Right To Work

Audio: Missouri Senator alarmed by Right-to-Work bill making quick return after major defeat

Farmington State Senator Gary Romine says he’s alarmed by fellow Republicans and the governor bringing back a Right-to-Work bill next year. In the August primary election, Missourians overwhelmingly opposed a Right-to-Work measure.     Romine, whose district includes a large number of union workers, says Missourians have spoken in an astounding way by strongly defeating […]

Linda Baugher

Linda Baugher celebrates 40-years of service with Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri

Longtime employee Linda Baugher recently celebrated her 40th anniversary with co-workers at Green Hill Community Action Agency/Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri (CAPNCM). Linda began working at CAPNCM, December 4th, 1978, and has continuous service since then in the Women’s Health Services Department. Co-worker Debbie Cribb gave a salute saying, “Linda has served CAPNCM […]

MoDOT opens road to traffic

Route 5 in Sullivan County opens to traffic

Route 5 in Sullivan County that was closed last week between Route E and Business Route 5 (Pearl Street/Ribbon Road) in Milan is now open to traffic. Workers from the Missouri Department of Transportation discovered a potential void under the roadway, as well as shoulder and roadside slides. After further investigation, it was found that […]

Road Closed

Portion of Route 5 in Sullivan County closed

Route 5 in Sullivan County is now closed between Route E and Business Route 5 (Pearl Street/Ribbon Road) in Milan. Workers from the Missouri Department of Transportation discovered a void under the roadway, as well as shoulder and roadside slides. The roadway will remain closed until the damage can be fully assessed and appropriate repairs […]

Farm News

Farm labor workshops expose complexity of hiring, firing

Major farm management decisions concern capital and labor. Too little attention goes to the labor side of farming, says agricultural economist Joe Horner. To help decision-makers, he plans three University of Missouri Extension workshops across Missouri.  Farm labor management isn’t like the old days when a farmer could hire neighbor boys to help. Also, present-day […]