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The Missouri Conservation Commission gave final approval to the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) on a proposed change to the Wildlife Code of Missouri regulations that would require permits for commercial or for-profit photography and videography on MDC areas. Professional photographers...
Interest in purchasing agricultural land has grown since a pandemic-induced slowdown blanketed the land market last spring. Farmers are feeling more financially secure as very strong commodity prices arrived on top of large government payments in 2020. This is propelling farmers to bid more...
In a show of support for veterans and fallen heroes, the historic Star Theater proudly displays hand-made signs by Jane Bailey. 
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Through a collaborative manufacturing and distribution effort, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints made 19,200 protective isolation gowns available to three local hospitals and multiple emergency medical response units in south-central Missouri and north-central Arkansas.  According...
photo credit: Linda Geist
MU Extension partners with Monroe County groups for better nutrition. Healthy communities grow in bountiful gardens. A partnership between University of Missouri Extension and groups in the Mark Twain Lake area is teaching people in Monroe County to grow and use fresh produce. The idea came...
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is now accepting applications for low-interest loans for energy improvements. Public K-12 schools, public colleges and universities, local governments including municipal, county, regional and international airports, public water and wastewater...
On May 27, Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies Roberts and Wilson responded to a disturbance call on C Hwy. Deputies made contact with Andrew Morrison, age 31, and Erica Johnson, age 23, both of Houston, Mo. Both individuals were transported and booked into the Douglas County jail. Morrison was...
The State of Missouri and Amtrak will restore the second of two daily round-trip trains on the Amtrak MidwestSM Missouri River Runner line between the Amtrak stations in Kansas City and St. Louis starting July 19. Funding from the State of Missouri and the federal American Rescue Plan Act will...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
After one closed season and a year of extensive repairs, the City Water Park in Willow Springs opened on at noon on Saturday, June 5. Originally meant to open on Memorial Day weekend, a malfunctioning pump further delayed the opening of the pool season this year.  The community was more than...
Howell County News/ Amanda Mendez
Good Graces, the newest pharmacy in Willow Springs, hosted a bustling grand opening and ribbon cutting event on Saturday. Hundreds of customers flocked to the parking lot in the 800 block of West Main for the live music, car show, prizes, and barbecue offered by the Gregory family.  “We...

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