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MDC Extends Program Cancellations to June 30, Offering More Online Programs

By Joe Jerek JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With concerns about COVID-19 continuing, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announces it has extended its cancellation of programs and events at nature centers and other Department locations through June 30. To help continue to connect people with nature, MDC will be offering more of its nature-focused programs through…

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Municipal Election Results for Knox County, Missouri – June 2, 2020

Knox County, MO – The 2020 Municipal Election, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was held on Tuesday, June 2. Countywide only 17 percent of registered voters turned out for the election, according to the unofficial election results published by the Knox County Clerk’s Office. For the KCR-1 School Board, two newcomers were…

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Stolen Vehicle Fiasco Ends in Knox County

By Echo Menges Knox County, MO – Friday, May 29, 2020 – Details about an arrest in Knox County on Thursday afternoon, May 28, have begun to be released by local law enforcement. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported Chad Mahoney, 42, of Lakeview, AR, was arrested on Thursday at 3:06 p.m. for three counts…

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MDC Extends Program Cancellations to June 30, Offering More Online Programs

By Joe Jerek JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With concerns about COVID-19 continuing, the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announces it has extended its cancellation of programs and events at nature centers and other Department locations through June 30. To help continue to connect people with nature, MDC will be offering more of its nature-focused programs through…

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First COVID-19 Case in Knox County, Missouri

By Lori Moots-Clair, Knox County Health Department Administrator Knox County, MO – Monday, June 1, 2020 – The Knox County Health Department is announcing its first positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The case is travel-related and the patient is in the age range of 50-60 years old. Health Department staff are working in coordination…

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KCHS Class of 2020 Parade PHOTOS and VIDEO

The following photos and video were taken and recorded on Sunday afternoon, May 17, 2020, in Edina, Missouri, by Echo Menges. The Knox County High School Class of 2020 was honored with a parade to help mark the end of the school year amid pandemic precautions. A formal graduation ceremony is being planned by the…

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KCHS Class of 2020 Parade PHOTOS and VIDEO

The following photos and video were taken and recorded on Sunday afternoon, May 17, 2020, in Edina, Missouri, by Echo Menges. The Knox County High School Class of 2020 was honored with a parade to help mark the end of the school year amid pandemic precautions. A formal graduation ceremony is being planned by the KCR-1 School District, which will be held at the end of July. Scroll down for the video.

Photos by Echo Menges, Courtesy of The Edina Sentinel