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May Market experience

LU Farmers Market gets boost of extra flavor this month

The May Market will be more of an attraction this year, not just a place to pick up fresh, local produce.

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Historic Preservation chairman eyeing MSP as key to Jefferson City history

Like losing the World War II veterans, losing connections to Jefferson City’s history is just as concerning, said Art Hernandez, chairman of the city’s Historic Preservation Commission.

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St. Martins marks Arbor Day with lessons, activities for kids

Roots of the future

Tree climbing, tree planting and tree identification were Friday activities celebrating Arbor Day at Niekamp Park in St. Martins.

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California High School student hoping for support to go with her hard work

Dania’s dream of med school

After a spur-of-the-moment fall road trip to Harvard University for a campus visit, Dania Isidro realized her dream of medical school at the prestigious post-secondary institution was possible.

Thursday marks 65th National Day of Prayer

Prayer breakfast highlights 11 area events

The 2016 National Day of Prayer theme is “Wake Up America,” based on Isaiah 58:1 — “Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet.”

Buddy Pack program benefits area students

A bag of child-friendly food goes home each week with about 200 students in Moniteau County public schools.

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Taking the church outside its sanctuary

Around 1,000 volunteer in service-filled weekend

The offer to pay for someone’s laundry, then help them fold it and carry it to their car in a new laundry basket, replacing the plastic trash bag they brought in with them — that’s one of more than 60 mission projects carried out Sunday morning.

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Annual event draws 350 volunteers in fifth year

Serving Jeff City

A beautiful day drew more than 350 volunteers to plant trees, provide TLC to local service agencies and otherwise beautify the Jefferson City community.

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Siblings take sharing to new level

Jamestown woman gives her brother a kidney

Carrie Couch is back running 5Ks and Chris Gerlach is hunting mushrooms this spring.

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What’s a kidney between siblings?

Carrie Couch is back running 5Ks and Chris Gerlach is hunting mushrooms this spring.

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