Events, News and Obituaries

Nathaniel James Nelson Iskow
Nathaniel “Nate” James Nelson Iskow of Union, MO passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022. He is survived by his parents: Norman Iskow of Union, and Linda Iskow of Union; one sister, Autumn Iskow of Union; his grandmother, Linda Rondo of Pinconning, MI; and many other relatives and friends. Funeral Service for 24-year-old Nate Iskow will be Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints (Union Ward) in Washington, MO. The Iskow Family is served by Oltmann Funeral Home in Union, MO.



Accident
8/9/2022
A Gerald woman was injured in a three vehicle accident in Franklin County. The state patrol reports it happened at 12:10 Monday afternoon on Highway 50 at Highway 185 in Beaufort. 57-year old Betty Blaue of Gerald was stopp
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RANAR Screen Printing Equipment to relocate to Union
8/9/2022
RANAR Screen Printing Equipment, Inc., a manufacturer of high-performance screen printing equipment, announced today it will relocate to Union. The project will add 8 new jobs to a 23,000-square-foot facility used for warehou
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MDC to hold Backpacking Basics programs in August in Warrenton and at Shaw Nature Reserve
8/9/2022
There’s no better way to become one with nature than to live in it. For those who enjoy the basics and revel in self-reliance, backpacking and backcountry camping is an excellent way to experience an intimate encounter with
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Biden Approves Parson's Request for Federal Disaster Declaration For St. Louis Flooding
8/9/2022
President Biden is approving Governor Parson's request for a major disaster declaration for Missouri in response to severe flooding last month in St. Louis region. The disaster declaration means FEMA's Individual Assistance
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Missouri Chamber Of Commerce Blasts Inflation Reduction Act
8/9/2022
The Missouri Chamber of Commerce is expressing its displeasure with the Inflation Reduction Act advancing through Congress. The chamber says the act will lead to a tax increase on the state's business. The Senate approved t
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Probably Case of Monkeypox Reported in St. Louis
8/9/2022
The St. Louis Health Department is reporting the city's first likely case of monkeypox. Officials there say they're waiting on CDC confirmation. They add that the person who is potentially infected likely contracted the viru
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Accidents
8/8/2022
A Robertsville woman was injured in a two vehicle accident in Franklin County. The patrol reports it happened at 1:25 Sunday afternoon on Wardfield Road near Bridal Trail. The patrol says 29-year old Ashley Willmer was a pa
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Missouri Task Force One Remains in Kentucky
8/8/2022
Members of Missouri Task Force One who have been helping with recovery efforts in eastern Kentucky will be staying a little longer. The group had planned to return this weekend but a forecast of more heavy rains for the regi
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Missouri Prepares for New Rules Governing Campaign Donations by Businesses
8/6/2022
Missouri ethics regulators are preparing to implement new rules covering business donations to political campaigns. The new rules resulted from an investigation into whether former Governor Eric Greitens used so-called shell
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Weapon-Brandishing Lawyers Pardoned by Governor Mike Parson
8/6/2022
Republican Governor Mike Parson has pardoned Mark and Patricia McCloskey. 'The Hill' reports the St. Louis lawyers were pardoned Tuesday. The couple had threatened Black Lives Matter protesters with guns, including an AR-15 a
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MO Gas Prices Among Ten Lowest In Country
8/6/2022
The average cost for a gallon of regular gas in Missouri is among the lowest in the country. Triple-A says drivers statewide are paying about three-dollars-and-73-cents a gallon today which is the same as Kansas and Louisian
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Proposed Scenic Byway through the Ozarks Awaiting Local Approval Public meetings to be held in cities and counties along the route
8/5/2022
A proposed 375-mile-long scenic byway is headed to several communities for public meetings and a vote of approval. The Scenic Missouri group submitted the proposal, called “Ozark Run,” to the Missouri Department of Transporta
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Accident
8/5/2022
Three injured in a two vehicle accident in Franklin County. The patrol reports it happened at 6:40 Thursday morning on Eastbound I-44 West of Highway 50 and involved a freightliner ambulance and a Ford Explorer. 34-year old
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Parson Requests Major Disaster Declaration to Address Flood Damage in St. Louis Area
8/5/2022
Governor Mike Parson has asked the federal government for a disaster declaration for the damage that recent flooding has done to the St. Louis area. A major disaster declaration from the White House would clear the way for f
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Fredericktown City Street Crews Evacuate Flood Victims with Construction Equipment
8/5/2022
Flash flooding in the Ozarks community of Fredericktown forced rescuers to improvise in order to rescue residents from floodwaters yesterday morning. City street crews used construction equipment -- including a bulldozer --
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Missouri Begins Fiscal Year on Financial High Note
8/5/2022
The state of Missouri is beginning its fiscal year on a high note -- financially speaking. This week, State Budget Director Dan Haug said tax collections by the state were up last month, the first month of the fiscal year.
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Missouri Prepares for New Rules Governing Campaign Donations by Businesses
8/5/2022
Missouri ethics regulators are preparing to implement new rules covering business donations to political campaigns. The new rules resulted from an investigation into whether former Governor Eric Greitens used so-called shell
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Gas Prices Keep Falling in Missouri
8/5/2022
Gas prices continue to fall across the state of Missouri, with the average price for a gallon of gas now standing at 3-dollars-79 cents, down from 3-97 a week ago. That's below the national average of 4-dollars-16 cents a ga
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ROUTE 47 BRIDGE OVER 1-44 TO CLOSE THIS WEEKEND FOR DEMOLITION
8/5/2022
Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation will close the Route 47 bridge over Interstate 44 in St. Clair, MO beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, August 5 for demolition of the eastern half of the bridge, weather permitting
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Learn about secrets of snakes with MDC Wild Webcast Aug 17
8/5/2022
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites you to join its upcoming Wild Webcast, “Secrets of Snakes: Research Revealed about Copperheads,” on Wednesday, Aug. 17, from noon to 1 p.m. Register in advance at short.md
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Latest reports from Auditor Galloway detail the nearly $8 billion Missouri has received in federal relief for COVID-19
8/5/2022
The latest monthly reports from State Auditor Nicole Galloway detailing state government's use of federal stimulus dollars intended for the COVID-19 response shows Missouri received $7.92 billion between April 2020 and March
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Washington Town and Country Fair
8/4/2022
Maria Hellebusch was crowned Queen of the Washington Town and Country Fair Wednesday night. Hellebusch is a graduate of Borgia High School and was sponsored by the Bank of Washington. She is the daughter of Rick and Susan H
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St. Louis Researchers Find Risk of Heart Problems Increases after COVID
8/4/2022
A group of researchers at Washington University in St. Louis are being cited for their research work. Epidemiologist Ziyad Al-Aly and his colleagues provided data to a Veteran's Administration study on what happens to the he
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Missouri to Target Tobacco Use with Historic Investment in Smoking Program
8/4/2022
Governor Mike Parson calls Missouri's latest investment in its smoking program "historic" and says it will help prevent a thousand children from growing up to become smokers. Parson touted the two-and-a-half million dollar i
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More Storms Dump Rain on Eastern Missouri
8/4/2022
St. Louisans barely had time to dry out from last week's historic rainfall and flooding before another round of storms swept through the region yesterday and overnight. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warni
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Missouri Task Force One Members Coming Home
8/4/2022
Members of Missouri Task Force One who traveled to Kentucky this past week to help with recovery efforts following the devastating floods there are coming home. The group posted online yesterday it's packing up and demobiliz
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Accident
8/4/2022
Gerald woman injured in a one vehicle accident in Franklin County. The state patrol reports the accident happened at 2:50 Wednesday afternoon on Highway 50 West of Highway 19.  91-year old Dorothy Williams of Gerald was
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Dinner on the Square
8/4/2022
September 15th, 2022 the Union Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 4th annual Dinner on the Square! Main Street in front of the Old Court House will be closed off, and we will be serving a 4 course dinner, with dr
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Ashcroft Praises Officials, Poll Workers, Voters for Successful Primary Election
8/4/2022
Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft thanked local election authorities, poll workers and voters for another successful primary election. “Foremost, I want to thank our poll workers across the state – thousands of them – who s
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August Primary Election Results
8/3/2022
26.8 percent of the registered voters in Franklin County went to the polls to vote in the August 2nd Primary election Tuesday. 
