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SEK FIRE INVESTIGATION

  • Investigators are asking for your help in finding a person suspected of setting a grassfire that spread through parts of Montgomery and Labette counties in Kansas last week.  Specifically, they're looking for a black truck with a camper shell, with white lettering on the side saying "gettin it".

DUENWEG VOTE

  • Residents in the Duenweg, Missouri Volunteer Fire Protection District will vote on a ballot issue intended to continue that service.  The fire department says approval is needed to clear up a technical issue that was created by a change in state law.  A yes vote on April third simply allows the district to contract with the volunteer department, which is a private company.

PUTIN RE-ELECTED

  • Vladimir Putin has been elected to another six-year term.  It's his fourth term as Russia’S president.  Winning with more than 70% of the vote, he now becomes Russia's longest continuously serving leader since Joseph Stalin.

MARCH MADNESS

  • The upsets in March Madness continue.  Number one seed Xavier was taken down by number nine Florida State.  Number 11 Syracuse stunned third-ranked Michigan State.  Tournament darling University of Maryland Baltimore County, though could not keep its Cinderella story going, falling to Kansas State 50-to-43.
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  • Missouri Treasurer Highlights State Investment in Small Business and Agriculture

    Missouri Treasurer Highlights State Investment in Small Business and Agriculture

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-06-19 03:41:35 GMT

    State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today announced he has approved over $41 million of new investments in Missouri-based small businesses and agricultural operations since launching his Missouri FIRST initiative in March. In the same time frame, over 70 new Missouri FIRST applications have been approved and eight new banks have applied to become participating lenders in the program. State investments in linked deposits have increased by close to 29% over the past year – a sign o...

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    State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today announced he has approved over $41 million of new investments in Missouri-based small businesses and agricultural operations since launching his Missouri FIRST initiative in March. In the same time frame, over 70 new Missouri FIRST applications have been approved and eight new banks have applied to become participating lenders in the program. State investments in linked deposits have increased by close to 29% over the past year – a sign o...

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  • Thousands of Dead Fish in Schell Lake

    Thousands of Dead Fish in Schell Lake

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-06-19 00:23:48 GMT
    "Chaos, ignorance, it's a mess." Vernon County resident, Chris Greer expressing his disappointment in what happened to the lake. "A lot of mad people. There's a lot of people that fish out here, bring their kids out here and fish. A lot of people who survive off of fishing out here" Greer and others at the lake say they wish the Missouri Department of Conservation would have drained the lake differently, a way not resulting in a mass death of mostly Carp. &nbs...More >>
    "Chaos, ignorance, it's a mess." Vernon County resident, Chris Greer expressing his disappointment in what happened to the lake. "A lot of mad people. There's a lot of people that fish out here, bring their kids out here and fish. A lot of people who survive off of fishing out here" Greer and others at the lake say they wish the Missouri Department of Conservation would have drained the lake differently, a way not resulting in a mass death of mostly Carp. &nbs...More >>
  • Illegal Dumping Problem in Bourbon County

    Illegal Dumping Problem in Bourbon County

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-06-18 23:26:01 GMT

    William Baker is a Bourbon County resident who's dumping his junk the right way. And he wishes others would follow his cue. He says illegal dumping is ruining some of his favorite fishing holes. 

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    William Baker is a Bourbon County resident who's dumping his junk the right way. And he wishes others would follow his cue. He says illegal dumping is ruining some of his favorite fishing holes. 

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