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Warrensburg wrestlers head to state competition

By JAMIE EMBREY  Five members of the Warrensburg Tigers wrestling team qualified to compete in the state tournament following the district tournament Saturday.  Collin Braun advanced to state with a…

Robert A. Marr

Robert A. Marr

Bob A. Marr, 80, of Warrensburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at Warrensburg First Baptist Church with…

Robert L. Collins

Robert L. Collins

Robert L. Collins, age 62, of Centerview, MO, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Western Missouri Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at Grover…

Esther “Kay” Langston

Esther “Kay” Langston

Dr. Esther “Kay” Langston, age 66, of Warrensburg, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at the First…

Ag census shows boom in farm sales

By MARY CLARE JALONIC (WASHINGTON, AP) — American agriculture has experienced a boom, with market values of crops, livestock and total agricultural products reaching record highs even as the amount…

Mo. House GOP sticks together on income tax cuts

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — After splintering last year, Missouri’s House Republicans banded together Thursday to pass a pair of tax cut plans with a vote…

Mo. Senate passes gun law nullification bill

By JORDAN SHAPIRO (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — An effort to nullify federal gun control laws and jail any federal agents trying to enforce them cleared the Missouri Senate Thursday,…