 
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Former Governor Eric Greitens Fails in Comeback Bid, Schmitt Wins GOP Nomination for U.S. Senate Seat
8/3/2022
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has trounced his rivals in the race to be the Republican nominee to succeed Senator Roy Blunt, who's stepping down after 12 years in the Senate. Schmitt beat a 21-candidate field in yes
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St. Louis Member of Progressive Squad Wins Primary
8/3/2022
A member of the progressive squad in Congress -- Congresswoman Cori Bush from St. Louis -- has won the Democratic nomination in her bid for reelection. Bush beat State Senator Steve Roberts in yesterday's primary handily, ga
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St. Louis Area Boeing Workers To Vote On New Contract
8/3/2022
Thousands of St. Louis area Boeing union workers are set to vote on a new contract today after narrowly avoiding a strike. The authorized strike was halted after Boeing offered a modified three-year contract this past weeken
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Missouri Teacher Sentenced to 30 Years for Sextortion Case
8/3/2022
A teacher from Branson been sentenced to 30 years for his conviction in a sextortion scheme that involved 11 identified child victims and another dozen unidentified victims. Authorities say 31-year-old Brandon Lane McCulloug
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St. Louis Fed Reserve President Confident America Can Avoid Recession
8/3/2022
St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard is confident the U.S. economy can avoid a recession. During a speech in New York, Bullard said he believes the economy could achieve what he calls "a relatively soft landing"
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The Heat is On, Again
8/3/2022
A heat advisory is in effect for much of the area through 8 p.m. tomorrow. Temperatures are forecast in the mid 90's but the humidity will bump temps up to a heat index of 105 degrees. First responders remind people to stay
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Accidents
8/3/2022
Six injured in a two vehicle accident in Franklin County. The State Patrol says it happened after 4:30 Tuesday afternoon on Highway M south of Highway 100. A 13 year old from Pacific was behind the wheel of a Toyota Camry a
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MDC to hold youth dove hunt at Columbia Bottom Conservation Area Sept. 1
8/3/2022
Pursuing doves is an excellent way for beginning hunters to discover Missouri’s hunting heritage. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is providing the ideal opportunity for first-time hunters by putting on a manage
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Discover nature with MDC at Missouri State Fair August 11-21
8/2/2022
Discover nature with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia Aug. 11-21. Visit MDC’s Conservation building from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. and the kid’s Xplor Zone from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. to see
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Road Closure
8/2/2022
Elmwood Church Road (Lonedell) will be closed on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 from 8 am to 3 pm for cross pipe replacement. The road will reopen the same day. The closure is .5 miles southwest of Hwy FF or .7 miles north east o
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Voters Go To the Polls Today to Decide Primary Races
8/2/2022
Voters across Missouri go to the polls today to decide a wide range of primary contests. The most widely-publicized is the race for the U-S Senate seat held by Republican, Roy Blunt, who's stepping down after two terms. Oth
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Former President Trump Endorses Eric for GOP Senate Nomination -- But Which Eric?
8/2/2022
For months, former President Donald Trump has withheld endorsing anyone in the 21-candidate Republican field for U-S Senate from Missouri to succeed Roy Blunt, who's retiring. But late yesterday, he posted on his blogging si
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Independent Candidate for Senate Files Signatures or November Ballot
8/2/2022
In addition to the Republican and Democratic nominees for Missouri's U-S Senate seat, voters may yet have an independent candidate to consider in November. Yesterday, John Wood -- a former U-S Attorney for Missouri's Western
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Lawsuit Challenges Senate Redistricting Map for Tomorrow's Elections
8/1/2022
A lawsuit has been filed that alleges the Senate redistricting map being used for tomorrow's primary elections is unconstitutional. The suit claims the map packs Black residents into two St. Louis area districts and splits B
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Boeing Workers Avoid Strike, For Now
8/1/2022
Boeing workers at three St. Louis-area factories will vote on a new contract offer Wednesday, putting off a strike that had been set to start today. This, after Boeing offered a new three-year contract covering nearly 25-hun
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Missouri Rescue Crews Help with Rescue, Relief Efforts in Kentucky
8/1/2022
Members of Missouri Task Force One are in Kentucky this week, helping local relief and rescue efforts after last week's deadly storms and flooding. So far, 26 people have been reported killed by the storms. The 45 members o
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Federal Crews Arrive in Missouri Today to Begin Storm Damage Assessment
8/1/2022
Crews from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are due to arrive in Missouri today to begin assessing the damage from last week's flooding. Governor Mike Parson says this is the initial step toward receiving federal aid
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FEMA To Arrive Monday to Access Flood Damage
8/1/2022
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will arrive in St. Louis Monday to help assess damage from last week's flash floods. Missouri Governor Mike Parson says FEMA reps will join members of other agencies in confirming wheth
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Accidents
8/1/2022
Sullivan woman injured in a two vehicle accident in Franklin County. The state patrol reports it happened at five o'clock Saturday evening on East Springfield at Highway 185. 21-year old Abbygale Smith of Sullivan failed to
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Baseball Program Earns National Academic Award
8/1/2022
The American Baseball Coaches Association is recognizing the East Central College baseball program with an ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award. The award is given to programs from every level of college — from NCAA Division
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Sunshine Heroes: Examples for everyone who benefits from the Missouri Sunshine Law
8/1/2022
The countdown to next year’s 50th anniversary of the Missouri Sunshine Law will begin with a salute to three Sunshine Heroes -- two individuals and an organization -- who have embraced the law and the value it holds for citiz
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MoDOT to close the eastbound I-44 on ramp from the Route 47 bridge starting Monday, August 1
8/1/2022
Drivers traveling on the Route 47 bridge over Interstate 44 will not be able to access eastbound I-44 from the bridge starting at 7 p.m., Monday, August 1, weather permitting. The eastbound I-44 on-ramp will be closed for t
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Fatal Boating Accident
7/26/2022
An Owensville man was killed in a boating accident on the Gasconade River. The state patrol says 46-year old Melvin Gibson was operating a boat after seven o'clock Saturday evening. He was blinded by the sun and struck a tr
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Accident
7/26/2022
A Gerald woman was injured in a one car accident in Franklin County. The state patrol says it happened at 1:45 Monday afternoon on Highway KK west of Highway 185. 20-year old Sarah Via was westbound when she struck a deer.
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Black Bear Cub Hit And Killed By Vehicle In Texas Co.
