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McClintock, Porter square off in Platte City alderman race 3/28/2002
In previous years, there haven't been many contested races when it comes to elections for the Platte City Board of Aldermen. More on this Story.

Experience, leadership comprise platform for Alderman Ward 3 race 3/28/2002
Two seats on the Platte City Board of Aldermen will be challenged at the April 2 general election. The race in Ward 3 pits incumbent John Kurtz against challenger Gary W. Brown (information on candidates in Ward 2 can be found in Section B of this issue of The Landmark). More on this Story.

State funding possibilities top North Platte discussions 3/28/2002
North Platte Superintendent Dr. Francis Moran reported to the school board last week on the options the Missouri legislature is pondering regarding the funding of the education formula.More on this Story.

County conducting inventory of storm sewer structures 3/28/2002
The Platte County Planning and Zoning Department is currently gathering data on existing storm sewer structures within the county as part of a federally-mandatsed project to improve water quality. More on this Story.

Platte County Commission extends lease for South Annex 3/28/2002
The Platte County Commission voted to extend the lease for the South Platte County Annex during its regular administrative session on March 21. More on this Story.

Association proposes beginning farmers market in Platte City 3/28/2002
Members and guests of the Platte City Area Development Association met Monday, and the group continued to discuss the possibility of beginning a farmer's market later this spring. More on this Story.

Primary race awaits Knight 3/28/2002
In the closing hours of the filing period for candidates, a primary race developed on the Republican ticket for Platte County Presiding Commissioner. More on this Story.

Voters will decide fate of city/school candidates 3/28/2002
Platte County voters will head to the polls—though probably in low numbers—next Tuesday to decide the fate of local candidates and issues. More on this Story.

Bridger, Hayes, Wagoner seek spot on R-3 board 3/28/2002
After Tammy Glick announced she was resigning to focus on her campaign for Platte County Prosecutor, three interested persons stepped forward to become candidates for the vacated one-year spot on the Platte County R-3 School Board.More on this Story.

City debates future of temporary sign ordinance 3/28/2002
Should the city enforce its current ordinance pertaining to temporary signs, or change the ordinance? More on this Story

Hog opponents voice concerns 3/21/2002
A foul odor. That was the overwhelming consensus from neighbors regarding the expansion of a proposed hog operation by Gary and Warren Oberdiek of Farley. More on this Story

Platte County's legal notices will appear in The Landmark 3/21/2002
After a four year absence, the bid requests, planning and zoning hearing notices and other legal publications issued by the Platte County Commission will again be appearing in The Landmark Newspaper. The county commission's legal notices will also appear on the newspaper's web site at www.plattecountylandmark.com beginning with this week's issue. More on this Story

Dannie Stamper new director of parks/rec 3/21/2002
Platte City has a new full time parks and recreation director, and he's a familiar face to those involved in local recreation programs. More on this Story

It's Offutt vs Brooks for Platte City mayor 3/21/2002
Platte City Mayor Frank Offutt, who promotes himself as a lifelong Platte Citian and third generation politician, will face a challenge from Dave Brooks, who sees himself as a "people person," in the April 2 vote for the mayoral seat in Platte City. More on this Story

Weston fixes annexation matter with state park 3/14/20022
A public hearing held at Monday's Weston Board of Aldermen meeting raised no objections to the annexation of two tracts of land not included in the original annexation of Weston Bend State Park. More on this Story

Building permit report shows county growth 3/14/20022
Director of Planning and Zoning, Aaron Schmidt reported to commissioners that based on the number of building permits issued, the unincorporated portion of Platte County continues to grow. More on this Story

Brown pulls out of clerk's race 3/14/20022
A public hearing for a conditional use permit for Running Horse Ranch and Home Store was the main feature of Tuesday night's Platte City Board of Aldermen meeting. More on this Story

Family grows by one after trip overseas 3/14/20022
For most newly expecting parents, the anticipation of their new bundle of joy is nine months and a trip to the local hospital. For Joe and Roberta Carroll of Platte City, their anticipation took 1 1/2 years and a trip across the ocean to arrive at the new family member that would grace their lives. More on this Story

More details needed for store site plan 3/14/20022
A public hearing for a conditional use permit for Running Horse Ranch and Home Store was the main feature of Tuesday night's Platte City Board of Aldermen meeting. More on this Story

Much discussion, but no solutions heard 3/14/20022
Plenty of discussion, many problem areaidentified but no real solutions discussed in depth. That might be the best summary of a public meeting to discuss development of a master plan for roads in Platte County. More on this Story

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