Carbon-capture research wins $1.7 million grant

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology will develop a system to capture carbon dioxide and use it for blended cement, ultimately contributing to the decarbonization of the cement industry. The National Science Foundation awarded a $1.7 million grant for the project.

Department of Natural Resources to hold Public Hearing for Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Energy will hold a public hearing Monday, Sept. 19, to provide opportunity for comment on the department’s plan for Weatherization Assistance Program funding under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Grantee plan documents, including the annual file, master file and health and safety plan template, are available online at

Honor Missouri conservationists with MDC awards

The Missouri Conservation Commission and Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) are seeking nominations of Missourians who make or have made outstanding contributions to conservation in Missouri for their Master Conservationist award and Missouri Conservation Hall of Fame award. The deadline for nominations is Dec. 31.

Missouri State Fair results announced

                  St. James residents took part in the Missouri State Fair. The following results have been announced.

Cuba FFA officers meet governor

Cuba FFA officers Vice President Sara Tuschhoff (from left) and President Isabella Kamler met with Governor Mike Parson during the 2022 Missouri State Fair.  Tuschhoff and Kamler serve as  Area XIV Historian and Parliamentarian respectively. Officers spoke to fair-goers about Missouri agriculture and helped out wherever needed.