Today is the first day you can buy the 2007 federal duck stamp. The ceremony that until now had always been held in Washington D.C. took place at Bass Pro Shops in Springfield. KSMU's Jana Greer reports.
Professional cyclist and Fair Grove native Brad Huff will be participating in this year's First Annual Tour of Missouri later in the summer. The 6 day 600 mile race will take riders all across the state. Huff is now in the Ozarks training for his upcoming cycling season and he will be at the Springfield-Greene County Park Board Snowfest '07 this Saturday to sign autographs and take pictures. KSMU's Joe Morgan has the story.
Convoy of Hope will conduct a disaster response exercise this Saturday to provide the public with insight on how disaster relief works. The exercise is also to aid in training potential and current volunteers as well as test Convoy's protocols as the hurricane season is in full swing. KSMU's Joe Morgan has more about the exercise.
The internationally known Bodies Exhibition will open soon at 9 Treasure Lake Drive in Branson adjacent to the Branson IMAX Entertainment Complex. The public can observe more than 250 human bodies that have been preserved and dissected into vivid athletic poses by Chinese medical staff. The purpose of the exhibition is to educate people about their own bodies by giving them an in-depth look inside these bodies. KSMU's Joe Morgan reports.
Governor Matt Blunt's Campus Security Task Force is now asking students and faculty from across the state to email their opinions about campus security to the group. This comes after two public hearings were held but the task force wants more input from those on college campuses. The governor created this task force shortly after the Virginia Tech shootings to ensure campuses in Missouri have adequate security. KSMU's Joe Morgan reports.
The seventh annual Jordan Valley Resource Day will be held in Springfield at Hickok's Steakhouse third-floor banquet room on Thursday at 10:30 am. This year's theme is "Redevelopment Through Community Engagement" focusing on future phases of Jordan Valley Park. There are special announcements planned including a Gold Certification for the Discovery Center as well as Springfield receiving grant money from the Environmental Protection Agency. KSMU's Joe Morgan explains the purpose of the resource day.