News for La Plata MO - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in La Plata Missouri. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/la-plata-mo News for La Plata MO - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/la-plata-mo https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Wed, 07 Dec 2022 21:25:22 -0600 Hawley Urges Blinken to Prioritize Arms for Taiwan Over Ukraine Hawley Urges Blinken to Prioritize Arms for Taiwan Over Ukraine Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) sent a letter urging Secretary of https://www.americantowns.com/news/hawley-urges-blinken-to-prioritize-arms-for-taiwan-over-ukraine-31500810-gainesville-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/hawley-urges-blinken-to-prioritize-arms-for-taiwan-over-ukraine-31500810-gainesville-mo.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 MDC Hosts Free Cedar Wreath Making Event on Dec. 20 at Runge Nature Center Participants will be able to take their wreath home just in time for the holidays. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of https://www.americantowns.com/news/mdc-hosts-free-cedar-wreath-making-event-on-dec-20-at-runge-nature-center-31501252-jefferson-city-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/mdc-hosts-free-cedar-wreath-making-event-on-dec-20-at-runge-nature-center-31501252-jefferson-city-mo.html Clubs and Organizations Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 MDC Can Connect Landowners with Funding For Practices That Benefit Grazing Forage and Conservation Technical and financial assistance available through NRCS Regional Conservation Partnership Program Kansas City, MO – The Missouri Department https://www.americantowns.com/news/mdc-can-connect-landowners-with-funding-for-practices-that-benefit-grazing-forage-and-conservation-31501259-kansas-city-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/mdc-can-connect-landowners-with-funding-for-practices-that-benefit-grazing-forage-and-conservation-31501259-kansas-city-mo.html Clubs and Organizations Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl Art Contest Winners Announced Jefferson City, MO – The Lebanon Sunbonnet Federated Garden Club and Bennett Spring State Park announced the winners of the annual Smokey https://www.americantowns.com/news/smokey-bear-and-woodsy-owl-art-contest-winners-announced-31501265-jefferson-city-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/smokey-bear-and-woodsy-owl-art-contest-winners-announced-31501265-jefferson-city-mo.html Clubs and Organizations Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Learn About Snakes on Dec. 28 at MDC's Springfield Nature Center Free program will discuss the benefits these reptiles provide to people. SPRINGFIELD, MO – Snakes are among Missouri’s most https://www.americantowns.com/news/learn-about-snakes-on-dec-28-at-mdcs-springfield-nature-center-31501282-springfield-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/learn-about-snakes-on-dec-28-at-mdcs-springfield-nature-center-31501282-springfield-mo.html Clubs and Organizations Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 MDC Tackles Invasives Through Scenic Rivers Invasive Species Partnership SRISP is focused on eradicating invasives that pose serious threats. CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) https://www.americantowns.com/news/mdc-tackles-invasives-through-scenic-rivers-invasive-species-partnership-31501284-cape-girardeau-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/mdc-tackles-invasives-through-scenic-rivers-invasive-species-partnership-31501284-cape-girardeau-mo.html Clubs and Organizations Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 MDC and Partners Offer Grazing Assistance for Livestock Owners Participants must enroll in Regional Conservation Partnership Program by Jan. 13. SPRINGFIELD, MO – The Missouri Department of Conservation https://www.americantowns.com/news/mdc-and-partners-offer-grazing-assistance-for-livestock-owners-31501285-springfield-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/mdc-and-partners-offer-grazing-assistance-for-livestock-owners-31501285-springfield-mo.html Clubs and Organizations Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 MDC and Partners Offer Help To Improve Glade, Woodland, and Forest Habitats Participants must enroll in in Regional Conservation Partnership Program by Jan. 13. WEST PLAINS, MO – The Missouri Department of https://www.americantowns.com/news/mdc-and-partners-offer-help-to-improve-glade-woodland-and-forest-habitats-31501410-west-plains-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/mdc-and-partners-offer-help-to-improve-glade-woodland-and-forest-habitats-31501410-west-plains-mo.html Clubs and Organizations Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Join MDC for Winter Nature Craft Making Day at Busch Conservation Area on December 22, 2022 This 1-3 p.m. open house-style event will enable crafters to create nature-based items and gifts for the holidays. St. Charles, MO.—The https://www.americantowns.com/news/join-mdc-for-winter-nature-craft-making-day-at-busch-conservation-area-on-december-22-2022-31500494-saint-charles-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/join-mdc-for-winter-nature-craft-making-day-at-busch-conservation-area-on-december-22-2022-31500494-saint-charles-mo.html Clubs and Organizations Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Roaring River State Park Hosts Eagle Days Jefferson City, MO – As winter is approaching, temperatures are dropping and water sources for animals may start to freeze. Bald eagles https://www.americantowns.com/news/roaring-river-state-park-hosts-eagle-days-31500498-jefferson-city-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/roaring-river-state-park-hosts-eagle-days-31500498-jefferson-city-mo.html Sports and Recreation Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Winter Bird Walks Planned for Wakonda State Park JEFFERSON CITY, MO -- Bundle up and join the 2022 American Birding Association Young Birder of the Year Zita Roberston and her family at Wakonda State https://www.americantowns.com/news/winter-bird-walks-planned-for-wakonda-state-park-31500513-jefferson-city-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/winter-bird-walks-planned-for-wakonda-state-park-31500513-jefferson-city-mo.html Sports and Recreation Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Deutschheim State Historic Site Exhibits Springerle Cookie Molds Jefferson City, MO -- Frohe Weihnachten! (Merry Christmas!) Deutschheim State Historic Site will celebrate the holidays with a special exhibit https://www.americantowns.com/news/deutschheim-state-historic-site-exhibits-springerle-cookie-molds-31500527-jefferson-city-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/deutschheim-state-historic-site-exhibits-springerle-cookie-molds-31500527-jefferson-city-mo.html Arts and Entertainment Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 New Hawley Op-Ed on Biden's Bad Deal for Railworkers New Hawley Op-Ed on Biden's Bad Deal for Railworkers The Book of Deuteronomy instructs, “You shall not oppress a hired worker.” https://www.americantowns.com/news/new-hawley-oped-on-bidens-bad-deal-for-railworkers-31500805-labadie-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/new-hawley-oped-on-bidens-bad-deal-for-railworkers-31500805-labadie-mo.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Governor Parson, Budget Leadership Announce FY 2024 Consensus Revenue Estimate Governor Parson, Budget Leadership Announce FY 2024 Consensus Revenue Estimate Jefferson City — Today, Governor Mike Parson https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-parson-budget-leadership-announce-fy-2024-consensus-revenue-estimate-31500990-jefferson-city-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/governor-parson-budget-leadership-announce-fy-2024-consensus-revenue-estimate-31500990-jefferson-city-mo.html Government and Politics Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Visit Crowder State Park for Christmas Nature Story and Crafts on December 20, 2022 Jefferson City, MO – On Tuesday, Dec. 20, children of all ages can join team members at Crowder State Park to listen to a Christmas nature https://www.americantowns.com/news/visit-crowder-state-park-for-christmas-nature-story-and-crafts-on-december-20-2022-31499868-jefferson-city-mo.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/visit-crowder-state-park-for-christmas-nature-story-and-crafts-on-december-20-2022-31499868-jefferson-city-mo.html Arts and Entertainment Wed, 07 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600