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CITIZEN VOICES: Smithville School Board and Board of Alderman Recommendations for the April 4, 2017 Election

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Local elections are one of the best opportunities for voters and community members to make a true difference in their communities. Candidates for School Board and City Council are typically neighbors, friends, and co-workers. On April 4th, the Northland will be gathering at polling places to cast their ballots for School Board, City Council, …

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Doug Richey Announces Effort for Missouri House Race

Doug Richey, an Excelsior Springs pastor and law enforcement chaplain, has formed an exploratory candidate committee ahead of the 2018 election for the District 38 House of Representatives Republican Primary. Meeting with community leaders and neighbors to discuss pressing issues facing them, Richey stated, “I’m deeply humbled by the tremendous outpouring …

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Citizen Voices: Feed Northland Kids Receives My Cerner Corporation Impact Grant

Cerner Corporation encourages its associates to be active in their community. One way they accomplish this is through a $500 Impact Grant that is awarded to a 501c3 that is picked by an associate that completes 100 hours of community service. This year I’ve selected Feed Northland Kids to receive my grant. No …

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Citizen Voices: Do you have the right to share your opinion with legislators in Jefferson City?

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Have something to say about an issue that’s bugging you? TheNorthlandNews.com opinion section is not constrained by length limitations like those seen in dead tree media. We’re happy to lend you our platform as long as your civil. Submit your rant, no matter how short or long, for our Citizen …

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Citizen Voices: Don Milum – I will continue to stand for what is right!

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Have something to say about an issue that’s bugging you? TheNorthlandNews.com opinion section is not constrained by length limitations like those seen in dead tree media. We’re happy to lend you our platform as long as your civil. Submit your rant, no matter how short or long,  for our Citizen …

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Citizen Voices: Organization Hopes to Teach America’s Founding Principles & Values to American Teenagers

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ALL PATRIOTS INTERESTED IN TEACHING AMERICA’S TEENAGERS AMERICA’S FOUNDING PRINCIPLES & VALUES! Please check out our National, non-partisan, award-winning high school social studies curriculum enrichment program titled OPERATION RAP 2000+ HERE on our website. Click on the tab ACT TO “RAP” (“RAP” stands for Restore America’s Promise) to learn details …

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Citizen Voices: Hope in 2017

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Welcome to 2017. It’s a year for Hope and Change! Here are 3 things that I am hoping will change: 1. Freedom of Speech: The first amendment will be understood by more people on the extreme left and right. The founders believed that Freedom of speech was so important that …

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Citizen Voices: Frustrations of Slip Holders Continue at Smithville Lake

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Don Milum is a resident of Clay County. TheNorthlandNews.com readers may remember that he was one of the individuals that spoke at length at the County Commission meeting back in May. To submit a Citizen Voices column please email your column to stories [at] TheNorthlandNews.com. Citizen Voices is your portion …

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Citizen Voices: And Now, the Rest of the Thanksgiving Story

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Have something to say? Submit it for our Citizen Voices section. This Citizen Voices column comes from Paul Hamby. You can read his full bio below. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. I hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving holiday. It is an important time to pause and …

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Citizen Voices: Four Years Later, Missouri Still Needs to Wake Up

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I wrote a letter to the citizens of Missouri about four years ago that was published in the Liberty Tribune. It was entitled “WAKE UP MISSOURI”.  It talked about the dismal economy in the State of Missouri as compared to other area states.  The letter in 2012 compared Missouri to …

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