Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves tax levy

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved an operating tax levy Monday evening for the April ballot. Administrator Misty Foster reports the levy is for $1.40 and would run for five years. Tyler SIS financial management software was approved for purchase for $18,170. Foster says the board also approved purchasing five Smart Boards and projectors […]

Air Ambulance Bill of the month

Missourians face large bills, aggressive collection tactics from air ambulance transports

Missourians are frequently subjected to aggressive collection efforts by air ambulance providers totaling tens of thousands of dollars in a practice called balance billing, according to a detailed report released today by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP). To assess the scope of the problem, the DIFP initiated a data call for […]

Fatal Crash

One dead, two injured in crash on Interstate 49

One person was killed and two others injured early Saturday night when a car hit the rear of another auto stopped on Interstate 49 south of Harrisonville. Fatally injured was the operator of the stopped vehicle, 82-year-old Doris Graef of Harrisonville. An occupant in the other car, 28-year old Lauren Findley of Archie, was flown […]