The Grundy County Panther basketball teams had weeks that moved in opposite directions, with both squads going 1-2, as the boys won Tuesday at Gilman City, and the girls won on Friday night at Brashear.
The Mercer Cardinals had another successful week on the basketball court, with the girls going to 21-0 with a pair of victories, while the boys, after falling to HDC leading Winston on Tuesday night, went overtime to win at North Harrison on Friday.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Farmers and farm businesses in 20 states have filed more than 360 lawsuits against agricultural chemicals-maker Syngenta, and hundreds more may be coming as a federal judge in Kansas City coordinates the cases so they can proceed.
The Milan girls and boys basketball teams showed improvement, on Friday night, in comparison to December games played in Edina, but the Wilcats came up short at Milan High School, in a conference doubleheader against Knox County, heard on KTTN FM 92.3.
According to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), nearly 4,000 deer hunters donated more than 212,300 pounds of venison from the 2014 Missouri deer harvest to the state's Share the Harvest program.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri Republican wants to ban local laws that raise the minimum wage, require employers to offer paid sick leave or other benefits or prohibit employers from asking about criminal convictions early in the job application process.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has come to terms with left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy for the 2015 season, avoiding arbitration. Consistent with club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.