Jeff Haldiman

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End of the Rainbow

Fire ravages area bowling alley, nightspot; patrons lament loss of Osage County landmark

The cause of an early Monday morning fire that destroyed a longtime nightspot in Central Missouri may never be known.

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Malfunctioning heater suspected in Cohen Auto fire

Fire investigators do not believe there was anything suspicious about a fire Sunday night that destroyed a Jefferson City auto business.

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Leader of the pack

Scout leader, mom has love of volunteering

Michelle Gabelsberger is a typical volunteer.

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Nixon’s choice as Patrol’s next commander discusses leadership ideas

As he awaits possible confirmation by the state Senate, Maj. Bret Johnson - the man who would be the next head of the Missouri Highway Patrol - already has ideas about what his top priorities would be once he takes over the position.

Heart Star, Child bring message to life at annual Heart Ball

The 24th annual Mid-Missouri Heart Ball takes place Saturday evening at Capitol Plaza Hotel, and the American Heart Association named Patty NcNelley this year’s “Heart Star” for the event, which is sold out.

County weighs selling some property tracts

Four suggested lots include Renns Lake

Some property owned by Cole County deemed no longer necessary will be sold publicly and more could be coming, including possibly Renns Lake.

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Boys & Girls club launches fund-raising for new building

The Boys and Girls Club of Jefferson City is building a new home on the Lincoln University campus and, in order for that to be a reality, they have to raise $2.2 million to build the facility.

Cole County Commission to evaluate nonprofit funding

The policy of agreements to provide funds for nonprofit agencies will likely get more attention during the next year’s budget process for the Cole County Commission.

County contracts approved with local nonprofits

The Cole County Commission has approved agreements to provide funds to several nonprofit agencies. The county provides the money not as a donation, which is prohibited, but through a contract.

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Fred Rademan: Helping provide parks, recreation

In March 1977, Fred Rademan came to work at the Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Department after going from job to job. He's been involved in every aspect of maintenance in the department over those 37 years, from brush-hogging to helping to build some of the latest playgrounds in the parks.

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