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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...
Although it may not seem like it at times, there remains today a great amount of interest in choosing agriculture and farming as a career and way of life. The problem is that many of the individuals who want to break into the industry, especially those in our younger generations, feel like they don...
Greetings Friends of the 8th district! I want to remind everyone that our schools are back in session, so please take extra precautions to make sure that our kids are safe at the bus stops along the roads. I hope all of our teachers and school personnel had a smooth start to your school year. I'm...
It is Critical to Support Career and Technical Education Programs In much of rural Missouri and especially in our corner of the state, Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs are critical to our communities and invaluable to many of our young students. These programs offer students the...

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