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Jacob Bockting Selected for Summer Ag Careers Academy

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 5:09 pm

  Jacob Bockting Selected for Summer Ag Careers Academy   (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) – Jacob Bockting of Morrison, Mo. was one of 30 high school sophomores recently selected to participate in the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Missouri Agribusiness Academy. Bockting and the other students selected will spend the first week of June in northwestern Missouri learning about many of the unique opportunities available in agriculture.   “Our young people are

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  • Disabled help

    Posted on April 8, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    Deaf-Blind Equipment Program Missouri’s new Deaf-Blind Equipment Program is a direct result of the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010. The goal is to ensure that every person with combined hearing and vision loss has access to modern telecommunication tools and the training necessary to use them. For an FAQ on Missouri’s program click here. For more info on the national initiative, go to iCanConnect.org.   Accessible Voting Machine Demonstration Project

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  • Spring cleaning? Don’t forget your finances

    Posted on April 3, 2014 at 4:01 pm

    Spring cleaning? Don’t forget your finances A column by Missouri State Treasurer Clint Zweifel   Spring is officially upon us, and as we thaw out from winter, it is important not only to keep our households in order but also our household finances. From checking Unclaimed Property to setting up automatic bill payments, here are some simple tips each of us can use to keep our finances organized this year.

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  • Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Hermann Library

    Posted on March 7, 2014 at 8:53 am

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    To celebrate March being Women’s History Month, the Hermann Branch of Scenic Regional Library will be holding a special presentation honoring women on Thursday, March 13th at 7 p.m.   Diane Disbro, Scenic Regional’s Union Branch’s Branch Manager, will be at the library presenting her program “Ads, Lawbreakers, and Home Cooking: Washington Missourian, Stories from the 1940s.” The program will focus on how women were reported in the news during

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  • Forage and Beef Conference

    Posted on January 22, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    Forage and Beef Conference The 2014 Conference will mark the 21st year for the Forage and Beef Conference.   It will be held on February 24, 2014 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Cuba, MO.  The event will begin with registration at 12:30 p.m. and the first speaker to begin at 1:00 p.m.  Topics to be covered include:   Herd Health – Dr. Craig Payne, DVM, University of Missouri Extension

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  • SOMO’s Deadline for Statewide Video Contest to Promote Ending Use of R-Word Right Around Corner, Feb. 14

    Posted on January 17, 2014 at 9:56 am

    (Jefferson City) As part of Special Olympics’ world-wide campaign to end the use of the R-word (retard) in people’s everyday vocabulary, Special Olympics Missouri has created the Spread the Word to End the Word Video Contest. This contest was created because Missouri’s junior high schools and high schools are the main audience for the Spread the Word movement. SOMO staff members know that there are plenty of talented videographers in

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  • Scenic Regional Library Completes Newspaper Digitization Project

    Posted on January 9, 2014 at 2:22 pm

    Scenic Regional Library Completes Newspaper Digitization Project Scenic Regional Library has completed its 2013-2014 historical newspaper digitization grant project. In July 2013, the library was awarded a $69,000 LSTA grant by the Missouri State Library to digitize 107,792 pages of its historical newspapers on microfilm. All the newspapers included in the project were from Gasconade, Warren, and Franklin counties and published between the 1870’s and 1920’s. The grant was written

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