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Panel backs Arrow Rock site for recognition

Panel backs Arrow Rock site for recognition

(ARROW ROCK, Mo., AP) — Efforts to gain national recognition for a historic river crossing in central Missouri have taken a step forward. The Marshall Democrat-News reports (http://bit.ly/UpMypk) the Saline…

Education advocacy group gives Mo. low marks

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — An education advocacy group in a new report is critical of Missouri’s policies for its schools. The report released Monday by StudentsFirst gives Missouri an…

Durbin to assess Miss. River rock-removal effort

(THEBES, Ill., AP) — Two federal lawmakers from Illinois are getting a firsthand look at urgent efforts to clear some Mississippi River bedrock that’s crimping shipping on the waterway. Sen.…

Massachusetts man attacked by bobcat in his garage

(BROOKFIELD, Mass., AP) — A man in Massachusetts says all he heard was a hiss before a bobcat pounced on him in his own garage, sinking its teeth into his…

Shell oil-drilling ship under tow; had run aground

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska, AP) — A Shell oil-drilling ship that ran aground near a remote Alaska island was under tow again early Monday, officials said. The Kulluk was being towed at…

Oregon beer lover makes brew for dogs: Dawg Grog

(BEND, Ore., AP) — An Oregon man who loves beer and loves his dog has concocted some hooch for the pooch. Daniel Keeton works at Bend’s Boneyard Brewery tasting room…

Mules drop three matches on day one of UCM Duals

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The UCM Mules wrestling squad (3-3, 0-1 MIAA) dropped three matches Sunday afternoon on day one of the UCM Duals at the Multipurpose Building. The Mules suffered a…

UCM procurement staff member receives certification

A University of Central Missouri staff member with the Department of Procurement and Materials Management recently earned a Certified Professional Public Buyer credential. Roderick M. Woolen was recently notified by…