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SBA economic injury disaster loans available to Missouri small businesses

Small nonfarm businesses in 100 Missouri counties and neighboring counties in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, and Oklahoma are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by […]

Traffic Accident

Friday night crash injures man from Harris

The Highway Patrol reports a Harris man sustained minor injuries when the pickup truck he drove ran off the road five miles east of Harris Friday night. A private vehicle transported 53-year-old Jerald Dahlberg to the Sullivan County Memorial Hospital of Milan. The pickup traveled east on Route E before it ran off the road […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

One month remains to register for disaster assistance in Missouri

Missouri residents and business owners affected by the April 29–July 5 severe storms, tornadoes and flooding have until September 9 to apply for federal disaster assistance. Disaster assistance is available from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration, the federal government’s primary source of funding for the long-term rebuilding of disaster-damaged private property. There are […]

Fatal Crash

16-year-old killed in head-on crash near Newtown

The Highway Patrol reports a Newtown teenager died and two area residents sustained minor injuries as the result of a pickup truck and sport utility vehicle involved in a nearly head-on crash two miles northwest of Newtown Wednesday morning. The body of 16-year-old Coy Miller was taken to the Roberson Funeral Home in Princeton. Fifteen-year-old […]

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FEMA working with Small Business Administration to assist Missouri residents

Missouri residents may receive disaster assistance from both FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration. After registering with FEMA, most residents are automatically referred to SBA to be considered for low-interest disaster loans. SBA’s disaster loans are the largest source of long-term federal disaster recovery funds to residents, businesses of all sizes and private nonprofit […]

Duck and Waterfowl

Missouri Department of Conservation announces changes to waterfowl reservations for fall hunting

The Missouri Department of Conservation announces changes to its reservation system for managed waterfowl hunts – starting this hunting season. MDC offers managed waterfowl hunting on more than a dozen conservation areas specially managed with a focus on wetlands. Hunters can apply for a reservation or participate in a daily morning drawing for opportunities to […]