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Treasurer highlights MOBUCK$ as resource for Missouri small businesses, farms, and communities seeking affordable capital

Missouri State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick is highlighting the linked deposit program as a resource for Missouri small businesses, farms, and communities. In doing so, he is also announcing the program’s new name, MOBUCK$.

MU Extension guide, spreadsheet help estimate farmland values

Buyers and sellers who need an estimate of the value of a piece of farmland may not always find it feasible to get an appraisal, particularly one that reflects the land’s historical value needed to calculate taxes and settle estates.

Summer water safety tips offered by Highway Patrol

            Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, encourages everyone to incorporate safety into any plans to enjoy Missouri’s waterways. Nicer weather means an increase in activity regarding boating, swimming, and floating. Col. Olson reminds everyone that troopers patrol the state’s waterways to enforce Missouri’s boating laws and assist where needed. Everyone is asked to do their part to help ensure a safe summer.

Barn quilts created by PPQG

           Friday, June 3, members of the Rolla Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild (PPQG) gathered to learn how to make Barn Quilts, from instructor Dottie Reeder of Wisconsin. A large variety of quilt patterns were expressed in the designs, favorite colors and sizes by the participants. Each member went home with a barn quilt ready for display on their barn or front porch. It was another class enjoyed by the members of PPQG.