Lydia Meyer


News Tribune reporter

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Would-be mayors suggest how to improve Jefferson City

Ten winners strode to the stage to receive a medal, a hasty high-five and a board game amidst raucous applause from their classmates.

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Woman launches campaign to save neighbor’s home

‘Watching God answer your prayers is crazy’

Through connections to various social media outlets including Vickie Wieberg’s personal Facebook account, the GoFundMe page for the Amanda Miller family has collected more than $4,000 in two days.

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Salvation Army: Donations fall just short of goal

Despite a bountiful year for the Angel Tree and Adopt-a-Family programs, a shortfall in donations to the Salvation Army may result in budget tightening in 2015, according to Lt. Corps Officer Chris White.

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Trout angler recounts 52 years wading streams at Bennett Spring

One extraordinary angling experience has capped off 52 years of fishing at Bennett Spring for retired Army veteran and state worker Milt Barr.

Jefferson City Area YMCA to open Ashland branch

From specific interest in a few recreational programs blossomed the efforts toward creating an entire facility: the Southern Boone YMCA.

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Memorial Pool hosts doggone lot of fun

At the Park and Recreation’s lively summertime conclusion, a collection of canines transformed the once still Memorial Pool into a frenzy of smiles and splashed chlorine.

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Japanese beetles make return appearance

The iridescent pestilence has returned for the summer — in droves.

YMCA coordinating back to school drive

An independent initiative to bring school supplies to students may provide students with the confidence booster they need to thrive in the classroom, according to Shelly Poire, local YMCA development director.

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Market hog show gives teens valuable lessons ... and cash

Intending to pursue a degree in agribusiness or agricultural education, recent graduate Alicia Twehus lacks no familiarity with the benefits of agriculture.

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Fair’s lady in the ‘happy cart’

Sharon Kirchoff isn’t just a familiar face at the State Fair, she brings joy to a wide number of Jefferson Citians

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