Phelps County News

Local residents chosen as Missouri Farm Family for Phelps County

    John and Loretta King and family of Rolla were among the families honored during the 62nd annual Farm Family Day, August 16 at the Missouri State Fair.

Missouri S&T researchers work to extract pollutants from water

    It is an uphill battle to extract pollutants such as heavy metals, hydrocarbons and radioactive metals from industrial waste and water run-off. Researchers typically focus on cleaning and purifying wastewater to prevent those pollutants from entering the environment and damaging ecosystems. But a team of researchers from Missouri University of Science and Technology have devised a way to not only clean up heavy metals from the wastewater, but also facilitate recycling the chemicals used and reusing the metals that are extracted.

Curators approve Missouri S&T Campus Master Plan

The University of Missouri Board of Curators today (Sept. 2) approved Missouri University of Science and Technology’s latest Campus Master Plan, which outlines Missouri S&T’s efforts to develop an Arrival District for campus visitors and create a more cohesive and connected campus that is well-connected to the surrounding community.

Rolla Job Center will host walk-in Wednesdays on September 8, hosting three area employers

    The Rolla Job Center will host its first Walk-In Wednesdays event on Wednesday, September 8, 2021, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., offering both employers and job seekers the opportunity to connect and do one-on-one interviews. As many employers are having difficulty finding new team members post COVID-19, the Rolla Job Center wants to provide as much assistance as possible.