Archive - Feb 15, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: News brief - First alarm house fire in Berger

10:15 p.m. - Three additional fire departments, Hermann, Washington and Beaufort/Leslie, were dispatched to assist New Haven.

Join the Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 17-20

The 15th Great Backyard Bird Count starts this Friday! During February 17-20 you are invited to be part of a massive citizen-science effort across North America. Tens of thousands of fellow bird watchers will be counting birds and submitting their checklists to

Three high school students' art on display at Washington Library

Pictured above is Dylen Hoerstkamp's 3-Dimensional art that is on display in Washington, Mo.

Three of New Haven High School students' artwork is on display at the Washington Library.  Spencer Underwood, Bekah Strobel, and Dylen Hoerstkamp are students in Katie Alchholz's 3-Dimensional Art class.

Missouri Senate jumps into contraception debate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Like millions of young lovers on Valentine’s Day, the issue of contraception wasn’t far from the minds of Missouri state senators on Tuesday.

OBITUARY: Beaufort: Zachary Wayne Wildhaber (June 21, 1994 - February 14, 2012)

Zachary Wayne Wildhaber, 17, of Beaufort, Missouri passed away on Tues., Feb. 14, 2012.

New Haven man in stolen truck causes police chase, meth lab materials found

On Tues., Feb. 14, Sheriff’s Deputies received information from Washington Police about a theft from a business in the city of Washington which was reported about 6:30 AM on the 14th. 

Invasive Species Week has special significance in Missouri

Missourians who care about conservation can help protect the natural world by participating in this national observance.  Photo of a Rusty Crayfish courtesy MDC Staff.

Kruse accepts one-year extension

During last month’s meeting, the New Haven School Board offered Superintendent, Kyle Kruse a one-year extension on his current three-year contract, which he happily accepted.