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Applications for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program open November 1, 2019

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri offers the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program to help low-income households pay their utility bills. Executive Director Chris Small calls LIHEAP one of Community Action’s “hallmark programs,” and describes it as “not a handout, but a hand up to help people with energy assistance needs and free […]

Community Foundation of NW Missouri Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Jerry Sprong

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri celebrates 10th anniversary

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri joined past and present Board Members, donors and Fund Advisors in celebration of their 10th Anniversary. Also in attendance were State Representatives J. Eggleston, Brenda Shields, and Allen Andrews. The event was held at The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph. The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, Inc. […]

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Report finds Missouri declining in children’s health coverage

Missouri is among states experiencing a serious erosion in children’s health coverage, according to a new report. The findings, released by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, indicated there were 12,000 more uninsured Missouri kids in 2018 than in 2016, a 17% increase. Traci Gleason, vice president for internal affairs at the Missouri Budget Project, […]

Putnam County Hospital 2019

Audio: Former CEO at Putnam County Memorial Hospital Pleads Guilty to $114 million billing scheme

A former executive of a northern Missouri hospital pleaded guilty in federal court in Florida to a $114 million pass-through billing scheme. The Justice Department in Washington says former Putnam County Memorial Hospital chief executive officer David Lane Byrns pleaded guilty to a one-count information charging him with conspiracy to commit health care fraud. Byrns pleaded […]

Military Veterans

American Legion Post in Chillicothe to host “Veteran Needs Day”

The American Legion Post in Chillicothe will be the location for Veterans Needs Day coming up on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. The hosts will represent Aging in Place of Livingston county and the V-F-W Information Assistance Group. Activities are planned from 10 until 2 o’clock including the noon hour. Veterans and their caregivers are to […]

Dr. Albert Cross and his family visiting the state of the art allied health simulation lab in NCMC Cross Hall

NCMC Foundation celebrates 10th anniversary of Cross Hall

NCMC celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the Dr. Albert & Vera Cross Allied Health Building with the announcement of scholarships and an open house.  NCMC Foundation President Allan Seidel welcomed everyone to campus and announced a recent pledge from community partners on the upgrade of the simulation lab.  Mr. Seidel thank Mosaic Life Care, Cameron […]

Wright Memorial Hospital Daisy Award Winners Fall 2019

Daisy Award winners announced for Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center

Nurses from Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center held a recognition ceremony on Thursday, October 24 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the NCMC Barton Campus in Trenton. Several achievements were recognized throughout the evening, and two nurses were presented with the DAISY Award. The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and […]

Livingston County Library

Livingston County Library to hold special session of “We Read Story Time”

The Livingston County Library in Chillicothe will hold special afternoon sessions of its Wee Read Story Time in November and December. There will not be a storytime on November 28th. There will be stories, fingerplays, songs, and rhymes targeted at children two to five years old on Thursdays at 1:30 from November 7th through December […]

Hy-Vee

Hy-Vee Pharmacy installing drug take-back receptacles

To further assist in combatting the national opioid epidemic, Hy-Vee, Inc. announces it has purchased and will install drug take-back receptacles by Nov. 7, 2019, in all 276 Hy-Vee pharmacy locations throughout its eight-state region to provide customers a secure place to dispose of unused medications, including controlled substances. The availability of drug take-back receptacles […]