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Missouri River Flood Stages

Projected flood stage on Friday the 25th was at 31.5. Which would cause many to begin moving equipment and other items within the flood area for fear of damage. Flood stage projections play a very large part in how residents react, when flood projections are as high as 30.5 many who are in a danger

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Safe Driving

Shreya Bhola The Fourth of July is traditionally one of the most dangerous times to be on the road with an increase in drunk drivers and deadly crashes. Whether you’re taking a road trip or just traveling closer to home, SafeAuto is encouraging drivers to play it safe this Fourth of July: Be safe while

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2021 Scholarship Awards

Appleton Natalie Connections Bank $500 Appleton Natalie Loy Crump Martin Scholarship $4,265.49 Appleton Natalie Southern Boone County Fire Protection District Auxiliary $250 Beeler Alaina Connections Bank $500 Beeler Alaina Family of Christ Lutheran Church $500 Blake Emily Ashland Optimist “Douglas “Buddy” Glascock Scholarship $300 Blake Emily Hammer’d Metalworks $250 Blake Emily Loy Crump Martin Scholarship

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Ashland Optimist Fishing Derby

Approximately 50 participants attended the annual Ashland Optimist Fishing Derby held at the city park this past weekend. The Optimists partner with the Department of Conservation each year to bring this free event to the community. Lucas Welch and his stepson Owen Ditzfeld can be seen fishing and changing lures. Devyn Floccari can be seen

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City of Ashland Parking Restrictions

City of Ashland Parking Restrictions-N College St-100 and 200 Blocks Ashland, MO- On 6/22/2021, beginning at approximately 10:00 AM, temporary No Parking signage will be installed in the 100 and 200 blocks of N College St. (between E Broadway and Ash St). These parking restrictions are being put in place due to this route being

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City of Ashland Road Construction

City of Ashland Road Construction-Springtime Dr Ashland, MO- On 6/22/2021, beginning at approximately 1:00 AM, both North and South bound lanes of Springtime Dr, at the intersection of Seasons Ridge Dr, will be closed to through traffic. This closure is required for street repairs. Access to the 500 Block of Springtime Dr is still available

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A Good Word For Pore ol’ DAD

Good Thinking By: Dr. Don Kuehle United Methodist, Retired A little boy was asked, “What’s the difference between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day?” Without hesitation he responded: “The presents don’t cost as much.” President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed, in 1914, that the second Sunday in May be observed as Mother’s Day. It wasn’t until 1972 that

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Intersection Improvements Continue on Route 63 in Boone County

As a Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) project aimed at reducing the number of crashes along U.S. Route 63 in Boone County continues, contractors have begun working on another intersection in the area. Crews have closed the intersection of northbound U.S. Route 63 at New Salem Lane in order to construct a new intersection and

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Governor Parson Signs HB 271

Governor Parson Signs HB 271 Regarding Local Public Health Orders and Vaccine Passports Today, Governor Mike Parson signed HB 271 into law, which establishes greater accountability for local leaders when imposing public health orders and prohibits local COVID-19 vaccine passports.

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Bear Sighted in Ashland

Statement from: Ashland Police Department Updated with photo. Also it should be noted, this isn’t a complete surprise. The Department of Conservation has been working to restore the bear population in the state. Hunting season will be open this fall. Early this morning (Thursday 6/10/21), we received several reports of bear sightings in Ashland. An

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