Rebecca Martin


News Tribune staff reporter

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Missouri Farm Bureau celebrates 100-years of ‘neighbors working together’

When a Johnson County farm advisor stood up to tell more than 300 Missouri farmers about controlling hog cholera through anti-hog cholera campaigns in the spring of 2015, he probably wasn’t aware the same convention would be repeated annually for a century.

BizBeat: Cookie monsters welcome at Capital Mall

Meanwhile, Claire’s shifting locations

Capital Mall in Jefferson City will welcome a sweet shoppers’ favorite when Great American Cookie opens in April.

BizBeat: Holts Summit losing last video rental store

A sign of the digital times, Holts Summit will say goodbye to its last video rental store by mid-April.

BizBeat: Tech-Know shuts down

A consumer technology repair shop that opened in Jefferson City last November has closed after about four months in business.

‘Fountain of Hope’ to honor loved ones in downtown Jefferson City

Jefferson City’s Cultural Arts Foundation is spearheading a project to make the downtown area more beautiful while also offering a way to honor friends and family members.

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Minor-league team organizers relying on small donations to gauge interest

Nearly a week into a crowdfunding campaign to determine community interest in bringing a minor-league baseball team to Mid-Missouri, the Jefferson City Renegades are pleased with the initial feedback but hoping donors turn up in more volume.

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Area stores, restaurants donate to food pantries

Samaritan Center and Salvation Army are so grateful to the local businesses that regularly donate perishable food items for their clients.

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BizBeat: Spa Nails II opens this week

Spa Nails II will offer a fresh option for nail care when the new nail salon opens in Jefferson City this Wednesday.

BizBeat: Cricket Wireless leaps into Jefferson City

Cricket Wireless plans to open a Jefferson City store in early April at 1412 Missouri Blvd. in Jefferson Plaza.

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Barbeque helps raise funds for softball equipment lost in fire

The Capital City Crush competitive softball organization held a fundraiser barbecue in the Schulte’s IGA parking lot Saturday to help replace the equipment the teams lost to a fire at their practice facility last week.

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