Jeff Haldiman



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Jefferson City riverfront marks 40 years of fireworks

Original volunteers recall bicentennial practice run

This year is the 40th anniversary of the fireworks being shot from the Jefferson City riverfront, and those who helped get the event together look back on that time with fondness.

Heavy rains damage several Cole County roads, homes

Wednesday evening’s rains damaged several roads and some homes in Cole County.

911 gets summer upgrade

Cole County Commission agrees to pay part of cost

The replacement of the 911 phone system for Jefferson City and Cole County will take place sometime this summer. On Tuesday, the Cole County Commission agreed to help to pay the cost of the upgrades.

Cole County Commission advances plan for website

Although a final decision on whether they will spend the money to do it has yet to be made, Cole County commissioners have decided to move forward with trying to upgrade the county’s website.

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Cassandra Jobe — A lifetime of skills as a lifeguard

Cassandra Jobe has been working at the Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Department as a lifeguard for the last six years.

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Graduation day for 32 state troopers

The 32 members of the 100th recruit class of the Missouri Highway Patrol entered Rackers Fieldhouse at Helias Catholic High School on Friday morning, chanting a cadence as they completed their graduating ceremonies.

Cole County office says it’s prepared to issue same-sex licenses

“We had a number of advocacy groups call and wonder if we would issue a license. And we told them we were prepared to issue same-sex marriage licenses,” the Cole County recorder said.

3 staffers save man at Ellis Porter pool

Three members of the Ellis Porter Pool staff are credited with saving the life of a man on Sunday afternoon.

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Faith Voices ponder turning page on bias

Committed to a year-long conversation on race relations, a Jefferson City group of residents spent Monday night discussing how they see biases in their lives and how they can move to action to get rid of them.

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Thoughts of Great Flood rise with water levels

A surge of memories for river town

When the Osage River rises due to relentless rains, so do the memories of the Great Flood of 1993 for residents of Osage City.

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