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Local Red Cross chapter hires new executive director returning to area;

For people living in seven mid-Missouri counties served by the Columbia office of the American Red Cross, the recent hiring of new Executive Director Mike Odneal can definitely be considered…

MU Researchers to Study the Status of Black Bears in Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia are studying the status of black bears in Missouri. Black bears were abundant in the state during…

Midsummer Arts Faire Becoming Signature Arts Event for Community

The Midsummer Arts Faire will take place the weekend of Friday, June 22nd – Sunday, June 24th in Washington Park in the Historic Quincy Business District.

Missouri Highway Patrol Assists PSC Investigation Into Ameren

Colonel James F. Keathley, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway

Patrol, today said the Patrol will assist by providing information to the

Public Service Commission in their new investigation into the Ameren…

Free Seminars for Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers

MoDOT is offering free seminars this month to help commercial motor vehicle drivers understand state and federal safety regulations.

More than 250 attend Conservation Day

Ominous-looking skies and the threat of rain didn’t stop over 250 people from attending the Third Annual Lewis County Conservation and Wildlife Field Day which was held Saturday at Deer…

Resurfacing on Route B from Canton to LaGrange to Begin

Weather permitting, beginning Monday, June 4, MoDOT and its contractor will begin resurfacing approximately 12 miles of Route B from Route 61 just north of Canton to just south of…

Don’t let summer pests bug you

Memorial Day weekend officially kicked off the beginning of summer and opened the door to all sorts of outdoor activities like backyard barbecues, hiking, trail rides…

2007 Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Crash And Special Enforcement Operations Totals For Troop B

Captain John W.  Elliott, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces the Memorial Day weekend traffic crash and enforcement totals for the Troop B area, which consists of…

MU Researchers to Study Hydrogen Storage for Use in Vehicles

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to study low-pressure hydrogen storage.…

National Pork Board Elects New Officers

Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns has appointed Everett Forkner of Richards, Mo. to serve a three-year term on the 15-member National Pork Board. Forkner will begin his…