7/26/2022
The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a Black bear cub in Texas County. Authorities Tweeted yesterday that a vehicle hit and killed the bear on State Highway PP north of Cabool. Troopers say a black
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Governor Declares Drought Alert, Commission To Host Special Session Monday
7/26/2022
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has declared a drought alert for 53 Missouri counties that are experiencing extreme heat. In response to the Governor's request, the Soil and Water Conservation Commission will hold a special sessio
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Boeing Machinists Vote To Reject Contract, Strike
7/26/2022
Machinists at Boeing are prepared to strike. The workers authorized a strike in a vote yesterday. The company says it's disappointed that the workers voted down the latest contract proposal. The union says it will strike a
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ECC Grad Switches Programs, Changes Career Trajectory
7/26/2022
French is called the language of love, and many say Spanish and Italian languages are the most “romantic,” but for East Central College graduate Emily Stevens, her love language is SQL. In fact, Stevens said, Structured Quer
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MDC seeking public feedback on updates to its CWD plan
7/26/2022
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is revising its surveillance and management plan for chronic wasting disease (CWD) and is seeking public feedback on the plan’s goals and objectives, and potential changes to deer
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The Highway Patrol is Investigating a Drowning in Franklin County
7/25/2022
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating another drowning in Franklin County. It happened Saturday night at 124 Apollo Drive in Lonedell Lakes. The patrol reports the body of 28-year old Tyler McDermott of Lonedel
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Nonprofits Being Awarded Tax Credtis Through Neighborhood Assistance Program
7/25/2022
The Department of Economic Development is awarding eight-million-dollars to nonprofits in Missouri through the Neighborhood Assistance Program. The funding will be in the form of tax credits given to 39 organizations for com
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Heat As Taxing As Cold On Cars
7/23/2022
The extreme heat can be as taxing on vehicles as the extreme cold. That's why it's important to check your fluids especially antifreeze and oil. Oil will thin slightly in the heat which could cause increased friction. Batt
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There has been another drowning in the Meramec River
7/23/2022
There has been another drowning in the Meramec River in Franklin County. The Missouri Highway Patrol says 65-year old Lawrence Krumrey of Chesterfield was kayaking in the river around 11 o'clock Thursday morning when his kay
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More Hot Weather In Missouri
7/22/2022
Missouri residents can expect more hot weather today. The National Weather Service says temps could reach the triple digits throughout the state, with heat index values approaching 110 degrees. A Heat Advisory will be in ef
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Missouri AG Sues St. Louis To Halt Taxpayer-Funded Abortions
7/22/2022
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is suing the City of St. Louis in an effort to halt taxpayer-funded abortions. Schmitt yesterday filed a lawsuit and a motion for a preliminary injunction against the city. The suit co
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Parson Signs Executive Order to Accelerate Drought Response Actions
7/22/2022
Governor Parson is taking action to combat increasingly dry conditions and the growing threat of serious drought in Missouri. Parson issued an Executive Order calling upon the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to acti
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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report Of Deadly Amtrak Derailment
7/22/2022
The National Transportation Safety Board is releasing its preliminary report on the deadly Amtrak train derailment last month near Mendon, Missouri. The NTSB says a train carrying 270 passengers and 12 crew members derailed
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Missouri Unemployment Down Again
7/22/2022
Missouri's unemployment rate keeps dropping. The state's jobless rate decreased by three-tenths of a percentage point to two-point-eight-percent last month. Last month was one-point-six percentage points lower than June of
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State Attorney General Sues City of St. Louis Over Abortion Travel Aid
7/22/2022
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has sued the City of St. Louis after its leaders voted to fund abortion travel assistance. Mayor Tishaura Jones was joined by several aldermen and advocates in signing a bill to create t
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St. Louis man Dies While Hiking in South Dakota as Part of Social Media Challenge
7/22/2022
A 22-year-old St. Louis man has died while hiking in the Badlands of South Dakota as part of a social media challenge. Officials with the Pennington County Sherriff's office say Maxwell Right was on the unmarked trail with a
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ACCIDENT
7/22/2022
Sullivan man injured in an ATV accident in Washington County. The State Patrol reports it happened at eight o'clock on Lakeview Drive at Ton Oak Drive. 44 year old Travis Darden made a turn to avoid an unknown vehicle, lost
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Traffic to Switch Lanes on Route 47 Over I-44 in St. Clair, MO
7/22/2022
Motorists driving Route 47 in St. Clair, MO are to be aware of a traffic switch starting at 7 a.m. Friday, July 22 to construct the second half of the Route 47 bridge deck over I-44. Traffic will be shifted from the east side
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LPN-RN Bridge Program Deadline Extended
7/21/2022
The East Central College Nursing Program has extended its deadline for the LPN-RN Bridge program, located at our Rolla North location. The Licensed Practicing Nurse to Registered Nurse Bridge program is an opportunity for
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Road Closure
7/21/2022
Wheeler Road (Gerald) will be closed Friday, July 22, 2022, from 7:30am to 3pm for cross culvert replacement. The road will be closed .1 of a mile from Highway Y. The nearest address is 1944 Wheeler Road. The road will be clo
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Parson Heading On Trade Mission to Germany, Netherlands
7/21/2022
Governor Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson are heading on another trade mission this weekend. Both will travel to Germany and the Netherlands from July 23rd to the 30th. Germany and the Netherlands are key trade partners
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U.S. Representative Cori Bush Arrested in D.C. Pro-Abortion Protest
7/21/2022
U.S. Representative Cori Bush from St. Louis has been arrested along with 16 other House Democrats while protesting in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building. She was taken into custody for sitting down and blocking the st
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Deadly Heat Greets Those Working Outdoors
7/21/2022
Firefighters and others who work outdoors are facing brutal conditions this week. The temperature is rising each day and will top triple digits Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Health officials advise keeping up with hydratio
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Inmate Death
7/20/2022
On July 16, 2022, At approximately 4:00 P.M., Franklin County Adult Detention Center Deputies discovered an inmate; James R. Flynn, Sr., (33) of Washington deceased with evidence suggesting he hung himself. Deputies initiated
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Road Closing
7/20/2022
Wilson Bend Road (Sullivan) will be closed Thursday, July 21th,2022, from 7:30am to 3pm for cross culvert replacement. The road will be closed .5 mile from Highway H (nearest address is 5310 Wilson Bend Road). The road will b
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MDC leads Calling all Owls program July 26 at Shaw Nature Reserve
7/20/2022
What are those unearthly sounds that you sometimes hear at night coming from the trees? Raucous laughter . . . screaming monkeys . . . a singer with laryngitis? Or it might be a barred owl. Barred owls are common in Missou
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Extreme Heat Today In Missouri Bootheel
7/20/2022
Residents can expect extremely hot weather in the Missouri Bootheel today. The National Weather Service says temps may reach 100 with heat index values as high as 115. There is an Excessive heat warning in effect from 11 a.
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Parson Discusses Lower Missouri's Income Tax Rate
7/20/2022
Governor Parson is pushing the idea of cutting Missouri's income tax rate. The Post Dispatch reports the Republican Governor discussed the plan yesterday in back-to-back meetings in his office with House and Senate leaders.
