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Multi-million dollar company, Henderson Products, establishes sixth location in Fulton

Location, workforce, building were factors in attracting the snow and ice removal business

An international company that is a leader in manufacturing and distributing truck-mounted snow and ice removal equipment will bring its sixth facility to Fulton’s industrial park, anticipating to be operational by the end of July.

North Callaway School Board hears technology upgrade options

The North Callaway R-I School Board covered five options for upgrading technology equipment available to students. Part of the $6 million bond issue would provide funding for the update.

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William Woods University hosts kids art camp

The Kemper Kids Summer Art Camp at William Woods University started this week. Click for photos and more information on the three summer sessions.

"Station Eleven" is DBRL's 2015 One Read

A post-apocalyptic world with hints of Shakespeare is the center of this year's One Read novel, "Station Eleven."

New homeowners get grant help from The Callaway Bank

The Callaway Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines has grants up to $2,000 for 10 home buyers. The grants will help cover the closing costs that come with the purchase of a new home.

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Gov. Nixon, mental health officials break ground on new Fulton State Hospital

Chief Operating Officer expects design to be completed at the end of June, new hospital set for completion in December 2017

Officials gathered in front of the Fulton State Hospital’s administration building Wednesday to break ground on a new mental health facility that Gov. Jay Nixon described as a life-changing investment for the state’s mentally ill.

Missouri governor breaks ground on new mental hospital

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and other officials have broken ground on a new maximum security state mental hospital.

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City of Auxvasse to complete water project June 22

Residents should expect another 3 water boil orders

After a series of water line updates, Auxvasse expects its water improvement project to be completed by June 22. Residents should expect another three boil orders before the project is finished. Click to read more details about the city's water improvement project.

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Fulton City Council sets timeline for new Fulton Professional Firefighters Union contract

Council gives readings to resolutions, approves gasoline price at Elton Hensley Memorial Airport

After the Fulton City Council meeting Tuesday night, the Fulton Professional Firefighters Union and the city of Fulton have a time frame to finalize the union’s contract.

Body found in Missouri River

Man's body believed to be the same as officials searched for near Rocheport Monday night.

3 Callaway County economic organizations move closer to merger

City of Fulton and Callaway County officials approach FACC, FADC and SMIC about consolidation

3 of Callaway County’s economic-driving entities are nearing to combining as one force. The Fulton Area Chamber of Commerce (FACC), Fulton Area Development Corporation (FADC) and Show Me Innovation Center (SMIC) discuss potential merger in effort to have a more holistic approach to business growth.

Mokane man recognized for community service

Robert Spencer receives Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award

Robert Spencer, of Mokane, has been volunteering and helping others in the community for more than 30 years. Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder recently recognized Spencer, along with 24 others, with the Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award.

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Fulton World War II veteran dies in Memorial Day crash

Elderly man was pastor of Fulton church

Authorities have confirmed that the two-vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 54 today was fatal — killing William Rogers, 92 of Fulton. He was a local pastor and World War II veteran.

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Authorities unable to capture bear loose in Fulton

Conservation agent says bear was looking for mate

After hours of searching, authorities were unable to capture a young male black bear discovered in downtown Fulton Sunday night. Bob Lyons, a conservation agent with the Missouri Department of Conservation, was on scene Sunday night and said the bear likely came from southern Missouri and was looking for a female mate.

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Veteran reminds Auxvasse Elementary students why Memorial Day is celebrated

In honor of Memorial Day, Colonel Charles E. McGee answered students questions at Auxvasse Elementary School Thursday afternoon. Click for photos from his visit.