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Illinois Teams Sweep Muddy River Showcase

By David Sharp The Illinois All Star teams continued a long run of dominance of a series of area High School All Star basketball teams played in Quincy, Illinois. The Muddy River News organization has picked up sponsorship of the series, currently referred to as the Muddy River Showcase. The contest featured graduating senior basketball…

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Fiery Crash, Highway 6 Closed Two Miles East of Edina

 By Echo Menges Edina, MO – Monday, June 20, 2022 – Knox County first responders were called to the scene of a fiery crash approximately two miles east of Edina late Monday morning. Emergency personnel arrived to find an overturned tractor trailer in the westbound lane fully engulfed by flames, and a load of…

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NEMO Officials Association Hosts All Star Basketball Classic

By David Sharp The Northeast Missouri Officials Association hosted their 33rd All Star Classic at Kirksville. The June 11, 2022 event featured area boys and girls high school basketball seniors nominated and selected by Northeast Missouri area coaches. Selected players were placed on opposing Red and Blue teams. The girls Blue team was coached by…

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Teen Believed to Have Fallen or Jumped from Train

By Echo Menges Emergency personnel responded to an injured runaway juvenile at the Baring Farm Service at 8:14 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. Local witnesses told The Edina Sentinel the child told them he is 14 years old and from Vermont, and asked them not to report him – though his injuries were quite…

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Edina Home Decor Reopens at Former Youth Center

The Edina Home Decor has officially reopened at the former South Side Youth Center, 306 East Lafayette Street, on the opposite end of the block south of the Knox County Courthouse. The business reopened on Saturday, June 4, 2022. The business was located next to the recent building collapse site and closed for safety precautions…

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Knox County Graduation

KNOX COUNTY PRINCIPAL GREETS NEWEST ALUMNI-Principal Alex Van Delft addresses the KCHS Class of 2022 during May 22 Commencement ceremonies. Photo by David Sharp. KCHS ALUM FEATURED GRADUATION SPEAKER-Knox County R-I Graduate Brian Stevenson addresses the Class of 2022 and attendees at the May 22, 2022 KCHS Graduation Ceremony. Stevenson represented the Class of 1972…

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