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Welcome to the Scuttlebutt. We strive to provide information to local veterans and share a little bit about life in the military. This week, I wish to share a bit of history about the origin of Memorial Day. The Civil War, which ended in the spring of 1865, claimed more lives than any conflict in U...
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in the Northwest Missouri region for the week of May 20 – 26. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may...
Source: Tamra Reall, 816-252-5051 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Mulching is a time-honored spring chore that keeps unwanted weeds from taking away from the beauty of flowers, trees and shrubs. Mulch cools the soil, saves moisture, controls weeds and provides a unifying effect in the landscape, says University...
Lewis and Clark saw them at the mouth of the Kansas River near present day Kansas City. Audubon observed and shot them along the Ohio River in the early 1800's. Of all the species that the 19th century ornithologist shot, studied and painted, the Carolina Parakeet was the only one he worried about...
Senator Hoskins extends his thanks to his legislative interns for the 2019 session. Ciera Smith and Cierra Rodenbaugh, both students at the University of Central Missouri.
As the 2019 legislative session comes to a close, I look back on the First Regular Session of the 100th General Assembly with a mixture of elation and regret. I am disappointed at the Legislature’s failure to finish its work on some measures and also regret the approval of a few others. I am...
The last five months have been extremely busy as legislators have worked to get their priorities through the process. Unexpected obstacles hindered some from moving forward and others found ways to work through these complications and make their bill a better bill.  As the clock hit 6 p.m. on...
The last five months have been extremely busy as legislators have worked to get their priorities through the process. Unexpected obstacles hindered some from moving forward and others found ways to work through these complications and make their bill a better bill.  As the clock hit 6 p.m. on...
The Hamilton Butterfly Park is holding a community meeting on Thursday, May 16th, at 6:00 p.m., in the Fellowship Hall at the Methodist Church. The purpose of the meeting is to explain the project and to get volunteers organized. If you would like to get involved in this community project, please...
The short answer is maybe. Lots of folks place grape jelly in a saucer or in one of the commercial feeders made just for feeding jelly to birds and enjoy the likes of Baltimore Orioles, Woodpeckers and Tanagers at their feeders. The question is, Do birds actually benefit from the extra sugary...
If we were to make a list of favorite garden vegetables, you probably would not find eggplant very near the top of the list.  While it may not be as popular as the tomato, it does produce good yields of fruit, which can be used in a wide variety of dishes.  In addition, it is somewhat attractive,...

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