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Confusing traffic signs

Postal mishap near Griff's Burger Bar

John Randolph: Proud of the Cape FD uniform

Downtown Main Street low aerials

'Culpepper' star Geoffrey Lewis at Rialto

Freak accident - smashed 'bug'

Welcome to my page

Survivors remember 1949 escape

Salvation Army expands on Broadway

"UFO-distorted" glasses examined

Lesser known roads of the Shawnee Forest

Trucker claims UFO blinded him

Golden wedding anniversaries in the Stehr clan

Tom Runnels, Marble Hill sculptor

Independence St. railroad tracks

North Main then and now

10th Anniversary Edition: A lumber yard, a mercantile and a meat market

Leming Hall bites the dust

New school for Illmo, Fornfelt, Ancell

Big Oak Tree namesake felled

Community bloggers
Celebrate fathers with free fishing days, fishing programs at Cape Nature Center

2015 Truly Agreed and Finally Passed


2015 Capitol Report XVIII Pg1

2015 Capitol Report XVIII Pg 2

Uncommon character at Cape Nature Center

Putting the "Volunteer" in Give.Advocate.Volunteer

Memorial Day Proper

A Few 2015 Legislative Accomplishments

Chronic pain: Bearable, manageable or stoppable?

Moving Violations

Find your niche in life and do it

MDC Foresters: Cicadas have arrived in Cape, Perry, Scott counties

An Unusual Last Week

Grace Under Pressure

2015 Capitol Report XVII pg 1

2015 Capitol Report XVII pg 2

Fostering kindness in your child


Veto Override of Welfare Reform Bill and Other Legislative Actions

BBB Shred Day

Happy Mother's Day from MDC!

2015 Capitol Report XVI pg 1

2015 Capitol Report XVI pg 2

Prevent ticks and chiggers from ruining a good time

Donor Spotlight: Carolyn Sandgren

House Bills Soon to See Senate Action


Swan's "Pill Mill" Bill and Education Bills Advance

Legislator Profile: Representative Kathy Swan (R-Cape Girardeau)

Southeast basketball coaching staff and player signing updates

Southeast baseball team advances to championship round of OVC tourney

Live Ohio Valley Conference baseball tournament updates

District baseball tournaments postponed

Kelly's Tessa Johnson to sign NLI

Rick Ray keeps Jamie Rosser on SEMO men's basketball staff

Jackson's Tyler Slinkard to sign NLI

Video: Former Southeast baseball player Matt Tellor promoted to Rome Braves

Softball sectionals postponed

Southeast men's basketball team receives commitment from former Toledo commit

Updates from the Ohio Valley Conference softball tournament

2015 All-Ozark Foothills Conference Softball

Southeast guard JJ Thompson leaving men's basketball team

Sikeston's Fred Thatch gets offer from Missouri

2015 All-Ozark Foothills Conference Baseball Team

Southeast women's basketball early signees released from National Letter of Intent

69th Tom Hoover Ozark Invitational

Malden junior linebacker receives offer from Southeast Missouri State

Ty Margenthaler accepts assistant coaching position at Samford

Southeast Missouri State football injury updates

The last Jews in Berlin
"The Last Jews In Berlin" by Leonard Gross and published by Open Road Media is another e-book I purchased from Amazon.com. This nonfiction work follows the lives and the families of a small and diverse group of Jews who managed to escape the Gestapo and Nazi SS during the 1930s through 1945 and the Nazi surrender. ...
The history of mobile telephones, all in one drawer
In anticipation of moving out of our home and into a different house, my wife and I have been going through a lot of stuff, deciding what to discard and what to keep. It is exhausting work, as those of you who have been through this process already know...
Important vote missed
The 2015 legislative session was historic, but not in the way Missourians had hoped. The session began with the tragic suicide of State Auditor Tom Schweich, followed a month later by the suicide of Mr. Schweich's media director, Spence Jackson. It ended with the resignation of Speaker of the House John Diehl...
Obama's legacy
As you would expect at this point in his presidency, Barack Obama has started to discuss his legacy. With the clock ticking down on his second term, Obama is doing what he should do -- planning for the future. He has announced the location of his Presidential Library -- south Chicago -- and reportedly has been house hunting...
Stigma at a snail's pace
For several years "Tom" held a prominent job and considered himself to be successful in the field of finance. He was happy, had good friends, enjoyed life. Without warning, his behavior and life changed dramatically. Job performance declined, relationships lost. His sudden and contrasting shifts from extreme euphoria to severe sadness unsettled others. He was shunned. Tom was living Bi-Polar Disorder and the mindless stigma that accompanies mental illness...
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Weird news
Officials say those Boston snow piles are even more vile
BOSTON (AP) -- It's disgusting enough to put you off snow cones for the rest of the summer....
Animal control mistakes life-sized toy for tiger
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) -- An animal control worker in Michigan was convinced he was looking at a young tiger lying in a driveway, so he approached with care. He grabbed a pole and a shield, and called police....
Teen charged with taking $25K, giving classmates $100 bills
MEDINA, Ohio (AP) -- A 13-year-old Ohio boy accused of stealing $25,000 from his 83-year-old grandfather and handing out $100 bills to his middle school classmates has been charged as a juvenile....
20-year-old Wisconsin cheddar makes debut at $209 a pound
MINERAL POINT, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin cheesemaker is debuting a 20-year-old cheddar this week that's short in supply and big on price....
Man with 1st name 'God' settles with credit rating agency
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City man whose first name is God has settled a lawsuit with a credit reporting agency that had refused to recognize his name as legitimate....
Firefighters too big, but girl just right to rescue kitten
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- Firefighters were too big to rescue a kitten from a storm drain in south-central Pennsylvania, but a 6-year-old girl's size proved to be just right....
Bear scurries around Wyoming city, falls asleep, gets caught
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- After leading wildlife officials on a daylong chase through a Wyoming city, an exhausted young black bear fell asleep under a tree....
Mystery of disappearing holes in Swiss cheese solved
BERLIN (AP) -- The mystery of Swiss cheese and its disappearing holes has been solved: The milk's too clean....
Long-lost diamond ring found in old NY log cabin being moved
LISBON, N.Y. (AP) -- A diamond ring lost for some 30 years has been found by preservationists dismantling a 19th-century log cabin so it can be moved to another town in northern New York....
Wife, husband say they hit back-to-back holes-in-one
GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (AP) -- A wife and husband from Michigan say they both got a hole-in-one in consecutive shots at the same hole....