Tag Archives: Northeast Missouri

USDA Invests $13.7 Million in NEMR Telecom Rural Broadband Infrastructure Upgrade

On August 1st Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $97 million in 12 projects to provide or improve rural broadband service in 11 states, including Missouri.  “A person’s location should not determine whether he or she has access to modern communications infrastructure,” Secretary Perdue said. “That is […]

Secretary of State Ashcroft to Visit Scotland County  

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft will continue his travels across the state promoting local libraries, talking with government and community leaders and discussing Missouri’s photo voter ID law. Ashcroft will visit the Sever-Clark County Library for a tour and children’s storytime. He will visit Memphis to speak with local officials. In Lancaster he will […]

Local Partners Patiently Cultivating Market for Custom Hardwoods

In a time where customers have come to expect faster, faster, faster, a pair of local businessmen continue to grow their enterprise with patience through a process that produces a value-added product that continues to rise in demand. For nearly 25 years, partners Ed Elder and Larry Tague have done business as Custom Hardwoods. As […]

Dry Weather in August May Decrease Yield of Missouri Crops

It’s the worst-case scenario for crop yields—a wet spring and a dry August. After abundant rains in spring and summer, late-planted crops now face droughtlike conditions, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold. Typically, July weather affects corn yield and early to mid-August weather affects soybean yield, Wiebold says. Not so this year. “With […]

Memphis Woman Killed in Crash on Highway 15

A Memphis woman was killed in an early morning crash on Highway 15 north of town on September 9th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Paula Thomson, 54, died when the 1999 Buick LeSabre she was driving ran off the roadway and struck a tree. The accident occurred at 6:35 a.m. on Highway 15, […]

‘Remembering D.H.S.’ is Theme for 2015 Downing Appreciation Days

Downing, Missouri would like to welcome everyone to their annual Downing Appreciation Days to be held September 10 – 12, 2015.  This year’s theme is “Remembering D.H.S.” On Sunday, September 6th, there will be a Community Church service at the Downing Appreciation Days Grounds starting at 7:00 p.m. Thursday’s activities begin at 6:00 p.m. with […]

Scotland County Shutout on Transportation Improvements in MoDOT’s 2016-2020 STIP

With the Missouri Department of Transportation’s budget continuing to dwindle, the top tier of northeast Missouri counties are seeing their piece of the pie disappear in the recently approved State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP). The Missouri Transportation Commission approved the 2016-2020 STIP, which outlines major projects for the next five MoDOT budget years. If you […]

Request for Qualifications Professional Administration Services

Region “C” Northeast Missouri Solid Waste Management District Request for Qualifications Professional Administration Services The Region C Northeast Missouri Solid Waste Management District (NEMOSWMD) is seeking proposals for Administrative Services, Grant Coordination Services, and office space to be funded through a formula allocation received from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Solid Waste Management Program […]