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Steven Weingart has withdrawn from the Franklin County recorder of deeds race.
The commander of Washington VFW Post 2661 said an ongoing IRS audit of his organization is a government intrusion.
The Washington Area Chamber of Commerce will host a forum of state and federal officials Friday, Feb. 14, at the Best Western Plus Event Center, 2621 E. Fifth St., Washington.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama called top lawmakers to the White House on Wednesday as Republicans rejected Democratic demands to vote on legislation ending a two-day partial government shutdown without changes to the nation's three-year-old health care law.
Missouri Speaker of the House Tim Jones will make two stops in Franklin County Friday, May 31, as part of his "end of session" tour. Jones will report on the status of legislation that was passed and will take questions from citizens.
Local state legislators report that they were able to get some bills and amendments passed in Jefferson City during this year’s legislative session.
New Haven Mayor George Panhorst was re-elected in Tuesday’s election.
The passage of a bill that intends to reinstate the local sales tax on out-of-state vehicle purchases has been received with cautious optimism by Franklin County’s presiding commissioner.
Incumbent Edward V. Fischer was re-elected as a Washington Special Road District commissioner Tuesday.
Two incumbents were re-elected to their school board seats in the Spring Bluff R-15 School District Tuesday.
There were three board members elected in Tuesday’s municipal election to serve on the Village of Leslie. Scott D. Miller, Patricia Lueker and Harley Haynes were elected to serve two-year terms on the board. Miller and Haynes each received 10 votes, or 35.7 percent; and Lueker received 8 votes, or 28.6 percent.
John H. Zelch was elected in Tuesday’s municipal election to serve a four-year term on the Gerald-Rosebud Fire Protection District Board.
Washington Ward 3 residents have a new city council representative.
Wiemann & Pues Insurance Agency’s Rachel Leslie is now a certified life and health agent.
Scheer Lawn & Landscape, LLC, in Washington will be mowing 12 city properties this summer.
Cedar Creek in New Haven will host a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, March 12, at 11 a.m. for its newest banquet facility to cater to the growing demand for destination weddings, corporate receptions and other social gatherings.
Ross Dress for Less, an off-price apparel and home fashion chain with more than 1,100 stores, will expand in the St. Louis market with the grand opening of a new store this Saturday, March 8, at 9 a.m. in Washington.
We applaud Sheriff Gary Toelke’s decision to have deputies ride on school buses to catch motorists who violate laws requiring stops and caution. We hope they catch some of the violators.
A total of 85 permits were issued by Washington’s building department during the month of February, according to a city report.
Cedarcrest Manor will be getting a new administrator March 3.
Ameren Missouri is working on a $170 million upgrade to its Labadie Energy Center to meet new federal emission regulations.
Shaw Nature Reserve is opposing a proposed new concrete plant located near Pacific.
Brian Kennon, Washington, recently was named to the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) — The Premier Association of Financial Professionals.