Regional News

Annual Membership Night
The Ragan-Hickman American Legion Post 477 and Auxiliary Unit 477 held their annual membership night, October 30, 2017, at the Mercer, Missouri...


Farmers Encouraged to ‘Keep the Stubble’ during No-Till November
Nov. 2, 2017 -- During a special month-long campaign called “No-Till November,” the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is...


Hannibal Hauntings
A door slowly swings closed, hinges creaking, a faint tapping begins outside the house then a sudden loud bang, causing you to jump. A fleeting...


MoDOT Prepares For Winter With Statewide Drill
JEFFERSON CITY – The chill in the air and the falling leaves mean winter weather will be here soon. To prepare, the Missouri Department of...


EPA Appoints Jim Gulliford as Region 7 Administrator
WASHINGTON  –Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the appointment of Jim Gulliford of Missouri to...


Missouri Crews Return from Helping with Florida Clean Up
JEFFERSON CITY – The 58 Missouri Department of Transportation employees and 18 Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ State Parks employees have...


Callao Legion & Bucklin Riders Lead Parade
The Callao America Legion Post 360 and the Bucklin Legion Riders Chapter 57 lead the impressive Bevier Homecoming parade on August 12, 2017. ...


Show-Me STATE GAMES Start This Weekend
COLUMBIA, Mo. (June 13, 2017) – The 33rd  Annual Show-Me STATE GAMES will kick off this weekend beginning on Friday, June 16. The Show-Me STATE...


Show-Me STATE GAMES Preparing for 2017 Summer Games
COLUMBIA, Mo. (May 22, 2017) – The Show-Me State Games, Missouri's Olympic-style sports festival, is now accepting registration for more than 40...


St. Louis Science Center Exhibit Helps Spread the Word about Soil
(COLUMBIA, MO) April 13, 2017 -- Since 1935 the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has worked with farmers to voluntarily help them care...


Biomarker Could Lead to Personalized Therapies for Prostate Cancer
Protein testing could aid clinicians in the proper diagnosis and treatment of the disease COLUMBIA, Mo. – In 2016, more than 181,000 new cases of...


10 Fatalities Over 2016 Thanksgiving Holiday
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 10 people died during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period--from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November...


NRCS Expanding Efforts to aid Bobwhite Quail
(NEW FLORENCE, MO) November 29, 2016 -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is adding the northern bobwhite to Working Lands for...


Watch For Deer!
MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY PATROL Colonel J. Bret Johnson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds drivers that this time of year, deer are more active...
Rural Postal Service Remains Essential Even As Broadband Access...
Watchdog study, completed at Senators’ request, found rural communities continue to rely on the Postal Service regardless of access to...