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More than half of the second Coronavirus Food Assistance Program funds approved for farmers

USDA has now given out more than half of the second Coronavirus Food Assistance Program’s funds to farmers. As of October 25th, the agency had approved more than $7.6 billion.  Payments to corn growers remain at the top of the list at nearly $2.2 billion followed by cattle with almost $1.7 billion, soybeans at more than […]

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Missouri’s Parson ranked 13th among nation’s Governors

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s performance on economic policies has placed him among some of the top governors in the nation in a new report. In a first-of-its-kind report, the American Legislative Exchange Council, a right-wing group of lawmakers and business people, ranked Parson 13th overall among states’ governors. Report co-author Donna Arduin said Parson’s corporate […]

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South Dakota man injured in crash on Highway 13 near Gallatin

A man from South Dakota was injured late Thursday night in a single-vehicle accident near Gallatin. Eighty-eight-year-old Melvin Greyowl from Stephan, South Dakota was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. The car was northbound on Highway 13 when Greyowl drove through the T-intersection with Highway 6. The car struck a […]

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North Central Missouri College recognizes Outstanding Honor Graduates

The Vicki Wheeler Honors Brunch is held each year to recognize North Central Missouri College Outstanding Honor Graduates for their accomplishments. The NCMC Outstanding Student Award is given to only one student in each degree program annually. Faculty select students based on academic merits, campus involvement, and leadership in the classroom. NCMC was unable to […]

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Missouri’s lack of e-commerce use tax means missing out on revenue from items sold online

As Missouri moves to reopen the state’s economy while still respecting social distancing measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, city and county government leaders warn of dire financial problems due to Missouri’s lack of an e-commerce use tax. Callaway County Presiding Commissioner Gary Jungermann said the failure of the Missouri legislature to pass an e-commerce […]

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Missouri River likely to enter minor flood stage this week

Levels on the Missouri River could move into minor flood stage from Nebraska City to northwest Missouri’s St. Joseph this week. Chairman Tom Waters with the Missouri Levee and Drainage District Association says the area isn’t prepared for a high-than-normal runoff predicted. “The big issue for us is soil moisture,” Waters tells Missourinet affiliate KFEQ […]