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New Vet Office Opens in Milan

Submitted by Jaime Letner Rockin’ J Veterinary Services, LLC is a new mixed animal veterinary practice owned and operated by Dr. Jake and Jaime Letner in Milan, Missouri. Dr. Letner grew up in Mercer County where he was a graduate of Princeton R-V High School. Dr. Letner graduated from University of Missouri College of Veterinary…

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First Missouri Bank is Now Verimore Bank

Submitted by Ken Honeck BROOKFIELD, Mo. (August 29, 2022) – First Missouri Bank – a full-service community bank with locations throughout Northern Missouri – announces it will change its name to Verimore Bank as of today, August 29, 2022. The Brookfield, Missouri-based bank will maintain its current staff and local ownership comprised of individuals who…

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Green City Welcomes New Mayor

Submitted by Rachael Hall, Green City Clerk At the City Council meeting on August 4, Mayor Taylor made the tough decision to resign as Mayor. In April, 2013, Charity Taylor was elected to the Board of Alderman as one of the Southward Alderwoman. She served as Alderwoman until she was elected Mayor in April, 2017,…

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Livestock Legacy

By Jason Jenkins This article was originally produced and published by MFA Oil Company in Momentum magazine. This story is being reprinted with permission. Growing up in north Missouri’s Sullivan County, just a few miles from Green City, Trevor Shafer always felt his place was on the family farm. After all, the Shafers’ roots run…

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Milan FFA Receives $5,000 Grant

Submitted by Erin Glarner, Bayer Milan, Mo August, 2022 – Local farmer Nick and Ashlee Taylor recently directed a $5,000 Bayer Fund America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation to Milan FFA. Milan FFA will use the funds to help the students develop leadership skills, promote SAE’s and to continue to educate our community of the importance…

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‘Milan was dying’: A small Missouri town’s diverse resuscitation

By Connor Giffin, Courtesy of the Columbia Missourian MILAN — On Easter Sunday, about 100 worshippers filtered into a 150-year-old church in rural northern Missouri for a Spanish-language Mass. Lively hymns filled the room, echoing off of stained glass and reaching for the vaulted ceilings as the congregation sang along. At St. Mary Catholic Church…

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Rardon Inducted into Ronald McDonald House Hall of Fame

Submitted by Connie Rardon Decker Rardon of Wheeling recently received a special plaque of recognition from the Ronald McDonald House in Columbia. Decker turned in 203 pounds of tabs earlier this year and has been placed in their Hall of Fame. The presentation was made by Shelby Boze, Ashlee Smith and Mia Mueller of the…

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