Josh Hawley

Audio: Senator Josh Hawley outlines the $9.9 million in Coronavirus funding heading for Missouri

Missouri’s junior senator says the $9.9 million the state will be receiving shortly in coronavirus funding will go to the front lines. U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley (R) says the money will go to state and local health officials. “They’re really the ones both in our state and across the country, it’s local and state health officials who […]

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Audio: A new proposal would put an armed officer in each of Missouri’s nearly 2400 school buildings

A new proposal from an O’Fallon State Representative would require schools to have an armed officer in every building.     In what he’s calling the “Keep Our Schools Safe Act,” Representative Nick Schroer wants each of Missouri’s over five hundred school districts to hire, or train, someone to carry a concealed weapon in each […]

Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Missouri House gives initial approval to bill creating statewide prescription drug monitoring program

The Missouri House has given preliminary approval to a bill that would require the creation of a statewide prescription drug monitoring program. Representatives voted 95-56 in favor of the legislation. The GOP House Speaker and the House Democratic Leader both voted in favor of the bill. Missouri is the only state in the nation without […]

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Missouri Children’s Division grapple with 80% turnover rate among welfare workers

Missouri has about an 80% turnover rate among child welfare workers on the front lines handling child abuse and neglect cases. They are the ones out there investigating the 60,000 reports made each year through the state’s child abuse and neglect hotline. They are also handling the cases involving the roughly 13,700 foster kids in […]

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Governor Parson proclaims Missouri will observe National 4-H Week

Youths, parents, volunteers, and alumni across the country are celebrating everything 4-H during National 4-H Week, October 6-12. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed a proclamation calling for Missouri to observe National 4-H Week this year. Missouri 4-H is celebrating by showcasing the incredible experiences that 4-H offers young people, and will highlight the remarkable 4-H […]

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MU School of Medicine receives nearly $5 million in grants to train more rural Missouri doctors

The University of Missouri School of Medicine has received two Health Resources and Services Administration grants totaling nearly $5 million to increase the number of doctors in Missouri and address the physician shortages in rural parts of the state. A Missouri Hospital Association study last year predicted a shortage of up to 49,000 primary care […]

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Audio: Build-A-Bear Workshop headquarters to relocate to St. Louis

The Build-A-Bear Workshop is relocating its global headquarters to Missouri.     The company is moving its headquarters from the St. Louis suburb of Overland to downtown St. Louis, starting the move next spring. The 200 employees will be moving to new digs near Union Station. The 68,000-square-foot building could house a retail store in […]

Audio: Biden rallies in St. Louis area for McCaskill: “Our country’s character is on the ballot”

Former Vice President Joe Biden says there’s something different about this year’s election. During a stop last night in the St. Louis suburb of Bridgeton, he urges Missourians to vote next Tuesday for Democratic U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill and eastern Missouri Congressional candidate Cort VanOstran.     During a Wednesday stop at the Machinists’ Hall […]

Missouri Farm Bureau

Missouri Farm Bureau announces positions on upcoming ballot issues

Missouri Farm Bureau, the state’s largest general farm organization, announced its positions on several issues that will be before voters on the November ballot. The state Board of Directors took action based on the grassroots policies developed by and voted upon by representatives of our more than 130,000 member families across Missouri.    Amendment 1 […]

Freshman Transfer Rehearsal 2018

Northwest Missouri State University to present 28th annual Freshman/Transfer Showcase

First-year students in Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will present “Love/Sick” as the 28th annual Freshman/Transfer Showcase. Performances will be in the Studio Theatre at the Ron Houston Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4-6 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 7. Tickets are $10 and can be […]