State and Regional News

It’s deer season, stay alert

                  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.

Missouri receives $95 million through State Small Business Credit Initiative to support small business growth statewide

The U.S. Department of Treasury has approved Missouri’s State Small Business Credit Initiative’s (SSBCI) application, representing nearly $27 million to support small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs. The approval represents the first of three tranches of federal funding, totaling $95 million, to be deployed through the Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC).

Department of Natural Resources encourages Missourians to report local drought impacts

Drought conditions across the state are worsening under continued warm, dry and sometimes windy conditions and are not expected to improve soon, according to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

Governor Parson Proclaims Oct. 30 as Weatherization Day in Missouri

Governor Mike Parson signed a proclamation declaring Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022, as Weatherization Day in Missouri. Weatherization Day is an opportunity to highlight the positive impact of the Department of Natural Resources’ Weatherization Assistance Program on Missouri citizens, jobs and small businesses.

Driver examination stations to close for October 10 holiday

                  The Missouri State Highway Patrol would like to remind the public that driver examination stations throughout the state will be closed on the following dates: