Work Continues on Highway 100

The first major part of the Highway 100 widening project is still a few weeks away. That’s according to MoDOT spokesperson Judy Wagner. The widening will take place to the north of the existing highway which means rock will need to be removed. You may have noticed trees being removed on top of the cliff between Jefferson and Lewis and Clark Drive. That is where the rock blasting will take place after a barrier wall is constructed. Wagner says the explosions will cause the highway to be shut down for about 10 to 15 minutes at a time. The work will be performed during the day for safety reasons. The rock removed during the blast will be used as fill west of Jefferson street.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 week 18 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

4 days 16 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

2 days 5 hours ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas