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The Claremore Industrial and Economic Development Authority asked the City of Claremore for permission to take out a loan for $1.1 million to buy property in an industrial park. CIEDA intends to buy the property and immediately lease it out as an avenue of inviting new industrial businesses …

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“Hannah” is one of a set of beautiful, identical, 3-month-old twins. They were found at large about a week ago, wandering the streets alone in the rain. The plott hound mix sisters are incredibly playful and they love toys and making friends. The animal shelter is full of puppies at the mome…

The clunky, solid aluminum bleachers sitting outside the Claremore Expo Center will get a permanent home with the Rodeo.

The Flush Program, implemented in 2016, has turned out great results for Claremore water quality over the last three quarters.

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Verdigris High School alum David Doshier donated a 3D printer to his alma mater’s science department Monday.

Claremore High School offered it’s last driver education course in June of last year, leaving residents with two avenues for getting their children on the road: parent- taught driver education or the only privately owned driving school in Claremore, Route 66 Driving School.

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His first step was in Dana Point, California on Feb. 1, but Michael Capozzoli's journey began long before that.

With temperatures approaching 100 in Tulsa, fans are needed to help qualified families beat the heat. The Salvation Army is running low on its box fan inventory and teamed up with Westlake Ace Hardware to raise donations.

The June 26 primary will decide the Roger’s County Commissioner for District 3 for the next four years. Commissioners serves both the executive and the legislative duties required at a county level, meaning they enact local ordinances and administer them. They  approve budgets, oversee spend…

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The officers of DAV Chapter 44, in Claremore, performed a special service for the widow of a local disabled veteran. On June 3, they raised a flagpole at the home of Roger and Millie Moseley and held a dedication ceremony to honor Roger, who passed away on Dec. 16, 2017. Roger was a 100 perc…

HAY CAPITOL – Inola has hosted Hay Days every year since 1960, and each year has seen larger crowds and more fun events. This year should be no different.

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Claremore Progress publisher Kristy J. Geisler, said the newspaper is accepting nominations for local people who are the achievers, innovators and leaders in their field for year two of 40 under 40. The 40 chosen will be featured in the August/September issue of the newspaper's Reveal magazi…

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Less than a week remains for registered voters in Rogers County to apply for absentee ballots to be mailed to them for the June 26 Regular Primary Election, County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said today.

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In June, 1958, a young man in his late 20s moved his wife, daughter and four-year-old son to Claremore, Oklahoma, where he opened a small business downtown. Five years later, positioned along the still intact and oft travelled Route 66, cars were selling fast, so Jack Kissee moved his Ford d…

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Three Claremore High School students were selected to receive the Highfill Properties Scholarship. Rylee Franks, Julia Teter, and Hannah Smoot received $2,000 to further their education. These ladies were selected based on academic achievement, financial need, essay submissions, community in…

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Officers with Claremore Police Department learned that a driver had been involved in three separate accidents at three locations within the city.

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The emergency youth shelter operated by Rogers County Youth Services will close its doors June 30, after more than 40 years of operation. While this means there are now no youth shelters in Rogers County, the decision to close the doors is an indication of positive trends in the state.

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Power outages Saturday and Sunday briefly left 900 in the dark.

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Nerds and gamer geeks rejoice! FTW Game Co. opens doors in Claremore.

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The intersection at Country Club Road and Southaven will be closed from Monday, June 11, to Saturday, June 16. During this time, traffic will not be able to pass through the intersection from any direction.

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Edna (Booth) Harper and Sheree (Harlin) Miller have been best friends since the fourth grade. Now they are raising money for their 45th class reunion. The Claremore High School Class of 1973 will have a yard sale outside of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Claremore Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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There's no denying that this boutique is on to something special.

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What started as a traffic stop in Claremore for failure to use a turn signal, resulted in the arrest of three men on possible felony drug trafficking charges.

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Hazardous asbestos in buildings the city purchased for demolition, among other unexpected adjustments, forced the Claremore City Council to approve an additional $51,975 cost to the city.

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Spring RoCo Fit participants will celebrate the finish of their 12 week program by inviting the community to walk or run with them at their FREE Mock 5k, Thursday, June 14th, 6:00 p.m. This will be the first time many of our Couch to 5k program participants have finished 3.1 miles. They have…

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The Claremore Daily Progress’s newest reporter, Kayleigh Thesenvitz, 22, is a plucky young lady with big dreams of doing the kind of journalism that really makes a difference in the world.

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Voters in Rogers County who want to have absentee ballots mailed to them for the June 26 Regular Primary Elections should apply now, County Election Board Secretary Julie Dermody said today. Although the County Election Board can accept applications for absentee ballots until 5 p.m. on Wedne…

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The Rogers County Health Department has partnered with the Rural Economic Development of Inola (REDI) and donated $50,000 toward the renovations of Fleming Park. Larry Bergner, Regional Administrative Director said having a park enriches the life of every community. Providing recreational op…

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CLAREMORE, Okla.— Pelco Structural has announced their new partnership with Oklahoma Works, Northeast Technology Center and the Cherokee Nation, to offer apprenticeships to help qualified students gain on-the-job training.

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After 41 years, the emergency youth shelter operated by Rogers County Youth Services is closing its doors. “The shelter has faced many challenges over the years”, states executive director Herb McSpadden. “We have relied heavily on the United Way and local support to keep this program operat…

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In the previous installment, we talked about what stormwater is and how it can be a problem for cities. Today, we will talk about what low impact development is and how it is a beneficial stormwater control tool. Low impact development aims to restore a site’s natural water handling processe…

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