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Lola Collins, 4, daughter of Seth and Dara Collins, shows the morels she and her dad found while hunting in the woods near their Noble home.
Reprinted with permission of the News-Leader Temperatures are warming nicely, and there’s been plenty of rain. And expert morel mushroom hunter Ron Cook is already getting excited. “We’re in for an epic morel season in Missouri,” said Cook. “The conditions are really right for them. The season...

Times photos / Amelia LaMair
Ozark County Recycling Center manager Eric Lee stands beside the dumpster that was delivered recently at the recycling center to hold trash collected by volunteers and individuals participating in Ozark County’s “Clean Up Trash Month,” which continues throughout April. The dumpster, just inside the...

Times photos / Amelia LaMair
Ozark County Recycling Center manager Eric Lee stands beside the dumpster that was delivered recently at the recycling center to hold trash collected by volunteers and individuals participating in Ozark County’s “Clean Up Trash Month,” which continues throughout April. The dumpster, just inside the...

Lola Collins, 4, daughter of Seth and Dara Collins, shows the morels she and her dad found while hunting in the woods near their Noble home.
Reprinted with permission of the News-Leader Temperatures are warming nicely, and there’s been plenty of rain. And expert morel mushroom hunter Ron Cook is already getting excited. “We’re in for an epic morel season in Missouri,” said Cook. “The conditions are really right for them. The season...

This photo, from the Missouri State Beekeepers Association, shows Boone County beekeepers Nancy and Domenic Giofre collecting a honey bee swarm. For more information, visit the MSBA website (mostatebeekeepers.org).
The Missouri State Beekeepers Association asks residents to be aware that honey bees swarm during the spring when they’re looking for a new home. Swarms usually appear as a large, vibrating lump of bees that may be found clinging to a car bumper, a fence, a tree limb, a porch rail – or just about...

Tecumseh resident Bill Driscoll posted his first stringer full of white bass and walleye for the season on his Facebook page. Driscoll, an avid angler and outdoorsman, included the caption J.L.O.T.L., his personal catchphrase, “Just living off the land.”
Turkey season is just around the corner, Ozark Countians have found a few morel mushrooms sprouting up from forest floors, and waves of warm days and nights have began to raise the water temperature in area lakes and rivers. The conditions are just right for one of Ozark County’s most exciting...

Morgan Strain killed his first turkey last year while hunting with his dad, Michael Strain.
Ozark County turkey hunters join others across the state who are starting to feel the “itch” as spring turkey season nears. Missouri youth will have their first shot at bagging a bird this weekend, April 6-7, during the youth-only weekend. Adults, along with any youth who didn’t harvest a bird...

This photo, from the Missouri State Beekeepers Association, shows Boone County beekeepers Nancy and Domenic Giofre collecting a honey bee swarm. For more information, visit the MSBA website (mostatebeekeepers.org).
The Missouri State Beekeepers Association asks residents to be aware that honey bees swarm during the spring when they’re looking for a new home. Swarms usually appear as a large, vibrating lump of bees that may be found clinging to a car bumper, a fence, a tree limb, a porch rail – or just about...

Morgan Strain killed his first turkey last year while hunting with his dad, Michael Strain.
Ozark County turkey hunters join others across the state who are starting to feel the “itch” as spring turkey season nears. Missouri youth will have their first shot at bagging a bird this weekend, April 6-7, during the youth-only weekend. Adults, along with any youth who didn’t harvest a bird...

Tecumseh resident Bill Driscoll posted his first stringer full of white bass and walleye for the season on his Facebook page. Driscoll, an avid angler and outdoorsman, included the caption J.L.O.T.L., his personal catchphrase, “Just living off the land.”
Turkey season is just around the corner, Ozark Countians have found a few morel mushrooms sprouting up from forest floors, and waves of warm days and nights have began to raise the water temperature in area lakes and rivers. The conditions are just right for one of Ozark County’s most exciting...

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