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MDC offers Discover Nature Girls Camp July 8 at Busch Shooting Range

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will be offering its ninth annual Discover Nature Girls Camp Monday, July 8 at the August A. Busch Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center in Defiance. This is a free, full-day camp aimed at introducing girls, ages 11–15, to a range of outdoors skills in a supportive learning environment. Girls should plan to arrive between 7:45 and 8 a.m. to check in and be picked up between 6:45 to 7:30 pm.

Tenacious dandelion sounds spring's arrival

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The lowly dandelion announces spring’s arrival with a spackling of bright yellow blooms. Some consider the dandelion the scourge of lawns. Others savor its greens as a vegetable. Its sunny blooms give dandelion wine its unique flavor.

OAT receives $250 community grant for summer theatre academy

    Meramec Regional Community Foundation (MRCF) awarded Ozark Actors Theatre a $250 grant for its summer theatre academy. The check was presented at MRCF’s invite-a-friend luncheon March 12 at MRPC in St. James.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging at MBSH earns ACR Accreditation

    Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital has just been awarded another three-year term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).  MRI is a noninvasive medical test that utilizes magnetic fields to produce anatomical images of internal body parts to help physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions.

Missouri launches first 420 drugged-driving enforcement campaign

    April 20, also referred to as 420 by cannabis enthusiasts as code for smoking marijuana, has quickly spread as a celebratory day across the country. While cannabis is now legalized for recreational and medicinal use in many states, it is still illegal in all states to drive under the influence of it.

MoDOT reminds motorists that lives are at stake in work zones

    You won’t find 9-year-old Kooper Lackman’s favorite superhero in the pages of a comic book or on the big screen. But drive along a highway in mid-Missouri, and you might spot him in reflective yellow and orange.