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Local navigators serve 13-county region

(Editor’s note: This version of the story includes an update regarding the extension of enrollment to Tuesday). By LEAH WANKUM (JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo., digitalBURG) – Care Connection for Aging Services…

Storms kill 2 in southern US, thousands lose power

By JEFF AMY and TAMARA LUSH (MONROE, La., AP) — A storm system swept across the central and southern U.S. on Saturday, bringing tornadoes and wind gusts that ripped roofs…

Illinois sheriff’s investigator killed at party

(BELLWOOD, Ill., AP) — An Illinois sheriff’s investigator was fatally shot while trying to break up an armed robbery outside a family Christmas party, authorities said Saturday. Cuauhtemoc Estrada, 50,…

Jerry James Bowring

Jerry James Bowring, 50, of Holden, Mo., died Monday, Dec. 19 at home. A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23 at Ben Cast & Son – Wood…

Flax’s 22 points leads Jennies past Northeastern State

(TAHLEQUAH, Okla.) – The No. 8 Jennies earned an 84-73 win over the Northeastern State RiverHawks at the NSU Event Center on Saturday afternoon. Central Missouri (9-1, 3-0 MIAA) and Northeastern State…

Mules come up short at Northeastern State

(TAHLEQUAH, Okla.) – The Mules battled back from six points down in the final minute, but came up just short falling to Northeastern State 72-71 on Saturday afternoon at the…