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COVID-19 numbers continue to fall in Mo, Perry and Ste. Gen Counties

JEFFERSON CITY — The number of new COVID-19 cases is down in the state of Missouri and down in Ste. Genevieve and Perry Counties according to the latest figures from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.   The state agency reports the number of confirmed and probable cases statewide for the seven days […]

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Missouri Public Service Commission Supports National ‘FIX-A-LEAK Week’

JEFFERSON CITY—Water leaks in your home cost you money.   The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reminds everyone to check their plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems each year in March during Fix-a-Leak Week.   According to the EPA, household leaks can waste nearly 1 trillion gallons of water a year nationwide.   For example,

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Frigid temperatures greet food bank volunteers

CHESTER – With temperatures in the low 20’s approximately 20 volunteers unload food items off the St. Louis Area Food Bank Truck.   The event was held February 23. The Mobile Market is hosted by the Chester Area Christian Food Pantry (CACFP).   Items offered in February included eggs, grapefruit, potatoes, fresh vegetable and fruit

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Pond management workshop slated for SE Missouri landowners

CAPE GIRARDEAU – Landowners interested in making the most of their private lakes or ponds are invited to attend the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) free pond management workshop from 6 – 8 p.m. on March 23 at Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center.   “We’ll display how to manage aquatic plants, improve fishing, build and maintain better

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Frohna woman’s art is included in a show at Southeast’s Nest Gallery Exhibit

CAPE GIRARDEAU – Olivia Petzoldt, a senior graphic design major from Frohna, Mo. will be among the student artists exhibiting their work at “The Intimacy of Environment: A Visual Exploration of the Figure in Space,” an exhibition of works by Southeast Missouri State University student artists, on view from now until April 1 at The

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Effort to eliminate Mo sales tax on food moves forward

JEFFERSON CITY – Missourians worried about the rising cost of inflation would get some relief in the form of lower prices at the grocery store under legislation sponsored by state Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman. Coleman’s HB 1992, which would eliminate Missouri’s sales tax on most food sales, received the approval of the House Ways and

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Ste. Genevieve Co. Health Board of Trustees meeting minutes

STE. GENEVIEVE – The minutes of the Feb. 28, 2022 meeting of the Ste. Genevieve County Health Department Board of Trustees have been released:   Ste. Genevieve County Health Department Regular Meeting of Board of Trustees Minutes of February 28, 2022   Call to order for regular session: A regular session of the Sainte Genevieve

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Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff McCarty retires

STE. GENEVIEVE – On Friday, the Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Office honored retiring DARE Deputy Jeff McCarty. Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff Gary Stolzer presents a plaque to Deputy Jeff McCarty. He worked in law enforcement from August 8, 2006 until February 28, 2022. Most of that time was spent as the DARE instructor and community

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