The Missouri Department of Labor said Crawford County’s unemployment rate rose to 9.5 percent in April as the fallout from COVID-19 continued.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday signed a bill expanding absentee voting if people are concerned about COVID-19.
Dozens of demonstrators marched on Saturday through Steelville as a response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis May 25.
The Crawford County Fair Board announced June 1 that it has pulled the plug on the 2020 event due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 cases in Missouri have jumped nearly 7 percent since May 31, but Crawford County remains at eight cases.
The last case was reported April 29.