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At yesterday morning's Ottawa County Commission meeting, Sheriff Jeremy Floyd gave a plan to county commissioners that involves cutting additional staff to get back on track. Plus all the news you need to know before you walk out the door.

Erick's Run

More than sixty runners came out to Carthage Sunday to take part in the 28th annual Erick's Run. This annual 5k and fun run was created in honor of a Carthage High School athlete who died in 1991.

Back in business

Things were back to normal Sunday at the George Washington Carver National Monument. The Diamond, Missouri monument had been closed since the government shutdown began on December 22nd.

Time to build

On Saturday, PSU's School of Construction and the National Association of Women in Construction held their 11th annual Block Kids event over at the Kansas Technology Center.