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Stage set for spring flooding

The stage is set for more spring flooding in Missouri, said University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan. “A lot will depend on the weather patterns that set up over the region in the next few weeks,” he said.

Try some edgy veggies for a groovy garden this year

“Create some interest in your garden patch by adding unique vegetables this spring”, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein.
“One of the joys of gardening is trying something new each year,” Trinklein said. Less common vegetables can challenge your gardening skills and tease your taste buds. They also can disappoint, so center your garden on tried-and-true favorites, he says.

Free Internet hot spot opens at Bourbon Community Center

    Thanks to the generosity of Blue Bit Internet Service, the Community Center in Bourbon is making free Wi-Fi Internet service available to people in the parking lot outside of the Center. This will continue until further notice or until the emergency stay-at-home restrictions are lifted and people are allowed to go back to work and students can return to school.

Governor signs Executive Order 20-06 to begin mobilizing Missouri National Guard to assist with COVID-19 response

Governor Mike Parson has signed Executive Order 20-06 to begin mobilizing the Missouri National Guard to assist in the state’s COVID-19 response efforts. This will increase the amount of coordination among state government partners in combating the spread of COVID-19.