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Gov. Eric R. Greitens today appointed Rex Hibler of Cameron as the new Caldwell County Western District Commissioner. The position became vacant after the previous Commissioner, Gerald McBrayer, passed away. Hibler is a lead designer at Black and Veatch, an engineering, consulting, and construction...
Visitors to the Missouri State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 12, can get a free active carbon test of their soil. It gives insight into overall soil health. The soil testing is a joint program from the University of Missouri, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Soil and Water Program...
In its final months, the Obama administration doled out $29 million via USCIS grants to register new immigrant voters.
JULY 31, 2017 The U.S. government just announced it’s spending $10 million to help foreigners seeking American citizenship by offering them free English, history and civics courses as well as naturalization legal services. The Obama administration dedicated north of $62 million to similar...
International Cat Day is Tuesday, August 8
Don’t pro-cat-stinate! International Cat Day is Tuesday, August 8, and the Humane Society of Missouri has fabulous felines available for adoption. Show off those cat-like reflexes, and meet a new furry friend today! Curious as to what makes cats great companions? Check out these five feline fun...
Missouri ranks third state in the nation with 2 million cows.
Japan says “Whoa, go slow” on imports of frozen beef from the United States. To safeguard their own beef farmers, Japan raised tariffs on U.S. beef from 38.5 to 50 percent. “This increases the price of U.S. beef for Japanese consumers,” says Scott Brown, University of Missouri beef economist. “Less...
Approximately 75 people showed up to voice their opinions on wind turbines in Caldwell County.
A large number of people were present at the Kingston Courthouse on Thursday evening to voice their opinions on the subject of wind turbines in Caldwell County. Caldwell County currently has a moratorium on any applications on wind turbines until the first part of December. Two people at the...
ObamaCare was written to benefit large insurers and pharmaceutical companies.
Washington, DC - America's leading conservative shareholder activist organization is blaming the health insurance and pharmaceutical industries for the failure of the U.S. Senate to reach a consensus on ObamaCare repeal and replacement.  The National Center for Public Policy Research's Free...
Palmer amaranth, a species of pigweed, is now in at least 39 Missouri counties. Photo by Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri
University of Missouri researchers, under the direction of MU Extension weed scientist Kevin Bradley, are finding that pigweed seed is popping up in birdseed in alarming numbers. “It’s pretty shocking,” graduate student Eric Oseland told those attending the annual Integrated Pest Management field...
Employees have been fired and other personnel actions have been taken.
JULY 20, 2017 A government-owned nuclear laboratory with a lengthy history of security breaches is under fire again for mistakenly shipping radioactive material on a commercial cargo plane. It marks the latest of many shameful scandals at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, among the...
Time to plant turnips.
An old Missouri saying advises, “On the 25th of July, sow your turnips, wet or dry,” said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. This adage sprang into the national spotlight during Harry S. Truman’s presidency. “Evidently, the congressional session of 1948 was a...

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