Monticello And View From Washington Monument - Day 3 - More Photos Added

View from Washington Monument at 4 p.m. CST. (All photos courtesy of Josh Hoener.)

CLICK HERE to read Molly Munsinger’s article about today's adventures as Day 3 comes to an end.

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Read another great article by Cortanie Gale "Small Town Kids Go to the Big City".

Monday - Today is really the beginning of what will be a very jammed packed agenda over the next four days.  This morning’s first stop was at Monticello where they not only enjoyed beautiful weather but amazing scenery before heading off to Washington D.C. where they arrived at our Nations Capital around 2 p.m. CST.

UPDATED: Enochs Knob Road Shed Fire Burns To Ground

Pictured are the remains of Sunday's shed fire. (Photos by Kelly Hoffmann.)

More photos below.

UPDATED: Monday Apr. 20 at 3:26
. - New Haven/Berger and Washington Fire Departments responded at 1:13 p.m. earlier this afternoon for a shed fire on Enochs Knob Road just off of Highway 185 and approximately 7 miles southeast of New Haven, Mo.

It is unclear as to what caused Sunday afternoon’s first alarm shed fire.  QNN reporter Kelly Hoffman was not able to obtain much information other than the shed was a complete lose. 

Roland Glen Von Holten December 6, 1936 - April 18, 2015

Roland Glen Von Holten, 78, of Hermann, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015 at University of Missouri Medical Center in Columbia.

Mr. Von Holten was born in Deer Grove, Illinois on December 6, 1936, the son of the late Carl and Beulah (nee Williford) Von Holten.

He was the husband of Beverly (O'Brien) Von Holten.  They were married June 20, 1959 in Morrison, Illinois. 

Roland proudly served his county in the U.S. Army.  He was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Hermann, Missouri. He was a farmer and after retiring Roland and Beverly moved to Hermann.

Seniors Visit Biltmore And University of Virginia On Day 2

Famous senior class photo in front of the Biltmore Mansion (Photos courtesy of Josh Hoener)

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Sunday  - After spending most of Saturday driving, day 2 of Senior Trip 2015 involved stops at some truly amazing places.  Their first stop was at the amazing Biltmore Estates and Asheville, NC.  Students had the opportunity to take a tour of the Biltmore, which sits on 125,000 acres. 

Senior Trip Tracker Day 1 Photos And More

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Photo while visiting the University of Tennessee.

Photos courtesy of Molly Munsinger and Mackenzy Vedder.

Senior Trip 2015 -  Day 1 was filled with lots of time on the road but did make a few stops along the way to Newport, TN where they spent the day.

After departing New Haven at 5:30 a.m. their first stop was in Nashville, IL for breakfast before heading on Nashville, TN at the Opry Mills Shopping Center.

MDC Offers 35th Annual FREE Kids’ Fishing Days At Missouri Trout Parks - May 2 and 16th

Get hooked on fishing with free MDC fishing events. Learn more about fishing in the Show-Me State (Photo courtesy of MDC) at

MDC, DNR, James Foundation host free fishing days for kids 15 and under May 2 and 16.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), in cooperation with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and The James Foundation, will offer FREE FISHING FOR KIDS ages 15 years and younger at Missouri’s four trout parks on two days in May. This is the 35th year for this free event to help kids discover fishing.

Free fishing for kids on May 2 at Montauk State Park

MDC and DNR will offer free fishing and other fun activities for kids ages 15 years and younger at Montauk State Park southeast of Licking on Saturday, May 2, from 6:30 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. Young anglers can get their free trout tags at the registration booth from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 1, and all day Saturday.

Local Area Baseball Team Wins St. Louis West Athletic Association Tournament

The Vipers consist of players from the Franklin County area, including New Haven.

Pictured Back row:  Roel Flores, Ryan Hoerstkamp, August Panhorst, Brynner Frankenberg, Andrew Dyson, and Brandon Bergner.  Front row: Tanner Sloan, Spencer Breckenkamp, Mason Kauffield, Tate Hendricks, and Gavin Mueller.

The Vipers are coached by AAron Roettering, Evan Roettering, and Tori Panhorst and managed by Scott Mueller. (Photo courtesy of Tori Panhorst)

BALLWIN, Mo. - Last weekend on Sunday April, 12 the Vipers went 5-0 to take first place in the St. Louis West Athletic Association (STLWAA) baseball season opener (12 & under age group ) tournament in Ballwin, Mo.

Huge Turnout For Annual New Haven Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt

Pictured with the Easter Bunny are winners of the 4-5 year-olds, April Everett, Henry Nothum, and Autumn Steffens. (Photos by Lori Quick.)

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - You could have not ask for better weather last Saturday (April 4th) for the New Haven Lions Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt.  Unlike most annual events that tend to change over the years, the easter egg hunt held every year in the New Haven City park is a rare exception.

Girl Scouts Break Record For Donated Cookies

Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri donate 54,000 packages of cookies to USO of Missouri. (Photo courtesy of Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri.)

--At the beginning of each troop meeting, Girl Scouts recite the Girl Scout Promise, pledging to serve their country and help people at all times.

Girl Scouts in eastern Missouri have made good on that pledge, combining their hard work during Cookie Season with the generosity of their customers to donate more than 54,000 packages of Girl Scout Cookies to the USO of Missouri. This surpasses the number of cookies donated in previous years.

MDC Uses Computer And Satellite Technology For Deer Study

Biologists are tracking movements by deer trapped and outfitted with GPS collars. The five-year study will help guide white-tailed deer management in Missouri. (Photos by Billy Dooling, Missouri Department of Conservation)

King City, Mo. – Biologists for the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) are learning more about white-tailed deer survival, reproduction and movement as a five-year study progresses. The new study utilizes computer, telemetry and satellite technology to track deer in partnership with researchers at the University of Missouri at Columbia (UMC).