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Ivy Bend Fire submits FEMA grant for safety, education

The Ivy Bend Fire and Rescue board Wednesday, June 7 discussed an ongoing application for a Federal Emergency Management Agency grant for fire prevention and safety and education. The grant application was submitted to FEMA Thursday, May 18. The department expects to learn results of the application by Saturday, July 1. It was also reported

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School board OKs 21st century grant application

The Morgan County R-I school board authorized the district administration to apply for a 21st Century Learning Grant during a special meeting Wednesday, June 7 in the school library in Stover. Superintendent Matt Unger said he and his staff have been developing a budget plan to submit to the program, which funds community learning centers

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Route M bridge to be repainted

Three mid-Missouri bridges will be painted under a contract approved by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission. The Missouri Route 5 bridge over Interstate 44 in Laclede County, the Morgan County Route M bridge over Haw Creek, and the Cooper County Route Z bridge over Heaths Creek south of Interstate 70 will be painted. The

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Disaster loans available

In Missouri, 47 counties were recently designated as primary agricultural disaster areas making some farmers and other agricultural producers in primary and contiguous counties eligible for low-interest emergency loans from USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA). Morgan County was among those designated as primary disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by severe storms, tornadoes,

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