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Boeing Disappointed about Union Possibly Rejecting Contract Offer
7/20/2022
Boeing leaders say they're "disappointed" that a workers' union wants to reject its offer. Reuters reports that the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) represents nearly 25-hundred employees
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Missouri House Democrats Call on Schmitt Again to Address Contraception
7/19/2022
A Missouri House Democratic leader is asking Attorney General Eric Schmitt -- again -- to clarify whether the state's abortion laws lets women be prosecuted for using contraceptives. Missouri House Minority Leader Crystal Qu
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Missouri is One of Top Ten Worst States to Live In
7/19/2022
According to a CNBC study, Missouri is one of the top ten worst states in which to live, ranking just above Texas, South Carolina and Arizona. CNBC evaluated the fifty states for places to do business. Missouri ranked fifth
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More Oppressive Heat on The Way
7/19/2022
Health officials are urging people to prepare for another week of potentially deadly heat. Today's temperatures will feel mild in comparison to the daily climbing of the thermometer for the rest of the week including highs o
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Accident
7/19/2022
Two injured in a two car accident in Franklin County. The State Highway Patrol says it happened at eight o'clock Monday night on Project Road west of Highway 47. The Patrol says 32-year old Jessica Forbes of Cedar Hill was
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Missouri Resident Dies from Brain-Eating Amoeba at Iowa Lake
7/18/2022
A Missouri resident has died after becoming infected with what health officials described as a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in a lake in southern Iowa. The Missouri resident's name has not been released. Iowa health o
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Missouri Man Sues Bass Pro Shops in Springfield Over Lifetime Warranty for Socks
7/18/2022
A Missouri man is taking Bass Pro Shops to court over their lifetime warranty on socks. The man -- Kent Slaughter of Springfield -- says he had taken his Redhead Lifetime Guarantee All-Purpose Wool Socks back to Bass Pro Sho
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Amtrak's Missouri River Runner Service Returns to Two Trains Daily
7/18/2022
Amtrak's Missouri River Runner service returns to two trains daily, beginning today., The service resumption follows the state legislature's restoration of funding for the second train. The second train was canceled in Janu
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Accident
7/18/2022
Owensville woman injured in a one car accident in Franklin County. The State Highway Patrol reports the accident happened at eight o'clock Saturday night on Highway ZZ west of Highway Y. 20-year old Hailey Keathley was west
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Food Insecure Urban Agriculture Matching Grant Funds Available
7/18/2022
For Immediate Release: July 15, 2022 Media Contact: Christi Miller, christi.miller@mda.mo.gov, (573) 751-2613 Food Insecure Urban Agriculture Matching Grant Funds Available Applications must be
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Governor Parson Announces 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline to go Live in Missouri July 16
7/18/2022
On July 16, 2022, the newly designated 9-8-8, three-digit number, will route individuals to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, where compassionate, accessible care and support are available 24/7 for anyone exp
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Parson Not Calling For Special Session On Birth Control, Ectopic Pregnancies
7/15/2022
Governor Parson isn't planning on calling a special session on birth control and ectopic pregnancies. Parson told reporters yesterday that this is a complicated issues that is going to take time to figure out. He added that
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St. Louis City HD Waiting For Monkeypox Confirmation
7/14/2022
The City of St. Louis Health Department is waiting for confirmation from the CDC of the city's first case of monkeypox. Officials believe the patient probably contracted the virus while traveling outside of Missouri. Some p
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New COVID Subvariant Spreading Around Saint Louis
7/14/2022
A new Coronavirus subvariant is the cause for a small rise in Saint Louis cases. Health experts say the B-A-5 subvariant may be more infectious than any of the previous strains of the virus. About one-hundred-thousand cases
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ECC Awarded $100,000 Through Metallica Scholars Initiative
7/14/2022
East Central College was selected from a competitive field of community colleges across the country to receive $100,000 to transform the future of students in the community. Since establishing the Metallica Scholars Initiati
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New MDC hunting booklets available for deer, turkey, dove, waterfowl
7/14/2022
Missouri deer, turkey, waterfowl, and dove hunters can get the most current information on upcoming fall hunting from the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) new 2022 Fall Deer & Turkey Hunting Regulations and Informa
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MDC invites landowners to July 28 Zoom webinar on new deer management program
7/14/2022
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites landowners and others interested in managing deer on their properties to join a live webinar via Zoom on Thursday, July 28, from 6 – 7 p.m. CDT to learn about its Deer Man
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MoDOT’s Freight Enhancement Program receives, awards historic funding
7/14/2022
The Missouri Department of Transportation has investigated ways to improve the statewide freight network, and now it’s acting on those findings. The General Assembly and Gov. Mike Parson approved $3.25 million for the FY 2023
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Full Amtrak Missouri River Runner service resumes July 18
7/14/2022
With funding approved by the Missouri General Assembly and signed by Gov. Mike Parson, full service by Amtrak Missouri River Runner trains resumes on July 18, with two daily round-trips for travel this summer. Community repre
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Beaufort Man Charged with Violating a Court Order and Unlawful Use of a Weapon
7/13/2022
Beaufort Man is charged with violation of a court order and unlawful use of a weapon. 45-year old Kenneth Lane is charged following an alleged incident in the 75-hundred block of Highway FF in Lonedell. The woman who lives
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Charges filed following a Shooting in Franklin County
7/13/2022
Charges filed following a shooting in Labadie. Deputies from the Franklin County Sheriff's Department were called to a two thousand block of Highway 100 Monday afternoon where they found a 40-year old man with a gunshot woun
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Missouri State Archives YouTube Channel Launched
7/13/2022
A new YouTube channel curated by the Missouri State Archives is up and running. Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says the platform offers the public access to historic films created by Missouri state government. It also feat
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St. Louis Area Officials Testify Before Senate Committee
7/13/2022
Two officials from the St. Louis area testify before a Senate committee about the effects of losing abortion rights. Doctor Colleen McNicholas the Chief Medical Officer for Planned Parenthood in St. Louis, and the lieutenant
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Teens Dies After Being Hit By Pontoon Boat In Table Rock Lake
7/12/2022
A 15-year-old girl is dead and another teen is hurt after they were hit by a pontoon boat on Table Rock Lake in the Ozarks. State police say the teens were swimming Sunday at Breezy Point when the incident happened. The 15-
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Mayor Jones In DC For Gun Law Celebration
7/12/2022
St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones is in the nation's capital to celebrate the signing of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act. The new law is the first to address gun safety in over 25 years and implements red flag laws and enh
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Explore creatures of the dark during Moth Night event at Busch Conservation Area July 23
7/12/2022
Moths; you might think of them as the “other” butterflies. Both are members of the order, Lepidoptera. Like butterflies, many species of moths are important pollinators. But moths are the ones that do most of their work un
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Accident
7/12/2022
Injury traffic accident in Franklin County Monday afternoon. The State Highway Patrol reports the accident happened at 12:35 on Westbound Highway 100 at Highway T in Villa Ridge. 37-year old Darrell Koch of Berger attempted
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Federal Judge Tosses Schmitt's Lawsuit Blaming China For COVID-19
7/11/2022
