USDA prioritizes investments in telemedicine to address opioid crisis in rural America

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture is giving funding priority in a key grant program for applications to address opioid misuse in rural communities. “The opioid epidemic is dramatically impacting prosperity in many small towns and rural places across the country,” Hazlett said. […]

Heart Health

Rissler Elementary School to host Kids Heart Challenge

The physical education program at S. M. Rissler Elementary School of Trenton will host its annual Kids Heart Challenge event for the American Heart Association. Students will accept cash and check donations from February 4th through 22nd. Checks should be written to the American Heart Association. The funds will go toward lifesaving heart and stroke […]

Tractor with tracks

Ziegler Ag Equipment expands Maryville facility

Ziegler Ag Equipment has announced an expansion and remodel of its Maryville facility. The expansion will include 10,000 additional square feet of shop space, including eight large work bays, two five-ton cranes, and tool cribs. Another 2,000 square feet will be used for meeting rooms, a larger parts warehouse, and a retail showroom. The existing […]

Crossroads Correctional Center

Audio: Additional details released on proposed shuttering of Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron

Story by Alisa Nelson of Missourinet The Crossroads Correctional Center in northwest Missouri’s Cameron could be closing. Governor Mike Parson’s state budget proposal includes shuttering the prison and moving the inmates and many of the workers to the other prison in town – the Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC).     “As governor, I am […]

NCMC Students attend Missouri Governor’s Student Leadership Forum

NCMC students attend Missouri Governor’s Student Leadership Forum

North Central Missouri College recently sent two students, Mariah Fox from Laredo, MO and Jamee Scearce from Gower, MO to attend the Missouri Governor’s Student Leadership Forum held in Jefferson City. The Governor’s Student Leadership Forum brings together students from all over the state with various backgrounds, to discuss influential leadership ideals, provide leadership-training opportunities, and […]