Phelps County News

MRPC board hears about progress of MRPC’s rural opioid initiatives

• Walden honored for 11 years of service to MRPC board
            Bonnie Prigge, executive director of Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC), discussed the progress of MRPC’s rural opioid initiatives at the August 11 MRPC board meeting.

Thrills and frills for Missouri S&T student with dinosaur find

Field school was ending in 20 minutes when Emma Puetz, a junior in geology at Missouri University of Science and Technology, hiked into the Montana canyons to hunt fossils one last time before heading home to Rolla. She climbed up a steep hill covered with loose gravel in a promising area for fossils. Nothing.

Record number of recruiters expected at Missouri S&T’s Career Fair

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Fall Career Fair will break records once again, with 437 companies registered for the event. This milestone eclipses the previous record by over 100 companies, solidifying Missouri S&T’s place among the largest university career fairs in the nation.

Carbon-capture research wins $1.7 million grant

Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology will develop a system to capture carbon dioxide and use it for blended cement, ultimately contributing to the decarbonization of the cement industry. The National Science Foundation awarded a $1.7 million grant for the project.

Phelps Health offers the world’s smallest pacemakers

Phelps Health today announced that it is offering the world’s smallest pacemakers, the Micra™ VR and Micra™ AV Transcatheter Pacing Systems (TPS), to patients in south-central Missouri.