University of Science and Technology’s biological sciences department will host a public exhibit, “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World,” until Sunday, March 17, in The Centre recreational complex, located at 1200 Holloway St. in Rolla. The exhibit will be available for viewing during The Centre’s regular hours of operation.
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Several members of the Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild worked together to create this year’s chance quilt. The quilt was revealed in February to the Quilt Guild Committees; unanimously naming the quilt, Stars in the Garden; a fitting name, for sure.
The city of Belle has been awarded a grant to remove seven dilapidated homes. Contractors interested in bidding on the demolition work should contact Gary O’Day or Chuck Cantrell with Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC). MRPC is assisting Belle with this project.
Steve Vogt, representing the city of Belle, was elected vice chairman of the Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) board of directors at the board’s January meeting.
Hundreds of tech-savvy high school students from throughout Missouri and its surrounding states will put their robotic creations to the test on Saturday, March 9, during the FIRST Tech Challenge, a regional robotics championship for high school students hosted by Missouri S&T.