News Briefs for Tuesday (May 9, 2023)

Suspect’s Name Released In Fairfax Shooting Troop H of the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports an arrest has been made following a shooting in Fairfax late Friday evening. Read more…

Harrison County Sets Spring Turkey Harvest Record Official numbers will be released by the Missouri Department of Conservation, but Harrison County had a record spring turkey harvest this year.  Read more…

Trenton Driver Seriously Injured In Accident North of Bethany A Trenton driver was seriously injured following an accident north of Bethany Monday afternoon. Read more…

Three Saturday Evening Tornados Rated Between EF-0 and EF-2 The National Weather Service survey team was able to determine three separate tornadoes in north Missouri on Saturday.  Read more…

Train Derailment Near Braymer A Monday afternoon train derailment in Braymer forced some residents in the area to evacuate and closed the area roads while crews cleared the wreckage. Read more…

Mo West Biology Professor Wins Fifth Straight ASPB Award A Missouri Western biology professor has recently been named a winner of an American Society of Plant Biologists award for the fifth straight year. Read more…

The Missouri Legislature Is In The Homestretch (MISSOURINET) – The Missouri Legislature is in the home stretch. Read more…

Electrical Brain Stimulation To Treat PTSD, Other Health Conditions Could Be On The Missouri Horizon (MISSOURINET) – Some Missouri first responders, law enforcement officers, and veterans could get the chance to use electric pulses on their brain to help treat mental disorders, substance misuse, and brain injuries. Read more…

MO Legislature Looking To Get Ready For FIFA World Cup 2026 (MISSOURINET) – The Missouri Legislature is looking to get the Show-Me State ready for when the 2026 World Cup comes to North America with Kansas City being one of the U.S.’s host cities.  Read more…

Tax relief plan for Missouri Senior Citizens Heads to Governor’s Desk (MISSOURINET) – The state Legislature has passed a bipartisan tax relief plan for Missouri senior citizens.  Read more…

Iowa Supreme Court Overturns Its Own Ruling on Lawsuits Against State Officials (Radio Iowa) The Iowa Supreme Court has reversed a 2017 ruling that allowed lawsuits directly against state officials for monetary damages under the Bill of Rights of the Iowa Constitution. Read more…

Iowa Eliminates Requirements that Applicants for Teaching License Be At Least 21 (Radio Iowa) The requirement that applicants for state teachers’ licenses be at least 21 years old is being eliminated.  Read more…

Iowa Racing and Gaming Trying Again on Horse Racing Study (Radio Iowa) State regulators are starting over on a study of the horse racing industry. Read more...

Monday Baseball Scoreboard

MSHSAA Class 1 District 4 Boys Golf Results

Iowa Corn Planting Now at 70 Percent, Soybeans at 49 (Radio Iowa) Farmers had dry planting weather most of last week before storms hit — and they made the most of it. Read more…

Vilsack on Farm and Food Future Career Opportunities (USDA)  The Agriculture Secretary told a group of college graduates this past week what is available career-wise in several new and developing market opportunities in farm and forestry.  Read more…

Corn Growers Making Big Strides in Planting (USDA) Corn growers making big strides in planting. Read more…

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