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BizBeat: Stone Hill Winery takes Tri-Fecta Award

Hermann’s Stone Hill Winery took top honors for the second straight year at the 2014 Missouri Wine Competition.

Osage Beach panel mulls how to increase west end traffic

The Osage Beach Citizens Advisory Committee narrowed down a list of more than 35 short-term, long-term and other ideas to increase traffic to the city’s west end business district.

LU to host class about canning fruits and salsas

“Salsas and Fruits” will be the fourth in a five-session series on “Preserving the Harvest” developed by the Cole County office of the University of Missouri Extension.

Building permits issued in June 2014

Jefferson City issued 55 building permits in June.

No injuries in Cherry Street structure fire

Six people were looking for a place to stay after a structure fire early Saturday morning in Jefferson City.

Deaton works on new development program for MU

Brady Deaton has been leading his namesake institution that targets international development since his retirement last year as chancellor of the University of Missouri.

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Mokane man enjoys sharing his tractor hobby

“Lookers welcome.” Those were Mokane resident Harold Lehman’s parting words after giving a tour of the collection of antique tractors that line his driveway.

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Hartsburg woman raising money to fight incurable cell disorder

‘If they can help even one child …’

Born with mitochondrial disease, Connor Brotherton often has bad days. His cells have trouble converting food into energy, leaving him unable to walk or talk.

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Artist’s creation turning heads, bringing chuckles across Mid-Missouri

Roamin’ gnome

Driving along at highway speeds, Stephen Feilbach still catches the surprised and amused expressions of travelers who point and grab their cameras.

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Nixon pays visit to barber shop to award medal

Honoring owner for his service in Korean War

Gov. Jay Nixon entered Larry’s Barber Shop like any other customer on Friday afternoon, plopping down in a leather chair and removing his glasses. After hearing close to 30 minutes of Larry Horstdaniel's stories, Nixon stood up, and on the 60th anniversary of the Korean War, he presented the barber with a medal in recognition of his service.

JC man charged with stabbing man

A Jefferson City man has been charged in connection with a stabbing on Thursday.

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Marshall Tucker Band to perform at Jaycees Cole County Fair

The Marshall Tucker Band will perform at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 2 on the Xtreme Body & Paint/Bud Light Stage at the Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair.

Variety of entertainment on tap for Jaycees fair

This year’s Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair, scheduled for July 28 to Aug. 2, will offer a hodgepodge of entertainment and attractions for all.

3 hurt in 2 area accidents

Two Jefferson City residents were treated and released from St. Mary’s Health Center Friday afternoon, after they were hurt in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 70.

3 suspects charged in Puff N Snuff smoke shop investigation

Three Eldon women face felony charges related to the distribution of imitation controlled substances after a search warrant was conducted Tuesday at Puff N Snuff Smoke Shop in Eldon.

Schofield recommended to be next JC fire chief

A committee formed to review a list of internal candidates for the Jefferson City fire chief’s position unanimously recommended Capt. Matt Schofield on Friday.

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Red Cross instructs the instructors

Class prepares those who will teach others life-saving techniques

Limbless mannequins and infant CPR dummies littered the tables of a small classroom in the Jefferson City chapter of the American Red Cross as students from multiple professions were getting certified to be an instructor for CPR, first aid and automated external defibrillator use on Thursday.

Council committee endorses new ‘building official’ job, rights of way changes

Jefferson City soon could have a new “building official” handling some building inspection and supervising some staff. The city council’s Public Works and Planning Committee endorsed the idea Thursday, along with recommending that the council also approve three rights of way changes.

Discipline complaint filed against Osage County sheriff

Osage County Sheriff Michael R. Dixon Jr. has 30 days to answer the Missouri Public Safety department’s complaint that his peace officer’s certification should be disciplined.

FBI agent to appear in court for assault case involving minor

Fulton man accused of putting teen in choke hold

A Fulton man who works as a federal law enforcement officer is scheduled to appear in court on July 29 on an assault charge in an incident involving a minor.