A federal judge is tossing Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt's lawsuit blaming China for COVID-19. U.S. District Judge Stephen Limbaugh dismissed the suit Friday, ruling his court has no jurisdiction over foreign govern
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Parson Makes Three Judicial Appointments
7/11/2022
Governor Parson is appointing three judges. Alisha O'Hara was chosen to be Circuit Judge for the 7th Judicial Circuit. Rochelle Woodiest was appointed as Associate Circuit Judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit. Finally, Crai
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Learn to become an “outdoor MacGyver” at Busch Shooting Range’s Knots and Lashings program July 19
7/9/2022
Often, being resourceful is the key to success in outdoor pursuits. One never knows when they might need to create something out of nothing for comfort or survival. The key to concurring such obstacles might just be some ro
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MDC to hold two Beginning Archery classes at the Busch Shooting Range July 14 and 23
7/9/2022
Archery is a sport that helps develop focus, discipline, and coordination. It’s an activity that can be enjoyed for a lifetime of target shooting. Archers can also embrace the challenges of archery hunting, offering them sp
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Lee Summit Man is Facing Multiple Charges Following a Vehicle Pursuit in Franklin County
7/8/2022
A Lee Summit man is facing multiple charges following a vehicle pursuit in Franklin County. 47-year old Antonio Duwan Braxton is charged following an incident Saturday. A County Deputy stopped a car on I-44 for failure to r
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Accidents
7/8/2022
A Union woman was injured in a two car accident in Franklin County. The State Highway Patrol says it happened at 1:15 Thursday afternoon on Highway 47 near Horseshoe Bend Loop. The Patrol says 40-year old Nicole Shockley wa
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Missouri Confirms Case Of Rare Brain Infection
7/8/2022
State health officials are confirming that a Missouri resident has tested positive for a rare brain infection. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has been notified of a person with a laboratory-confirmed i
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Master the basics of orienteering with MDC July 18 at Warrenton Pool Park
7/8/2022
Knowing how to navigate through the woods and countryside is an important skill for outdoor adventurers. GPS technology is very helpful, but what happens when the batteries die? There’s no substitute for the tried-and-true
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Learn how to eat well outdoors at MDC cooking for camping and hiking class July 18
7/8/2022
Having food when venturing outdoors might be essential for survival. Having good food is certainly essential for fun. What’s the best way to prepare food when away from the comforts and conveniences of a modern kitchen? Wh
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Greitens Attorney Fights To Keep Him From Taking Part In Deposition
7/7/2022
An attorney for former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens doesn't want him participating in a deposition that is part of his ongoing child custody dispute with his ex-wife. Greitens' lawyer asked a Boone County judge yesterday
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More Dangerously Hot Weather In Missouri
7/7/2022
Dangerously hot weather is sticking around in Missouri. The National Weather Service says temps may reach the triple digits today, with heat index values up to 110-degrees. An Excessive Heat Warning remains in effect across
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Missouri's Voter Registration Deadline For Aug. Primary Passes
7/7/2022
Missouri residents are no longer able to register to vote for the August 2nd primary. The state's voter registration deadline for the primary passed yesterday. Unregistered voting-eligible citizens won't be able to vote unt
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Missouri AG Plans To Fight City Attempts to Get Abortion Patients to Other States
7/7/2022
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt says he will take legal action to block attempts by St. Louis and other cities that are planning to help residents get abortions in other states. Schmitt said using taxpayer dollars to
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Sunflower Season Has Arrived
7/7/2022
The unforgettable scene of sunflower fields in North County and St. Charles is again drawing visitors from all over the metro area. The displays of sunflowers can be seen at Columbia Bottom Conservation Area in Spanish Lake
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Franklin County First Responders and citizens take part in Active Shooter Training at Union High School
7/7/2022
On June 30th and July 1st, 2022, Franklin County first responders conducted active shooter training at the Union High School. Law Enforcement, Fire, EMS and Emergency Management conducted this joint training operation to be b
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St. Louis Work Zones for July 7 - 13
7/7/2022
Drivers heading along Interstate 44 in south St. Louis county this weekend should consider alternate routes or allow extra time as the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT)will close all lanes on the interstate near t
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New Haven Community Youth Fair July 8th and 9th
7/7/2022
2022 FAIR DATES July 8-9th 

New Haven Fair Grounds Located at: 9494 Highway 100 New Haven, MO 63068 

Events 
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ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION INVITES WASHINGTON RESIDENTS TO JOIN 2022 WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S ON SEPTEMBER 10TH
7/7/2022
The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Washington area residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® on September 10th at Washington City Pavilion - M
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Accident
7/6/2022
A Beaufort woman was injured in a two vehicle accident in Franklin County. The State Highway Patrol says it happened at 6:50 Tuesday morning on Highway 50 at the intersection of Kampschmidt Road. 38-year old Christin Nixon
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Dangerously Hot Weather In Missouri
7/6/2022
Dangerously hot weather is expected to hit Missouri today. The National Weather Service says temps could reach the triple digits, with heat index values up to 110-degrees. An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect across the s
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MSHP Reveals Traffic Stats For July 4th Weekend
7/6/2022
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is revealing traffic stats for the July 4th weekend. From Friday night through Monday night, troopers worked 285 traffic crashes. Six people were killed and more than one-hundred were injur
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Missouri AG Uses Blowtorch In Political Ad
7/6/2022
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt uses a blowtorch in his latest political ad promoting his run for U.S. Senate. In a video released on social media, the Republican says President Joe Biden is a "total disaster." He th
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Missouri Department of Labor Warns of Messaging Scams
7/6/2022
The Missouri Department of Labor is warning people about potential messaging scams involving Missouri's unemployment program. Everyone should be wary of suspicious email or text messages, as well as any links they contain.
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Excessive Heat Warning Extended
7/6/2022
The St. Louis Fire Department is reminding residents to check on neighbors, family and friends today as heat indices will reach 105 to 110 degrees. The dangerous heat will remain with us most of the week. An Excessive Heat
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Man Drowns In Meramec
7/6/2022
The Meramec River claims another life. Missouri Baptist Sullivan EMS was on the scene late yesterday afternoon following reports that a 25-year-old man jumped off a bluff into the river at Meramec State Park in Sullivan and
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Upcoming Road Closure in Franklin County
7/1/2022
• July 5, 2022 through July 8, 2022, Magruder will be mobilizing and moving equipment in/around Boeuf Creek Road in the New Haven area. Message signs will also be placed at each end of Boeuf Creek Road informing the public of
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Accidents
7/1/2022
A Villa Ridge woman was injured in a two vehicle accident in Franklin County. The State Highway Patrol reports it happened at 10:20 Thursday morning on Highway AT at Pin Oak Lane. The Patrol says 24-year old Myranda Terbrak
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Missouri Gas Tax Jumps Today
7/1/2022
Missouri's gas tax goes up today. The state's tax will increase two-point-five-cents. Missouri's total fuel tax is now 22-cents per gallon.
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Parson Cuts Tax Rebates
7/1/2022
Governor Parson is vetoing a plan to send tax rebates to millions of Missourians. Parson cut 500-million-dollars for 500-dollars rebates to taxpayers earning up to 150-thousand-dollars annually. He said the plan was flawed.
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Amtrak, BNSF Railway Filed Lawsuit After Train Derailment
7/1/2022
Amtrak and BNSF Railway are suing the company that owned the dump truck that was hit by a train that derailed earlier this week in northern Missouri. A federal lawsuit was filed against MS Contracting. A train derailed afte
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Measure Addressing Homelessness In Missouri Becomes Law
7/1/2022
A new Missouri law is designed to address homelessness in the state. Governor Parson signed a bill that bans on-street camping in public areas and seeks to relocate homeless individuals to facilities where treatment is avail
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MU Takes Disciplinary Action As A Result Of Audit of College of Engineering
7/1/2022
University of Missouri officials are taking disciplinary action following the completion of an audit of the College of Engineering. The audit was initiated following allegations of financial mismanagement in the college. It
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Leave the fireworks to the professionals
7/1/2022
Leave the fireworks to the professionals. That's the message from fire officials. Residents are reminded there is not only fire danger but veterans and those suffering from PTSD are affected by the sounds. First responders
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Pet Rescues Up, Adoptions Down
7/1/2022
The dramatic rise in pet adoptions during the pandemic is being met with a dramatic increase of animals being abandoned or surrendered. Severe space shortages are being felt by shelters across the metro and that's leaving ma
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Obituaries



Kenneth Eugene Van Leer Sr
8/9/2022
Kenneth Eugene Van Leer, Sr. Glendale, AZ passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022 Masonic Service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, August 12, 2022 at Russe
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Joan Brockmiller
8/9/2022
Joan Brockmiller of Union, MO passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Dane Brockmiller and wife Joanne of Foley, AL, and Ne
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Janice Tauchert
8/5/2022
Janice Tauchert (nee' Stolte), 75, of Villa Ridge, MO passed away Thursday, August 4, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Bobby Tauchert; three c
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Laverne Mowery
8/5/2022
Laverne Charlene Mowery nee Rowden of Union, MO passed away Thursday, August 4, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday, August 11,
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Rev. James Perdew
8/5/2022
Rev. James "Jim" Perdew, 84, of Gray Summit, MO passed away Thursday, August 04, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Janet Perdew (nee` Lippold); three
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Robert Weber
8/5/2022
Robert Frank “Bob” Weber, 76, Washington, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2022. Bob, son of the late Edmund Weber and Frances nee Kuenzel, was born on
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Ruth Hoffman
8/4/2022
Ruth Hoffman of Owensville passed away Wednesday, Aug. 3rd. Funeral services will be Monday, Aug. 8th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owens
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Corey Vitt
8/2/2022
Corey Vitt of Bland passed away Saturday, July 30th. Funeral services will be Saturday, Aug. 6 at 3:00 pm at Cornerstone Apostolic Church in Owensvil
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Timothy Harper
8/2/2022
Timothy Harper, 63, of Lake Sherwood, MO passed away Friday, July 29, 2022. He is survived by his wife Brenda Harper (nee` Bracht); three sons: Eric H
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Faye Baker
8/2/2022
Faye Baker nee Hancock of Lonedell, MO passed away Sunday, July 31, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 PM Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Russe
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Nathaniel James Nelson Iskow
8/1/2022
Nathaniel “Nate” James Nelson Iskow of Union, MO passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022. He is survived by his parents: Norman Iskow of Union, and Linda
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Harlan Brune
8/1/2022
Harlan J. Brune, 74 , of Washington, passed away on July 26, 2022. Harlan, son of the late Leo Brune and Rose nee Feltmann, was born on January 2, 1
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Virginia Gildehaus
7/28/2022
Virginia L. Gildehaus, 88 , of Washington, passed away on July 22, 2022. Mrs. Gildehaus, daughter of the late Cornelius Alfermann and Gertrude nee H
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Gladys Lohmeyer
7/28/2022
Gladys L. Lohmeyer, nee Steinberg, was born on August 10, 1932 and passed away on July 22, 2022. She was 89 years old. Gladys was born at her grandpa
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Leonard Struckhoff
7/28/2022
Leonard R. Struckhoff, 97, of Washington, passed away on July 24, 2022. Mr. Struckhoff, son of the late Robert Struckhoff and Mary nee Dickhaus, was
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Doris Bock
7/28/2022
Doris Bock of Lee's Summit, formerly of Owensville, passed away Monday, July 25th. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 3rd at 3:00 p.m. at Gotte
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Tyler McDermott
7/28/2022
Tyler Paul McDermott of Londell, MO passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022 Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at St. Stephen
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Jesse Ann Marie Lowe-Booth
7/26/2022
Jesse Ann Marie Lowe-Booth of St. Clair, MO passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022 Celebration of Life for 35 year old Jesse will be held at 4:00 PM Sat
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Jay Nichols
7/26/2022
Jay Nichols of Robertsville, MO passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Athana “Sam” Nichols (nee Overschmidt); three daught
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Melvin Gibson
7/26/2022
Melvin Gibson passed away Saturday, July 23rd. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 30th at 1:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Bur
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Reid Ross Cox
7/26/2022
Reid Ross Cox of Union, MO passed away Sunday, July 24, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Cox (nee Base); one son, Ross Cox and wife Juliane
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Larry Stalcup
7/26/2022
Larry Stalcup, 70, of Union, MO passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022. He is survived by one brother, Bruce Stalcup and wife Angela of Beaufort, MO;
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Ethel Lamke
7/25/2022
Ethel "Marie" Lamke (nee' Strauser), 76, of Union, MO passed away Friday, July 22, 2022. She is survived by her husband Benny Lamke of Union; two s
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Allen Brockmann
7/23/2022
Allen Edward Brockmann of New Haven, MO passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022. He is survived by one son, Buckley Brockmann and wife Gretchen of Greenv
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Cathy McKean
7/23/2022
Cathy McKean (nee` Ashbaugh), 67, of St. Clair, MO passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2022. She is survived by one son, Mark McKean of Kansas City, MO; o
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Mary Louise Walker
7/23/2022
Mary Louise Walker of Union, MO passed away Thursday, July 21, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Carl Walker of Union; two sons: David Walker and
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Dean Fennessey
7/23/2022
Dean Fennessey, 61, of Villa Ridge, MO passed away Friday, July 22, 2022. He is survived by one daughter, Courtney Fennessey and fiance Dennis Nagl
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Marilyn Wynne
7/20/2022
Marilyn P. Wynne, 72, of Washington, passed away on July 16, 2022. Marilyn, daughter of the late Robert Maune and Loretta nee Marquart, was born on
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Mary Ann Fleming
7/20/2022
Mary Ann (Van Artsdalen) Fleming passed away peacefully on the morning of July 12th, 2022 at the age of 84 years. Mother of five children with numerou
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Dan Friedmann
7/19/2022
Dan Friedmann of Eureka, MO passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Jenny Friedmann (nee Bland) of Eureka; two daughters: Je
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7/19/2022
Jim Metcalf, 83, of Union, MO passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022. He is survived by two sons: John Metcalf and wife Jennifer of Union, MO and Mich
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Idabel Brandt
7/18/2022
Idabel Brandt of Rosebud passed away Wednesday, July 13th. Funeral services will be Monday, July 18th at 10:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owens
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Nancy Souders
7/18/2022
Nancy Souders of Rosebud passed away Saturday, July 16th. Funeral services will be Thursday, July 21st at 10:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owen
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Francis Bercier
7/18/2022
Frances "Frankie" Bercier, 77, or Union, MO (formerly of Belcourt, ND) passed away Saturday, July 16, 2022. She is survived by one son, Robert Beid
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Elsie Mester
7/15/2022
Elsie Mester nee Current of St. Clair, MO passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, July 18, 2022 at Rus
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Adelaide Ellegood
7/15/2022
Adelaide “Gidget” Ellegood (nee Lamke) of O’Fallon, MO (formerly of Leslie, MO) passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Sc
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Sharon LaBarge
7/12/2022
Our parishioner, Sharon L. LaBarge, 72, of Washington, passed away on July 6, 2022. Mrs. LaBarge, daughter of the late Ralph Krewson and Eleanor nee D
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Bernadette Kriete
7/12/2022
Our parishioner, Bernadette Wilhelmina Kriete (nee Hillermann) 94, Washington, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2022. Mrs. Kriete was born May 15, 1928,
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Evelyn Kamler
7/12/2022
Evelyn A. Kamler, 96 , of Washington, passed away on July 8, 2022. Mrs. Kamler, daughter of the late John Schmitt and Josephine nee Lentz, was born
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Norma Jean Roth
7/11/2022
Norma Jean Roth, 84 , of Washington, passed away on July 8, 2022. Mrs. Roth, daughter of the late Edwin Marquart and Verneita nee Dieckhaus, was bor
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Laverne Weiskopf
7/11/2022
Laverne C. Weiskopf, 93 , of Washington, passed away on July 6, 2022. Laverne, daughter of the late Frank Thater and Thecla nee Lause, was born on M
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Marvin Struckhoff
7/8/2022
Marvin Struckhoff, 70, of Washington, MO passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2022. He is survived by one son, Paul Struckhoff and fiancée Cristina Ledbe
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Jackie Ray Roach
7/8/2022
Jackie (Jack) Ray Roach of Owensville passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2022. A celebration of life services for 49 year old Jackie (Jack) Ray Roach wil
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Nancy Mallon
7/7/2022
Nancy Elizabeth Mallon (nee Grady) of Washington, MO passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Kevin Mallon and wife Laurie of
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Daniel Howell
7/6/2022
Daniel Howell Jr., 55, of Leslie, MO passed away Sunday, July 3, 2022. He is survived by one daughter, Brittany Fultz of Summerville, SC; grandson,
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Robert Robinson
7/6/2022
Robert “Bob” Robinson of Gerald, MO passed away Monday, July 4, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Doe Robinson (nee Janish); two sons: Tim Robinson o
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Jacqueline Miller
6/29/2022
Jacqueline D. “Jackie” Miller, nee Post, 85, of Washington, died peacefully Monday, June 27th, 2022. She was born June 13th, 1937 to Dr. and Mrs. Jo
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Elsie Siedhoff
6/29/2022
Elsie Siedhoff (nee' Sieve), 82 of Union, MO passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022. She is survived by one son, Virgil A. Siedhoff (Lynn) of Beaufort,
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Donald Schmitt Sr.
