sedalia http://kbia.org en Sedalia smoking ban here to stay http://kbia.org/post/sedalia-smoking-ban-here-stay <p>The city of Sedalia is beginning to see the benefits of a smoking ordinance that went into effect last September that banned all public smoking.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:49:58 +0000 Madeleine Daily 49798 at http://kbia.org Sedalia smoking ban here to stay 37 charged in Mo. drug trafficking conspiracies http://kbia.org/post/37-charged-mo-drug-trafficking-conspiracies <p></p><p></p><p>A two-year investigation of drug trafficking and violent crime in the Sedalia area has led to indictments against 37 people from western and central&nbsp;Missouri.</p><p>The U.S. Attorney's office in Kansas City says 28 defendants were picked up during a multi-agency sweep Thursday. Five others were already in custody, and four were still at large.</p><p>The defendants are accused in a half-dozen indictments with taking part in conspiracies that distributed more than $1 million worth of cocaine and crack cocaine. Several are also charged with illegally possessing firearms.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:40:49 +0000 Associated Press 43877 at http://kbia.org 37 charged in Mo. drug trafficking conspiracies State fair director notes this year's attendance increase http://kbia.org/post/state-fair-director-notes-years-attendance-increase <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More than 366,000 people attended the Missouri State Fair in </span>Sedalia<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> this year, an increase of over 3 percent compared to last year. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 13:13:33 +0000 Marshall Griffin 42874 at http://kbia.org State fair director notes this year's attendance increase Sedalia council upholds new smoking ban http://kbia.org/post/sedalia-council-upholds-new-smoking-ban <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A new law banning smoking in public places in Sedalia has survived an attempt to revise it or repeal it altogether.</p><p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 12:58:34 +0000 Associated Press 42119 at http://kbia.org Sedalia council upholds new smoking ban A month into smoking ban, Sedalia workers say they feel the impact http://kbia.org/post/month-smoking-ban-sedalia-workers-say-they-feel-impact <p>Business owners in Sedalia say the city&rsquo;s smoking ban is having an impact on their businesses. The ban, that went into effect one month ago, bans smoking inside restaurants and bars within city limits &ndash; private clubs are exempted from the ban.</p><p>At last week&rsquo;s city council meeting, Sedalia council members heard from local business owners expressing concerns. Michael Gross is general manager at The Endzone Bar and Grill. He said employees are feeling the impact of the ban, which has led to changes in revenue.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:23:30 +0000 Abigail Keel 41382 at http://kbia.org A month into smoking ban, Sedalia workers say they feel the impact House Speaker Tim Jones to go on agricultural tour http://kbia.org/post/house-speaker-tim-jones-go-agricultural-tour <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones is planning a statewide tour that will focus on agricultural issues.</span></p><p>The Eureka Republican will make about a half-dozen stops Oct. 15-17 with visits to farms, agricultural products plants and bioenergy facilities. Jones wants to talk with farmers and gather information for the 2014 legislative session.</p><p>Communities on the schedule include California and Sedalia.</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 20:04:13 +0000 Associated Press 41090 at http://kbia.org House Speaker Tim Jones to go on agricultural tour Mo. State Fair attendance appears unaffected by rodeo clown incident http://kbia.org/post/mo-state-fair-attendance-appears-unaffected-rodeo-clown-incident <p></p><p>Attendance figures appear to be on the rise as the 2013 Missouri State Fair heads into its final weekend.&nbsp; Fri, 16 Aug 2013 20:43:40 +0000 Marshall Griffin 38978 at http://kbia.org Mo. State Fair attendance appears unaffected by rodeo clown incident Politicians Descend On Sedalia For Mo. State Fair http://kbia.org/post/politicians-descend-sedalia-mo-state-fair <div style="margin: 0px;"><p>Sedalia was swarming with politicians Thursday, as office holders from both parties descended on the Missouri State Fair.<p>Nearly a thousand people, politicians and citizens alike, dined on country ham, eggs and peaches at the Governor's Ham Breakfast.&#160; Governor Jay Nixon began his annual speech by condemning the incident in which a rodeo clown wore a President Obama mask this weekend.<p>"What has always united us is (that) no matter what part of the state you're from, or who you voted for, we treat people with respect," Nixon told the applauding crowd.<p>Aft Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:27:35 +0000 Marshall Griffin 38910 at http://kbia.org Politicians Descend On Sedalia For Mo. State Fair Sedalia library renovations continue http://kbia.org/post/sedalia-library-renovations-continue <p>What started as a simple repair has become a significant renovation for the 102-year-old building that houses the Sedalia Public Library.</p><p>The Sedalia Democrat <a href="http://bit.ly/1clSgQu">reports</a> that work on the library started as simple $4,000 repair. But additional problems led to a project involving the renovation of the structure's southwestern corner, new paint and pier work on the building's corner and front section.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 13:14:46 +0000 Associated Press 38266 at http://kbia.org Sedalia library renovations continue State Fair Community College to offer classes in Boonville http://kbia.org/post/state-fair-community-college-offer-classes-boonville <p>A Sedalia-based community college will begin offering classes in Boonville in August. Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:01:14 +0000 Jamie Crockett 16092 at http://kbia.org State Fair Community College to offer classes in Boonville