To celebrate the 54th anniversary of the completion of the Gateway Arch, WGU Missouri is offering the “Gateway to Your Future” scholarship for Missourians who want to enhance their careers with a college degree. The Gateway Arch opened Oct. 28, 1965, as a symbol of St. Louis and Missouri’s role in the Westward Expansion of the United States during the 19th century. WGU Missouri aims to honor this important legacy through this scholarship offering.
State and Regional News
Today, Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 19-18 regarding the use of vaping devices among youth in Missouri.
As part of its recently concluded National 4-H Week celebration (Oct. 6-12), Missouri 4-H announced a statewide fundraising opportunity, open to all 4-H clubs across the state, in partnership with the Missouri Department of Agriculture and the Office of the Lieutenant Governor’s Buy Missouri initiative.
Today, Governor Mike Parson urged members of the state’s tourism industry to continue their work to promote Missouri as a travel destination, an effort that helped pump more than $17 billion into the state’s economy last year.
Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds drivers that deer are more active and create hazards for Missouri motorists this time of year. Drivers are reminded that an attempt to avoid striking a deer could result in a more serious crash involving oncoming traffic. Try to remain calm.