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MDC invites public to crappie seminar in Springfield March 12

Free program at Springfield Nature Center offers tips for hooking this popular fish. In Missouri, crappie fishing is an activity that’s as near and dear to many anglers as any other outdoors pastime. Angler surveys show crappie are among the most fished-for sportfish in the state. People can learn more about how to hook this

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MDC reschedules purple martin program for March 9

Forecast of bad weather forces postponement of March 2 event at Springfield Nature Center. The forecast of bad weather has forced the rescheduling of the purple martin program that had been planned for March 2 at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Springfield Conservation Nature Center. The purple martin program has been rescheduled for 1-2:30

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Beef quality assurance training on March 8

Beef Quality Assurance Training will be begin at 6 p.m. on March 8  at the United Producers Inc. Sale Barn, which is north of Humansville. Dr. Craig Payne, University of Missouri Extension veterinarian, will conduct the training.  Cedar County Missouri Cattlemen’s Association will provide snacks and drinks for the training. Meeting is free to the

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Square dance this Friday

On Friday, March 1, the Mo-Kan Square Dancers will hold their baked potato dance, with Jay Wright calling. This will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada. Admission is $5 per adult dancer and $3 per youth dancer. All dancers and interested persons are

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Dems to gather

Cedar County Democratic Committee will join the Saint Clair County  Democratic Committee at the courthouse in Osceola at 6 p.m. Tuesday,March 5. Directly following the meeting we will also meet for 125th State Legislative Committee.All Democrats are welcome to attend both meetings. We currently have openings for Township Committeemen and women in Box, Benton and

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MDC invites public to March 2 program on purple martins

Learn how to provide a nesting site for a colony of these beneficial birds. Purple martins are an attractive bird that are popular with people because of their acrobatic flight patterns and their voracious appetites for flying insects. People can learn more about these interesting birds and how to get a purple martin colony established

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MDC reminds snaggers that paddlefish season begins March 15

Imagine catching a giant, prehistoric fish whose ancestors swam during the time of dinosaurs. That is a reality for thousands of paddlefish snaggers during Missouri’s annual spring paddlefish snagging season. Paddlefish — named for their large, paddle-shaped snouts — are an ancient species that can grow to seven feet and weight more than 100 pounds. 

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CMH to host Spring Clinical Job Fair March 8

Nurses and other medical providers invited to interview for current positions Citizens Memorial Hospital and Citizens Memorial Health Care Foundation (CMH) will host a special Spring Clinical Job Fair on Friday, March 8 from 1-6 p.m. at CMH Education Center, 1135 N. Oakland Ave., Room 103, Bolivar. CMH is interviewing for the following positions including

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Fescue Renovation School March 18 in Mt. Vernon

Livestock producers have known for many years about the animal production issues associated with toxic Kentucky 31 (KY-31) tall fescue.  The endophyte fungus that grows between infected plant cells produces chemicals harmful to animals, but the fungus is beneficial to the fescue plant. Researchers developed varieties of tall fescue that did not have the endophyte

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