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And the two building shall be as one

The merging of the two buildings owned by the Gallatin Theatre League is underway.

The two will be connected physically after an eight foot wide fire-proof door allows the left wing of the stage in the GLT building to be connected to the Kulis building.

“Basically we’re doing all the things on the final checklist to make the Kulis building structurally sound and ready for the next stage — which

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Chillicothe Arts Bluegrass Festival scheduled for June 17-19

The fourth annual “Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival” will be held Friday, Saturday & Sunday, June 17, 18, and 19 in Chillicothe, which is celebrated as “The Home of Sliced Bread”. The festival site is the Litton Agri Campus, 10780 LIV 235, 1 ½ miles west of the junction of Highways 65 and 190 on the north edge of Chillicothe. The festival music features bluegrass bands from Missouri and

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MDC and partners offer Prairie Days tours at Dunn Ranch

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Prairie Days June 24 and 25 at Dunn Ranch offers visitors a chance to explore prairie ecology and see bison, birds, butterflies and native wildflowers

Free event celebrates grassland heritage with bison, birds and wildflowers

Northwest Missouri’s grassland heritage will be celebrated at Prairie Days June 24-25 at Dunn Ranch in Harrison County. Bison, butterflies, birds and native plants that support them will be on display. Experts will interpret prairie 

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One act play tells story of farm transition

On Friday, June 10, 2016 the one-act play, “Map of My Kingdom” will be presented at no charge from 7-9 p.m. at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center, Chillicothe High School, 2801 Hornet Drive, Chillicothe. The play was commissioned by Practical Farmers of Iowa to tell the story of the emotional challenges that farmers face with farm ownership transition.

The one-hour play will be followed by a panel discussion forum

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Walking for MS  

By Troy Lesan

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Allison Spidle and Courtney Lybarger during Courtney’ walk around the Lake.

Now that the season is here, it’s time to take the boats out on Lake Viking for sightseeing or maybe a little fishing. Going around the lake in a boat is an activity that is always a satisfying way to spend time. I know of one person; however, who recently went around the lake a different

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Fishing derby June 4

The North Missouri Sportsman’s Alliance and the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will be co-sponsoring a Youth Fishing Derby Saturday, June 4, at the Livingston County Fairgrounds just outside of Chillicothe.

The Fishing Derby will be held in conjunction with the annual North Central Missouri Hunting & Fishing Collectible Show, which will be held June 3-4 in the Jenkins Building, also located on the county fairgrounds.

“We thought it would

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Get hooked on fishing with MDC Free Fishing Days June 11 and 12

mdc free fishingGet hooked on fishing with the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Free Fishing Days June 11 and 12. During Free Fishing Days, anyone may fish in the Show-Me State without having to buy a fishing permit, trout permit, or trout park daily tag.

Normal regulations remain in effect, such as limits on size and number of fish an angler may keep. Special permits may still be required at some county,

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Area man will attend 73rd class reunion

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Ross and Ava Swofford plan to attend the 36th Annual Gallatin Alumni Reunion on Saturday, May 28, 2016, at the GHS gym from 4-9 p.m. It is hosted by the Class of 1966. Ross was a sister to Roberta Swofford Eckelberry Green who passed about a year ago.  His brother Jack now lives in Texas in a retirement center. The couple’s only living relative in the area is Linda Eckleberry

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Harts’ selected for Yard of Month

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The front view of the home

The home of Jay and Janet Hart at 411 East Berry Street in Gallatin has been selected as Yard of the Month for May by the Gallatin Garden Club.

Janet said she grows a variety of perennials, including hostas, carnations, dianthus, daisies, sunflowers and butterfly bush.

She especially enjoys sowing flowers with bright colors that attract and support butterflies and hummingbirds.

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Back yard of

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