Prescribed Burn Workshops Offered

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer free prescribed burn workshops on Dec. 7 at Brookfield and Dec. 15 at the Lake Paho Conservation Area near Princeton. Prescribed fire can help landowners reduce unwanted vegetation, and the burns can boost native grasses and wildflowers that enhance wildlife habitat. Prescribed burns can also be used to improve forage conditions in […]

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Living With Diabetes Workshop

Living with a chronic condition such as diabetes, can be a daily challenge, but it doesn’t have to be.  The University of Missouri Extension is offering a FREE 6 week workshop – Living A Healthy Life With Diabetes.  The program will start November 9th and be held each Wednesday through December 14th.  This is an online program that starts at […]

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Chillicothe Budget Workshop

The Chillicothe City Council Budget workshop includes discussions on projects and expenditures for each of the departments.  City Auditor Hannah Fletcher says the projected budget is about $15 million.  They are budgeting for a 5% increase in sales tax revenue and are also considering a 5% Cost of Living Adjustment fo the employees. Projects under consideration include: For the Fire […]

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City Council Discusses Animal Ordinance

The Chillicothe City Council discussed the Animal Control Ordinance in a workshop session Wednesday.  The main topic of discussion was the removal of the Breed Specific Ban.  That ban currently includes American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier or American Pit Bull Terrier. The Council is considering strengthing the dangerous dog section of the ordinance, specifically if an animal has bitten […]

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Prescribed Burn Workshop Offered

A Prescribed Burn Workshop is offered at no charge by the Missouri Department of Conservation. Prescribed burns can be a valuable tool for enhancing native plant diversity and for reducing undesirable vegetation.  The workshop will teach about planning, equipment, weather factors, and techniques needed to execute a successful burn for grassland or woodland management. The free Prescribed Burning for Missouri […]

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Waterfowl Hunting Workshop Offered

A Free Waterfowl Workshop will be available to those wanting to learn strategies for hunting ducks and geese.  . The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering a free virtual waterfowl hunting class from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 16. This class will teach the equipment and strategies needed to be successful hunting ducks and geese. The class […]

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