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Community Dance
The Highland Junior Class and Student Council will host a community dance on Sunday, April 28, at Highland High School, so that residents may enjoy the event and...
Recycle into Art contest
In celebration of Earth Day, the Canton Recycling Center and Canton Main Street Association sponsored the tenth annual Recycle into Art contest....

Canton FFA Greenhouse Open House
The Canton Agriculture Education students have been provided with a unique learning opportunity this year, planting and running a greenhouse. Students have been working...
LaGrange Election Results
The City of LaGrange held their municipal election on April 16. Re-elected and running unopposed were Mayor Mike Lowe, North Ward Council Kiley Turnbaugh and South Ward...
LaGrange Library Storytime
A Moment of Spring Reading will be held at the LaGrange Library on Tuesday, April 30 from 1 to 2 p.m. Along with story time and simple crafts, all children in attendance...
Drive High, Get a DUI
April 20, also referred to as 420 by cannabis enthusiasts as code for smoking marijuana, has quickly spread as a celebratory day across the country. While cannabis is now...
Closed on Good Friday
Some businesses and organizations will be closed on Good Friday, April 19, including the Press-News Journal office in LaGrange. Deadline for next week’s edition will still...
Lions Club Fish Fry
The LaGrange Lions Club will host their last fish fry of the season on Good Friday, April 19 with serving from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Menu includes Walleye and buffalo fish, potato...
Spring Prayer Retreat
The Spring Community Prayer Retreat will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the Notre Name Catholic Church, Route C, LaGrange, Mo. The Green Chapel Church will lead the...
Nichols Foundation Contributes to Monticello Park
The George R. and Mary Frances Nichols Foundation recently made a donation to the Monticello Park.  The funds were used to replace the roof on the...

Mobile Dental Truck visits Highland Elementary
Northeast Missouri Health Council’s mobile dental services truck traveled to Highland Elementary as part of their latest oral health initiative....

Route B Open
The Missouri Department of Transportation has now opened Route B in Lewis County after being closed due to flooding from high water levels on the Mississippi River.  To...
LaGrange Library News
Residents paying the Lewis County Library tax may get a free Northeast Missouri Library Services library card with proper ID and proof of residency. The community members...
Boy Scout Donation
Bill Doris for the Friends of Scouting and Michael Gnuse employee of United State Bank.  United State Bank supports the Friends of Scouting each year.

Jyace Jett Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
The LaGrange Fire Department Auxiliary held their annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on April 13 at the LaGrange Fire Department Building.