Oregon County Newswire

Oregon County Newswire

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  1. Gr8 Job: Elementary school raises over 10K for St. JudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    OREGON COUNTY, MO - An elementary school in southeast Missouri stepped up big to help children. The Alton R-IV School District in Oregon County posted Wednesday their elementary school raised over $10,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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  2. Sheriff: School in lockdown as precautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | KAIT-TV

    ALTON, MO - The Alton R-IV School District in Oregon County is in lockdown and will remain in until all students are off the campus following a report of a "suspicious person with a gun" adjacent from school property. Oregon County Sheriff Eric King told Region 8 News that two young children, approximately 8 years old, told school employees that they thought they saw a man with a gun at approximately 1:00 p.m. Wednesday.

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  3. Oregon county hit by ice storm approved for disaster reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Progress

    The federal government is reimbursing public infrastructure agencies in a western Oregon county for cleanup and repairs from a December ice storm. Lane County public agencies and utilities reported more than $9.4 million in damage, labor costs and other expenses from the Dec. 14-17 storm.

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  4. New state parks close to countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Webster County Citizen

    All three of the new parks added last month to Missouri's state park system are within easy driving distance from southern Webster County. A news release from Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's office said Bryant Creek State Park in Douglas County, Ozark Mountain State Park in Taney County and Eleven Point State Park in Oregon County have "some of the state's most distinctive natural landscapes and features on their more than 8,000 acres."

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  5. Klamath Falls man's killing is rural Oregon county's 3rd in 6 days; girlfriend arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Klamath County officials arrested a 22-year-old woman early Sunday morning and charged her with the shooting death of her 25-year-old boyfriend. Officers responded to a 911 call in downtown Klamath Falls on High Street at about 12:40 a.m. Sunday and found a deceased man.

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  6. Dec. 14 business briefsRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... other community partners, according to a release. In November the county's HHS department joined five other Oregon county health departments to be accredited by the national Public Health Accreditation Board, which nationwide has accredited more ...

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  7. Missouri Adds Three New State Parks in Southern RegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Saint Louis Front Page

    ... natural landscapes and features on their more than 8,000 acres. The addition of Eleven Point State Park in Oregon County, Bryant Creek State Park in Douglas County and Ozark Mountain State Park in Taney County will bring the total number of state ...

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  8. Man suffers serious injuries in Friday afternoon crashRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2016 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    THAYER, MO - Missouri State Police worked an accident on Friday, Dec. 9 in Oregon County. According to a crash report, 46-year-old Eugene Collins of Caraway was driving his 1991 Chevrolet Pickup westbound on Highway 142 near Thayer around 4:40 p.m. when his truck ran off the right side of the roadway, overturned and struck a tree.

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  9. Woman killed after truck hit treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    OREGON COUNTY, MO - A Missouri woman was killed following a crash Thursday. Dillia L. Russell, 58, of Koshkonong died in the crash, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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  10. Stalled at the Federal Level, Democracy Advocates Look to the StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The American Prospect

    ... with years of unfettered spending by mega-donors reinstated state contribution limits of $2,600. Voters in one Oregon county also approved contribution limits via ballot initiative. "What we see in these ballot questions voters will vote for as much ...

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  11. Man with AR warrant arrested in MO shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    OREGON COUNTY, MO - A sheriff's department has arrested a man after a shooting in Missouri. Robert Lewis Robinson, 48, was arrested by the Oregon County Sheriff's Department during the investigation of a shooting.

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  12. Nation-Now 23 mins ago 2:11 p.m.Text-to-911 launches in rural Oregon countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Calling 9-1-1 isn't always an option. A home invasive or abusive partner can make calling dangerous, or people who are deaf, hard of hearing or have limited speech capabilities can struggle when communicating with dispatchers.

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  13. Correction: Timber Town's Comeback storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | KCTV5

    ... (AP) - It was not long ago that Crook County had five major lumber mills. Timber was king, and the rural Oregon county was the nation's top producer of ponderosa lumber. But amid restrictions on harvesting from federal lands, logging started to ...

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  14. Former Oregon lumber town rides digital wave to a comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | KCTV5

    ... (AP) - It was not long ago that Crook County had five major lumber mills. Timber was king, and the rural Oregon county was the nation's top producer of ponderosa lumber. But amid restrictions on harvesting from federal lands, logging started to ...

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  15. Clackamas County Board approves placing fuel tax measure on November...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    ... the funds generated. Clackamas County is responsible for 1,400 miles of roads (more paved roads than any other Oregon county), and more than half of them are in fair-to-poor condition. Since the county is not allowed to pay for road maintenance with ...

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  16. Oregon county voting on recall of judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Columbian

    Voters in a rural Oregon county are receiving ballots in the mail for a recall election targeting a judge who opposed the armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge this year. The recall has stirred passions in Burns, which held the national spotlight for weeks during the standoff at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

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  17. Voter turnout was big loser of election nightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... Buschnell said. "I think that's why people are voting for Trump or Sanders." Bernie Sanders won in all but one Oregon county. The margin of his win was significantly closer in Deschutes, Jefferson and Crook counties. In Jefferson County, he won by ...

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  18. Incumbents win, bond passes in Washington CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Portland Tribune

    ... Tualatin before he was elected to the county board in 1984. He would break the modern record for service by an Oregon county commissioner in mid-2018. Rogers, 68, campaigned on his experience in District 3, which covers Durham, Tigard, Tualatin, ...

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  19. People Power Just Trumped Corporate Power: Oregon County Rejects Nestle Water-GrabRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Common Dreams

    Voters in one Oregon county on Tuesday approved a ban on commercial bottled water production, stopping a years-long effort by Swiss transnational Nestle to sell over 100 million gallons of water a year from the Columbia River Gorge. "This is really a resounding victory for everyone who cares about protecting not only our water supply, but water supplies around the world," said Aurora del Val with Local Water Alliance, which filed the ballot measure petition.

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  20. Houston police issue murder warrant in slaying of boy, 11Read the original story

    May 18, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... at the California Science Center. The plan is to mount the winged spaceship vertically on the... Voters in an Oregon county imposed a ban on commercial water bottling on Tuesday, killing a plan in which Nestle would have built a water-bottling plant ...

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