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Audio: New state budget includes jump in public school safety funding

Governor Parson has signed into law a new state budget which includes 300,000-dollars in school safety funding to Missouri’s K through 12 public districts. Melissa Randol with the Missouri School Boards’ Association says addressing school safety involves a multi-faceted approach.     The funding could be used to address threats involving weapons and digital platforms, […]

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Radio operators connect with stations in 40 states during disaster simulation

Approximately a dozen amateur radio operators from northern Missouri simulated communication needed in a disaster Saturday. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs reports operators made contact with nearly 125 stations in more than 40 states, two Canadian provinces, and one South American island near Brazil. Briggs says operators used a variety of communication methods, […]

Livingston County Library

Livingston County Library to celebrate “Share Your History”

The Livingston County Library and the Grand River Museum of Chillicothe will observe Preservation Month by providing two opportunities for individuals to share Livingston County history. Anyone can bring pictures or family heirlooms pertaining to the county’s history to “Share Your History” at the library in Chillicothe May 12th from 10 o’clock to noon and […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees deal with busy agenda at Tuesday meeting

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved purchasing a tractor and fitness equipment as well as renovation costs at its meeting Tuesday evening. Agriculture Instructor Rustin Jumps recommended the purchase of the new John Deere tractor to be added to the fleet at the Barton Farm Campus. It was purchased from Sydenstricker Implement […]

Farmer Mick Minchow takes a look at the fine components of his John Deere planter on Monday, June 20, 2016, at his farm in Waverly, Neb. Lincoln Journal Star via AP Kristin Streff

Farmers lobbying for the right to fix own tractors; Manufacturers say they don’t own the sofware

LINCOLN, NEB. – Mick Minchow’s tractors are marvels of modern machinery. They have air conditioning, guidance systems, satellite radio and more sensors than he can shake a corn cob at, all kept running by computer systems and software. But there’s one thing the Waverly farmer doesn’t have: the right to fix his John Deere 8235 R […]