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Macon County Residents to Vote on a $13 Million Bond

Feb 10, 2015

Macon County residents will vote on a $13 million bond issue this April proposed by the R-1 Macon County Public School District. Residents can expect a 65 cent tax increase if the bond is successful. The revenue from the bond will fund overall school facility renovations outlined in the school’s concept plan.

PM Newscast for November 19, 2014

Nov 19, 2014

Regional coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • New trail proposed in Moberly
  • Security guard requests in Ferguson
  • Urgent care facility to open in Macon
  • Deer hunting season off to quick start

Macon airport reopens with new runway

Oct 9, 2013
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Macon’s Fower Memorial Airport reopened after being closed for five months for the construction of a new runway. City Administrator Allan Muncy said the improvement to the airport is very important because of what a big role the airport plays to the city.

The new runway is made of concrete and is 900 feet longer than the old one. The runway will support a new jet-fuel fueling system the airport recently added and allow bigger planes to fly into the airport, like the type that small businesses own.

POET Biorefinery re-opens after 3 month closure

May 3, 2013
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The POET Biorefinery ethanol plant in Macon reopened April 15 after being shut down for nearly three months.

File photo / KBIA

One of the largest economic engines in Macon, Mo. has temporarily halted production. High corn prices forced the Macon POET Biorefining’s ethanol plant to temporarily close.