Phelps County News

Troop I and Rolla PD taking plunge to benefit Special Olympics

The MO State Highway Patrol – Troop I and Rolla PD are dispatching a call from hibernation for all Polar Bears!  The 6th Annual Polar Plunge and 3rd  Annual Polar Bear Strut (5K) will be held on March 2, 2019. 

Researchers seek to improve hydropower, lower electricity costs

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded nearly $1 million to a research team led by Missouri University of Science and Technology to study ways to better harness the power of water as an energy source.

Stratman announces he won’t seek reelection

    Phelps County District 1 County Commissioner Larry Stratman announced last week this will be his final term and he will not seek reelection in the fall. Stratman has served on the commission for four terms and has been an active part of the growth of Phelps County.

‘A Day ON, Not a Day Off’ for many S&T students Jan. 20

A group of civic-minded students at Missouri University of Science and Technology will participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service by taking “A Day ON, Not a Day Off” on Monday, Jan. 20. This year, more than 290 students and staff will volunteer throughout Phelps County.