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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 […]

City of Chillicothe

Chillicothe City Council approves promotions and new hires

The Chillicothe City Council approved hiring two employees for the Chillicothe Police Department and several promotions for the Chillicothe Fire Department during an executive session this week. Caitlin Howell was hired as a full-time dispatcher and Brian Schmidt was hired as a part-time police officer. Promotions for the fire department included Aaron Minnick from Lieutenant […]

Bridge in poor condition

Audio: More than 900 Missouri bridges listed in poor condition

Missouri has more than 900 bridges listed in poor condition. During a budget hearing at the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri Transportation Director Patrick McKenna says Governor Parson’s budget proposal would fix 250 of the state’s bridges.     State Transportation Director Patrick McKenna says the agency’s five-year bridge repair plan includes weight-restricted and […]

Missouri Department of Insurance

Over $16 million returned to Missouri consumers with the assistance of the Missouri Department of Insurance

Missouri consumers received an additional $16.2 million from their insurance companies in 2018, thanks to the work of the department’s Consumer Affairs Division and Market Conduct Section.  “One of our primary responsibilities is to protect Missouri consumers and ensure they are treated fairly by insurance companies,” said Chlora Lindley-Myers, Director of the Missouri Department of […]