Sports

Kesterson chips-in for the win

Walker Kesterson, a 2016 graduate of Southern Boone, made good on a 50-foot chip shot on hole 18 of the 112th Missouri State Amateur Golf Championship held at Hickory Hills Country Club in Springfield last Sunday. For the SoBoCo Eagles, Kesterson was a four-time All-State performer. Currently, he is getting ready for his senior year

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Summer pool and marina safety

With the arrival of summer and the July 4th holiday weekend just around the corner, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reminding people about potential electrical hazards that exist in swimming pools, hot tubs and spas, onboard boats and in waters surrounding boats, marinas, and launch ramps. Most people have never heard of nor

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MDC announces plan for elk hunting

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shared its initial plan for a limited elk-hunting season with the Missouri Conservation Commission at the Commission’s public meeting June 28 at MDC headquarters in Jefferson City. The Commission gave its initial approval of the proposed plan, and MDC is asking for public comments. According to MDC Elk and

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Blues Sign Head Coach Berube To A Three-Year Contract

St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the team has signed Head Coach Craig Berube to a three-year contract. Berube and Armstrong will be available to the media tomorrow, at 10 a.m., in the Enterprise Center Media Room. Berube led the Blues to the 2019 Stanley Cup Championship

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Blues’ Tarasenko Undergoes Successful Arthroscopic Procedure

St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today Blues forward Vladimir Tarasenko has undergone a successful arthroscopic procedure on his left knee. Tarasenko will be re-evaluated in four weeks. Tarasenko, 27, appeared in 76 regular-season games in 2018-19. The 6’0, 225-pound forward collected 68 points overall, including 33 goals

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Discover nature this summer during frogging season

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages Missourians to make a splash this summer by getting outdoors and frogging. Frogging season begins June 30 at sunset and runs through Oct. 31. Those with a fishing permit or small-game hunting permit may frog for bullfrogs and green frogs, though bullfrogs are more popular because of their

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Bombers undefeated season

The Campus Barbershop Bombers U7 baseball team completed a perfect 10-0 season. The team competed in the Columbia Diamond Council machine pitch league. The Bombers include 15 Southern Boone second grade boys. The team significantly improved throughout the season and developed strong fundamentals of the game. The team posted runs in the double digits in

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Blues take first Stanley Cup

The St. Louis Blues have won the National Hockey League Championship, their first in their fifty-two year history as a team. Considering that this winter the Blues were ranked last in the league in points, the accomplishment was even sweeter after defeating the Bruins 4-1 on Boston turf in Game 7. The Blues returned to

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MDC offers new “Auto-Renewal” for easy online permit renewals

Renewing Missouri hunting, fishing, and trapping permits is now easier and more convenient through the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) new online Permit Auto-Renewal service. Permit Auto-Renewal allows online permit buyers to automatically renew their permits prior to the start of the next season or permit year so they never have an expired permit when

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