Department of Natural Resources awards $6.8 million from Volkswagen Trust

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is disbursing $6.8 million from the Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Environmental Mitigation Trust to qualifying entities across Missouri. The funds will reduce pollution by helping to cover the replacement costs of 150 heavy-duty diesel vehicles.

CCHD reports potential public exposures to COVID-19

The Crawford County Health Department has released information on places of notable potential exposures to COVID-19 in recent days.

Numbers for Thursday, July 30 as reported by the CCHD included an increase to a total of 47 confirmed cases, with 17 of those currently active, and 30 released from isolation. There have been 2,559 negative test results.

Missouri S&T wins $1.5 million award to create cutting-edge spectrometer

Missouri University of Science and Technology has received a $1.5 million award from the National Science Foundation to develop a new, state-of-the-art, rotational microwave spectrometer on its campus in Rolla.

School board chooses to offer traditional classes and virtual option, recommend masks

    Steelville School Board members held a special meeting on Tuesday, July 28 to make some decisions on how to move forward with plans for the 2020-21 school year. The nearly two-hour meeting was primarily focused on two issues—learning options for beginning school and mask/face-covering requirements.