why, when...
Late this summer, one of the shining lights for transparency in Missouri's state government retired. Under the administration of two Democratic governors, Linda Luebbering stood apart in providing access and information in ways I'm not sure some Republican legislators fully appreciated. Luebbering...
Missouri lawmakers will convene in veto session Sept. 16, under a process that balances power between the state's legislative and executive branches of government. Vetoes date to the 6th century B.C. when instituted in Rome to empower tribunes to protect plebs against patricians who dominated the...
Letter to the Editor: I am writing to voice my opposition to the wind turbines that are being proposed in Clinton County. I have reserved comment until now because I have been researching the pros and cons in order to make an informed decision. I have found that there are two main reasons people...

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