The lack of broadband internet coverage in rural Dent County continues to be a problem that affects business, agriculture, health, workforce development and education, commissioners were told Monday.
Republicans Wes Mobray in District 1 and Gary Larson in District 2 won highly contested Dent County commission races Tuesday night during the primary election, which saw a 42 percent voter turnout locally.
A Salem woman was injured Tuesday resulting from a two-vehicle crash that occurred six miles south of Salem on Highway K, according to an online report of Troop I of the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A 3 percent decrease in electric rates was approved Monday night by the board of aldermen, which also plans to hold a public utility workshop soon to address ongoing billing issues.
The Small Business Administration released data earlier this month detailing how funds were disbursed as part of the more than $500 billion Payroll Protection Program. The federal action was taken this spring as part of a nationwide economic relief effort to blunt the impact of the COVID-19 …
The Department of Agriculture has received reports from residents of unsolicited seeds being delivered from foreign countries such as China and surrounding areas. Missouri’s announcement follows several states who have also reported packages of these seeds being delivered across the United S…
The new law, which goes into effect Aug. 28, follows efforts by airlines and communities to limit the ability of people from traveling, shopping and dining with animals that are not specifically trained to provide emotional or physical support.
Our United States Congress has passed a landmark piece of conservation legislation. Called The Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), this bill pays huge dividends for public lands and waters across the country. Now that it has passed the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, the f…
In late July, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a report on the difference between the prices of live cattle and processed meat. To those outside the industry, this report probably sounded like a run-of-the-mill government document. But cattle producers have been anxiously awaiting…
The Salem R-80 School District will encourage, but not require, students to wear masks and will offer both classroom-seated and virtual instruction as part of its re-entry plan for the 2020-21 school year that begins Aug. 24.
Five people were injured Sunday resulting from a three-vehicle crash that occurred on Highway 72 seven miles outside Rolla, according to an online report of Troop I of the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act prevented landlords from taking eviction actions against renters who were unable to pay rent on certain federally backed programs, including the Housing Choice Voucher program, operated by the Phelps County Public Housing Agency (…
The Impact 100 Dent, a committee within the Dent County Community Foundation, has announced the award of two grants totaling $7,000 to two organizations in the community.
The Dent-Phelps R-III school board approved revisions to the 2019-20 budget and set the annual tax levy hearing for Aug. 20 during its monthly meeting July 16.
The Salem city administration building will remain closed to foot traffic for at least eight more weeks with interior remodeling work now underway.
Another round of campaign finance reports were filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission July 27 by candidates in county, district and statewide races, eight days before the August 4 primary election.
The new MRI machine at Salem Memorial District Hospital will be operational this fall, with delivery of the unit expected in mid-August, officials said.