Audio: Missouri’s Governor discusses social distancing, utility shutoffs and daycare Impacts from Coronavirus

Missouri’s governor continues to urge you to practice social distancing and to wash your hands with soap regularly, due to coronavirus concerns.  Parson spoke to Capitol reporters Wednesday night after he announced there are now 24 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.     He says all of the major utility companies that operate […]

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Evergy suspends disconnects as communities address Coronavirus

Evergy will not disconnect service for non-payment as customers and communities are facing potential hardship from coronavirus. This temporary moratorium includes residential and business customers. “Evergy provides an essential service,” said Chuck Caisley, senior vice president and chief customer officer. “Coronavirus is an unprecedented challenge and may result in customers facing unexpected or unusual financial […]

Medicare

Carroll County Memorial Hospital launches Medicare Insurance helpline

Carroll County Memorial Hospital announces the launch of a toll-free Medicare Insurance helpline, which is designed to help Medicare beneficiaries receive education about Medicare and select a health plan that fits their needs and budget, while also retaining their existing hospital and doctors. The free helpline connects callers with licensed agents who can assist in […]

Road Work

Carroll County Highway 41 flood repairs to begin next week

Carroll County Highway 41 connects motorists from one side of the Missouri River to the other and when flooding hit the area this spring Highway 41was one of many Missouri roadways affected. Contractors from H.B. Construction Company, working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, will begin flood damage repairs Monday, October 7, 2019, on Highway 41 […]

Military Friendly

North Central Missouri College named as a Military Friendly School

North Central Missouri College has earned the 2019-2020 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media. Each year, the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to veterans and their families, helping them select the best college, university, or trade school to receive the education and training needed to pursue a civilian career. “NCMC is proud […]

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State auditor finds poor planning in Tax Increment Financing projects in Bethany

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a citizen-requested audit of the City of Bethany, which found that poor planning in tax increment financing projects (TIF) spearheaded by the city resulted in delays and lack of oversight. “Economic incentives can be valuable for communities, but they must be presented transparently and used effectively as part […]

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USDA invests $97 million in rural broadband infrastructure nationwide

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $97 million in 12 projects to provide or improve rural broadband service in 11 states, including Missouri.  “A person’s location should not determine whether he or she has access to modern communications infrastructure,” Secretary Perdue said. “That is why USDA […]

Northwest Missouri Source Link

New resource available for entrepreneurs in northwest Missouri

The Northwest Missouri Roundtable of Economic Developers announces there is a new resource network for entrepreneurs in the 18-county northwest Missouri region. NWMO SourceLink provides entrepreneurs a resource they can use to start, scale, and accelerate their businesses. The organization connects area entrepreneurs and business owners to business-building resources they need. NWMO SourceLink (NWMOSourceLink) has […]