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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. Hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend and that you took out time to honor our veterans and loved ones in some form or manner.  I had the pleasure of...
May 22, 2019 — The National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS) has released a thorough report on the most dangerous countries for travelers in 2019. The report contains multiple rankings and points of data for nearly 200 countries, with explanations for why certain countries are...
(May 24, 2019) - Today, Governor Parson signed into law the "Missouri Stands For the Unborn Act," SS SCS HB 126. This is groundbreaking legislation that will save lives and set the standard for pro-life legislation nationwide. SS SCS HB 126, the strongest pro-life bill in Missouri history, will: *...
Pink peony. Photo by Oleksandra Deriy via Wikimedia Commons.
Source: David Trinklein, 573-882-9631 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Peonies are the traditional flower for Memorial Day. In the 1800s, when the holiday was called Decoration Day, peonies were one of the few flowers in bloom in late May and were widely used to adorn the graves of fallen soldiers. Their huge,...
Corn planting progress: 2019 percentage of intended acres planted compared to five-year average. Source: USDA/NASS.
Source: William Wiebold, 573-673-4128 (cell); 573-882-0621 COLUMBIA, Mo. – If misery loves company, when it comes to corn and soybean planting there is plenty of love throughout the Midwest, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold. Almost continually wet weather means wet...
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...

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