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McIntire Elementary librarian earns grant, advances STEM initiative

Brenda Johnson knows first hand what it takes to make an engineer — her son is one.

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Hundreds run to support 'all the kids,' Super Sam Foundation

The Super Sam Foundation, a local organization that donated to childhood cancer research, held its first 5K and kids' mile on Saturday at McIntire Elementary School.

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Fulton Farmers' Market kicks off 2015 season

The Fulton Farmers' Market started its 2015 season on Saturday on Fifth Street, outside the Callaway County Courthouse.

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Organizations come together in honor of crime victims

Kelly woke up in her home several years ago to find lights on in her den, guest bedroom and guest bathroom. In that moment, Kelly said she thought how odd the sight was because she always turns off those lights at night.

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Morel, microbrew enthusiasts turn out for annual festival

The Brick District hosted its third annual Morels and Microbrews Festival Saturday on Court Street in downtown Fulton.

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Bartley kindergarten educator named Fulton Public Schools Teacher of the Year

Tears flowed almost instantly down Robyn Frame’s face after Fulton Public Schools Superintendent Jacque Cowherd announced Frame as the Teacher of the Year on Wednesday during the district’s annual End of the Year Gathering.

Callaway County Ambulance District Board funds wellness program for its employees

By a majority vote of 4-1 Tuesday night, the Callaway County Ambulance Board approved funding for a wellness program in the hopes of improving health of Callaway County Ambulance District employees.

I-70 accident ejects two from vehicle, injuries six total

A one-vehicle traffic accident on westbound I-70 today involved six people, two of which were ejected from their vehicles.

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Fulton rolls out online electrical usage tracking system

The City of Fulton launched its new website today, which will allow utility customers to track their electricity usage and costs.

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Administrative Hearing Commissioner recommends Clean Water Commission sustain operating permit for Callaway County hog farm

A Missouri Administrative Hearing Commissioner decided Friday that the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) was correct in issuing an operational permit to Callaway Farrowing, LLC — the company that will bring a 10,000-hog farm to the Kingdom City area. The case, presided over by Commissioner Karen A. Winn, closed Monday, according to online case information.

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