State and Regional News

4-H clubs want you to 'Buy Missouri' with Missouri Grown fundraiser

As part of its recently concluded National 4-H Week celebration (Oct. 6-12), Missouri 4-H announced a statewide fundraising opportunity, open to all 4-H clubs across the state, in partnership with the Missouri Department of Agriculture and the Office of the Lieutenant Governor’s Buy Missouri initiative.

Governor emphasizes importance of tourism to Missouri’s economy

Today, Governor Mike Parson urged members of the state’s tourism industry to continue their work to promote Missouri as a travel destination, an effort that helped pump more than $17 billion into the state’s economy last year.

Drivers should stay alert for deer on the move

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds drivers that deer are more active and create hazards for Missouri motorists this time of year. Drivers are reminded that an attempt to avoid striking a deer could result in a more serious crash involving oncoming traffic. Try to remain calm.

Ashcroft announces availability of free on-demand archival workshops

   Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced that the Records Services Division of his office and the Missouri Historical Records Advisory Board (MHRAB) are offering free on-demand workshops covering a variety of archives, records management and genealogy-related topics between Oct. 1, 2019, and Jan. 31, 2020. These educational opportunities are made possible through a State Board Programming Grant from the National Historical Records and Publications Commission (NHPRC), the grant-making arm of the National Archives and Records Association.