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To reach any of the staff listed below by phone, call (660) 747-8123 and then dial the extension. To reach the newsroom after 5 p.m. or on weekends, call (660) 747-5676. For Obituaries please call Kathy Malott at (816) 271-8547 or email to


Sandy Nelson


Office Manager:

Darlene Young



Regional News Director Amy Neal

Managing Editor - Digital Publishing Derek Brizendine Twitter @DerekBrizendine

Sports Editor Randy Speer Twitter @RandySpeer_DSJ

Staff Writer/Reporter Sara Lawson 

Staff Writer/Reporter Dustin Steinhoff


Multimedia Account Executive

Mendy Kenney


Please contact us at (660) 747-8123



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