Prescribed Burn Workshop Offered Near Cameron

A FREE prescribed burn workshop near Cameron will be held September 15th at the Pony Express Conservation Area.  The Missouri Department of Conservation says prescribed burning of grasslands and savannas can be a valuable tool for boosting native plant diversity and controlling undesirable vegetation.  This can benefit wildlife, and in some applications, benefit cattle forage.  This workshop will provide training […]

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37th Annual Chautauqua In Need Of Volunteers

Chillicothe’s annual festival of entertainment, activities, artists, crafts, and food is September 10th and 11th at Simpson Park.  The 37th annual Chautauqua in the Park is sponsored by the Chillicothe Area Arts Council and Chamber of Commerce.  Chamber Director Crystal Narr says this event requires a wide variety of volunteers.  Narr says “A big factor in making that happen is […]

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Virtual Butterfly Training Offered By MDC

04-29-22  Butterfly Survey Butterflies are returning to the wild and to your back yard and the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering a program to teach about butterflies and how to help with scientific surveys.  The virtual Butterfly Survey Training session will be May 14th, from 10:00 to 11:30 am. MDC naturalist Lisa Richter says “Even if someone doesn’t […]

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Income Tax Filing Questions?

As you begin your preparations for filing taxes, you may find you have questions.  Michael Devine from the IRS says there are many resources available. You can see an IRS representative in person. There are also volunteer groups that may be able to help and if you will be using tax software or tax service, many have resources to help […]

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Livingston Co. Collector/Treasurer’s Office Closed – Tax Deadline UNCHANGED

The Livingston County/Collector Treasurer’s office is closed due to COVID concerns.  Collector/Treasurer Diana Havens says in the interest of public safety they are not accepting anyone in the office.  She says this will NOT change the due date for personal property and real estate tax payments due on or before December 31st. Havens says the drop box at the courthouse […]

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MDC Offers Virtual Birding Programs

Two virtual birding programs are available online through the Missouri Department of Conservation.  Missouri residents can get tips on what species of birds can be seen at this time of year and where are the best birding spots at two Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) virtual birding programs on Dec. 14. Both programs will be from 6-7 p.m., are free, […]

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Building A Bluebird Nesting Box

You can attract bluebirds to take up residence close to your home.  The Missouri Department of Conservation says if the surrounding landscape is right, putting up a bluebird nesting box is a great way to entice Missouri’s state birds to live nearby. People interested in learning more about how to build and put up a bluebird nesting box should sign […]

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‘Spooky Spiders’ Offered By MDC

Spiders are creatures that many people don’t like to see, but it’s a good thing we have them.  The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold a virtual program on spiders in Missouri on October 20th.  The program is called “Spooky Spiders” This online program will be from 10-10:30 am and is put on by the staff of MDC’s Springfield Conservation […]

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NCMC On Line CJ Course Honored

The North Central Missouri College On Line Associates degree in Criminal Justice was featured as one of the top 50 online associates in Criminal Justice degree programs in the nation by an on-line organization. The group reviewed all accredited online associates in Criminal Justice degree programs in the US and looked at several factors including academic excellence, strength of faculty, […]

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