Author Archives: Warren Krech

  1. 2 More Big Small Business Contest Winners Announced

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    CONGRATULATIONS to our 2 latest winners in the KWOS/RMI Big Small Business Contest:

    Backyard Archers of Linn and Eco Zipline Tours of New Florence

    Here’s our interview with (l-r) Mike Seeper of Eco Zipline Tours, Zola Finch of RMI, and Janis Grellner of Backyard Archers:

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    Each win $1,000 from RMI and a month of marketing on KWOS!

    We announce new winners at the end of each quarter of 2014…


  2. search for missing man called off at jcmo landfill

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    After about a month of digging, Jefferson City Police say they’re discontinuing the search for Christopher Cray at the landfill. Two people are in custody as part of the homicide investigation. Court documents claim one of the suspects, Adam Moore-Duncan, dumped his body in AlliedWaste landfill about two months ago.

    Police say they will keep investigating Cray’s disappearance, following other leads. The 23-year-old was last seen driving on Missouri Boulevard May 20th.

  3. how are they fixed for space in the cole county jail?

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    You can bet the inmates at the new Cole County Jail have it better than they did in the old days. The old pre – World War 2 jail didn’t have air – conditioning. And Sheriff’s Captain John Wheeler says the new jail also allows them to keep inmates separated …

    Wheeler adds the jail was designed with a lower floor ‘shell space’ that would allow them double the amount of cells down the road.

  4. lake area woman is found safe

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    It looks like a Camden County woman who wandered away from her home Sunday night is going to be okay. A home owner in western Camden County found 53-year-old Kathleen Rogers Tuesday in dense woods near his home. The Camden County Sheriff’s office says Rogers was responsive but badly dehydrated. She is expected to recover fully.


  5. railroad crossing work is jamming jcmo traffic

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    Public Works crews and Union Pacific have shut down West McCarty from Bolivar to the tri-level interchange. Part of Bolivar Street is closed as well.

    A Union Pacific crossing is falling apart and is being replaced. The rubberized crossing and pre-assembled track sections and ties are being installed. The half – (m) million dollar work should be done by next Monday.


  6. the hunt is on for a woman missing near camdenton

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    The search continues in Camden County near Montreal for a woman who wandered into deep woods behind her home Sunday night. Nobody has seen 53-year-old Kathleen Rogers since. Search and rescue teams spent all night Sunday and through the day Monday searching the rough terrain. Rogers is diabetic and off her medicine. She was last seen wearing sandals, a brown flower print top and capri pants with a white stripe down the side.

  7. m-s-p prison tours are back in business

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    If you want to go on one of the ghost tours at the old M-S-P prison .. you better already be on the waiting list … The overnight ghost tours are booked up through October.

    Sheila Sanford says there are still plenty of other tour spots available. The tours were on hold while crews were brought in to do roof repairs and clean up mold found in the penitentiary.


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    Columbia police have a suspect in custody for a string of robberies. Police believe DeShawn Smith robbed the Super 8 motel Saturday night, and then Motel 6 early Monday morning. Police caught up with Smith after he robbed the Fast Lane 66 on Paris Road a little later Monday morning. Smith is in the Boone County jail…held on three counts of robbery and armed criminal action.

  9. Historian Gary Kremer On Open Air

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    World War I discrimination in Missouri, Sunset Lake, town baseball teams, and more…we discussed them all with Dr. Gary Kremer, head of the State Historical Society Of Missouri. Here’s our latest conversation on KWOS Open Air:

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  10. new st. marys just about ready to go

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    You’ll soon see them moving into the new St. Marys Health Center. On “KWOS Open Air”, Tony Houston says they’ll transfer patients November 16th but he adds that some staff is already there …

    The 300 – thousand square foot hospital cost 200 – (m) million dollars. A public open house is set for November 1st and 2nd.