NCMC Students Visit Baker School

NCMC education students visit Baker School

North Central Missouri College Teacher Education students have been studying the history of American Education. As part of their study, the students recently visited the Baker School located on the Grundy County Museum campus; Grundy County’s last remaining one-room school. Retired NCMC Professor Emeritus, Phil Schlarb, welcomed students and provided a short presentation on the […]

Safe Room for Tornado Safety

Missouri schools build “Safe Rooms” for shelter from tornadoes

The Joplin School District has built 14 safe rooms since 2011, when a deadly tornado killed 161, to shelter students and community residents when the next tornado strikes. The safe rooms, constructed to meet Federal Emergency Management Agency specifications, provide near-absolute protection against injury or death in extreme weather events. Made of reinforced concrete and […]

Cow grazing in pasture

Mid-Missouri Grazing School set for September 9-10 in Boone County

The annual Mid-Missouri Grazing School will be held Sept. 9-10 in Boone County. The school teaches producers both the art and science of management-intensive grazing, says Heather Conrow, University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist in Howard County. The two-day school covers pasture management from economics to fencing and watering livestock, Conrow says. Attending a school […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Community Student Alliance Program (MSHP)

Missouri State Highway Patrol in Macon offering Community Alliance Program

Troop B of the Highway Patrol in Macon is seeking individuals interested in attending the troop’s 15th Community Alliance Program beginning next month. The program, which presents an opportunity to citizens to gain insight and understanding of the training and duties of the Highway Patrol, will start at the Troop B Headquarters in Macon September […]

Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University foundation awards record number of scholarships

Northwest Foundation Inc., the fundraising arm of Northwest Missouri State University, awarded its second-highest level of scholarship distributions and secured $5.3 million in donor funding during Fiscal Year 2019, a 15 percent increase over last year’s total and adding to a record $21.5 million during the last three years. As scholarship support remains a central […]