Michelle Brooks

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Help for Russian villages burned back to 17th century

Mid-Missourians alerted by Siberian relative

“We are burning.” That was what Mid-Missourians Erik and Lucy Minkin heard over the phone from her cousin, Lyudmila Tutkova, who called the Mid-Missouri couple on April 12 from her village Sabinka in Siberia.

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Renowned butterfly species draws new attention on Earth Day

Nature’s monarchy

Renowned butterfly species draws new attention on Earth Day

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Jamaica ag trip reaps new ties for Lincoln

Lincoln University’s agriculture and extension programs provide a unique opportunity for the Mid-Missouri school to develop cooperative relationships in foreign countries.

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JC Landmark was nation’s oldest prison west of Mississippi River for 170 years

Once a destination for criminals to be punished or, in some cases, put to death, the old Missouri State Penitentiary now attracts thousands of tourists every year looking to get a glimpse inside the walls.

Golden Hammer award returns to Jefferson City

Adding curb appeal

Six local historic treasures will be recognized this year as their owners have put a new shine to their curb appeal

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Grave task ahead at Old City, Woodland cemeteries

Jefferson City’s Cemetery Resources Board took a walk-through of the Old City and Woodland cemeteries Tuesday to prepare and prioritize repair and restoration projects.

MSP nominated for national historic register

Finally — the Missouri State Penitentiary has been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places.

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Project SEARCH: JCHS students working on transition to life after school

When a student has struggled in regular education classes but is high functioning, it might be difficult to create a plan for his next step in life.

Cinotto named fire chief for Russellville, Lohman

Two additions have been made to the Russellville-Lohman Fire Protection District.

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Librarian Susan Bell has passport ready as retirement nears at Russellville High

Don’t be fooled by Susan Bell’s calm demeanor; there’s an adventurer inside.

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