KRCU Local Newscasts

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  On Tuesday, July 13th Gov. Mike Parson signed House Bill 297 into law, a bill that officially designates Southeast Missouri State University as an institution of higher education with a statewide mission in the areas of computer science, cybersecurity, and visual and performing arts. 

Daria Lawson

  At the July 6th city council meeting, Mayor Bob Fox awarded Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation a proclamation officially honoring July 2021 Parks & Recreation month. 

The proclamation reads “Our parks and recreation programs are vitally important to establishing and maintaining the quality of life in the City of Cape Girardeau, ensuring the health of all citizens and contributing to the economic and environmental well being of the community and region.”

Missouri Department of Economic Development

  A leading nationwide transportation and warehousing provider, Frozen Food Express (FFE) Transportation Services, Inc. is expanding its business with a new facility in Butler, Missouri, investing nearly $6 million and creating nearly 60 new jobs in the region.

Frozen Food Express Transportation Services is a nationwide utility which has been providing temperature-controlled food shipping and delivery since 1943. 

Cape Girardeau Co. Public Health Center; Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services


Every Wednesday, The Cape Girardeau County Public Health Center will be making posts to their Facebook page under ‘Why I got Vaccinated Day’, a campaign which allows individuals to share why they chose to get vaccinated at the local clinics.
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On Friday, May 28 Missouri State Parks announced the opening of their public beach sites for the summer recreational season. 

Throughout the summer, the park collects water samples from each of their 18 designated beaches which provide information on water quality based on bacteria levels.

The information is updated weekly and is designed to help visitors decide whether a particular site is safe for swimming.