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Bernard D. Kleoppel, 82
Bernard D. Kleoppel, 82, of Warrensburg, formerly of Sedalia, died Monday, March 23, 2015, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg.
He was born October 10, 1932, in Cedar Rapids, NE, a son of the late William and Elizabeth (Buechter) Kleoppel...
Jack’s Mid Missouri Memory: Rummage Sale Time
The signs of spring are everywhere the birds are singing and the flowers have started popping u all over the place. That other sign of spring is also showing its self, the multicolored rummage sale sign. That is the one I look for each spring and I am not alone I see a lot of the same people ea…
15 Frightening Facts About Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien’
Alien is now widely considered to be one of the best sci-fi/horror films ever made, but originally Fox didn't want to make it. In fact, it was only the success of another one of the biggest sci-fi films of all-time — Star Wars — that convinced the studio to give director Ridley Sc…
Sedalia’s 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade [PHOTOS]
The annual Sedalia St. Patrick's Day Parade took place Saturday morning (March 14) under the direction of parade organizer Terry Cockrell.
This was the first St. Patrick's Day Parade he organized and allowed anybody to enter the parade. The entries were on the small side this year, but ther…
Jack’s Mid-Missouri Memory: Still a Tree
Twenty some years ago when my family, and I moved to the little five acres south of Smithton where my wife and I still reside,there was a gnarled old tree in the back yard, that looked as if it had gone through too many storms. The ground beneath the old tree had lost its strength at some point lett…
Daylight Saving Time Begins
Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend—at 2:00 A.M. on Sunday, March 8.  Before going to bed on Saturday, March 7, remember to “spring forward” by setting your clocks 1 hour ahead. Not every place practices Daylight Saving Time.
Credit for Daylight …
Long Time Kansas City Forecaster Dan Henry Dies
There has been a lot said about our weather patterns and the forecasts that are brought. However, I know many of you start the day with finding out about what's predicted for the day. Sadly one of the greats of this area to bring us those predictions, Dan Henry, passed away at the age of 89...

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