COVID-19 or Coronaviru Vaccine

Saint Luke’s Health System to require mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for all employees

Saint Luke’s Health System announced it will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 30, 2021.  The announcement comes as Kansas City has experienced a dramatic surge in cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks. Hospitals and health systems across Missouri and Kansas have struggled to find enough ICU beds and staff […]

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Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve repairs at Dockery Park and picnic liquor license for Daviess County Country Club

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen approved matters on August 23 regarding repairs at Dockery Park. The park board recommended the action. Jones Power Washing Services, LLC was hired to complete power washing and painting on the grandstand and the deck behind the shelter house for $3,100. Matthew Barlow was hired for concrete flatwork at the grandstand […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Three area health departments report updates on COVID-19, one health department reports a COVID-related death

The Livingston County Health Center reported August 24 another COVID-19-related death, bringing the count to 77 since the pandemic’s beginning. The health center reminds the public that those individuals who lost their lives were friends, neighbors, and acquaintances and not just a number on a board. Four COVID-19 cases were added since August 23rd, which […]

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Missouri Public Service Commission sets deadline in Empire District Gas rate case

The Missouri Public Service Commission has established the deadline for those wishing to intervene and participate in a natural gas rate case filed by The Empire District Gas Company d/b/a Liberty. Applications to intervene and participate in this case must be filed no later than September 27, 2021, with the Secretary of the Missouri Public […]

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Princeton R-5 School District holding “Back to School” activities this evening

As the Princeton R-5 School District prepares for classes, back-to-school night activities are set for Monday evening, August 23, from 5 until 7 o’clock. Pupils in pre-kindergarten through 6th grade can meet their teachers and leave school supplies. For the 7th through 12th graders at Princeton, students may attend this evening to get their schedules, […]

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MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of August 23, 2021

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in northern Missouri for the week of August 23 – 29. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the planned […]

Delinquent Tax Sale

90 properties on the block for annual delinquent tax sale at Grundy County Courthouse

Approximately 90 properties are to be offered when the annual delinquent tax sale is held Monday morning, August 23, at the Grundy County Courthouse. The sale, open to the public, begins at 10 o’clock. Of the 92 properties, more than half are at Leisure Lake in Madison township, which has 51. Others to be offered […]

NCMC New Faculty and Staff for Fall 20221

North Central Missouri College welcomes new faculty and staff

North Central Missouri College’s fall semester begins Monday, August 23 with fourteen new members of the faculty/staff since the spring semester. New to the academic year are Amanda Steinman-Enrollment Marketing Specialist, Lindsey Schlared-Custodian, Kerry Savage-WDB Compliance Coordinator, Mallary Hann-Diagnostic Imaging Instructor, Rick Cole-Digital Media Specialist, Nate Swann-Golf Coach/Athletics Assistant, Randy Cox-Maintenance, Megan Erickson-Athletic Trainer, Kristie […]

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North Central Missouri College to hold Open House and ribbon cutting for new residence halls

North Central Missouri College will be having an Open House and ribbon cutting on Wednesday, August 18th for the new Residence Halls constructed at 309 E Crowder Rd. The public is invited to attend at 1:00 p.m. to view and tour Residence Hall Anchor 1.  The public should be aware construction is still underway on […]

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Community participation sought for Student Organization Fair

Area businesses, churches, and organizations are invited to participate in the annual North Central Missouri College Student Organization Fair on Monday, August 23. The Student Organization Fair is set to begin at 11 a.m. and will run until approximately 1:30 p.m.  The event is being organized by the NCMC housing staff. .  NCMC wants to […]

Coronavirus or COVID-19 Death

Putnam County Health Department reports COVID-19 related death

The Putnam County Health Department reports the death of another community member due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total to 14. Seven cases have also been added since August 11th, making that total 573. Twenty cases are active, and there are 39 hospitalizations. The Putnam County Health Department says the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine delivers a […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View Board of Education reviews reopening plan; first day of school is August 25

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education set the annual tax rate at a hearing on August 10, 2021. The rate was increased by $.0136 to $4.9644. During the regular meeting, the board approved the American Rescue Plan and Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief. The plan entails how Pleasant View will spend the COVID-19 […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves transportation arrangements; implementation of late start schedule

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved transportation matters on August 9. They included bus routes and continuing to allow children within one mile of the school to be picked up. The board also approved implementing a late start schedule, free and reduced lunch eligibility criteria guidelines, the Annual Secretary of the Board Report, the […]

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Audio: St. Joseph School District to require students to wear masks when they return to the classroom on August 23

Students in Pre-K-12, staff, and visitors will be required to wear masks indoors in the St. Joseph School District beginning August 23, 2021, the first day of school for the district, regardless of vaccination status. Masks will not be required outdoors.     Following presentations and discussion, the St. Joseph Board of Education voted 5 […]