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MU Extension offers farm safety exhibits at State Fair
From Karen Funkenbusch The University of Missouri Extension Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) will showcase grain bin safety at the Missouri State Fair from 9...
Who should decide who uses kratom?
Kratom is derived from the leaves of mitragyna speciosa, a tropical tree related to coffee and native to Southeast Asia. It has been used as a...


School Leaders Endorse Rob O'Brian for Senate
(Jefferson City, Mo) – Missouri education leaders believe Rob O’Brian is the best choice for southwest Missouri voters in Tuesday’s primary...


Donations being accepted for Table Rock Lake boat disaster
Donations are being accepted to support needs of victims, families and others involved in the tragic sinking of the sightseeing boat on Table Rock Lake near Branson,...
Local Farmer Curtis Millsap Presenting Workshop During Tomato Expo...
Everything about tomatoes will be celebrated as part of University of Missouri Extension’s 2nd Annual “Tomato Expo” planned for July 24 at the Springfield Botanical Center,...
Governor Parson Praises Responders and Rescuers for Efforts in...
Governor travels to Branson area to meet with survivors, victims' relatives, rescuers, and responders after boat capsizes killing 17 in severe storm on Thursday (BRANSON,...
Governor Parson Takes Action on Missouri Droughts - Signs Executive...
Today, Governor Mike Parson called upon the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to activate the Drought Assessment Committee and the associated drought impact...
The current Bear State Bank branch in Golden City is slated to close in September as almost half of that bank's facilities are closed of part of a merger into Arvest Bank. (Photo by James McNary) Golden City sole town to lose only bank as Arvest dumps half of...
The last time Golden City had no bank was Jan. 8, 1891, the day before the second Golden City Banking Company was issued bank charter no. 747 by...


Gov. Parson Appoints Senator Kehoe of Jefferson City As New Lt....
On Monday June 18, Missouri Governor Mike Parson appointed Missouri State Senator Mike Kehoe (R) of Jefferson City to the vacant position of Missouri Lt. Governor. The post...
Online Brief: Governor Parson Announces Statewide Listening Tour
Governor Mike Parson will make nine stops next week to hear from community leaders across Missouri. The tour will begin Tuesday with visits to Springfield, Branson,...
New Governor Familiar to, with Dade County
Scandal-plagued (now former) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens surprised critics and supporters alike with the announcement last week that he would resign effective 5 p.m. Friday...
Online Brief: Sheriff's Office investigating shooting in rural Everton
The Dade County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that reportedly occured in the rural Everton area. Sheriff Max Huffman said that his office and the Dade County...
Online Brief: Missouri Gov. Greitens to resign; Lt. Gov. Parson en...
Just minutes ago, embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announced that he would be resigning from office, effective Friday. Lt. Gov. Mike Parson is now en route to...
2018 Grizzly Homecoming Court Recognized
Members of the 2018 Missouri State University-West Plains Homecoming Court gathered for a “meet and greet” reception with Grizzly fans at 6 p.m.,...


Friday is Buckle Up Phone Down Day
The Missouri Department of Transportation and the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety are challenging you and those you know at home, work, school, or in your community...