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COLUMBIA, Mo. – This winter’s snow and ice took its toll on trees. Proper pruning now, followed by extra care in the growing season, gives trees a chance to grow back strong and healthy, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist Michele Warmund. Use patience and safety when checking...
ST. JOSEPH, Mo – Across Northwest Missouri, the effects of winter weather are evident everywhere you look: frozen ground, canceled classes, snow-covered fields, and potholes. The Missouri Department of Transportation normally launches its pothole efforts in March, but with the extreme weather we’ve...
Members of the House and Senate gathered in the House Chamber this week to get an update on the state of Missouri’s judicial branch. Lawmakers listened to the annual State of the Judiciary Address that was delivered by Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Zel Fischer. He used his speech to address...
Canton, Ma., 01/30/2019---If Missouri lawmakers pass Senate Bill 130, homeschooled students may finally be able to participate on public school athletics teams governed by the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA). SB 130, which would force the MSHSAA to change its current...
Are you thinking that your teeth don’t look nearly as white as the movie stars you see? If so, perhaps you’re thinking about purchasing one of those over-the-counter teeth- whitening products.   But buyer beware: Cosmetic teeth-whitening is a $3.2 billion-dollar industry that is not regulated by...
The Knob Noster delegation from left: Luke Lewis, Gayla Roten, Sen. Hoskins, Bud Thering and Steven Hoffman.
Welcoming Visitors to the Capitol The third full week of the 2019 legislative session was a bustle of activity as the various Senate committees got down to business hearing testimony on bills. Every legislator’s schedule was packed with committee meetings each morning and afternoon, nearly every...
Jefferson City, Mo. – Grain Belt Express was on the agenda at a meeting between Governor Parson’s staff, state legislators, and county commissioners on January 22.  The elected officials briefed the Governor’s Deputy Legislative Director, Jeff Earl, and Policy Director, Kayla Hahn, regarding their...
Unborn child at 5 months
JEFFERSON CITY, MO – With more than 60,000,000 developing human babies murdered while in the mother’s womb, some wonder how many more will die in the name of “healthcare.”  When seven white men sitting on the U.S. Supreme Court decided that a woman has the right to end her baby’s life, they likely...
When the power goes out at home, the clock starts ticking on the safety of meats, seafood, ice cream, cut produce and even leftover pizza. When refrigerators and freezers suffer a loss of electrical power, the foods inside can become susceptible to foodborne contaminants in just a few hours, said...
Coyote trap
Over the past two weeks we have talked about coyotes and the attempt to control their numbers through the years. Bounties, government trappers, and other attempts to reduce the coyote populations all have been tried and not produced satisfactory results. During the fur boom of the early 1980s, a...

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