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LATHROP, Mo. – A new, smoother surface is coming to a portion of Interstate 35 in Clinton County. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Ideker, Inc. to resurface I-35 between the Clinton/Clay County line and just north of Route 116. The contractor plans to first complete some...
In our first two articles on Otters we learned about their re-introduction and their rapid re-populating of their former habitat. In fact otters were a little too successful at finding food sources, especially when it came to farm ponds and Ozark streams. After reintroduction, the Conservation...
Greetings Friends of the 8th District! I hope you are enjoying the longer days of the refreshing sun light out there. Warmer temperatures and spring are upon us.   House Approves Bill to Require Victim Impact Program for DWI Offenders (HB 1488) A bill now headed to the Senate would require a person...
Senator Hoskins welcomed members of the Missouri Farm Bureau from the 21st District who were in the capital city for the annual Farm Bureau legislative banquet. Pictured in this photo are Mike and Jeanne Pollard, Caldwell County; Tom Silvey, Caldwell County; Barb Fifer, Ray County; Jim and Dona Proffitt, Ray County; Bill Robinson, Ray County; Violet Corbett, Johnson County; Mary Ellen Young, Johnson County; and William Gray, Lafayette County.
With more than a quarter of the 2020 legislative session behind us, members of the General Assembly are hard at work advancing bills. This week the Senate took up and passed several pieces of legislation that will now move onto the House of Representatives for its consideration. A few of these...
Located just west of Chillicothe on Route 190, the Thompson River Bridge has been serving motorists since 1964. More than 2,500 vehicles pass over it each day, which has taken its toll on the bridge deck, or driving surface. A rehabilitation project to place a new bridge deck will be led by...
Imagine if Warren Buffett wanted to build a private toll road across northern Missouri. The billionaire would charge cars $100 apiece to race from his home city of Omaha, Nebraska, to Nashville, Tennessee, pocketing a huge chunk of profit on each trip. He might call it the “Music City Express.”...
JACKSON COUNTY– After further consideration of traffic impacts, the Missouri Department of Transportation has CHANGED several details regarding the COMPLETE CLOSURE of a portion of Interstate 70 in both directions in Kansas City, MO. This closure will begin at 10 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, until...
The following offices shall be filed for in the County Clerk’s Office located in the Caldwell County Courthouse, 49 E Main, Kingston from February 25, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. through March 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. for the August 4, 2020 Election: Eastern District Commissioner Western District Commissioner...
OMAHA, Neb. (Feb. 17, 2020) – The average household has more than 100 different types of arthropods living inside, according to Creighton University Biology Professor Ted Burk, Ph.D., but residents in the Midwest are spotting a new pest inside this winter: the brown marmorated stink bug. “We have a...
Striped skunk crossing the road.
We will conclude the three part series on otters next week. We need to take time out this week for a timely announcement. The skunk mating season will commence this week, so plan accordingly. If you have a hole under a step or back porch that you have been meaning to plug up, better do it this week...

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