6/29/2022
Donald Schmitt Sr., 88, of Washington, MO passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022. He is survived by two sons: Don Schmitt Jr. and significant other Jane o
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Hon. Larry O. Davis
6/28/2022
Hon. Larry O. Davis (Ret.), 87, of Union, MO passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022. He is survived by his son, Stewart Davis and wife Tammy of Gerald
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Gary Daves
6/28/2022
Gary Daves Sr., 71, of Washington, MO passed away Friday, June 24, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Deborah Daves (nee` Rachels) of Washington, MO; o
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Nicholas Noe
6/28/2022
Nicholas Noe, 16, of Washington, MO passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022. He is survived by his parents: George Noe of Washington, MO and Jennifer Cum
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Michael Brune
6/27/2022
Michael Brune of Rosebud passed away Thursday, June 23rd. Memorial services will be Wednesday, June 29th at 7:30 p.m. at Gottenstroter Chapel in Owen
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Noah Goodwin
6/27/2022
Noah M. Goodwin, 21 , of Villa Ridge, passed away on June 22, 2022. Noah, son of Ryan Goodwin and Misty nee Moore, was born on September 30, 2000 i
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Charles Eckelkamp
6/25/2022
Charles F. Eckelkamp, 85, of Washington, MO passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022. He is survived by his wife Dorothy Eckelkamp (nee` Biermann) of Wash
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William Smith
6/24/2022
William "Bill" Smith, 85, of Union, MO passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Smith (nee' Phister); three sons: Wi
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Harlan Meyer
6/23/2022
Harlan "Tracy" Meyer of Rosebud passed away Wednesday, June 22nd. Funeral services will be Monday, June 27th at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Churc
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Lola May Dodge
6/21/2022
Lola May Dodge passed away Saturday, June 18th at the age of 78. Visitation will be Wednesday, June 22nd from 4 to 7 pm at Elias Kallal and Schaaf Fu
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Mary Huether
6/21/2022
Mary Huether of Gerald passed away Saturday, June 18th. Funeral services will be Sunday, June 26th at 2:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Gerald.
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Wilfred Harry Kessler Sr.
6/21/2022
Wilfred “Willie” Harry Kessler Sr., 90, of Villa Ridge, MO passed away on June 15, 2022. He was born on January 17, 1932 in St. Louis to Harry Kessler
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Katherine Gamache
6/21/2022
Katherine Gamache of Rosebud passed away Saturday, June 18th. Funeral services will be Saturday, June 25th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in
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Dennis DeWayne Gruen
6/17/2022
Dennis DeWayne Gruen of Union, MO passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Janel Gruen of Union; two sons: Daniel Gruen and
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Frank Neier
6/16/2022
Frank E. Neier, 89 , of Washington, passed away on June 13, 2022. Mr. Neier, son of the late Edward F. Neier and Rose nee Erzer, was born on Novembe
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Wayne Nelms
6/16/2022
Wayne Nelms of Owensville passed away Tuesday, June 14th. Funeral services will be Friday, June 17 at 4:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensvill
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Emma Jean Shockley
6/16/2022
Emma Jean Shockley of Owensville passed away Tuesday, June 14th. Funeral services will be Monday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in O
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Jim Huff
6/15/2022
Jim Huff of Bland passed away Monday, June 13th. Funeral services will be Friday, June 17th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville. Bu
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Mary Elaine Davis
6/14/2022
Mary Elaine Davis (nee’ Dill), 86, of Union, MO passed away Sunday, June 12, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Hon. Larry Davis (Ret.) of Union
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Joyce Jean Phillips
6/11/2022
Joyce Jean Phillips nee Bay of St. Clair, MO passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at
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Iris Loreen Door
6/11/2022
Iris Loreen Door (nee Spickelmier) of Villa Ridge, MO passed away Friday, June 10, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Keith Door and significant othe
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David Nadler
6/9/2022
David "Hootie" Nadler, 70, of Augusta, MO passed away Tuesday, June 07, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Nadler (nee` Griffin) of Augusta, MO;
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Tom Smith
6/8/2022
Tom Smith, 67, of Leslie, MO passed away Monday, June 6, 2022. He is survived by two sons: Thomas Smith and fiancée Mindy Parnell of Gerald, MO and
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Robert Lee Bridgman
6/7/2022
Robert Lee Bridgman, Jr. of Union, MO passed away Friday, May 20, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, June 13, 2022 at Crestview
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Karen Marie Larson
6/7/2022
Karen Marie Larson of Rosebud passed away Friday, June 3, 2022. Funeral services will be Thurs., June 9th at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church
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Roger Monroe Collier
6/7/2022
Roger Monroe Collier of Fayette passed away Sunday, June 5, 2022. Funeral services will be Friday, June 10th at 3:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel.
