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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...
Solar Eclipse
Ok, I’ll admit it. I’m fascinated by astronomy. And I’m really excited about the upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21st. Occasionally, I still run into someone who hasn’t heard about it. If you’re in the latter category, be forewarned… the sun is going to disappear behind the moon for about 2½...
Ozark Prairie Master Gardener Dan Britton, right, his wife, Earlene, left, and MU Extension specialist Joni Harper, center, are teaching other Master Gardeners how to make small greenhouses. Photo by Linda Geist
Ozark Prairie Master Gardeners know that good things come in small packages. That is why mini-greenhouses are growing throughout the Lake of the Ozarks region. The mini-greenhouses are the brainchild of Dan Britton, president of the Ozark Prairie Master Gardeners chapter in Morgan County....
Study and know your market before you sell trees.
ELDON, Mo. – Study and know your market before you sell trees, says University of Missouri Extension forestry specialist Hank Stelzer. MU Extension and the Missouri Department of Conservation offer three workshops to help landowners learn how to improve the quality of their woodland and how to...
There are many reasons to consider a mutt.
More than 150 dog breeds are recognized in the United States. While some pet lovers are drawn to specific breeds for their unique characteristics, there are many reasons to consider a mutt when you’re looking to add a four-legged friend to the family. National Mutt Day is Monday, July 31, and the...
Representative Jim Neely
Extraordinary Session Comes to a Close as Senate Approves House Version of Pro-Life Legislation (SB 5) After weeks of waiting, the Senate met Tuesday afternoon to take up and pass the House version of legislation that is meant tobetter ensure the health and safety of women by putting common sense...

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