Cape Chamber

In the final part of this short series on incentives, let’s talk about a tool used to improve larger sections of a community.

The Community Improvement District, or CID, is a separate political subdivision with an appointed board and the power to impose sales and/or property taxes. CIDs can be formed by an ordinance within a governing body when more than 50% of the property owners sign a petition for it be created. Money collected by a CID may go toward public facilities or a variety of public services.

Great Horned Owl

Nov 26, 2017
Missouri Department of Conservation. / KRCU

November 29 - December 5

Discover Nature this week as Great Horned Owls begin to court. These large, nocturnal birds occur in deep forests, open areas with small woodlots and sometimes in urban areas.

According to the Missouri Department of Conservation, Great Horned Owls initiate nesting earlier in the year than any other Missouri native bird.

Southeast Dept. of Athletics

Ever wondered what 2,000 screaming school kids attending a college basketball games sounds like? The Redhawks women’s basketball team found out last Tuesday, November 14 when hosted its annual Classroom on the Court promotion.

The Southeast women hosted Missouri Valley College for an 11 a.m. tip-off inside the Show Me Center, in front of a crowd full of elementary and middle school kids who took a field trip from area school, including Cape and Jackson and even as far as Puxico, Missouri and Egyptian Schools in Illinois.

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Americans have been able to enroll or re-enroll in health care plans for 2018 on the federal marketplace, since November 1. Enrollment will close on December 15. This will be the shortest open enrollment period since the Affordable Care Act marketplaces began.

You have about three more weeks to get signed up for health insurance if you don’t get coverage through your employer, your parents, or a government plan, like Medicaid or Medicare.

"Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story" at the River Campus

Nov 21, 2017
Southeast Missouri State University

When rock and roll was born, its stars were bright. So bright, they still shine long after they’re gone.

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story tells the story of Buddy Holly through his short yet spectacular career. If you think it’s a tale you’ve heard before, you’re missing the point. The show captures the dawn of an era and more than two-dozen of rock’s best songs that send audiences out of the theatre on an unstoppable high according to The Boston Globe.