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City of Salem Utilities developed the following list of actions customers can take to conserve on utilities any time of the year and especially during the COVID-19 pandemic:

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Serious injuries were reported Thursday as a result of a three-vehicle crash in Phelps County that occurred on Highway 72 near Phelps County Road 5420, according to an online report of Troop I of the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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Salem R-80, in conjunction with four rural Dent County K-8 school districts, announced Tuesday that schools will remain closed through April 24 due to health concerns stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Salem Housing Authority is preparing to launch a program aimed at renovating dilapidated houses in town and selling or renting them to low-income and elderly residents.

A decision to delay the Salem youth soccer season until July or August was made by the parks & recreation board Tuesday night. All dates are subject to change due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

When representatives from Phelps Health, anticipating a shortage of protective masks due to the coronavirus outbreak, needed help, students, faculty and staff at Missouri University of Science and Technology answered by harnessing the power of technology and ingenuity.

A Salem man had a warrant issued for his arrest Thursday in connection to allegedly stabbing a victim found the previous day bleeding on Dent County Road 2400, according to documents filed in circuit court.

To help stop the spread of COVID-10, Salem Memorial District Hospital is now re-routing outpatients and patient visitors to the north front entrance for outpatient registration. This applies to anyone coming into the hospital for non-emergency reasons.

Injuries were reported Wednesday as a result of a one-vehicle crash that occurred at the 186.4-mile marker of Interstate 44, according to an online report of Troop I of the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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