Kris Hilgedick

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4-H’ers add R — for robots

MU chancellor impressed by youngsters and their contraptions

Students with a passion for robotics shared their work with a group of University of Missouri leaders Thursday afternoon at the Cole County Extension Center in Jefferson City.

Four file for Jefferson City school board

Three challengers and an incumbent have filed for two open seats on the Jefferson City Board of Education on Tuesday, the first day of filing.

Public schools get good audit report

An audit of the Jefferson City Public Schools revealed the district is in good fiscal condition, accountant Jim McGinnis reported last week.

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WWII veteran tells LCMS students about Honor Flight, war

Lesson in sacrifice

History leaped to life on Thursday when Charles Foster, a soldier in World War II, shared his Honor Flight experiences — and his war-time memories — with a group of Lewis and Clark Middle School students.

Handing off the future

JC football foundation sets change of leadership

The end of one era came to a close, and a new one was launched, as the Jefferson City Public Schools Football Boosters Foundation announced a change of leadership Monday evening.

Capitol Caroling celebrates Christmas across the globe

This year’s Capitol Caroling concert, scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Missouri Capitol, will feature treasured traditional hymns, songs and carols from around the globe.

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JCHS class gives young entrepreneurs hands-on business experience

By launching their own business startup company, a team of budding entrepreneurs at Nichols Career Center is learning what it takes to turn a profit.

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‘Journey for Justice’ marchers arriving after day of heckling, support

End of march in sight

After facing quite a bit of racial invective in Rosebud on Tuesday, a group of marchers braced themselves for more of the same as they marched westward through Osage County on Wednesday.

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"Journey for Justice" marchers near Capital City

NAACP staging teach-in tonight at JC church

After facing quite a bit of racial invective in Rosebud on Tuesday, a group of marchers braced themselves for more of the same as they marched westward through Osage County on Wednesday.

Missouri educators warily eye next legislative session

Observers of the Missouri General Assembly believe several education bills that didn’t make it to the finish line last spring likely will be filed again. The first day to submit new bills for the next legislative session is Monday.

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