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Smithville Lake Blue-Green Algae Bloom

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Press release from the Army Corps of Engineers about the blue-green algae outbreak at Smithville Lake. KANSAS CITY, Mo.,— July 15, 2015- The U.S Army Corps of Engineers is announcing a potentially toxic blue green algae bloom at Smithville Lake. Blue green algae identification tests and toxin tests performed July …

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Smithville Schools to Turn Over Files on Dr. Rudy Papenfuhs to Missouri AG

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The Smithville School District released a press release about four hours ago announcing that the Missouri Attorney General’s office had subpoenaed personnel files, notes and other documents related to Dr. Rudy Papenfuhs. Papenfuhs was the former Smithville High principal who resigned after district leaders had accused him of violating seventeen policies. Here’s …

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Nineteen Clay County High School Baseball Players Make MHSBCA All-State Teams

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Congratulations are in order for numerous Clay County high school baseball players. A total of nineteen players made the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association All-State teams in Class 4 and Class 5. Additionally, six players made the Missouri West All-Star Team. In Class 4 three players from Smithville High School …

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