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Gizmo
Gizmo is a rare large breed of cat from Florida. His owners died and he was left without a home. Gizmo is a house cat and prefers to be inside. He is neutered and has his front feet de-clawed. He would make an exceptional lap cat and he is very affectionate. He is also very shy and gets bullied by...
All are welcome.
The Emergency Management Agency of Caldwell County is providing a storm spotter training on Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Polo Community building. Classes are free and open to the public. No registration is required.
Congressman Sam Graves
U.S. Representative Sam Graves today helped introduce a bill targeting cities that knowingly harbor illegal immigrants and protect them from being deported. The Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act would block grant funding from any locality that ignores federal law and withholds information on...
Representative Jim Neely
Thousands of Missourians from across the state made their way to Jefferson City this week to join in the festivities as the state welcomed its new statewide officials. During the November elections Missourians elected Republicans to fill the statewide positions on the ballot. On Monday, Missourians...
In winter our feathered friends especially need our help more than ever.
What birds can you expect at a bird feeder during a Missouri winter?  Quite a few, if you keep your feeders well supplied with quality bird seeds and suet.  But our feathered friends especially need our help now more than ever.  The low temperatures and snow in central Missouri has made many food...
Terrariums are back in style.
Terrariums are back in style for plant lovers, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Transparent plant containers date back at least 2,500 years, but the modern terrarium is a more recent innovation. Nineteenth-century London physician N.B. Ward had an interest in...
University of Missouri Extension offers farm families, individuals and businesses workshops in January and February to help with succession, estate and retirement planning. “Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future” includes four workshops on Tuesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. at various locations. “This class...
Tree spikes can damage trees.
Is your tree care provider using spikes to climb while pruning your trees? Ouch! Climbing spikes are sharpened steel spikes attached to the climber's leg by leather straps and padded supports. A tree worker should only use them to access trees being removed. When these spikes are used on living...
Salt does more than melt the ice on your sidewalks and driveways. It can harm your lawn and shrubs, says University of Missouri Extension turf management specialist Brad Fresenburg. Too much salt can leave dead strips along sidewalks and driveways. It can kill shrubs and flowers. Before you throw...
“Why do you hang on to your calves?” the beef economist asked cow-herd owners in the room. Scott Brown answered his own question: “Because their price is going up. Right?” Brown, with University of Missouri Extension, cautioned, “There are still downside risks.” Risk remains in spite of slowing of...

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