State and Regional News

Temporary benefit increase for Missouri WIC participants takes place in November, December

    Missouri WIC is temporarily increasing the Cash Value Benefit for Fruit and Vegetable Purchases (CVB) during November and December to $24 per month for children, $43 per month for pregnant and postpartum participants and $47 per month for breastfeeding participants. Standard CVB values range from $9-11.

End of daylight saving time is a chance to plan for fire safety during winter months ahead

State Fire Marshal Tim Bean is recommending Missourians use the extra hour they'll gain this weekend when clocks "fall back" to take several quick steps to make their families safer at home this autumn and winter. On Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2 a.m. clocks "fall back" one hour as daylight saving time ends.

Geologic maps published by Missouri Department of Natural Resources

The Missouri Geological Survey, a division of the Department of Natural Resources, recently published six 7.5-minute bedrock geologic maps and an area structure contour map.

State Historical Society of Missouri expands Historic Missourians website

As part of its mission to support educational outreach, the State Historical Society of Missouri continues to add new biographies to the freely available education website Historic Missourians.