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Commerce students wrap up their first semester in the new middle school

Commerce (MO)- Four States students are wrapping up their first semester in a brand new, multi-million dollar school. We're talking about the middle school in Commerce. It's a 21st century facility replacing a building that was more than 80 years old. "I think it's awesome," says Kristy Moudy. Comme

FOURSTATESHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-12-16 01:00:00

Mike Pound: Some ideas subject to hijacking

Because it was my idea, I guess I can't complain. But it was my idea in the way that it was the idea of the guy who invented the wheel, and then someone put it on a lawn mower and his wife told him to mow the lawn. OK, that doesn't make sense because the guy who invented the wheel likely would have

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2017-12-16 23:05:32

VFW Honor Guard replaces damaged van

In August, a tornado damaged the Skiatook/Sperry VFW Post 7977's Honor Guard van. The van served as the primary transportation to take the Honor Guard veterans to military funerals throughout northeastern Oklahoma where the VFW provided military gun salutes and flag presentations to veteran families


Crappie keep many anglers fishing in winter

As 2017 is winding down, most anglers' thoughts are looking toward the good spring fishing they will find. However, there are many anglers who never quit, including a growing number of crappie fishermen like Jim Simms of Marshfield. Instead of shopping for Christmas, "which I should have been doing,


Parkrose Scouts continue annual tree recycling despite poor 2016 showings | Mid-county Memo

Each year, Santa takes to the skies, and a group of Parkrose Boy Scouts cover the streets. Scouts collect canned and perishable goods for the impoverished as part of Scouting for Food, a national program. They also throw the Tree Recycle, a fundraiser that escorts naked trees following holiday festi

MIDCOUNTYMEMO.COM - 2017-12-17 14:01:55

Crews battle house fire in NE Portland

Two people had to rush from their home because of a house fire in Northeast Portland. Firefighters responded to the fire at around 6:15 a.m. Saturday morning at Northeast 9th Avenue between Stanton and Knott. According to Portland Fire and Rescue, the fire was mostly contained to one room. The peopl

KPTV.COM - 2017-12-16 20:25:00

Massive California wildfire triggers new wave of evacuations

(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Los Angeles Fire Department Fire Arson Counter-Terrorism investigators check a burned out homeless camp after a brush fire erupted in the hills in Elysian Park in Los Angeles Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. The National Weather S... (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Los Angeles sk

KPTV.COM - 2017-12-16 08:35:00

Firefighters battle fire at Southeast Portland recycling facility

Firefighters are battling a commercial fire at a Southeast Portland recycling facility. The one-alarm fire, which started just after 4:30 p.m. Saturday, took over a yard of Honda Civic-sized bales of plastic at WestRock, a recycling exchange facility at 6328 S.E. 100th Ave. The bales, which were aw

OREGONIAN - 2017-12-17 03:26:28

Concerts set to aid Portland musician Scott McCaughey

Portland musician Scott McCaughey in an undated photo on his GoFundMe page (Courtesy) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) - Tickets are now on sale for a benefit concert aimed at helping Portland musician Scott McCaughey, who suffered a stroke on Nov. 16. "Help the Hoople" is a 2-night concert in Portland, star

CHANNEL 6000 - 2017-12-16 15:02:33

Portland Metro Saturday Weather: Fog, temps make roads slick

Areas of fog and freezing fog lingered over the region Saturday morning, the National Weather Service said. This fog, combined with wet roads and temperatures at or just below freezing could create some icy spots. The weather service recommended drivers be prepared for areas of fog and slick spots,

OREGONIAN - 2017-12-16 15:47:16

NE Portland neighbors say thieves stole tires off their cars overnight

Some neighbors in northeast Portland said they woke up Friday morning to find their cars propped up on cement blocks and their tires gone. "I came out and saw the cinder blocks right here and the lug nuts are sitting right outside of the wheels, all four of them right here," explained Erin Brooks.

KPTV.COM - 2017-12-16 08:06:00

Net neutrality controversy began in Portland: Guest opinion

For as long as the internet has existed, it's been grounded on the principle of neutrality and nondiscrimination. What you read, see or watch online shouldn't be favored, blocked or slowed down based on where the content is coming from. Net neutrality means that broadband providers can't reserve the

OREGONIAN - 2017-12-16 16:30:00

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Hayward Area Memorial Hospital (HAMH) and Water's Edge donated two portable automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) to the Hayward Community School District to use at outdoor athletic events and activities to help individuals who suffer heart problems. The hospital will continue to support the scho

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-12-17 15:19:00

Developers seek annexation for 10-lot development

A 10-lot development is being proposed for an area bordered by Davis Avenue and Morningside Drive in the Town of Hayward. The developers have asked the City of Hayward to annex the site. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave Real estate developers Charles and Tracey Gunderson and Trent and April Johnson app

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-12-17 13:00:00

Words to Live By: Finding the joy in Christmas - and life

They say that the two most insidious forms of fiction are romance and nostalgia - which pretty much rules out watching the Hallmark Channel this time of year. I do know that I find myself nostalgic for the Christmases of my past. The smell of lefse on my grandparents' wood burning cookstove . . . al

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-12-17 18:15:00

Barron Electric members share in $2.6 million refund

Dairyland Power Cooperative, Barron Electric's power supplier, won a $73.5 million settlement from the U.S. government. The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 stated that the United States Government would provide long-term storage of spent nuclear fuel. The government failed to take the nuclear waste

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-12-16 19:40:00

Young artists featured at NorthLakes Clinic

Hayward High School students got the opportunity to experience what it's like to be a professional artist displaying and selling their work through a partnership with the Hayward Lions Club, NorthLakes Community Clinic and Cable Hayward Area Arts Council (CHARAC). The process was made possible throu

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-12-16 16:45:00

County Farm Bureau members attend annual meeting

Nearly 1,100 farmers and agriculturists from across Wisconsin attended the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation's 98th annual meeting and young farmer and agriculturist conference Dec. 1-4 in Wisconsin Dells. Delegates from Sawyer County were Dale Beissel of Winter and Andrew Winiarczyk of Ojibwa. Farm

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-12-16 14:53:00

Mammal Tour on the Ridge Trail ready for snowshoers

The Cable Natural History Museum and the North End Ski Club have partnered to install 25 life-size metal mammals along a short, scenic snowshoe trail at the North End Trailhead just south of Cable. Artist Mark Blaskey of Altoona fabricated the mammal cutouts from steel, and local volunteers installe


ICAA receives grant from state Veterans Department

LADYSMITH - Indianhead Community Action Agency, Inc. has been awarded a grant of $19,000 from the Wisconsin Department of veteran Affairs (WDVA) to assist veterans with business start-ups. Rep. James Edming of the 87th District accepted the award in Madison on behalf of ICAA, and visited the ICAA co

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-12-15 19:30:00