NCMC Student Nurse Organizations Donate to Geyer Hall

The NCMC Student Practical Nurse Association and NCMC Student Nurses’ Association has a designated class fund that classmates in the PN and ADN program contribute. In the past, this has funded scholarships, programs, at need individuals and provided gifts. This year, the class fund donated $500 to the Preserving the Past, Focusing on the Future […]

NCMC Teacher Education Program Assisted with Poverty Simulation

The North Central Missouri College Teacher Education program partnered with the Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri helped facilitate a poverty simulation for faculty and staff of the Hamilton R-II School District on Friday, February 26 at Penney High School. Approximately 38 candidates from NCMC’s Teacher Education Program participated in the event.  Brandi Pittman of […]

MoDOT road work schedule for North Missouri

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northwest Missouri region planned for the week of Feb. 29 – March 6 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, brush cutting, guardrail repairs and other road work conducted throughout […]

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Carrollton police officer resigns in wake of sexual misconduct allegation

A Carrollton Police Officer has resigned their position in the wake of a sexual misconduct allegation. Chief Robert Turner of the Carrollton Police Department reports the allegation occurred on February 17, 2016. After an internal investigation, the Chief suspended the officer pending a hearing, however, the officer chose to resign prior to the hearing. The […]

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Trenton man dies after police respond to call

At about 2:45 am. this Friday morning, February 26th, the Trenton Police Department responded to 2201 Lulu street in reference to a male “tearing up the house, and, cutting himself.” Upon arrival, officers took into custody JR Archuleta. Shortly thereafter, Archuleta stopped breathing. Lifesaving efforts were initiated by a member of the Grundy County Ambulance […]

St. Joseph officer who appeared in controversial video no longer a police officer

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri man is no longer a police officer after appearing in a racially charged music video wearing his uniform and carrying a “cops lives matter” sign. St. Joseph police spokesman Capt. Jeff Wilson said in an email Thursday that patrolman Zackary Craft no longer works for the city. Wilson’s […]

MDC: Time to renew fishing, hunting permits

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds anglers and hunters that annual resident and nonresident fishing permits, resident hunting and fishing permits, and resident small-game hunting and fishing permits purchased in 2015 expire at the end of February. Anglers and hunters can purchase permits for 2016 online at by clicking “Buy Permits” on the […]

Trenton Chamber Of Commerce to honor local businesses during annual meeting

Five recognitions are scheduled when the Trenton area chamber of commerce holds its annual meeting March 11th. To be honored are two businesses, two individuals and one organization. Announcements were made today by the Trenton Chamber Board of Directors. Selected as the Large Business of the Year is Trenton Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Chosen as the […]

KCP&L seeks rate increase for customers; Average bill to increase $9.00 per month

(Kansas City Star) – Kansas City Power & Light is asking to increase electric bills about $9 a month on average for 295,000 of its Missouri customers, mainly those outside Kansas City. The request for an 8.2 percent increase in rates for its Greater Missouri Operations was filed Wednesday with the Missouri Public Service Commission. […]

Typical pen style CAFO ( Photo by Darrell Hoemann - Investigate Midwest)

Trenton Farms denied permit for Grundy County CAFO

The Missouri Clean Water Commission yesterday made official, it’s decision to overturn an operating permit for Trenton Farms Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation proposed for the Hickory area of rural Grundy County. The commission last Wednesday voted four to two, over-ruling the Department of Natural Resources decision in granting the permit. That followed a two-hour plus hearing […]

Samuel Borntreger, Amish minister, waives preliminary hearing on first-degree murder charge

Samuel Borntreger could face additional charges of child abuse and sexual misconduct

(St. Joseph News Press) – Testimony in a bond hearing Wednesday revealed an ongoing criminal investigation against an Amish man charged with poisoning his own wife. Samuel Borntreger appeared in a Harrison County courtroom Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Anna Yoder Borntreger, in 2006. Authorities raised the […]

Chillicothe Fire Department busy Monday and Tuesday

Chillicothe fire department responded to a pickup truck fire yesterday on LIV Road 238. Fire Chief Darrell Wright reported the 2006 GMC pickup was totally involved when firefighters arrived. The cause is undetermined. The truck was owned by Tanner Roberts of 14122 LIV Road 238. Wright quoted Roberts as saying he was driving when he […]

NCMC Trustees busy at latest meeting

North Central Missouri College reports seven semi finalists are considered for the next college president. There had been ten candidates last month narrowed from an original list of 40 applications. Three of the ten though have since withdrawn. After interviews were completed last week, the college presidential search committee discussed and scored the semi finalists. Those seven […]

Two from Chillicothe injured in accident near Humphreys

A single vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in western Sullivan county injured two Chillicothe residents. The highway patrol reports the driver of a car, 43 year old Jennifer Sprout,received moderate injuries and was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. Her passenger, 14 year old Elizabeth Horine, received minor injuries. The patrol noted she was […]