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The Hike, Part One: Fifty Miles for Jack

In 1963 our President, John F. Kennedy, called for our country to be physically fit.  He placed a challenge to each able-bodied American that...

Bacon, Beans, and Limousines: A Will Rogers Memorial Museum Podcast.

The Will Rogers Memorial Museum has a podcast! Our first episode is out, and we hope to have a new one every other week. https://soundcloud.com/jakrumwiede/bacon-beans-and-limousines-a Keep...

The Paper Route: Part Two

As has been written earlier, I ran a paper route along Will Rogers Blvd. and Fourth Streets in oldtown Claremore beginning when I was...

The Paper Route: Part One

At the ripe old age of 10, I strode into the Claremore office of the Tulsa World and declared myself ready to be a...

Reflection- 9/11

I was never one to reflect until the past few years.  Part of growing up I guess. 9/11 is definitely a day for reflection.  I...

Workplace Rules Everyone Needs To Read- No Matter Your Rung On The Ladder

The concept that working together to produce a result not independently obtainable, is frustrating, fulfilling and very necessary in the workplace. Through my experiences...

Mason Center Demolished, September 3, 2013

A demolition crew, knocked down and hauled away the Mason Center on Tuesday September 3rd. The Mason Center at the downtown city block between J.M....

"Surrey with the Fringe on top" getting new home

The “Surrey with the Fringe on Top” is being restored by the Museum of Claremore History. While the museum was undergoing renovation the surrey has been housed...

How Claremore came to be…

Claremore got its beginnings when Chief Glahmo led his tribe of Osage Indians from Missouri in 1802. He soon established a fur trading post...

The Trouble with Boy Scouts

That fellow, whom that other museum in town is dedicated to, once said, “The trouble with the Boy Scouts is . . . there...

Latest articles

City of Claremore Appoints John Feary as Acting City...

The Claremore City Council has appointed John Feary as Acting City Manager, following the resignation of City Manager Jim Thomas. “We are grateful to have...

Route 66 Cruisers Car & Motorcycle Show Scheduled for...

The 13th Annual Route 66 Cruisers Car & Motorcycle Show will be held Saturday, September 26, at Claremore Lake, with plenty of food vendors...

Claremore’s Emma Kelley: Athlete Spotlight Presented By Advanced Orthopedics...

Reprinted with permission from VYPE Sophomore standout Emma Kelley loves the game of soccer. She plays both competitive and high school soccer for Claremore High...

Stepping Stones in Claremore is Hiring!

Come join the Stepping Stones team at First United Methodist Church! They are now hiring teachers for the 2020-2021 school year. Hours are Monday-Thursday...

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