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Registration for the MU Extension Master Gardener program is now open

Classes are delivered as a series of scripted and narrated video presentations. Topics include basic botany, soils and plant nutrition, vegetable gardening, fruit production, landscape design, woody ornamental plants, herbaceous ornamental plants, turf management, insect and disease management, and pesticide safety.

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COVID-19 survey examines fall infection rate

COVID-19 graphic

One out of every 100 St. Louis County adult residents had an active COVID-19 infection earlier this fall, while about five out of every 100 adults had contracted the disease at some earlier point, according to test results of a representative sample of county residents.

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NHC Healthcare sold to St. Charles-based SRZ Management

NHC Town & Country

St. Charles-based SRZ Management, a nursing home management and ownership group that operates 16 skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities across Missouri, has acquired NHC Healthcare Town & Country from National Healthcare Corporation of Nashville, Tennessee.

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University of Missouri offers food safety tips for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving dinner

“Don’t stress over preparing a Thanksgiving meal,”advises says Londa Nwadike, state extension food safety specialist with the University of Missouri and Kansas State University. “But be sure to use safe practices and plan ahead so that no one gets foodborne illness at your holiday gathering.”

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