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State Auditor: Sheriff’s Office Still in Need of Improvement
State Auditor Nicole Galloway last week issued a follow-up report of audit findings in Dade County. The progress report outlined the need for continued improvement to...
January Decision Possible on 4-Day Weeks for Greenfield R-IV
A decision on whether to move the Greenfield school system to a four-day week could come as early as next month, if the current indications the...


Live Well Transformation Challenge
From the Live Well Center The community is invited to participate in the Live Well Health & Fitness Center’s 2019 Transformation Challenge. It...


Greenfield Ready-Mix Under New Ownership on Jan. 1
Local concrete plant Greenfield Ready-Mix will transition from the longtime ownership of the Julian family to that of Lloyd Mason on Jan.1, but...


Santa Drops in to Read Polar Express at the Lockwood Library
From Phyllis Hagerman Lockwood Public Library Our Books with Santa storytime was a major success! Visiting children were enthralled with...


First Day Hikes at State Parks Including Dadeville
On January 1, annual First Day Hikes will take place at 31 state parks and historic sites across Missouri. Participants can choose from 34 free,...


McNeel Featured in Video
David McNeel, a 1978 Greenfield High School graduate and a former University of Missouri and Canadian Football League (CFL) football player, is...


Lockwood R-1 Considering ‘Hybrid’ Calendar for 2019-20
A proposed calendar presented to the Lockwood R-I Board of Education would see the district adopt a “hybrid” schedule, with aspects of both a...


Greenfield R-IV Holds Forum Discussing 4-Day School Week
With over 30 school districts in Missouri now having adopted a four-day school week, including three neighboring districts, Greenfield R-IV Supt....


Auditor Galloway finds improvement still needed to ensure proper...
State Auditor Nicole Galloway today issued a follow-up report of audit findings in Dade County. The progress report outlined the need for continued improvement to...
Mike Rader Inducted Into Missouri Football Coaches Hall Of Fame
Mike Rader, a 1967 graduate and athlete at Lockwood High School and a high school football coach at four area schools for over 40 years, was...


Grand Marshals Clifford and Pat Hodson cruise through the Walnut Grove Christmas Parade, ‘53 Cadillac-style. Walnut Grove Christmas Parade
On a cold and windy Saturday, December 8, a large crowd of Walnut Grove area residents were entertained by the Annual Christmas Parade. Lineup took...


Santa Claus is Comin’ to Miller! - with Rollin’ for Rosie. (Photo by James McNary) Santa Visits Miller during Evening Parade


Bell Ringers Now Outside Greenfield's Hot Spot
The Greenfield Ministerial Alliance is out and about with their annual Bell Ringing fundraiser. This year they are stationed outside of the local...


Greenfield Aldermen Approve Hazard Mitigation Resolution
The Greenfield Board of Aldermen met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Dec. 4, during which they made quick work of a short agenda. The board voted 3-0 (Alderman...