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Prescribed Fire Workshop with MDC

TRENTON, MO — The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold a prescribed fire workshop on April 11 at 9 a.m., in the shelter house at Crowder State Park. Prescribed burns use fire as a tool to help manage unwanted vegetation, increase cattle forage, and boost native plants that benefit wildlife. This workshop is free. Pre-registration is required by April 8. Contact Scott Roy by calling 660-359-5685 x114. Materials, refreshments, and

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Missouri Disabled Sportsmen: Success is Always in Sight

“We hunters take all kinds of things for granted,” said Pete Eisentrager, a member of the Board of Directors for Missouri Disabled Sportsmen, Inc., out of Moberly. “We get up and have our stuff thrown on in thirty minutes. We climb trees, walk across muddy fields. We have no idea what challenges the disabled face on a daily basis just to get up and get out the door in the

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What’s Gallatin Got? We Got This!

Gallatin Theatre League is putting the finishing touches on their spring production “Guys and Dolls” to be performed this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 26-28. This Broadway musical is a favorite of theater lovers and performers alike. It has all the elements audiences love: laughter, action, romance, and music. Countless hours have gone into the rehearsals and practice. You don’t want to miss it. Tickets are available, (but going fast)

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Search for City Administrator, Clerk Progresses

Administrative Advisor Phil Tate told the Gallatin Board of Aldermen during their March 23 meeting that he will begin the process of vetting and scheduling the interview process for both the city administrator and city clerk positions. There are seven applications for administrator and seven for city clerk.

Police Chief Mark Richards submitted a report on activity from March 9-23 with the following reports taken and tickets given: 1-Animal control

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Daviess County Farmer Wins $2,500 for AARC

Through America’s Farmers Grow Communities

Randy Johnson of Daviess County has been selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The money is then donated to the farmer’s nonprofit of choice and Mr. Johnson selected Active Aging Resource Center in Gallatin to receive the donation. Mr. Johnson is pictured on March 18 with Rodney Roberts with Merschman Seeds on behalf of Monsanto, Russ Hamilton,

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GRC to be Equally Divided in East, West Divisions

The school boards of Braymer and King City school districts have voted to play 8-man football beginning with the 2016-17 school year.

As a result, the Eastern and Western divisions of the Grand River Conference, which were divided for the purposes of basketball and softball, will now be the same for football.

While there will be divisional championships in softball and basketball, there are no plans to have a conference

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Winston Band Performs with Guests

Winston Band Concert is March 24, at 6 p.m. Parents and community members are encouraged to attend. Not only will the Redbird Band be performing, but also the North Harrison Concert Band. This concert will feature the four songs that each school will be taking to contest at NWMSU on April 10. The concert will last approximately 30 minutes.

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Gallatin Math Students Take Third at Olympiad

Four math students from Gallatin R-5 attended a Math Olympiad held  at Northwest Missouri State University on March 19. The students are pictured, left to right, Macon Allen, Rachel Rogers, Elisa Warner, Coby Brogan. They competed both individually and as a team by grade level. 

The senior team consisting of Macon Allen, Rachel Rogers and Elisa Warner received third place. Teams competed from not only Missouri, but also Iowa

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Options Presented to Reduce Cost of Water Plant

Andy Macias of Snyder and Associates presented a list of options for reducing the cost of the proposed new water treatment plant for Gallatin during a work session held March 18. The options included moving the contact basins outside and therefore reducing the size of the building, and eliminating some monitoring equipment.

The work session exploring ways to reduce costs of the new water plant was conducted after construction bids

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