Green Hills Recreation Association

Green Hills Recreation Association to distribute applications for youth basketball league

The Green Hills Recreation Association will distribute registration forms for its youth recreation basketball league to area schools this week. The league is open to children from age four to sixth grade and consists of boys and girls teams from the communities in the Green Hills region. Boys and girls residing in Grundy County will […]

Dunn Ranch Prairie

“Prairie Days” activities planned for Harrison County’s Dunn Ranch, final weekend of June

Northwest Missouri’s grassland heritage will be celebrated at Prairie Days June 24-25 at Dunn Ranch in Harrison County. Bison, butterflies, birds and native plants that support them will be on display. Experts will interpret prairie ecology at a free event sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), The Nature Conservancy, and the Missouri Prairie […]

school board meeting

Pleasant View R-6 board approves salary increases

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education has increased the base pay for certified teachers to 28-thousand dollars, which is an increase of five hundred dollars over this year. The board approved a twelve hundred fifty dollar pay increase for administrator Rebecca Steinhoff, making her compensation 51-thousand 250 dollars, which is a two and one […]

Weeds such as Dandelions

Identifying weeds just got easier with this app for smartphones

The University of Missouri Extension recently released an update for its free ID Weeds app for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices to help people easily identify weeds in the field, lawn, or garden. Kevin Bradley, an MU Extension weed scientist, says the update includes new graphics and is more user-friendly than the initial version.  The app […]