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5:17 pm
Tue March 11, 2014

Weather conditions lead to more outdoor fires

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  Low humidity and heavy winds have created opportune conditions for controlled fires to run away. Since Friday, Fire departments in mid-Missouri have responded to about 20 outside fires. “For this time of year, it’s pretty common,” said Martina Pounds, a spokesperson with the Boone County Fire District. “The weather was decent and it’s been dry for a couple days, so people were out burning their fields.

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3:51 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Sturgeon farmer donates $5,000 she won from Monsanto Fund

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The Boone County Fire Department and the food pantry in Sturgeon both received unexpected $2,500 donations this week. 

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