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Women in Agriculture Conference held in California

Published Mar. 14 2018

"Bloom Where You Are Planted" was the theme of the 14th annual Mid-Mo Women in Agriculture Conference, which drew a...

California Council approves bid for sewer project

Published Mar. 7 2018

The California City Board of Aldermen on Monday approved a bid for construction of the Northwest Sanitary Sewer Improvement Project.

Mid-Mo accepts bid from sheriff's office for old ambulance base

Published Feb. 28 2018

The Mid-Mo Ambulance District Board approved the sale of the old ambulance base south of the post office at its...

California police officers take visitor to breakfast

Published Feb. 21 2018

Several California police officers took a visitor from Columbia, Brian Perry, to McDonald's for an early birthday breakfast Feb.

Kunze, Higgins announce they will not seek re-election

Published Feb. 21 2018

Two Moniteau County elected officials gave notice they will not be running for another term.The announcements were made Feb.

Emergency responders go extra mile

Published Feb. 14 2018

Emergency responders often go beyond what would be expected of them. After all, most of the emergency response generally is...

Proposed CAFO draws Moniteau County Commission's attention

Published Feb. 7 2018

At a Jan. 23 meeting concerning a proposed Cooper County hog farrowing operation, Moniteau County Presiding Commissioner Kenny Kunze and...

Good turnout for annual wild game supper

Published Feb. 4 2018

The 2018 Men and Boys Wild Game Supper took place Jan. 29 at the California First Baptist Church. The event,...

Moniteau County native Thompson announces US House candidacy

Published Feb. 2 2018

Hallie Thompson, a Moniteau County native, announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Congress in Missouri's 4th Congressional District...

Pool work discussed at California council meeting

Published Jan. 10 2018

The California City Board of Aldermen met Jan. 2, because of the Jan. 1 holiday.It was reported to the council...

California Police Department closes out busy year

Published Jan. 7 2018

The California Police Department has ended 2017 with more than 1,000 calls for service than in 2016.

Moniteau County Library to expand hours

Published Dec. 27 2017

The Moniteau County Library, formerly the Wood Place Library, will have new, expanded operating hours beginning Jan. 2. The library...

Cattlemen raise scholarship funds with auction

Published Nov. 19 2017

The 2017 Moniteau County Cattlemen's Association Scholarship Dinner and Auction was Nov. 7. The event drew more than 200 people...

Mid-Mo Ambulance board considers base improvements

Published Nov. 19 2017

The Mid-Mo Ambulance District Board, at its regular monthly meeting Nov. 8 was informed by Administrator Lee Kempf of some...

MRED entrepreneur events discussed at regular meeting

Published Nov. 19 2017

The upcoming entrepreneurship-encouraging events of the Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) were discussed at the regular board meeting...

Enhanced Enterprise Zone in Moniteau County

Published Nov. 19 2017

Moniteau County, except for the Lupus area, was approved as an Enhanced Enterprise Zone (EEZ) several years ago, following an...

California city clerk announces pending retirement

Published Nov. 8 2017

California City Clerk Brian Scrivner will retire March 30, 2018. The California Board of Aldermen accepted his resignation at its...

Moniteau County Library vote passes easily

Published Nov. 8 2017

Once again Moniteau County will have a library, and this time it will be a legal entity.

K-9 Apollo will soon join K-9 Mizzou at Moniteau sheriff's department

Published Nov. 5 2017

The Moniteau County Sheriff's Office will soon have K-9 Officer Apollo on staff to help lower the workload on K-9...

California police department offers services, programs and protection

Published Nov. 1 2017

The California Police Department offers a number of services and programs, in addition to what would be considered regular police...