Phelps County News

Partnership with the Audubon Society brings new opportunities for Missouri S&T students

    Students at Missouri University of Science and Technology have new opportunities to prepare for future careers thanks to a partnership between Missouri S&T and the Ozark Rivers Chapter of the National Audubon Society. The Audubon Society is allowing researchers at the university to install 11 groundwater monitoring wells at the Audubon Trails Nature Center in Rolla.

Missouri S&T announces new Kummer Vanguard Scholarships for STEM students

High school seniors interested in pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) programs next fall now have a new scholarship program to support their efforts.

Missouri S&T student, Ph.D. graduate earn $50,000 for entrepreneurial startup idea

A Missouri University of Science and Technology student and recent Ph.D. graduate were awarded $50,000 to build their entrepreneurial start-up company and achieve new business goals.

St. Robert special waste collection diverts five tons of recyclable material from local landfills

    Meramec Regional Planning Commission, with funding from the Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District (ORSWMD), gathered 5.27 tons of residential scrap electronics, appliances and tires at the Oct. 10 collection, held in St. Robert. Approximately 92 vehicles from within the Ozark Rivers seven-county region – Crawford, Dent, Gasconade, Maries, Phelps, Pulaski and Washington – dropped off items at the collection. MRPC partnered with the city of St. Robert, who provided city staff to assist with the collection. The city also provided the drop-off site at the St. Robert Community Center.