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At the Dade County courthouse voter Mike Wilson presents his identification to Nanci Harris, an election judge, as Wilson prepares to vote in the Nov. 6, 2018 elections. High Voter Turnout For Midterms Nov. 6, Republican Party Takes Most...
There was high voter turnout in Dade and surrounding counties for the Nov. 6 midterm elections, in which voters unseated an incumbent U.S. senator...


Multiple Statewide Proposals Appearing on Nov. 2018 Ballot
Readers of the Vedette may have noticed the “B” section of the paper the past couple weeks has been filled with the ballot language of several proposed amendments to the...
Federal Judge Finds Department of Revenue Violated Federal Election...
A federal judge found that the Missouri Department of Revenue violated the National Voter Registration Act, commonly called the “Motor Voter” law, by not providing all...
Trump/Pence MAGA Rally in Springfield, Mo.
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Trump to Visit Springfield Sept. 21
President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign has announced that the president will visit the Springfield area for a “Make America Great Again” rally on Friday, Sept....
Governor Mike Parson Orders Flag Flown at Half-Staff in Honor of...
On Monday, Governor Mike Parson announced that flags will be flown at half-staff at all government buildings statewide for one full day on Thursday, September 13, 2018, to...
Governor Parson Announces Emergency Water and Hay Access for Farmers
Today, in response to worsening drought conditions throughout the state, Governor Parson announced the availability of water for family farms at 28 Department of...
Purple Heart Day: Schmitt seeks public’s assistance in identifying...
On Purple Heart Day, Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the owners of four Purple Heart medals currently in the...
MU Extension offers farm safety exhibits at State Fair
From Karen Funkenbusch The University of Missouri Extension Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) will showcase grain bin safety at the Missouri State Fair from 9...
Who should decide who uses kratom?
Kratom is derived from the leaves of mitragyna speciosa, a tropical tree related to coffee and native to Southeast Asia. It has been used as a...


School Leaders Endorse Rob O'Brian for Senate
(Jefferson City, Mo) – Missouri education leaders believe Rob O’Brian is the best choice for southwest Missouri voters in Tuesday’s primary...


Donations being accepted for Table Rock Lake boat disaster
Donations are being accepted to support needs of victims, families and others involved in the tragic sinking of the sightseeing boat on Table Rock Lake near Branson,...
Local Farmer Curtis Millsap Presenting Workshop During Tomato Expo...
Everything about tomatoes will be celebrated as part of University of Missouri Extension’s 2nd Annual “Tomato Expo” planned for July 24 at the Springfield Botanical Center,...
Governor Parson Praises Responders and Rescuers for Efforts in...
Governor travels to Branson area to meet with survivors, victims' relatives, rescuers, and responders after boat capsizes killing 17 in severe storm on Thursday (BRANSON,...
Governor Parson Takes Action on Missouri Droughts - Signs Executive...
Today, Governor Mike Parson called upon the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to activate the Drought Assessment Committee and the associated drought impact...