The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education has accepted a bid to replace the existing elementary school boiler with a new one. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis reports the accepted bid was from Weston Heating and Cooling, Incorporated for $14,075. Principal Amy Carlson reported that at a professional development day on October 11th, teachers shared ideas on how […]
During a meeting of the Missouri Conservation Commission, approval was given for the state to purchase approximately 266 acres in Sullivan County as an addition to the Locust Creek Conservation Area. This is an area encompassing over 3,400 acres southwest of Milan. The Department of Conservation reports approximately one third is bottomland and upland forest […]
Daviess County Public Water Supply District Number 2 will have an interruption of service for some customers starting Wednesday morning, October 9, 2019, at 9 o’clock. The outage will affect customers living west of Midway Avenue and north of Route DD and may last until Thursday. Those customers will be under a boil advisory until […]
Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 18 first responders and 6 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions in 2018. The awards are the state’s highest recognition for first responders working as individuals and as members of teams during critical incidents. The civilians were honored for taking on extreme risks […]
The Trump Administration has released a plan to boost an unspecified amount of ethanol that oil refineries must add to their fuel starting in 2020. The Environmental Protection Agency says the rules would ensure that more than 15 billion gallons of ethanol be blended into the fuel supply. Bradley Schad with the Missouri Corn Growers […]
“Mum’s the word,” but fall color shouts at Dutch Garden Nursery of Edina, a Knox County community of about 1,200 people. James Burkholder of Dutch Garden Nursery raises 2,800 mums each year. Most go to C&R Markets’ 11 stores in northeastern and central Missouri. He also sells at his nursery and at a second retail […]
In a few weeks, the city of Indianapolis will transform into a sea of blue jackets when the National FFA Convention & Expo kicks off for the 92nd time. This time-honored tradition will be held in the Circle City on October 30- November 2, 2019. More than 67,000 FFA members from across the U.S., representing […]
Trenton Municipal Utilities has issued a boil advisory for part of Trenton due to the replacement of valves in a water main. The advisory affects West Crowder Street from Laclede to Cedar Street. The boil advisory will continue in place until Friday afternoon, September 27, 2019, at 3:30.
The City of Bethany, Harrison County, and North Missouri Solid Waste Management District Region B will sponsor a solid waste collection event Saturday, September 28, 2019. Harrison County residents can dispose of special waste items banned from landfills at the collection at the Bethany City Street Barn from 9 o’clock to noon that day. Items […]
A representative for Milan says water is off for the entire city due to a semi-truck hitting and breaking a fire hydrant. The city will be placed under a precautionary boil advisory until further notice. The Milan C-2 School District will dismiss today (Tuesday, September 24, 2019) at 11:30 due to the water being off.
With a narrow window of opportunity for fertilizer applications this past spring and fall it is important for farmers to keep fertilizer application top of mind this upcoming fall to maintain nutrients in the soil. In this Managing for Profit, Curt Woolfolk, an agronomist with The Mosaic Company, provides fertilizer application recommendations for growers and […]
Drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil production sites are expected to make gas prices spike by about 25-cents in Missouri and elsewhere by the end of the month. Mark Peterson of Auto Club Triple-A says the world’s largest oil location was hit. “Attacks have taken about 5.7 billion barrels of oil off the […]