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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 […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton Utility Committee to consider replacement of aging substation transfomers

Trenton’s Utility Committee has given its endorsement to moving forward with a plan to replace aging transformers at three substation locations in Trenton. Utility Director Ron Urton reported committee members Tuesday evening discussed the age and current condition of the transformer; before deciding to inquire on the cost of purchasing a refurbished transformer and its […]

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Cameron women injured in crash south of Winston

Two Cameron women were injured Monday night in an accident approximately three miles south of Winston. Twenty-year-old Selina Harris received minor injuries and her passenger, 21-year-old Kara Simmons, received moderate injuries when she apparently tumbled from the vehicle. Both were taken by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. The pickup was southbound on Highway […]