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Welcome to Mountain View, Missouri! Here is where to begin your family’s Ozarks adventure, canoeing down one of our beautiful rivers, hiking to breathtaking ridges overlooking rolling hills and countryside, hunting down the perfect antique for your collection and taking a sip of pure relaxation at a local winery.

Golfing at the Mountain View course

Golfing at the Mountain View course

Come and stay! Mountain View is the ideal place to grow your family or enjoy your retirement. In our town, you are truly a neighbor. We are proud of our hospital and medical clinics, where caring providers will manage your health care needs. Mountain View boasts a satellite university campus in the heart of our downtown, and pride in our local schools is second to none! Along with a wonderful library, movie theater, bowling alley, restaurants, and local shopping, Mountain View has what you want in your hometown.

Join us as we enjoy life together, over coffee, at our acclaimed Pioneer Days, out on the river or cheering at the game.

You can save and keep your hard-earned money in the local economy while shopping in Mountain View.  Our local chamber businesses and organizations strive to provide quality products at affordable prices. (Save now)

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Howell County News

125 E. Main Street

Willow Springs, MO 65793

(417) 469-1167


Locally owned and operated, the Howell County News serves Howell County and surrounding counties with quality news, photos and more.

Striving to be reader-focused, the Howell County News welcomes news tips, article ideas, submitted news and all forms of reader input. Feel free to call or email with your suggestions or submissions.

Owner Kim Rich received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Missouri State University. She is a U.S. Army veteran who garnered valuable experience as a military journalist while on deployments to Bosnia and Somalia.

She worked for several years as an editor before moving back to the area nearly 16 years ago and starting the Howell County News through her own publishing company, KDR Publishing.

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Rich is currently finishing a term as Willow Springs Mayor. She is looking forward to new things with the Howell County News, starting with an updated online presence in the next few weeks.

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