Missouri Department of Conservation

Missouri Department of Conservation now requires landowner registration for free and discounted permits

The Missouri Department of Conservation reminds Missouri resident and nonresident landowners who qualify to receive free or discounted deer and turkey hunting permits to register their properties in MDC’s new Landowner Permit Registry either online or by completing a paper application. Starting this year, resident landowners with 20 or more contiguous acres and nonresident landowners […]

Healthcare

Missouri improves in America’s Health Rankings for women, infants and children

Among all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Missouri’s rank advanced to 37th overall in America’s Health Rankings – Health of Women and Children Report 2019, up from 41st in 2018. Within women’s health specifically, Missouri jumped eight spots on the ranking list. The report uses over 60 metrics to compare and rank the health […]

Missouri Capital Building Jefferson City

Dozens of Missouri legislative bills become law today

Historically, most of the bills passed during the Missouri Legislature’s regular session become law on August 28. Of the roughly 2,100 measures filed this year, 144 proposals made it across the finish line. Dozens of proposals become official today. Here is a snapshot of 10 key measures taking effect: Education funding In the fiscal year […]

Medical Marijuana Dispensary

DHSS extends deadline for medical marijuana facility applications

Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) began accepting medical marijuana facility applications on Aug. 3 and will now accept applications until 4:30 p.m. CST on Monday, August 19. Initially, the deadline was set outside of normal business hours at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. DHSS has learned during the first several days […]

Judge Brent Elliot

Judge Brent Elliot receives recognition from The American Registry

Forty third Circuit Court Judge Brent Elliott has received an acknowledgment from The American Registry recognizing him as among the top 1% of America’s Most Honored Professionals. The 43rd circuit includes five area counties: Livingston, Daviess, DeKalb., Caldwell, and Clinton. Judge Brent Elliott has implemented a number of programs designed to improve judicial efficiency. He […]

Sex Offender

Audio: State audit shows law enforcement needs to step up efforts to capture 1,200 missing sex offenders

A new state audit has found that about 1,200 registered sex offenders are missing – with 800 of them considered to be the most dangerous of offenders. Boone County Sheriff’s Department Major Tom Reddin says adults and children must be cautious because the sex offender registry is one tool.     State Auditor Nicole Galloway […]