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Wind Farm Alert!
The Caldwell County Planning & Zoning Board is considering an update to the county ordinances regarding industrial wind turbines/farms and they want to hear from YOU! Options can be summarized as this: * Limit the height of wind turbines to 125 ft. (as an example) which allows wind mills for...
Kathryn exhibits one of her woodworking projects.
Achievement Day was held for the county on July 15, at the Nazarene Church in Kingston. Between the 50 4-Hers in attendance, the judges had 96 various projects to judge. All of the members were very excited to see if any of their projects would make it to state. Gage Swindler, age 11, a member of...
Nine Missouri weather stations, including this one at the Monroe City Regional Airport, recently received updates to help farmers and chemical applicators know when to spray herbicides to avoid off-target movement caused by temperature inversions. Photo courtesy of Pat Guinan
Nine Missouri weather stations recently received updates to help farmers and chemical applicators know when to spray herbicides to avoid off-target movement caused by temperature inversions. The University of Missouri Extension Commercial Agriculture Program operates 24 real-time weather stations...
Zinnias - Photo by Flickr user Liz West/CC BY-SA 2.0
In the search for a colorful annual flower that can handle the rigors of a typical Missouri summer, zinnia ranks high on the list, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. “Zinnias are great flowers for Missouri gardens for several reasons,” said Trinklein. “They adore...
Watch out for signs of heat-related illness.
Even if you think you’re getting used to the sweltering weather, you need to watch out for signs of heat-related illness. Forms of heat-related illness include heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke, says Tammy Roberts, University of Missouri Extension nutrition and health education...
424 backup takes destroyed during investigations.
(Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement in response to a July 13 Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration report, which finds the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) records management practice resulted in lost records and incomplete IRS responses to Freedom of...
Tomatoes are among the many vegetables grown in the high tunnels owned by Fue Yang and his family. Photo courtesy of Farmers Market Coalition
More than vegetables grow in Fue Yang’s high tunnels. It is where opportunity grows for area Hmong farmers. Yang runs a teaching farm for University of Missouri Extension, Lincoln University and the Webb City Farmers Market. The collaborative effort is part of a grant from the Missouri Department...
WalletHub’s analysts compared the 150 largest cities across 30 key metrics.
With U.S. stress levels increasing for the first time in 10 years due mainly to the current political climate and workplace-related stress alone costing society more than $300 billion per year, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis to determine 2017's Most &...
Presidential travel is racking up millions of dollars in expenses paid by taxpayers.
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request and a lawsuit for Trump administration travel records. The new records show new expenses totaling $2,301,527.02. As a...
Physical activity can improve your health.
The American Heart Association recommends that adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity each week. You know exercise is good for you. But have you ever considered why it matters? “Physical activity can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several...

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