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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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Living with Dementia: Creatively meeting an increasing need

Caregiver holding hand

Retirement is synonymous with the carefree “Golden Years.” But for the 50 million people worldwide diagnosed with dementia, those carefree years are replaced with concerns about today and all the tomorrows that follow – not just for individuals with dementia, but also for their caregivers and family members.

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2020 Holiday Wishbook: Gift ideas, holiday events and more

In West Newsmagazine’s annual Holiday Wishbook, you’ll find unique Christmas gift ideas, holiday event listings, spotlights on local artisans, tips for shopping locally, fun games for kids, and other holiday-related content for you to reference all season long.

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‘Tis the season for Holiday Happenings

Looking for a place to drop off your letter to Santa? What about capturing those holly-jolly family photos that will last a lifetime? Click here for a list of Santa sightings and a plethora of other holiday happenings in your area!

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Tune in to experience Missouri history

As local governments announce new COVID-19 restrictions, the Missouri Historical Society (MHS) has renewed its commitment to limiting visitor capacity to 10% at all three locations; however, MHS is dedicated to providing opportunities for the public to experience history online from the safe and healthy environment of their homes.

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Celebrate community, SHOP LOCAL!

Holiday shopper

The holiday season is a time to search for gifts as perfect and unique as the loved ones they’ll be gifted to, and if said gifts can be purchased from local businesses, it’s a win-win situation on all fronts.

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