Mine waste removal starts soon in southwest Missouri
Environmental officials say mine waste removal efforts are gearing up in southwest Missouri.
Liz Hagenmaier, of the Environmental Protection Agency, says the waste removal should begin this spring at subsites in the Granby area of Newton County. A contractor has started clearing vegetation where the waste will be deposited.
The waste includes lead, zinc and cadmium left over from mining operations around the county dating back to ...
MSU hosts Chinese New Year family activities on Saturday
In Asia, the Chinese New Year is a traditional holiday where families gather, eat, decorate, exchange gifts and enjoy festivals. In an effort to share that cultural experience with the Missouri State University community, Weirong Schaefer, senior instructor of modern and classical languages, along with the China programs office, invites the public to a community celebration of the Chinese New Year on Saturday.
“Our Chinese students ...
Missouri State University's president prepares for 'his' extended Presidents' Day weekend
When you think of Presidents' Day, you typically think of George Washington or Abe Lincoln. But there are other presidents too.
Missouri State University President Clif Smart took to Twitter to share his plans for the holiday. He did it with a little humor too. Also, notice the cereal he eats?
Wilson's Creek Nat'l Battlefield recruits volunteers, hosts intro sessions on Saturday
On Saturday, Feb. 13, Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield hosts a Volunteer Recruitment Fair from 10 to 3. The day’s activities will begin with a short video introducing the NPS Volunteer in Parks (VIP) program followed by a brief presentation to address some of the specific volunteer needs for the 2016 spring and summer season.
The battlefield's staff encourages anyone interested in volunteering at the battlefield to ...
Week-old strike in Springfield is no closer to being settled than when it started
A representative of Polar Tank Trailer said Friday that the company and the United Steelworkers union Local 11-770 have made no progress towards a new contract since workers went on strike on Feb. 5. Picketers remain outside company gates on East Kearney Street, east of U.S. 65.
Here's the statement from general manager Mike McCall:
• “Due to concerning activities which occurred at the picket line last ...
Break the Winter Doldrums with this Workout
KY3's Paul Adler visits with Dawn Schaffer of Extreme Fitness about an exercise routine to shake you out of the winter doldrums and workout your chest and shoulder muscles.
You will need an adjustable bench that has multiple positions. If you don't belong to a gym, the cheapest models start about $70 and go up into the thousand dollar range.
The workout is called, "The Dumbbell Ladder:"