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Kahoka Loses Largest Water Customer

By Mike Scott The City of Kahoka’s water system is losing its largest customer, less than two weeks before a special February 7 election to allow the City of Kahoka to borrow up to $8,000,000 dollars to build a new water filtration/treatment system and a new water transmission running from its wells in Wayland back…

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Dr. Aaron Neisen Joins Medical Staff at Scotland County Hospital

Dr. Aaron Neisen is joining the medical staff of Scotland County Hospital and Clinics in Memphis. He is accepting patients of all ages at Memphis Medical Services. He is board certified in Family Medicine and a native of Lewistown, MO. He recently moved back to that community with his wife, Stephanie, and three little boys:…

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Kahoka Voters To Decide On $8 Million Dollar Water Bond

By Mike Scott In less than two weeks, in a February 7 Special Election, Kahoka voters will decide whether or not to allow the city to borrow up to eight million dollars to improve its water quality by building a new water generation/filtration plant and replace the 50-plus- year-old transmission line running from the wells…

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Soup Supper Fundraiser Kicks Off Drive For New Playground Equipment

A soup supper to raise funds for new playground equipment at Black Hawk Elementary School brought in over $3000 on Friday evening. The fundraiser, held at the Senior Center, was sponsored by Kahoka Chapter #40, Order of the Eastern Star. The chapter hopes to raise $12,000, which, with matching funds from the Masonic Home, will…

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Knox Co. Boys Pull Out Last Second Win Over Indians

By David Sharp Knox County (4-7) mounted a furious fourth quarter rally, outscoring Clark County (4-7) by a 20-9 fourth quarter margin for a 40-37 win during January 5, 2023 boys consolation semifinal play of the 51st Annual Highland Tournament. Keaton Strange tossed in a buzzer beating three point shot for the winning margin. Knox…

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Minimum Wage Rate Set for Private Employers for 2023

Minimum Wage Rate Set for Private Employers for 2023 Jefferson City – The Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations announces the state minimum wage rate for 2023 has been established, according to state law, at $12.00 per hour, effective January 1, 2023. Pursuant to Proposition B, which was approved by Missouri voters on November…

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2022 Year In Review: Part 2

At the start of each year, we like to review the highlights of the previous year. This week, we’ll look back at July through December of 2022. July 2022 The Shrine of St. Patrick held several events on Sunday, July 3. These events included a Quilt Show, watermelon eating contest, and a greased pig contest.…

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