District hears air quality assessment

    The St. James Board of Education heard from Performance Solutions after it performed an indoor air quality assessment and provided the district with recommendations on HVAC upgrades in each building. An assessment began in November of last year and the findings were presented to the board during its meeting on February 18.

Would you go fishing with a politician?

By Larry Dablemont
    I don’t want to make anyone real awful mad here but I can’t tell you the name of one politician that I would want to go fishing with. The whole bunch of them seems a sorry lot to me and I put them all in the same sack. But then, what do I know about politics? I only know about fishing, and if I had caught any fish this past week I’d be writing about that!

Five tips to help get ready for trout season

By Bill Cooper
    Missouri’s catch and keep trout season begins in the state’s four trout parks Monday, March 1. Thousands of anxious anglers will congregate in the parks to celebrate what many call their beginning of spring. Following are some tips to help you get ready for the season and enjoy your first day of trout fishing.

State Farm provides grant to Newburg School District for STEM program

A STEM program in a school setting provides a space where students can explore past the regular classroom and an environment to ask questions, try different ways to solve a problem, and start discussions with one another about what they are doing. STEM is a broad term that groups together the academic disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Spring Show-Me-Select Heifer sales set

Spring 2021 Show-Me-Select sale dates are set, says Erin Larimore, coordinator of the University of Missouri Extension program.