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Galena City Council

Melissa Sanders/Galena The regular Galena City Council meeting started at 6 p.m. Mayor pro-tem Todd Martin was chairing the council meeting, in the absence of Mayor Dale Oglesby; also ...

USD #404 approves sale of general obligation bonds

Mr. Chad Greer with CGA and Aaron Hight with Crossland Construction gave the board an update on the post bond project development/phasing schedule. Mr. Tim Wilson, Board President, ...

Quapaw Tribe files Motion to Dismiss

On Monday, June 15, the Quapaw Tribe and the Downstream Development Authority filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit that was filed against them Attorney General Derick Schmidt and Cherokee ...

Baxter Springs receives dividend check from insurance company

Machelle Smith | Baxter Springs Cathy Bolek, Economic Development, came before the Baxter Springs City Council to request funding from the transient guest tax to purchase advertising ...

Commission approves appointment to Neosho Township

Machelle Smith | Columbus The Cherokee County Commissioners met in a regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, June 15, 2015 and conducted the following business. The commissioners approved ...