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Schuyler Wears the Green

Queen City, Missouri, was the place to watch the annual Schuyler St. Patrick’s Day parade on Saturday, March 13, 2021. Green was everywhere, hats, hair, hoodies, balloons, banners, and even some showed up in the grass. One of the best parts of the parade – and it was all good fun – was the banner,…

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Gov. Parson Releases Remaining FY21 Restrictions – Mar1

Gov. Parson Releases Remaining FY21 Restrictions Over $280 Million in General Revenue   Today, Governor Mike Parson announced the release of the remaining $280,783,940 in FY21 general revenue restrictions. “Thanks to our balanced approach to COVID-19, Missouri is in a much better position than what was originally projected,” Governor Parson said. “Our economy continues to…

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Free Meals for Schuyler Students Extends to End of School Year

Free Meals for Schuyler Students Extends to End of School Year Schuyler R-1 has been approved for free meals for Schuyler students 18 and under throughout the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. Schuyler R-1 will be utilizing the nationwide waiver for FREE MEALS from the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) through the Department of…

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Spiders, Spiders Everywhere

Spiders, Spiders Everywhere!   Are you running into spiders or spider webs around your home and garden? Have you noticed the beautiful, intricate work of a spider on a fence post, on a tree or maybe the corner of your barn? Spiders and their webs seem to be everywhere right now. Garden spiders hatch in…

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USDA Authorizes $500M More for Food Distribution During Pandemic

USDA Authorizes $500M More for Food Distribution During Pandemic After Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue calling for an additional round of contracts for the Farmers to Families Food Box Program, the USDA announced the authorization of $500 million to the quality food distribution program.…

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Get Hunter Education Through MDC’s Online Format

Get Hunter Education Through MDC’s Online Format All-online format may be completed by Missourians ages 16 and older The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds Missourians ages 16 and older they may obtain their hunter-education certification through an all-online format. The online option allows Missourians ages 16 and older to complete their certification at their…

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Sen. Hawley Introduces ‘David Dorn Back the Blue Act’

Sen. Hawley Introduces ‘David Dorn Back the Blue Act’ Allocates $15B to Raise Police Salaries, Hire More Officers On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) will introduce the David Dorn Black the Blue Act to raise police officer salaries and increase officer hiring and retention. Senator Hawley’s bill would amend the Omnibus…

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Educational Toys to Support At-Home Learning This School Year

Educational Toys to Support At-Home Learning This School Year This fall semester is unlike any experienced in recent history, with some students learning at home, and teachers facing new challenges to keep students engaged. For this reason, many parents are looking for extra support at home. Luckily, there are fun ways to infuse more learning…

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The New Motorcycle Helmet Law: Helmets Are Now Optional for Some

The New Motorcycle Helmet Law Helmets Are Now Optional for Some   As of August 28, 2020, most motorcyclist will ride helmet free on Missouri highways and byways. The new law – thanks to the Missouri legislators and Gov. Parsons signature – allows any qualified operator, who is 26 or older, to choose not to…

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Buy Native Trees, Shrubs from MDC State Forest Nursery

Buy Native Trees, Shrubs from MDC State Forest Nursery Order are being taken now through April 2021. Supplies are limited so order early. Need trees and shrubs for your landscape? Go native with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC). Native trees and shrubs can help improve wildlife habitat and soil and water conservation while also…

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