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Harrison County reports 33 cases of COVID-19, with 10 cases active

The Harrison County Health Department reports there are 33 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county. That is an increase of one since Monday, July 13th. Ten of the cases are active, and 23 have been removed from isolation. Harrison County Health Department Administrator Courtney Cross reports the health department follows Centers for Disease […]

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First Vesicular Stomatitis Virus case confirmed in Missouri horse

Missouri State Veterinarian Dr. Steve Strubberg announced the state’s first case of Vesicular Stomatitis in a horse in Newton County. The announcement follows a positive confirmation from the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory, making Missouri the seventh state to confirm the virus this year. As a result, the Missouri Department of […]

Missouri Governor Mike Parson

Audio: Governor Parson signs bill letting long-term care patients put video cameras in their rooms

Governor Parson has signed a bill into law that lets long-term care center patients put electronic monitoring devices in their rooms. St. Louis Representative Jim Murphy says his legislation allows devices like video cameras to be placed within patient rooms at Missouri nursing homes, assisted living centers, and mental hospitals. Under the plan, a visible […]

State Rep. Sheila Solon

Audio: Missouri’s governor signs major foster care legislation into law

Bipartisan legislation that aims to modernize Missouri’s foster care system and provides Medicaid coverage to homeless children was signed into law Monday by the governor in Jefferson City. State Rep. Sheila Solon, R-St. Joseph, who chairs the House Children and Families Committee, says it’s one of the most important bills she’s passed in her eight […]

Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson signs huge megabill with partial motorcycle helmet repeal

Governor Mike Parson has signed into law today a bill with a component that lets some motorcyclists cruise without a helmet. Under House Bill 1963, a massive state transportation proposal, motorcycle riders can go helmetless if they are at least 26 years old, have medical insurance, and have proof of financial responsibility. The wide-ranging bill […]

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Princeton Board of Education discusses return to school plan for upcoming year

The Princeton R-5 Board of Education the evening of Monday, July 13th discussed a return to school plan for the 2020-2021 school year. The district plans to have a traditional start August 25th, with students attending in-person classes five days per week. District administrators will meet with the Mercer County Health Department in late July […]