Crowder State Park

Crowder State Park to host an evening of Nature Games

Join Crowder State Park staff at the Campground Amphitheater at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, for an evening of nature games including nature bingo. Learn about nature in Missouri while you play friendly competitive games with your camping neighbors. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.  Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol and Commercial Vehicle Officer (MSHP)

Missouri State Highway Patrol now accepting applications for Commercial Vehicle Officer

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is accepting applications for new commercial vehicle officers. The 10th Commercial Vehicle Officer Class is scheduled to begin training on February 3, 2020. The application deadline is October 1, 2019. Interested parties are encouraged to apply. The Human Resources Division will contact each applicant to determine their location(s) of interest. […]

Crowder State Park

Crowder State Park to host program on bats

Staff from Crowder State Park west of Trenton will share facts about bats that make the park their home at a program later this month. The program will be held at the park’s campground amphitheater the night of August 24th at 8:30. Participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather and bring insect repellent. […]

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FEMA working with Small Business Administration to assist Missouri residents

Missouri residents may receive disaster assistance from both FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration. After registering with FEMA, most residents are automatically referred to SBA to be considered for low-interest disaster loans. SBA’s disaster loans are the largest source of long-term federal disaster recovery funds to residents, businesses of all sizes and private nonprofit […]

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Audit of Missouri Department of Public Safety raises concerns with procedures under agency’s former director

State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a report raising concerns about the process used by the Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS) under the agency’s former director when awarding and managing a contract for the coordination of fingerprint technology at local law enforcement agencies. “Missourians should have confidence their tax dollars are being used appropriately […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

Community participation sought for NCMC Organization Fair

Area businesses, churches, and organizations are invited to participate in the annual North Central Missouri College Organization Fair on Student Orientation Day scheduled for Monday, August 19. The Organization Fair is set to begin at 11 a.m. and will run until approximately 1:30 p.m. Organizations participating will be assigned a table and are welcome to […]

Social Media Addiction

Legislation introduced to curb social media addiction

Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced legislation to curb addictive and deceptive techniques that tech giants use to exploit users. The Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act would ban certain features that are designed to be addictive, would require choice parity for consent, and would give users the power to monitor their time spent on […]