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Fulton city council approves mask mandate

Fulton’s city council is the latest local government to pass a mask mandate. That 6-2 vote came on Tuesday night. The mask order takes effect on Dec. 1, and lasts for 90 days for almost everyone age nine and up. The Boone County Commission also passed ...

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Biden pushes past Trump era with nominees

(AP) — Declaring “America is back,” President-elect Joe Biden introduced his national security team, his first substantive offering of how he’ll shift from Trump-era “America First” policies by relying on experts from the Democratic establishment to be...

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Dow closes above 30,000 for first time

(AP) — Global shares mostly edged back on Wednesday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 30,000 points for the first time as investors cheered news of progress on the development of coronavirus vaccines. The Dow appeared set to edge back...

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Boone County officials considering mask mandate

The Boone County Commission is strongly considering a mask mandate. Presiding Commissioner Dan Atwill says he is looking at a 30-day mandate starting soon after Thanksgiving. “There’s probably nobody in Boone County that doesn’t know ...

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