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Scott Wester
6/6/2022
Scott Wester of Owensville passed away Saturday, June 4th. A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, June 8 from 4-7 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chape
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Joyce Fisher
6/6/2022
Joyce Fisher of Owensville passed away Friday, May 27th. Memorial services will be Sunday, June 12 at 4:00 p.m. at New Salem Baptist Church - Owensvi
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Brandon Bay
6/6/2022
Brandon Bay of Robertsville, MO passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, June 9, 2022 at Crestview Memo
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Austin Thater
6/4/2022
Austin Thater, 32, of Union, MO passed away Wednesday, June 01, 2022. He is survived by his daughter, Willow Williams of Hillsboro, MO; his father,
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Lewis Strothkamp
6/4/2022
Lewis “Lew” Strothkamp of Union, MO passed away Thursday, June 2, 2022. He is survived by one son, Jeff Strothkamp and wife Leslie of Union; one daug
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Felix Kluba
6/3/2022
Felix Kluba, 85, of Leslie, MO passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Mary Kluba (nee' Strubberg) of Leslie, MO; six chil
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Carol Sue Eye
6/3/2022
Carol Sue Eye, 65 , of Washington, passed away on May 31, 2022. Carol, daughter of the late Allen Eye and Leona Virginia nee Andrews, was born on July
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David Wayne Beck
6/3/2022
David Wayne Beck of Union, MO passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Trisha Beck of Union; one son, Michael Gerner of Union
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Evelyn Smith
6/3/2022
Evelyn Smith of New Haven, formerly of Owensville, passed away Wednesday, June 1st. Funeral services will be Monday, June 6 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion L
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Michael Ritter
6/2/2022
Michael R. Ritter 42, of Washington, passed away on May 26, 2022. Michael, son of Patricia Howie nee Bealler and Matthew Ritter, was born on July 18
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Joseph Leykam
6/1/2022
Our parishioner, Joseph "Lance" Leykam passed away Sunday, May 22, 2022 in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 60 years. He was born on March 13, 1962
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Kirk Butenhoff
6/1/2022
Kirk Butenhoff of Lonedell, MO passed away Monday, May 30, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Oak Grove Baptis
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Raymond Dee Prater
5/31/2022
Raymond Dee Prater of Luebbering, MO passed away Friday, May 27, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, June 2, 2022 at Russell Co
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LeeRoy Krenning
5/31/2022
LeeRoy Krenning of Beaufort, MO passed away Saturday May 28, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Virginia Krenning of Beaufort, MO; two sons, Rick Kre
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Ellis Walker
5/31/2022
Ellis Walker of Owensville passed away Friday, May 27 at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 1st at 10:00 a.m. at F
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Gary and Barbara Weirich
5/26/2022
A companion Celebration of Life will be held for Gary and Barbara Weirich on Saturday, June 4 from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. at Antioch Christian Church.
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Virginia Brinkmann
5/24/2022
Virginia Brinkmann (nee` Lohmeyer), 78, of Washington, Missouri passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022. She is survived by one son, Jeremy Brinkmann of Wa
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Marylee Vernaci
5/24/2022
MaryLee Vernaci , 87 , passed away on Sunday, May 22, 2022. MaryLee, daughter of the late Herbert Hill and Pearl nee Fischer, was born on December 2,
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Harry John Abeln
5/24/2022
Harry John Abeln of Washington, MO passed away Saturday, May 21, 2022. He is survived by two sons: Harry Abeln Jr. and wife Connie (nee Ruyle) of Pac
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Connie Coppedge
5/24/2022
Connie Coppedge of Owensville passed away Sunday, May 22nd. Funeral services will be Friday, May 27th at 11:00 a.m. at Pin Oak Baptist Church. Buri
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Marcella Dobsch
5/24/2022
Marcella Dobsch, 72, of Union, MO passed away Monday May 23, 2022. She is survived by two daughters: Wendy Hicks of Mt. Vernon, IL and Christy Dobs
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Virginia Brinkmann
5/21/2022
Virginia Brinkmann (nee` Lohmeyer), 78, of Washington, MO passed away Thursday, May 19, 2022. She is survived by one son, Jeremy Brinkmann of Washingt
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Virgil Schmitt
5/20/2022
Virgil "Butch" Schmitt, 92, of Washington, MO passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022. He is survived by two sons: Alan Schmitt and wife Dena of Washington,
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Glenda Redeker
5/20/2022
Glenda Marie Redeker (nee Helling) of St. Clair, MO passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Bruce Redeker of St. Clair;
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Wesley Hinson
5/20/2022
Wesley Hinson of Grover, Mo., passed away April 27 in St. Louis. Memorial services will be Saturday, May 28 at 3:00 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in
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Shaun Stanfill
5/19/2022
Shaun Raymond Stanfill of St. Clair, MO passed away Thursday, May 12, 2022 Memorial Services for 15 year old Shaun will be held from 1:00 PM to 7:00
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Leonard Key
5/19/2022
Leonard Key of Huntsville, formerly of Sullivan, passed away Friday, Nov. 19th. Memorial services will be Saturday, May 28 at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstr
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Carol Willming
5/19/2022
Carol Willming (nee' Schulte) , 79, of Washington, MO passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Don Willming of Washington
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Vernon Lee Wymer
5/19/2022
Vernon Lee Wymer of St. Clair, MO passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, May 23, 2022 at Russell Coloni
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Beverly Kamler
5/18/2022
Beverly Kamler (nee` Barnes), 73, of Washington, MO passed away Monday, May 16, 2022. she is survived by her husband John Kamler of Washington, MO; on
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Edward Douglas Arnold
5/18/2022
Edward “Eddie” Douglas Arnold of Owensville, Mo., passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022. A Celebration of Life visitation for 55 year old Edward “Eddie”
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Ralph Buschman
5/18/2022
Ralph B. Buschman, 88, of Washington, passed away on May 13, 2022. Ralph, son of the late Frank Buschmann and Launa nee Briggs, was born on July 24,
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George Tainter
5/17/2022
George Tainter, 85, of Hermann passed away Thursday, May 12th. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, May 28th from 4-6 p.m. at Seventh Street
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Charlotte Hellmann
5/17/2022
Charlotte Marie Hellmann (nee Leonard) of Gerald, MO passed away Saturday, May 14, 2022. She is survived by her husband, Gary Hellmann of Gerald; her
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Robin Vondera
5/17/2022
Robin Vondera nee` Tredway of Union, MO passed away Sunday May 15, 2022.

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James Haberberger
5/17/2022
James "Jim" Haberberger, 67, of Washington, MO passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022. He is survived by four daughters: Dr. Michelle Arellano-Haberberge
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Dale Havelka
5/16/2022
Dale Havelka of Owensville passed away Friday, May 13th. Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 17th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensvi
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Donald Jones
5/16/2022
Donald G. Jones of Owensville passed away Saturday, May 14, 2022. Funeral services will be Thursday, May 19th at 11:00 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Funeral
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Roger Grob
5/14/2022
Roger Grob of Gerald passed away Friday, May 13th. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 21st at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's United Church of Christ in
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Christopher Smith
5/13/2022
Christopher R. Smith, 29, of Washington, MO passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2022. He is survived by one daughter, Riley Smith; his parents, Eric Smith
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Jeanette Schroeder Miller
5/12/2022
Jeanette Schroeder Miller of Washington, MO (formerly of Union) passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022. She is survived by four sons: Jeff Schroeder and w
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Aaron Kohrmann
5/12/2022
Aaron Kohrmann of Owensville passed away Tuesday, May 10th. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 14th at 10:00 a.m. a St. John's United Church of C
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Virginia Barkey
5/11/2022
Virginia Barkey of Union, MO passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022. She is survived by two sons: Mike Barkey and wife Sharon of Sullivan, and Mark Barkey
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Robert Hostkoetter
5/10/2022
Robert "Bob" Hostkoetter, 94, of Marthasville, MO passed away Monday, May 9, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Lois Hostkoetter (nee' Mueller); one
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Gladys Engemann
5/9/2022
Gladys E. Engemann, 91 , of Washington, passed away on May 6, 2022. Gladys, daughter of the late Oscar Nolting and Laura nee Ellermann, was born on
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Michael Allen Burk
5/6/2022
Michael “Mike” Allen Burk of Union, MO passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022. He is survived by his significant other, Joan Groff of Union; two daughters
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Tanya Marie Schulte
5/6/2022
Tanya Marie Schulte nee Rich of Robertsville, MO passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022 Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, May 9, 2022 at
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Keegan James Wiedemann
5/6/2022
Keegan James Wiedemann, 18 , of New Haven, passed away on May 1, 2022. Keegan, son of Tim Wiedeman and LeAnne nee Smith, was born on November 11, 20
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