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2008-10-05 00:00:24

By Anonymous SEDALIA, Mo. -- Two St. Joseph residents were injured Friday afternoon in a motorcycle wreck in Pettis County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The motorcycle's operator, 49-year-old John J. Rowe, was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia for treatment of moderate injuries. A passenger, 50-year-old Jane E. Rowe, was taken by Lifeflight air ambulance to the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia for treatment of serious injuries. A nursing...

2008-09-19 15:00:35

By Ray Scherer ROCK PORT, Mo. -- Northwest Missouri is slated to receive its second interstate welcome center sometime in the next few years. The Missouri Department of Transportation recently announced that bids for the welcome center at Rock Port are scheduled to be let in November 2010. The new center will be built on the same location as the present Interstate 29 tourist information center, named in honor of former state Sen. Hardin C. Cox of Northwest Missouri. The draft conceptual...

2008-09-19 15:00:28

By Anonymous The Missouri Agribusiness Academy gave participants a look at the future of agriculture last week with tours of agriculture related business across the state, including three in the Midland Empire. The members toured Triumph Foods and Prime Tanning in St. Joseph, Shatto Milk Company near Osborn, Mo., the Kansas City Board of Trade, Hunt Midwest Enterprises, The Duff Company, American Hereford Association, American Royal, Ford Claycomo Assembly Plant and Mid- Missouri Energy...

2008-09-19 09:00:36

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP) announced today that Terry Bassham, Executive Vice President and CFO, will be presenting at the Merrill Lynch Power & Gas Leaders Conference on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at 10:15 a.m. EDT. An audio-only webcast link and presentation materials will be made available in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.greatplainsenergy.com. The presentation will consist of an overview of the Company, followed by an informal...

2008-09-08 06:00:20

Kansas City Power & Light, a subsidiary of Great Plains Energy, has filed rate increase requests with the Missouri Public Service Commission and the Kansas Corporation Commission to increase base rates for electric service in all five of its service areas. The requests will raise a typical residential customer's rates by approximately 16.2%, translating to a $12.27 monthly increase. The requests, which are subject to regulatory approval, would take effect in late summer 2009. The rate...

2008-09-05 21:00:19

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP): Who: Terry Bassham, EVP - Finance & Strategic Development & CFO - Great Plains Energy Incorporated Chris Giles, VP - Regulatory Affairs - Great Plains Energy Incorporated When: Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 1:00 p.m. CT / 2:00 p.m. ET What: Discuss the rate case increase requests in Missouri and Kansas How To View: 1. Go to the Company's website: www.greatplainsenergy.com; 2. Click on the Webcast link on the home page; 3. If you...

2008-08-28 18:00:44

Dylan Conn, a junior at Hickman High School, was recently awarded the 2008 Outstanding Chapter Youth Volunteer Award at the March of Dimes National Youth Conference in Atlanta, Ga., for his contributions to the organization. Conn was one of two students selected nationally to receive this prestigious award. - Neal Martin of Centralia has been selected as one of 10 2008 DeKalb Ag Youth Scholarship recipients. Martin was awarded a $2,500 scholarship to help him pursue an...

2008-08-08 09:01:05

I once heard the hymn "How Great Thou Art" sung by Rona (of Guy & Rona) at a Welk Resort production in Branson, Mo. It was a most beautiful rendition -- perhaps, the best ever made. I loved it. So did everyone else around me. Marie Osmond did no less wonderfully. She is what I would call a California version of a Broadway prima donna. No one can copy her. Alan F. Sperry Provo (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-01 03:00:17

By Sara Shepherd, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Aug. 1--A spill that poured thousands of gallons of raw sewage into Lake of the Ozarks was not reported by the man in charge of doing so. Richard L. Sturgeon, former public works director for the city of Lake Ozark, pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to one count of failing to report the discharge of pollutants into a lake, U.S. attorney's office spokesman Don Ledford said in a press release. As public works director, Sturgeon, 52, of...

2008-07-31 21:00:22

By Sara Shepherd, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 31--A spill that poured thousands of gallons of raw sewage into Lake of the Ozarks was not reported by the man in charge of doing so. Richard L. Sturgeon, former public works director for the city of Lake Ozark, pleaded guilty today in federal court to one count of failing to report the discharge of pollutants into a lake, U.S. attorney's office spokesman Don Ledford said in a press release. As public works director, Sturgeon, 52, of...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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