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Macon Electric Cooperative Earns Safety Achievement
Safety comes first at Missouri’s electric cooperatives. That’s why Macon Electric Cooperative participated in a rigorous effort to comply with all...

Meetings Set on MU Strip Trial Results
Source: John Lory, 573-884-7815 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Seven meetings across the state will share results from the 2018 Missouri Strip Trial...

Ice flows @ Missouri River Glasgow Landing. Photo by Bill and Bev Crager Ice Flows on the Missouri River
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NEMOHS unofficial volunteer Haven Bloodgood holds a kitten at center for cats. Donations Needed for NEMOHS's Transport Vehicle
By Abbey Gerveler The Northeast Missouri Humane Society (NEMOHS) is asking for donations to purchase a new vehicle for transporting animals. ...

Missouri Fatalities Slightly Decrease in 2018; More Progress Needed
JEFFERSON CITY – For the third year in a row, more than 900 people were killed in Missouri traffic crashes. Preliminary numbers indicate 918 lives...

Trump Touts Work for Farmers at American Farm Bureau Convention
By Eric Bohl The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. To mark this milestone of longevity,...

Citizens Tell Governor Grain Belt Express Not A Public Utility
Kidder, Mo. – In a letter sent to Governor Parson this week, citizens group Block Grain Belt Express Missouri advises that Grain Belt Express is not a public utility under...
Biosecurity workshops set across state for livestock producers
Source: Teng Teeh Lim, 573-882-9519 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Free biosecurity workshops across Missouri will discuss emerging livestock diseases and how...

Missouri State Highway Patrol Seeks Commercial Vehicle Officer...
The Missouri State Highway Patrol, a premiere law enforcement agency, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of commercial vehicle...

Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Collection Center Opens in Perry
By Abbey Gerveler Last month, the town of Perry opened a household hazardous waste and e-waste collection center to the residents of Macon,...

First Impact Parent Program Coming to Monroe City
MACON - ThinkFirst Missouri in partnership with the Missouri Department of Transportation, Traffic & Highway Safety Division has developed an...

MSHP Reports Nine Fatalities Over Christmas Holiday; No Boating...
Nine people died in traffic crashes during the 2018 Christmas holiday weekend. Last year, there were seven fatalities. The 2018 Christmas counting...

Make Smart Choices This New Year’s!
Lieutenant Colonel Eric T. Olson, acting superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, encourages everyone to make good decisions regarding...

Lieutenant Lance Sergeant Scott M. Lance Promoted To Lieutenant
Lieutenant Colonel Eric T. Olson, acting superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the following promotion effective January...

Capt. Kelley Lieutenant Kevin C. Kelley Promoted To Captain
Lieutenant Colonel Eric T. Olson, acting superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the following promotion effective January...

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