Archive - Aug 13, 2012

Gov. Nixon deliveries inspiring speech at Missouri State Fair Military Appreciation Day

Photos and story by Kyle Quick

Sedalia, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon made his second appearance at the Missouri State Fair on Sunday for Military Appreciation Day, A “Show Me” Salute to Veterans.

OBITUARY: New Haven: Lorene Elizabeth Niewald (March 19, 1920 - August 12, 2012)

Lorene Elizabeth Niewald, 92, of New Haven, Mo., passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2012 at Mercy Hospital, Washington, Mo.

Mrs. Niewald was born in Cooper Hill, Mo. on March 19, 1920, the daughter of the late Theodore and Ferida (Baker) Langenberg.

She was the widow of Norman E. Niewald. They were married June 28, 1939.

Backes and Toelke host Farmer Field Day

Andrew Toelke (left) and Megan McQuoid speak about different Dekalb hybrids that were used this year.

New Haven, Mo. – Friday evening, Backes and Toelke Agri Products Inc. hosted their Annual Field Day for local farmers.  Backes and Toelke have been hosting this event for over 30 years, giving farmers the opportunity to learn about the different advantages of hybrids Dekalb has to offer.