MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for the week of May 28, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of May 28 through June 3 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter pick […]

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What’s coming and going on Netflix in June 2018

Netflix watchers can catch blockbuster movies Thor: Ragnarok and Star Wars: The Last Jedi in June, along with new seasons of Grey’s Anatomy, Glow, Luke Cage and Sense8. The streaming site released a list of the movies, TV shows, comedy specials and documentaries coming and going next month.     Here’s the full list of what’s being added to Netflix in June: Date not […]

Rape Kit

Report shows more than 4,800 untested rape kits in Missouri

(MissouriNet) – Attorney General Josh Hawley has released a report today showing nearly 50-percent of Missouri law enforcement agencies do not send in rape evidence for testing because officers felt the victim was not credible and would not cooperate. During a press conference, in Jefferson City, Colleen Coble with the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and […]

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Several Missouri tax credits see chopping block, including low income housing

(MissouriNet) – Several Missouri tax credits will not be issued beginning in July, including one to finance low-income housing. The Missouri Housing Development Commission – MHDC – killed off the housing program in the current fiscal year, claiming it has a poor rate of return. Republican House Budget Chair Scott Fitzpatrick said his committee’s decision […]

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Ex husband’s attorney gets heated in appearance before House committee

(MissouriNet) – A special House committee has heard testimony from an attorney involved in allegations that have led to the possible impeachment of Governor Eric Greitens. Al Watkins represents the ex-husband of the woman who’s accused Greitens of sexual coercion and physical abuse. During a heated exchange, Watkins passionately defended the ex-husband, saying he held […]

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Extra Missouri state troopers will be patrolling roadways and waterways

(MissouriNet) – You’ll notice extra Missouri state troopers on the highways during this Memorial Day weekend. Every available trooper will be on the road enforcing traffic laws and helping motorists. Missouri State Highway Patrol Lieutenant  Paul Reinsch says the Patrol is participating in Operation CARE, which stands for Crash Awareness Reduction Effort:     Troopers […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Lawmaker, attorney both contacted the FBI over allegations related to Greitens

(MissouriNet) – Both sides in a special House committee hearing on an investigation of Governor Eric Greitens revealed yesterday they had contact with the FBI.     Republican Representative Jay Barnes, who chairs the committee, said he’d contacted federal law enforcement after hearing closed testimony from an early Greitens campaign advisor, Michael Hafner, who alleged […]

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Missouri’s Bicentennial the focus of Museum after Hours at the Missouri State Museum

The Missouri State Museum will present the program Missouri Bicentennial as part of its ongoing Museum After Hours series starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, in the History Hall, located in the east wing of the State Capitol.  Missouri will celebrate its 200th birthday on Aug. 10, 2021. The State Historical Society of Missouri […]

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Cool-season pastures start regrowth with arrival of warm-weather rains

Cool-season grasses such as fescue that dominate pasture grass in Missouri need warm weather to grow. The coldest April since 1907 set back forage for Missouri’s beef cow herds. Now, warm weather with rain creates forage for grazing and haying, said forage specialist Craig Roberts in a weekly University of Missouri Extension teleconference. New grass […]

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USDA Invests $256 Million in Water Infrastructure in Rural Communities

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $256 million in 81 projects to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in rural areas in 35 states.  Missouri State Director Jeff Case is pleased to announce that over $10 million was invested into rural Missouri communities. “Rural […]

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Missouri Veterans Recognition Program expands to include Gulf War, Iraq

 Missouri’s Veterans Recognition Program is now accepting applications from Veterans who served on active duty during recent conflicts in Iraq. The Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield and Operation Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn Veterans Recognition Awards are now being offered to eligible Missourians, said retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 James Ortmeyer, the Veterans Recognition Program manager. “The awards […]