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Get your yard ready for springtime.
Winter is nearly over, and it’s time for your dog to get outside to bask in the sunshine and roll in the grass. Here are some tips to help you get your yard ready for springtime fun from Lucky the TurfMutt, a rescue dog who pays it forward by helping children and families take care of green spaces...
Student Council members shown (left to right) Liam Galbraith, Ken Anderson, president of the panty, Aubrey Logston, Gideon McBee, and Anisten Hougton.
The Hamilton Middle School Student Council had a food drive for the Caldwell County Food Pantry. The food they brought in on Monday, February 12, was very much appreciated by the pantry. Other student council members (not pictured): Olivia Edwards, Andee Angle, Jacey Knudsen, Silas Prothero,...
Use the genuine IRS website at .gov
University of Missouri Extension personal finance specialist Andrew Zumwalt offers three reasons why you should file a tax return even if it is not required. First, you might get a refund of taxes withheld from a paycheck or pension, Zumwalt says. Also, some tax credits generate a refund. Examples...
Good nutrition is so important in everyday life and in the healing process.
As another flu epidemic tears through the U.S., the nation appears almost defenseless.  From flu shots to healthy habits such as hand washing and covering the mouth when coughing, no remedy is infallible. One of the best bets against getting the flu, experts say, is eating healthier. Good nutrition...
Corruption Chronicles
February 7, 2018 To dodge its obligation, a state utility company paid a fancy law firm triple the amount of money required to fix damages caused by one of its trucks. It’s yet another example of government wasting taxpayer dollars, a senseless misuse of public funds that is all too common in...
It’s critical, too, that you remain physically and emotionally active.
Know what you are getting into and prepare WASHINGTON, DC, Feb 16 – There’s more to consider than your financial wellbeing if you are planning early retirement. You need to give thought to the impact that the change in your daily routine when you retire can have on your physical and mental health,...
Identity thieves thrive during tax filing season.
Identity thieves thrive during tax filing season. Take steps to prevent those electronic criminals from lining their pockets with your refund and personal information, says University of Missouri Extension personal finance specialist Andrew Zumwalt. First, file taxes promptly. Identity thieves try...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends of the 8th Legislative District! House Approves Change to Abortion Parental Notification Law (HB 1383) The Missouri House gave initial approval to legislation that would require that both parents be notified before a minor in Missouri can have an abortion. Current Missouri law...
Senator Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, meets with Future Farmer’s of America student President Abby Bertz.
As the legislative session continues, my fellow senators and I have been working diligently to get bills perfected, passed and sent over to the Missouri House of Representatives for discussion and debate. This week, the Missouri Senate perfected several legislative proposals, including Senate Bill...
Most of Missouri remains in a drought, according to a map released Feb. 8 by the National Drought Mitigation Center. The drought affects livestock farmers facing dwindling hay reserves. Row crop farmers are eyeing the situation with caution as planting season nears. East-central, southeastern and...

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