Farm in Winter

Free farm labor guide helps farmers hire and keep the right workers

Like farm machinery and methods, hiring farmworkers has changed in recent years, says University of Missouri Extension agricultural economist Ryan Milhollin. MU Extension’s Missouri Farm Labor Guide can help. The guide, available for free download at extension.missouri.edu/p/M199, lets farmers know the right practices to identify, hire and retain the right workers. It explains ways to […]

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 […]

Trenton High School

Trenton R-9 seeks public input on superintendent search

A survey regarding the superintendent search for Trenton R-9 has been posted on the school district’s website. The Missouri School Boards Association Leadership Qualities Survey allows district administrators and staff, parents, students, and community members to provide input on the leadership qualities they believe are most important for the new superintendent to have. The responses will be […]

Missouri Department of Agriculture

Missouri Department of Agriculture accepting nominations for annual awards through December 7th

The Missouri Department of Agriculture is now accepting nominations for the Missouri Agriculture Awards. As part of the Missouri Governor’s Conference on Agriculture in January, the Missouri Agriculture Awards will honor six individuals that strive to innovate their farm or ranch, give back to their communities, commit to land stewardship or stand as a great example […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC students participate in Reality Enrichment And Life Lessons simulation

Students at North Central Missouri College participated in a REALL (Reality Enrichment And Life Lessons) simulation at the Ketcham Community Center on the NCMC campus November 19. The REALL simulation is organized and facilitated by the Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri.  The simulation models what life of a person living in poverty is experiencing to give students an […]

Medicaid Missouri

Audio: Missouri’s New Medicaid Director Todd Richardson to Face Challenges

Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson will resign his seat in the Legislature on Thursday to become the new MO HealthNet Director. Medicaid provides low-income families and individuals with health care coverage. Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS) Director Steve Corsi says Richardson will face challenges.     Rural hospitals in Farmington, Kennett, Osceola, and Reynolds […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC Board of Trustees meet with full agenda

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees at its meeting Tuesday night approved early repayment of the Barton Campus bond issue. Associate Vice President for Business and Finance Tyson Otto presented information that outlined an option for the early repayment of the bond issue on November 15th. Total payment due is $940,459.11 with the […]