Department of Natural Resources hosts 25th annual Earth Day celebration April 26

More than 1,000 children from schools across Missouri will visit Jefferson City next week to join in the 2019 Earth Day celebration. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the department’s annual event.

Series of drug charges filed in Crawford County

Crawford County Prosecuting Attorney David Smith filed criminal charges on April 15 against several people for drug-related felonies. The series of cases, though unrelated, all date back to incidents that took place in 2018.

MDC offers Discover Nature Girls Camp July 8 at Busch Shooting Range

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will be offering its ninth annual Discover Nature Girls Camp Monday, July 8 at the August A. Busch Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center in Defiance. This is a free, full-day camp aimed at introducing girls, ages 11–15, to a range of outdoors skills in a supportive learning environment. Girls should plan to arrive between 7:45 and 8 a.m. to check in and be picked up between 6:45 to 7:30 pm.

Tenacious dandelion sounds spring's arrival

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The lowly dandelion announces spring’s arrival with a spackling of bright yellow blooms. Some consider the dandelion the scourge of lawns. Others savor its greens as a vegetable. Its sunny blooms give dandelion wine its unique flavor.

OAT receives $250 community grant for summer theatre academy

    Meramec Regional Community Foundation (MRCF) awarded Ozark Actors Theatre a $250 grant for its summer theatre academy. The check was presented at MRCF’s invite-a-friend luncheon March 12 at MRPC in St. James.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging at MBSH earns ACR Accreditation

    Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital has just been awarded another three-year term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).  MRI is a noninvasive medical test that utilizes magnetic fields to produce anatomical images of internal body parts to help physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions.