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Fresh Look On History

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Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area (FFNHA) has awarded an Interpretive Grant of $3,000 to the Cass County Historical Society Inc. (CCHS), in support of updated website design. This grant funding will allow CCHS to start a new feature on our website - a history blog where we can feature a variety of historical information about Cass County. Visit www.cchsmo.org to check out all of the updates.
“We are excited to begin sharing even more in-depth stories from the history of Cass County through our new blog,” said Jennifer Reed, Executive Director. “Introducing more people to the history of county will hopefully instill a sense of curiosity about their own family history.”

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State Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property

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Steve Cheslik, Cass County Treasurer, received a list from Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick with over 90,000 names of Cass County citizens, past and present, living and deceased,

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MO Route 58 Bridge Over Big Creek Closed Until December

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CASS COUNTY – MoDOT Kansas City will be replacing the MO Route 58 Bridge over Big Creek beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 7. This work requires the total closure of the MO Route 58 bridge over Big Creek until approximately Dec. 2021. Motorists can follow the signed detour. All work is weather permitting.

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Two People Charged in Highway Shooting

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Cass Co – Two people were arrested and two others were hospitalized Friday night following a shooting between two vehicles on Interstate 49 near East 307th Street, south of Harrisonville.

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Cass County Health Department Weekly Update

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Cass County has released its weekly report documenting COVID-19 impacts and vaccination efforts to combat the pandemic. The data is through the week ending October 2, 2021. There were 234 confirmed (PCR tests) cases in Cass County in the last week, down from the 263 cases the week prior. In addition, there were 85 probable cases (antigen tests and other cases), down from 102 cases the week prior. 473 people were notified of possible exposure, up from 378 last week. 224 of those exposures related to school systems, down from 275 the week prior. 249 people were notified of exposure outside school systems, up from 103 such notifications the previous week.

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Cass County Health Department Hires New Director

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Cass County has hired Sarah Czech as the new Health Department Director beginning October 15. Czech is currently the Assistant Health Director and Health Educator for the department. She replaces Andrew Warlen who is leaving for a similar post at Platte County.

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