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A seat belt is your best defense in a vehicle crash.
According to a recent survey, more Missourian’s are making the smart choice to buckle up. With sixty-five percent of Missouri’s traffic crash fatalities involving an unbelted driver or passenger, this increase could result in many lives saved. The 2017 Missouri Seat Belt Usage Survey final report,...
Opt for healthier choices this halloween.
By Dr. Kim Perry wellness director and medical director, UnitedHealthcare of Missouri Halloween can be scary. Ghosts, ghouls and goblins abound, but the most frightening part of Halloween might be how many calories our children bring home in their trick-or-treat bags. The candy in an average trick-...
The Kidder City Council had cancelled their meeting on Sept. 7th and rescheduled it on the 21st. With a sparse attendance, what started out as being a peaceful assembly quickly turned into an attack on code enforcement the city council. After listening to Ray Carlton’s plan to move the vehicles at...
Best of Show was awarded to Linda Schwaninger with her beautiful quilt.
The Twisted Stitchers held their annual quilt show during JC Penney Days in Hamilton. The quilts were displayed a the Federated Church and there were winners in several categories decided by the voting public. The quilt guild appreciates everyone's participation in this year's show. Also, a special...
Make your dog a happy dog.
National Walk Your Dog Week (October 1 to 7), which aims to address canine behavior issues and canine obesity, is a great opportunity for you and your pup to get outside and enjoy the green spaces around you – a message Lucky the TurfMutt shares year-round. “Getting outside to play in my yard and...
Our nations economy needs to grow.
Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement on the latest tax plan offered by President Donald Trump and the GOP Congress: "Ronald Reagan's signature 1981 tax cut amounted to 2.89 percent of GDP over the four years post-enactment, with stimulative...
Leaves make great compost material.
Now that fall has officially started, we can get in the mood for all those autumn activities. Every year we look forward to football games, fall decorations, picking apples, and raking leaves. Well, maybe the last item on the list isn’t one of your favorites, but for the energetic gardener, it...
Training on safe practices for handling produce.
Fruit and vegetable growers can meet training requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) at workshops at several locations throughout Missouri. FSMA includes rules for produce growers intended to reduce the risk of contamination from E. coli, listeria, salmonella and other disease-...
Two millionaires compete for marijuana industry.
A spokesman for Busch IV claims the megamillionaire has no commercial or economic interest in the issue. Contrary to that claim, Busch IV is a founder and former board member of BeLeaf, one of two Missouri companies currently licensed to grow cannabis. Further, Busch's son, Adolphus Busch V, is ...
Local preschoolers learn dance moves.
Hamilton preschoolers and kindergarten students met at the Methodist Church Family Life Center last Friday to enjoy the opportunity to watch professional dancers Amanda January and Krystal Bryan perform, then dance themselves. Using animated choreography to depict scenes such as "The Zoo is Open...

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