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Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 4:13 PM

Whether you hear it called Bunker Gear or Turnout Gear, the protective ensemble firefighters wear has come a long way since it origins. In the early years of our country firefighters wore uniforms that were made of heavy wool trousers, a cotton or wool shirt, and a heavy wool tunic. Wool was the best choice because of its ability to protect against not only heat and cold but also because it was somewhat resistant to water. Rubber coats, then known as slickers, were then donned...

Updated Feb 2, 2016 at 7:16 AM

Current law requires 1,044 hours per year. This has been met usually by holding six hours of class for 174 days. A companion issue is the start date, likely driven by the need for 174 day mandate and taking into account occasional snow days off and...

Posted Jan 25, 2016 at 8:00 PM

Camdenton School District may soon join others in the Ozark Conference with competitive swim teams. Superintendent Tim Hadfield said the district is exploring adding swimming to their prep sports lineup to offer students another...

Updated Jan 21, 2016 at 8:34 PM

Rolla High School's three robotics teams will compete against other teams across Missouri this Saturday in a qualifying tournament as part of the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech Challenge.

Updated Jan 21, 2016 at 5:57 PM

CHS students could soon be graded on work ethic.

Updated Jan 20, 2016 at 11:07 AM

A proposal to set limits on when Missouri school districts can begin school in August has been filed in the State Senate.The bill, filed by Sen. Mike Parson, (R-Bolivar), would prevent a school district from starting school more...

Updated Jan 13, 2016 at 3:06 PM

Columbia College The following students from the Lake Area were named to the Columbia College dean's list for the August-October and October-December 2015 sessions:

Posted Jan 1, 2016 at 8:00 AM

The Camdenton R-III School District made major progress on two large projects funded by a no-tax-increase bond issue passed from 2013. The brand new Osage Beach Elementary opened its’ door to students and teachers in August after...

Posted Dec 22, 2015 at 1:00 PM

On Dec. 3, Mrs. Roofener's Art Club students from Oak Ridge Intermediate decorated windows in the community just in time to spread some holiday cheer

Updated Dec 22, 2015 at 10:45 AM

The State Fair Community College Sedalia campus and several of its extended campuses will be open for walk-in enrollment beginning Jan. 4.

Posted Dec 17, 2015 at 12:03 PM

The Ivy League classes of 2020 are one step closer to getting into the school, or schools, of their dreams.

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