Missouri State Highway Patrol Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort (CARE) (MSHP

Highway patrol reports on DWI saturation efforts and Operation CARE during July 4th holiday

Grundy and Livingston counties, plus two others in extreme northwest Missouri, were locations where the highway patrol conducted driving while intoxicated saturation checks on July 4th. Results from the four counties, Grundy, Livingston, Holt and Atchison, show troopers issued seven citations, 21 warnings and assisted three motorists. Officers also made one misdemeanor drug arrest. The […]

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Smithfield Foods & RAE launch joint venture to create renewable energy, wildlife habitat

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) have formed a joint venture called Monarch Bioenergy to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) across Smithfield’s hog farms in Missouri. This partnership converts manure collected from Smithfield farms into RNG, while simultaneously delivering ecological services and developing wildlife habitat. Once complete, all Smithfield company-owned finishing farms in […]

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Missouri suffers major shortage of affordable housing

Missouri’s low-income housing crunch shows no sign of abating, according to a new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition.  Researchers found that there are almost 196,000 low-income households in Missouri, but there are just under 83,000 affordable rental homes. So about 113,000 are forced to pay way more than they can afford just to […]