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Articles from the April 8, 2020 edition

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 By Zoe Merrill    News    April 8, 2020

Easter Will Always Be Celebrated

It's Easter whether or not we have our traditions or not. It can be an incredible time for families if we use our creativity and allow for personal or family time to revisit the foundations of our...

 By Zoe Merrill    News    April 8, 2020

Reece Ophus running for County Commissioner

Reece Ophus finally made up his mind to run for Chouteau County Commissioner. "I was going to file a long time ago. I've been talking about running for County Commissioner for a while. I was...

 By Zoe Merrill    News    April 8, 2020

Shaud Schwarzbach First Bank's New Loan Officer

Shaud Schwazbach is First Bank's new loan officer. Shaud said, "The community has been very supportive so far, so that's awesome." It's been several years since a Big Sandy bank has had anyone,...

 By Jessica Dooley    News    April 8, 2020

National Healthcare Decisions Day, April 16

Did you know that National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) is April 16? NHDD was first designated in 2008 with the goal of educating and empowering the public, as well as healthcare providers about how important advance care planning is. If you have...

 By Tyler Lane    News    April 8, 2020

Green Acres

• Will removing half the vegetable plant leaves when transplanting reduce transpiration and wilting? According to Illinois Extension, pruning transplants to reduce water loss is not a recommended practice. Although pruning may reduce the extent of...


Daniel Louis Genereux

Daniel Louis Genereux 58, died at Big Sandy Medical Center on April 2, 2020. Cremation has taken place and a private service will be held at a later date. Holland & Bonine Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Please visit Daniel’s... Full story

 By Erik Sietsema    Opinion    April 8, 2020

Patching Cracks

This past Sunday was Palm Sunday, the day that launches Holy Week in the church calendar. It is kind of an interesting and often misunderstood event. The gospels recorded it as the day that Jesus arrived in Jerusalem setting off a series of events... Full story


Autism Month Awareness is Important Kindness and Words Matter

I've been thinking about something lately. When I was a kid, there were words I heard (and used) a lot at the time that didn't mean a damn thing to me. I didn't think about what they meant or if they...


Senior Center News

Thursday, April 9- Polish & Saurkraut, Mashed potatoes, Jello with fruit. Friday, April 10- Egg Salad sandwich, CEASTER DINNER, $10.00, Black Forest HAm, hashbrown bake, green bean casserole, veggie tray, roll and cake. Monday, April 13- Goulash, veg...

 By Ella Idleman    Opinion    April 8, 2020

"It's Not Easy, Being Quarantined" -"Kermit's new song."

Editor's note: Ella Idleman, 11 and in the sixth grade, is the daughter of David and Brianna Idleman "Oh, great. They added three more weeks of quarantine and no school," thought Annemarie as she...

 By Scot Stone    Lifestyles    April 8, 2020

Scot Stone's Passion of Animal Photography

I am asked so often, "Are you afraid of being attacked or killed by the bears?", while guiding the bear viewing trips in Katmai National Park or on Kodiak Island. My answer is a simple "No." My...


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