DWI

Man from Union Star crashes ATV; accused of DWI

A northwest Missouri resident was hurt when the all terrain vehicle he was operating went off an road and hit a ditch in DeKalb County. Forty-one-year old Jay Ellis of Union Star was ejected from the ATV and transported to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph with moderate injuries. The accident happened early Saturday on […]

Farm Field

Funding available to farmers interested in installing edge-of-field monitoring stations

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is making $2 million available to interested farmers to help install voluntary edge-of-field monitoring stations on agricultural land in five states, including Missouri.  “Edge-of-field water quality monitoring provides quantifiable data that supports voluntary-based conservation efforts aimed at reducing the movement of sediment and nutrients off Missouri farms,” State Conservationist […]

Extradited

Terry Delauder, Junior extradited to Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Galt man charged with two felony charges stemming from an incident last year has been extradited to Grundy County. Twenty-nine-year-old Terry Michael Delauder, Junior was released from the Western Reception Diagnostic Correctional Center of Saint Joseph Wednesday before being extradited. He has been charged with first-degree property damage […]

Missouri Hospital Association

Missouri hospitals’ community benefit exceeded $3.3 billion In 2017

New data from the Missouri Hospital Association reveals that in 2017, the state’s hospitals provided more than $1.4 billion in uncompensated care and exceeded $3.3 billion in total community benefit — record totals for both categories. The report and hospital-specific data are available on the association’s consumer data site, FocusOnHospitals.com. “Hospitals are committed to building […]

Drone or Unmanned Ariel Vehicle

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 […]

Advocates to MO Legislature: Leave Amendment 1 Alone

Advocates to Missouri Legislature: Leave Amendment 1 Alone

Hands off Amendment 1. That’s the message from supporters of the “Clean Missouri’ ballot initiative to state lawmakers, who begin the 100th General Assembly next week.  The anti-gerrymandering measure passed by 62 percent of the vote in November, but Gov. Mike Parson and several legislators are already calling for major changes.  Joan VonDras with the Sierra Club’s […]