MO State News

Missouri student archers participate in 2024 NASP Western and Eastern National Tournaments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Student archers from Missouri’s National Archery in the Schools Program (MoNASP) competed in the 2024 Western and Eastern National Bullseye and 3D Tournaments this spring. The Western National Tournament was held April 26-27 in Sandy, Utah. The Eastern National Tournament was held May 9-11 in Louisville, Kentucky.     MoNASP is coordinated […]

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MDC: Squirrel and black bass seasons kick off May 25

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds hunters and anglers that squirrel and black bass seasons open Saturday, May 25.   SQUIRRELS   The hunting season on eastern gray and fox squirrels runs May 25 through Feb. 15, 2025. Allowed methods include shotguns, rifles, and other legal firearm methods, as well as

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Commentary: Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Commentary: Self-Fulfilling Prophecy By Garrett Hawkins, President, Missouri Farm Bureau In many ways, the 2024 state legislative session was a self-fulfilling prophecy. As Capitol watchers predicted, it was a disappointing result with little being accomplished. Nonetheless, Missouri Farm Bureau (MOFB) optimistically went to work to deliver meaningful results for our members. Unfortunately, much of the

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MoDOT urges extra caution in increased traffic and work zones this summer

JEFFERSON CITY – As Memorial Day weekend approaches and Missourians hit the road to start their summer travels, the Missouri Department of Transportation is urging drivers to be cautious, patient and use good judgment when traveling, especially through work zones. On an average day, there are nearly 800 work zones on Missouri’s 34,000 miles of

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USDA Forest Service grants bring $900K to support wood product innovation, wildfire safety in Missouri

ROLLA, Mo., — Two projects in Missouri were selected to receive funding through USDA Forest Service’s Community Wildfire Defense and the Wood Innovations, Community Wood and Wood Products Infrastructure Assistance Grant Programs with a total of $898.450 being awarded.   The Waynesville Rural Fire Protection District received $250,000 for community wildfire defense. This grant will help develop a

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Our way of life

by Caleb Jones | cjones@amec.coopEvery parent has experienced this situation. A few weekends ago, my daughter, Charlie, had a dance recital out of town. While I normally try to make these events, we ran into a scheduling conflict as my son, Max, had a soccer game at the same time. Lindsey and I had no choice

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Forever Grateful

Senator Elaine Gannon’s Capitol Report for May 20, 2024 Since I made the decision to not run for a second term in the Missouri Senate, I have been anticipating how it would feel to hear the final gavel of my legislative career fall. I am still not sure I have the right words for it,

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