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The newly renovated amphitheater at the city’s Ellis-Porter Riverside Park will open with a twang next month. Touring country music artists Clay Walker and Tracy Lawrence will be the inaugural event, scheduled for May 22. Read More

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The last presidential election revealed a lack of confidence many Americans have in our ability to accurately count the results. The responsibility for administering elections is federally delegated to the states. In Missouri, elections are further decentralized to 116 local election jurisdi… Read More

The 2021 budget for the City of Jefferson was approved by city council earlier this month. Total expenditures are budgeted for $64.6 million. Included in the budget is a 2% wage increase for employees, five new police vehicles, and vehicles and equipment for the Public Works Department and t… Read More

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Based on the order from Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, guidance from Cole County Health Department, and in consultation with Mayor Tergin and Department Directors: Read More

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Almost $2.5 million in improvements next year to East High Street in downtown Jefferson City moved forward this month when the city council approved a construction contract with Aplex, Inc. to complete the work. Read More

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Tanner Bridge Road, one of the highest traveled two-lane roads in Cole County is open again. Don Schnieders Excavating has completed improvements near the Tara Road intersection, which included realignment of the intersection. Residents had to detour onto Route B during part of the construct… Read More

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Fire Driver Dale Duemmel (center) is pictured with his wife (on his right), Mayor Carrie Tergin (on his left) and members of the department after being recognized by the city council this month for his retirement after 30 years of service. Read More

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City council has proposed an amendment which states the owner of a property must repair defective sidewalks and in the case of utility work or other construction, those employees would be required to repair the sidewalks to be compliant to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Read More

Upcoming Events

Runge Nature Center

You can join MDC naturalists and area birders as we discover the avian life that call Runge home. These short birding walks are for all experience-levels. We will gather near the front doors of the nature center. Binoculars and field guides will be provided for those that need them. Masks are required to attend this program. Free. Registration preferred. Ages 8 and up.

Joseph and Etta Miller Performing Arts Center

On the last Friday of the month from March-October, local food trucks come together for a night of delicious food and live music. Food trucks include Rebel Tacos, Zydecos Cajun Kitchen, Wrap It Up, Young Doggs, Ready Popped and Serendipity Coffee and Tea. River City Florist will be there with the flower cart, and you can enjoy live music from ToasterBath Band.

Windstone Entertainment Center

The dance band “Shades of Blue” will be playing their classic 50’s, 60’s and 70’s country, rock, R&B and pop. Jay Finley will be on bass/vocals, David Schwarzer on drums/vocals, and Tom Whittle on guitar/keyboards/vocals.

Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center

James Johann was born in the Midwest during the 70’s era of bell-bottom jeans, wood paneled station wagons and disco music. His childhood upbringing was significantly influenced by country music, countless bad haircuts and heavy doses of Catholic school. In 1991, after being fired from several “McJobs,” James began his standup career in Kansas City. But don’t let James’ boyish appearance fool you; he’s a 10-year veteran of the stand-up comedy circuit. His self-deprecating sense of humor …

Capital City Productions

Capital City Productions is thrilled to announce the second production of our Spotz On The Artist series, featuring some of America’s finest professional entertainers. Several of the professional singers from our recent production of “Million Dollar Quartet” are staying with us to bring you the exciting “Blue Suede Shoes Cabaret”—a tribute to the King himself, Elvis Presley, and some of the finest rock and roll talent of the 50’s and 60’s. You won’t want to miss this amazing live music c…

North Jefferson City Pavilion

For the 15th year, the Jefferson City Area Board of Realtors will host a 5K run to benefit the Council for Drug Free Youth. This year’s race begins and ends at North Jefferson City Pavilion. Registration is $25. Details and registration form is at thelanding.missourirealtor.org. Or contact donna@jcabor.com.