Science Olympiad 2019

Area schools compete in Science Olympiad

Recently, several high schools participated in Science Olympiad on the campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri. Those schools included Trenton, Stanberry, South Harrison, King City, Northeast Nodaway, Maysville, and Pattonsburg. Taking first place was King City followed by South Harrison in second, Northeast Nodaway third, and Maysville in fourth. These top four […]

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Researchers use UAVs to track insect dispersal patterns

In a paper to be released soon, researchers tell how they used drones to track migration patterns of pests. “This research will help us quickly determine habitat preference and dispersal patterns for newly detected invasive insect species,” says University of Missouri Extension field crops entomologist Kevin Rice. That information can help farmers decide how to […]

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Audio: Missouri works to develop computer science standards for K-12 schools

Missouri is working to develop computer science standards for K through 12 public schools.     Members of the workgroup creating the standards could integrate computer science learning across other subjects, especially in elementary school. The computer science standards would not require a computer to learn and could be studied through “unplugged activities”, which involve […]

Drugs

Audio: Representative Vicky Hartzler wants Missouri to institute drug monitoring program

U.S. Representative Vicky Hartzler wants Missouri to join the rest of the country in instituting a statewide prescription drug monitoring program. Hartzler met with Boone County Hospital officials Tuesday to discuss the opioid epidemic.     Boone County and about half of Missouri’s counties currently participate in a monitoring program established by Saint Louis County […]

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Driver totals van on Highway 6 west of Novinger

The Highway Patrol reports two Milan residents sustained minor injuries when the minivan in which they were passengers slid on ice and overturned four miles west of Novinger Wednesday morning. Thirty-year-old Mele Celestine and 30-year-old Simbi Nkuazoosala were transported by private vehicle to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital of Milan. Driver 23-year-old Jacque Matoondo Nitu of […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports arrest of two area women

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two women in area counties Tuesday on various allegations. Twenty-year-old Angela Young of Lake Ozark was accused of speeding 16 to 19 miles per hour over the limit, possession of marijuana—10 grams or less, and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. She was released on a summons. The Patrol […]