Natural Resources Conservation Service

NRCS seeks comments regarding Little Otter Creek Reservoir in Caldwell County

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has released a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Little Otter Creek Watershed Plan. The plan involves the construction of a proposed multipurpose reservoir in Caldwell County. This supplement addresses changes since NRCS prepared the Little Otter Creek Watershed Plan and Environmental Impact Statement in 2003. The supplement […]

Tornado Drill

Annual statewide tornado drill set for March 5th

The annual tornado drill will be held next week as part of the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency’s Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs says Grundy County will participate in the drill which will be held on Tuesday morning, March 5th at 10 o’clock, Severe Weather Preparedness Week is Sunday […]

USDA prioritizes investments in telemedicine to address opioid crisis in rural America

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture is giving funding priority in a key grant program for applications to address opioid misuse in rural communities. “The opioid epidemic is dramatically impacting prosperity in many small towns and rural places across the country,” Hazlett said. […]