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Missouri Department of Conservation awards grant funding for community forest improvements

The Missouri Department of Conservation recently awarded $366,446 to Missouri communities through its Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) grant program. TRIM grants offer cost-share funding for government agencies, schools, and nonprofit groups to manage, improve or conserve trees on public lands. “TRIM grants help communities with tree management-related activities that help keep neighborhood trees […]

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Trump Administration invests more than $1 million in rural business development in Missouri

The Trump Administration, along with the Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Missouri Jeff Case, today announced 20 organizations statewide are being awarded a total of $1,068,984 to create jobs and increase economic opportunities throughout the state. “When rural, small businesses expand and do well, it leads to a positive impact on the […]

Journey to College

Pilot programs focus on helping more students finish a college degree in less time

Ten Missouri colleges and universities are participating in two programs that aim to reduce college costs and help students earn a degree in less time. The Department of Higher Education is set to begin pilot projects for Guided Pathways to Success and Concurrent Enrollment programs. “These programs focus on helping more students graduate on time, […]

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory issued for portions of northern Missouri for Friday, February 15, 2019

A quick moving disturbance will bring a chance for light snow with periods of moderate snow beginning Friday morning and continuing through late Friday night. A period of mixed precipitation will be possible Friday morning for portions of east central-Kansas, west, and central Missouri before changing over to all snow. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL […]

Winter Weather Advisory Extended

Winter Weather Advisory for northern Missouri extended to Thursday at Noon

With the National Weather Service in Kansas City predicting snow, sleet, and freezing rain through Thursday, the Winter Weather Advisory that was issued for many counties in northern Missouri has been extended. The current forecast for northern Missouri is calling for areas of freezing drizzle and freezing rain continuing to expand back to the north […]

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Audio: Early season snow storm dumps seven-plus inches in parts of east -central Missouri

The second biggest pre-November 15th snow event on record in east-central Missouri is bogging down traffic in the St. Louis area. National Weather Service Meteorologist Kevin Deitsch says snow plows haven’t kept up with snowfall that could total eight inches in some places.     National Weather Service Meteorologist Kevin Deitsch (Dytch) says the early […]