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MDC Notable News for 2020

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) made it through 2020 with both historic challenges and historic accomplishments. Here are some highlights. COVID-19 CHALLENGES With many Missourians mostly stuck at home from COVID-19 closures beginning in March, MDC began offering teachers, parents, students, and others its free Discover Nature Schools (DNS) nature-based curriculum online for pre-kindergarten

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Department of Natural Resources offers tips for holiday recycling

The holiday season is almost over and soon it will be time to take down the decorations and dispose of Christmas trees, packaging, wrapping and other items, including used or broken electronics. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has a few suggestions to help with disposing of these items this holiday season. Electronics (e-cycling): Strings

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Maximize Your Winter Workout

Although temperatures are cooling down, there are still many benefits to exercising outdoors. Fresh air boosts your mood and often helps you get more out of your workout without even realizing it. But to exercise outdoors in the winter successfully, you must properly prepare. Here are a few tips on how to keep safe and

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COVID-19 Knocks Mizzou Football Out of Bowl Game

Tigers must pause team activities until January. Due to an increase in positive COVID-19 tests among its student-athletes, coaches and staff following Mizzou Football’s final regular-season game, the football program is pausing all team activities through January 2, and will be unable to participate in Wednesday’s TransPerfect Music City Bowl against the University of Iowa,

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Missouri Media football rankings

Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 10-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. First-place votes in parentheses. Only teams that have played games this season are eligible for rankings. Panel is made up of Dion Clisso, PrepsKC; Cody Thorn, The Examiner; David Kvidahl, STLHighschoolsports.com; Tom Rackers, Jefferson City News Tribune; Chris Parker, Ozone

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Lady Eagles take down the Bulldogs

The Southern Boone Lady Eagles basketball team entered the Bulldogs kennel Saturday night for a non-conference hoops game to face a 5-1 Mexico squad in Mexico. They walked away with a 55-42 victory. The Eagles offense came out strong and pushed the envelope with Junior Mariah Prince leading the way with 16 points. Prince stood

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Missouri residents do not want bears hunted for trophies

Records obtained by the Humane Society of the United States from the Missouri Department of Conservation Commission show that Missourians strongly oppose a proposed trophy hunting season on black bears. More than 2,000 comments were against the hunt, while approximately 100 were in favor.  On December 11 the Commission will vote on the bear trophy

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Eagles Wrestling takes third

The Southern Boone High School Wrestling Team hosted their first home Quad Meet with Kirksville, North Callaway, and Frances Howell on Friday evening and then traveled to the Versailles Tournament on Saturday. The Varsity Boys placed 3rd out of 16 teams. This is the first time the wrestling team has placed in the top three

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Lady Eagles fall to Fatima

The Southern Boone girls’ basketball team traveled to Westphalia to battle Fatima on Thursday evening. The Comets came into the game with only one loss on the season. The Eagles were not able to find the key to snuff the Comets falling in a 45-34 loss. Coach Damon Wren says the Lady Eagles got off

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