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Preventing Tick-Borne Diseases Begins With Precautions

BEST DEFENSE IS TO KEEP FROM BEING BITTEN

Subscriber onlySPRINGFIELD -- Ticks are responsible for more human disease than any other insect, ACcording to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Continue reading...

Tyson's Meals That Matter

Subscriber onlyRACHEL DICKERSON/MCDONALD COUNTY PRESS Pat Bourke of Tyson's Meals That Matter disaster relief operation unloaded chicken from a truck in the old Harps parking lot at Noel earlier this month. The organization served a meal to the people of Noel on the Monday after the flood. Continue reading...

Be Cautious Returning To Flood-Damaged Home

Subscriber onlyThe Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services urges Missourians to take extra precautions when returning to flood-damaged homes, apartments or businesses during clean-up efforts. The dangers are not over after the water goes down. Continue reading...

Takes Steps To Reduce Hay Fires This Baling Season

Subscriber onlyMARSHFIELD -- Fires that damage or destroy hay and barns cost farmers thousands of dollars each year, resulting in lost revenue and need for building and feed replacement. Proper harvesting and storage practices will reduce the possibility of hay fires and reduce the associated costs according to Bob Schultheis, a natural resource engineering specialist with University of Missouri Extension. Continue reading...

Mediterranean-Style Eating Pattern Class in Pineville

Subscriber onlyPINEVILLE -- It seems like there is a new diet trend in the United States every two weeks according to Lindsey Stevenson, nutrition and health education specialist, University of Missouri Extension. Continue reading...

Pets And Your Health

HAVING A FURRY FRIEND MAY EXTEND HUMAN LIFE

Subscriber onlySPRINGFIELD-- Many studies have proven that having a soft cat or a warm dog is good for the human soul. Continue reading...

Great Greyhounds

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Officials Uphold RNR's CAFO Permit

Subscriber onlyOfficials have upheld approval of a proposed concentrated animal feeding operation permit in McDonald County. Continue reading...

Sutherland Charges Dropped

Subscriber onlyCharges against McDonald County reserve deputy and Pineville deputy marshall Jeffrey Sutherland have been dismissed, according to McDonald County Prosecuting Attorney Bill Dobbs. Continue reading...

Library To Kick Off Summer Reading Program

Subscriber onlyThe McDonald County Library will kick off its Summer Reading Program, "Build a Better World," with a party on Saturday, June 3. Continue reading...

Crowder Summer Enrollment On Track

Subscriber onlySummer enrollment and summer courses at Crowder College's McDonald County campus are open for enrollment. Continue reading...

Why Do We Observe Memorial Day?

Subscriber onlyThe following article, reprinted from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website, gives a brief history of Memorial Day and why we observe it each May. Continue reading...

Stewart Champions Eating Well

NUTRITION PROGRAM ASSOCIATE HELPS FAMILIES MAKE BETTER FOOD CHOICES

Subscriber onlyEden Stewart walked into a bank one day and saw a sign that sparked her interest. That small sign, "Free Produce," placed by a bunch of green veggies, lit up her radar. Continue reading...

Commission Minutes

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Goodman Seeks Public Input On New Committee

Subscriber onlyGoodman City Council members hope sending a letter to all Goodman residents will spread the word about joining a new committee. Continue reading...

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