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Missouri 4-H continues the fight against hunger

Missouri 4-H continues its partnership with Feeding Missouri and the Missouri Farmers Care Drive to Feed Kids.
To date, efforts have raised more than 400,000 meals to feed Missourians. The third annual food drive runs January through April to allow plenty of time for clubs to plan and carry out their activities, says Anne Reeder, 4-H Feeding Missouri coordinator.

Missouri begins issuing additional $300 
federal supplement to the unemployed

The Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations’ (DOLIR’s) Division of Employment Security (DES) this week began processing $300 Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) payments to eligible unemployed workers under the Continued Assistance for Unemployed Workers Act of 2020.

Future of outdoor recreation looks great for 2021

By Bill Cooper
    The old year is out and the new year is in. Many are happy to see 2020 gone forever and hope to push the memories of bad occurrences out of their lives. I know I’m overly blessed. However, the year 2020 brought unique challenges for me as well, but overall the outdoor recreation industry fared very well under the circumstances surrounding COVID 19. And most products manufacturers of outdoor gear are looking for another banner year, as people continue to flock to the outdoors amidst the changes the pandemic forced upon everyone.

Learn about white bass fishing at Jan. 12 MDC virtual program

    Fishing for white bass – particularly during the spring spawning run – is an activity that’s special to many Missouri anglers.

Fishing in the winter can be fine

By Larry Dablemont
    I would really like to take a trip to Canada this time of year, to the Lake of the Woods region, and fish with some friends who catch walleye and pike and crappie through the ice. If you have never caught fish through the ice it may not sound too appealing to you, but it is really fun.