Author: Shawn Kober

MDC’s Cape Nature Center hosts Fall Festival Oct. 20

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Discover nature through fall family fun Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center. All ages are invited to the center’s Fall Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. to celebrate the bounty that Missouri has to offer in the fall both through human and wild animal eyes. “We’ll taste a few fall treats, enjoy a campfire, practice archery and fishing,” said Jordi Raos, MDC naturalist. “Fall is a wonderful time to discover nature’s bounty.” Live animal presentations will be offered at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. Guests can...

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Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe and Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard to Present at State Historical Society Dinner

Jefferson City — This morning Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 18-07 for the creation of a Bicentennial Commission. The commission will aid the State Historical Society of Missouri as it implements the commemoration of Missouri’s upcoming bicentennial. During the 2018 legislative session, the General Assembly appropriated funds to the State Historical Society for helping with the upcoming milestone. Upon signing the executive order, Governor Parson spoke about the importance of this commission and celebrating our state’s history. “With the bicentennial a few years away, it is imperative that we create a commission to help with the progress for the upcoming...

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Governor Greitens Makes Missouri Ethics Commission Appointments

Henke, of Troy, is a former State Representative, serving in the Missouri House of Representatives from 2003 to 2007. He previously served as the Lincoln County Assessor and on the Silex R-1 School Board. Henke earned a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Henke, a Democrat, was nominated by the Third Congressional District Democratic Committee. Birkes, of Joplin, is retired from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, where he worked as an Information Specialist and Financial Analyst. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Webb City and Carl Junction. Birkes earned a bachelor’s degree in...

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