Lindsey Grojean

Host - KRCU Morning Edition, Producer

Lindsey is a student at Southeast Missouri State University, studying a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a minor in Mass Communication. She spends her time discovering new music, strolling about Cape Girardeau’s antique shops, and gardening. You can see her perform with the Jazz ensembles at Southeast’s River Campus. Lindsey’s dream career is to be a voice actress. As she awaits her big break, she hopes to retain jobs in on-air hosting, DJ-ing, and performing as a young adult. Or for the rest of her life.

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Cape Splash Family Aquatic Center experienced one of it’s most successful opening weekends last week after having recovered from a February fire on their water pump house.

On the morning of Feb. 3, Cape Girardeau fire chief Rick Ennis spotted unusual smoke coming from the Cape Splash pump house while traveling on Kingshighway. By the time the fire department had arrived at the scene, the fire and smoke had already done most of the damage, costing nearly $750,000.

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The city of Jackson broke out the oversized scissors for two ribbon-cuttings today. A new pedestrian bridge to connect their walking trail and a new bandshell playground were both officially added to their city park.

Courtesy of: Sally Owen/SoutheastHEALTH

SoutheastHEALTH has announced the transition of services to their new Adult Voluntary Behavioral Health Unit of the Southeast Health Center of Stoddard County in Dexter. The unit, located on the second floor of the Harty Pavillion, will contain an Emergency Services Department and replace the current inpatient behavioral health unit at Southeast Hospital in Cape GIrardeau.

In a press release, SoutheastHEALTH President and CEO Ken Bateman explained the move, saying it will serve as a more centralized location for the SoutheastHEALTH service area.

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will hold a pesticide collection event in Perryville next month.

Part of a free program by the DNR, the event collects unwanted pesticides from farmers and homeowners across the state.

Chris Plassmeyer, pesticide collection program coordinator, says a good rule of thumb is if the pesticide has been sitting on the shelf for over a year unused, it’s time to say goodbye.

Courtesy of: Sara Turner/MDC

Travel company, TripAdvisor has announced the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center as a 2018 recipient of their Certificate of Excellence.

Requiring businesses to maintain a rating of at least four out of five bubbles and have a minimum number of reviews on the site, the certificate considers attractions, restaurants and accommodations worldwide.

Nature center manager, Sara Turner says she’s thankful for the recognition, and feels that it verifies that people appreciate the work they do there.