Day: November 19, 2020

UPDATE: Red Flag Warning Extended into Parts of Arkansas

by: Scott McCaulley The Red Flag Warning recommending no outside burning has been extended into Arkansas this afternoon including Boone, Marion, Newton and Searcy Counties until 6:00. The Red Flag Warning also includes Baxter and Stone Counties in Arkansas. The National Weather Service earlier issued a Red Flag Warning for today for the Missouri Lakes …

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Governor Parson Extends Missouri State of Emergency Order Through March 2021

by: Bryce Dickerson, Ozarks First Missouri Governor Mike Parson announces during his press briefing today that he has extended the State of Emergency Order in Missouri through March 31, 2021. The state of emergency order allows Parson to waive some state laws and regulations. When first declaring the state of emergency order back on March 13, 2020, …

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Southern and Central Missouri Under Red Flag Warning Today

by: Scott McCaulley The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for today for the Lakes Region. Weather Forecasters recommend against any outdoor burning in the region today because of low humidity and strong wind coupled with warmer temperatures could cause any fire to get out of control quickly. The warning includes the …

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Prescribed Burn Set for Part of Buffalo National River Trails

From: KTLO Portions of the Buffalo River Trail and Old River Trail near the Ozark Campground will close Thursday to allow the Buffalo National River park’s fire crew to conduct a prescribed burn. The Ozark Campground and river access at the campground will remain open. Smoke may impact the area surrounding Ozarks through the end …

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Mo State Board of Nursing Approves C of O Nursing Program Through 2025

Press Release The Armstrong McDonald School of Nursing at College of the Ozarks has received renewal of full approval through 2025 by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. The successful, on-site visit was hosted by College of the Ozarks on March 5, 2020. There were no compliance concerns or recommendations. Appointed in 1909, the mission …

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