17th Street Bridge

Equipment in place to begin demolition of buildings for construction of new 17th Street Bridge

Machinery has been moved to the east side of the 17th Street Bridge to begin demolishing three city-owned buildings to make way for construction of a new and longer bridge. Perkins and Son Dozing of Lock Springs is the demolition contractor. City Administrator Ron Urton expects the demolition work to begin soon. He also told […]

Large bale of hay

Cattle farmers must guard against high nitrate in hay which causes cow deaths

On top of dealing with harsh winter weather in feeding cows, cattle farmers must guard against too much nitrate in poor-quality hay. “Just from cases we’ve confirmed, I know of 150 cows dying in the last month,” says Tim Evans, head toxicologist at the University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory.  High nitrate, mostly concentrated in […]