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S&T ‘Escape Room’ provides a welcome diversion during finals

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s career opportunities and employer relations (COER) department has constructed an “Escape Room” to help students unwind during the run-up to finals week at the university.

Phelps Health’s Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive benefits more than 200 families

Phelps Health teamed up with GRACE (Greater Rolla Area Charitable Enterprise) and Good Samaritan of the Ozarks this fall to provide Thanksgiving meals to more than 200 families in need during the “Basket of Thanksgiving” food drive.

Some wildlife hibernate, while others need a helping hand as they den up for winter

The first official day of winter is Dec. 21 and the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) says some wildlife may need a little bit of a helping hand as they try to stay warm through the freezing temperatures. Wildlife across Missouri have varying ways of overcoming the challenges winter presents. Kevin Brunke, a MDC natural history biologist, says there are several ways people can help winter wildlife, as not all of them can simply hibernate.

Veteran public safety leader Zim Schwartze named Missouri Capitol Police Chief

Department of Public Safety Director Sandy Karsten today announced that Zim Schwartze has been named Chief of Missouri Capitol Police. Schwartze, a 28-year public safety veteran who is currently Director of Springfield-Greene County 911 Emergency Communications, will begin work on Jan. 6.

S&T alumnus R. Tim Bradley to speak at Missouri S&T commencement Dec. 14

R. Tim Bradley of Austin, Texas, retired president of Kinder Morgan C02 Co., will speak at two commencement ceremonies at Missouri University of Science and Technology this month. Bradley earned a bachelor of science degree in petroleum engineering from Missouri S&T in 1977.

Mayor pro tem responds to claims he acted wrongly

    Steelville Alderman and Mayor Pro Tem Terry Beckham struck back at allegations made against him by a counterpart at the November 18 city council meeting. At the December 1 council meeting, he addressed concerns raised at the previous meeting by Alderwoman Amanda Sherrill that he had made decisions for the city outside of the council chambers and without his counterparts’ knowledge.