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Seth Wolfmeyer (Reporter)

Phone: 573-761-0253
E-mail: seth@newstribune.com
Seth Wolfmeyer reports on community news in the southern Callaway County area and works as a designer at the News Tribune. His first voyage into journalism took place as a reporter and later managing editor for a student newspaper at the community college he attended near his rural hometown of Liberty, Illinois. He transferred to Truman State University in 2015 after earning his associate's degree in physics. Quickly realizing his distaste for all things mathematical, he chose to follow his true interest and began studying journalism. Wolfmeyer became heavily involved at Truman's student newspaper, working as a reporter, sports editor and eventually editor-in-chief. On a whim, he also became a member of the school's swing dance performance team. Wolfmeyer graduated in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in communication then began working for the News Tribune.

Tebbetts Odd Fellows plan chili cook-off

Published Feb. 20 2019

The Tebbetts Odd Fellows Lodge will hold a chili cook-off Sunday to raise funds for Amy McKenna, a local resident...

Holts Summit couple receives award for training volunteer firefighters

Published Feb. 19 2019

Allen and Lisa Wehmeyer have volunteered with the Holts Summit Fire Protection District since the beginning of their marriage almost...

Holts Summit book sale to preview bookstore

Published Feb. 15 2019

Holts Summit Community Empowerment Foundation to hold book sale in future bookstore location.

Callaway County opens disaster relief fund after Holts Summit fire

Published Feb. 10 2019

A disaster relief fund opened by Callaway County earlier this month received its first donation Feb. 5.

Holts Summit considering local vet for animal shelter services

Published Feb. 8 2019

A potential agreement is in the early stages between Holts Summit and Summit Veterinary Services to provide an animal shelter...

Holts Summit quilt shop expands with event center

Published Feb. 5 2019

Rooster Creek Company, a quilt and ice cream shop based in Holts Summit, is adding an event center near its...

2 seats up for grabs on South Callaway School Board

Published Feb. 1 2019

Three newcomers and one incumbent have registered as candidates for the South Callaway R-2 School District's Board of Education, with...

Fire victims begin search for new homes

Published Jan. 24 2019

Tenants of the Holts Summit apartment building destroyed by fire Monday have begun finding new homes with the aid of...

Early morning fire engulfs Holts Summit apartments

Published Jan. 22 2019

Overnight fire at Evergreen Condos destroys the Holts Summit complex and displaces about 40 people. Donations sought for tenants.

Holts Summit reappoints municipal judge, city prosecutor

Published Jan. 19 2019

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen reappointed Municipal Judge Curtis Hanrahan and City Prosecutor Renee Godbee to their positions Thursday,...

South Callaway scores high on performance report

Published Jan. 10 2019

The South Callaway R-2 School District notched a score of 99.2 percent on the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary...

Mokane on the mend

Published Jan. 8 2019

After a series of resignations rocked Mokane in June, leaving only two aldermen remaining amid rising concerns from residents, the...

Holts Summit library to serve as 'community center'

Published Dec. 21 2018

The idea was hatched over dinner.

Holts Summit city administrator resigns

Published Dec. 20 2018

Holts Summit City Administrator Matt Harline submitted a resignation letter Monday, city staff said, ending his time in the position...

Holts Summit alderman resigns

Published Dec. 16 2018

Holts Summit announced Thursday that Ward 2 Alderman Charles Chamberlin had resigned due to recent health issues, leaving the seat...

South Callaway district accepts clean audit report

Published Dec. 14 2018

An independent audit report on the South Callaway R-2 School District's previous fiscal year indicated no violations and figured the...

Holts Summit furthers budget discussions

Published Nov. 28 2018

The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen continued discussion on its 2019 budget during a work session Tuesday, planning to hold...

House District 49 candidates discuss business, infrastructure

Published Oct. 30 2018

Both candidates running for Missouri House of Representatives District 49 said ensuring a healthy climate for business and maintaining Missouri's...

Audit details past accounting issues with Holts Summit municipal court

Published Oct. 30 2018

A recently released audit of the Holts Summit municipal court detailed previous accounting and record-keeping errors, some of which resulted...

House District 49 candidates advocate raising state employee pay

Published Oct. 26 2018

Travis Fitzwater, the Republican incumbent seeking re-election to the House District 49 seat, said he has been a proponent of...