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School board honored

Members of the Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education were given appreciation plaques Tuesday, Feb. 16 during their meeting at the middle school library in Versailles. The members were honored for their service during School Board Recognition Week. Honored were, from left, April Boicourt, Gay Marriott, Brad Chamberlain (on screen), Dwayne Schad, Shawn

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Masks up for debate

Sue Zimmerman, standing at left-center, addresses the Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education Tuesday, Feb. 16 at the middle school library in Versailles. She was arguing for the repeal of the COVID-19 mask mandate in place at the school, citing health issues caused by her child having to wear a mask while at

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City crews keeping the streets clean

Snow lies piled up Wednesday morning, Feb. 17, in the downtown area of Versailles. Street crews worked diligently to keep roads passable in spite of temperatures dropping to -14 degrees the day before and not getting above freezing until the weekend. (photo by Bryan E. Jones)

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Out with the old, in with the new

Sydenstricker-Nobbe western Missouri sales manager Darren Ridgway unloads a 2021 John Deere 3256 track steer Friday, Jan. 19 at the city shed on Alum Springs Road in Versailles. The City of Versailles Public Works Department received delivery of the unit, which replaces an older Bobcat with which the city was having mechanical difficulties. After trade-in

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New power tool for Public Works

The City of Versailles Public Works Department received delivery of a 2021 John Deere 3256 track steer Friday, Jan. 19 at the city shed on Alum Springs Road in Versailles. The unit replaces an older Bobcat with which the city was having mechanical difficulties. Standing with the new unit are, from left, public works employee

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Walking on water

This mallard is in search of open water Friday, Feb. 19 at Lake of the Ozarks. Most coves were frozen solid after extreme cold weather last week. The unusually cold temperatures affected wildlife as well as humans. (photo by John Roach, Gravois Mills)

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