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Soldier Salute

We’ve been thinking about our military. Do you know someone in active duty? Send their name and contact information to us at [email protected], and include the subject line “Soldier Salute.” Thank you!

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Extreme team brings home second tournament

The Northwest Extreme sixth grade boys’ basketball team traveled to Liberty on Dec. 15-16 for the Agape Hoops Cardinal Classic basketball tournament. The boys went 5-0 on the weekend to claim their second tournament title of the season.

In their pool play games, Extreme defeated North KC Aftershock by a score of 41-14, B3C Runnin’ Gunners by a score of 43-21 and the Kansas Cagers from Lawrence, Kan., by a

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Strength building exercises offered

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy classes are being taught by University of Missouri Extension specialists at The Dance Company in Gallatin starting Jan. 21.

The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program is built on simple, strength building exercises that will improve balance, health, and state of mind. It is not strenuous weight-lifting — you’ll start at a level that’s right for you. No one is too inactive to participate. Building strength promotes

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Northwest announces fall 2012 trimester honor rolls

The Office of the Registrar at Northwest Missouri State University announced the names of students named to the Academic or President’s Honor Roll at the end of the 2012 fall trimester.

To be included on the Academic Honor Roll a student must carry a minimum of 12 credit hours and attain a grade point average of 3.50 or above on a 4.00 scale. Students named to the President’s Honor Roll

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Auditions for ‘Blackbeard the Pirate’ kids’ production

Auditions will be held from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 7 at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center in Chillicothe, for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) performance of “Blackbeard the Pirate,” a program of the Chillicothe Area Arts Council. Auditions are open for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Those auditioning should arrive at 4 p.m., and plan to stay for the full two hours, and are

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Orphan trains echo through memories, time

by T.L. Huffman

When Evelyn Trickel hears the sound of a train whistle in the early hours of the morning, she thinks of the lost and abandoned children who rode the Orphan Trains years ago.

“They were children looking for a home and a family,” she said. “I wonder how they must have felt as the train pulled into a town.”

Evelyn Trickel and the late Evelyn Sheets, both of

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Gallatin fire responds to one house fire, other incidents

Nine volunteer firefighters with the Gallatin Fire Protection District responded to a house fire at the home of Judy Ramsbottom at 7:25 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21. Electrical panel equipment shorted out and started the fire at 610 E. Corrine Street in Gallatin. Damage was contained to equipment. Engine 102, Engine 101 and Rescue 107 responded.

The District answered a mutual aid call from the Jameson Fire Protection District at

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Dream Factory plans Florida trip for Danielle

CAMERON, MO — Danielle Rupell, a senior at Cameron High School, was the surprise recipient of a family vacation to Florida from the Dream Factory of Greater Kansas City. During an assembly held at the school in Cameron, Rupell was informed about the family vacation being granted. Rupell has central nervous system vasculitis, an inflammation of blood vessel walls in the brain or spine. She was diagnosed with the disease

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Petition to annex North Daviess re-submitted

North Daviess school board minutes

For the second time Axel Olson presented a petition to close the North Daviess R-3 School District and annex it with three other schools during a meeting of the school’s Board of Education held Monday, Dec. 17. The first petition was put before the board in September.

The petition asks voters at the next election to accept or reject annexation of North Daviess to the

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