Unlike in past years, local farmers have avoided any major Mississippi River flooding issues this year.
Although a flood warning was issued for the Mississippi River early this week, the river is expected to crest at 16.1 feet, which is just above the flood stage of 16.0 feet. It is nowhere near last year's flooding, which crested at nearly 29 feet.
The Missouri Department of Social Services has announced that Food Stamp/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households will be able to use an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) to purchase eligible foods online.
The Missouri Department of Conservation reported 46 new cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in the deer population on Wednesday during their monitoring and testing efforts in the 2019-20 surveillance year.