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USDA Announces $122,500 Grant Toward Knox County R-1 School District’s Electric Bus Purchase

USDA Rural Development Press Release COLUMBIA, MO, Sept. 16, 2020 – The Trump Administration, along with Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director for Missouri Jeff Case, today announced that the USDA is awarding $122,500 to Knox County R-1 School District to add an electric school bus to its fleet. “Hard working rural Missourians…

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Knox County Rescue Squad Hosts Drive Through Fish Fry

By Echo Menges On Saturday, September 12, 2020, the Knox County Rescue Squad hosted their annual Fish Fry fundraiser at the Bink’s Firehouse in Edina.  The event was held on what would have been the Knox County Corn Festival weekend, however, the event was canceled due to the pandemic. The annual Corn Festival Opening Night…

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Marceline Takes Conference Football Contest From Eagles

By David Sharp    Marceline (2-1, 2-0) played very good defense, holding winless Knox County to a single score in weather delayed Saturday, September 12, 2020 varsity football play at Ella Campbell field. Marceline finished the game with an unofficial 27-5 advantage in first downs and a 43-8 win.    The Eagles (0-3, 0-2) had…

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Hunter Education Skills Class to be Held in Edina, Limited Space Available

Submitted by Jim Robertson The Missouri Department of Conservation will conduct a Hunter Education Skills Class in Edina, MO on September 19, 2020 from 1:00 PM-5:00 PM. This class will be held at the Knox County Community Center located just north of the court house. Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, class size is STRICTLY…

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COVID-19 HEALTH ALERTS Issued in Knox County

Knox County Health Department Issues Countwide Health Alert Knox County, MO – Monday, August 10, 2020 – Health department officials are alerting the public to high risk for Covid-19 transmission.  As cases have grown to 32 confirmed, 9 probable, 21 active, 3 hospitalized, and pages of close contacts—individuals of the county must return to practices…

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Mental Health Expert: Take Care of Yourself and Others

By Mike Scott NEMOnews Media Group As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on in the United States, many individuals are experiencing fear and anxiety about the virus and its effect on them, their families, friends and communities. Public health actions, such as stay at home orders, social distancing and canceled events, have disrupted patterns in our…

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