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Former executive at Preferred Family Healthcare pleads guilty to concealment of $30M embezzlement scheme

A former executive of a Springfield, Mo., charity pleaded guilty in federal court to misprision (the deliberate concealment of one’s knowledge of a treasonable act or a felony.) of a felony in connection with the concealment of a multi-million-dollar scheme by which other charity executives embezzled and diverted millions of dollars from the Springfield nonprofit […]

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NCMC to hold informational meeting for those interested in traveling to Ireland, England and Scotland

An informational meeting will be held for anyone interested in traveling to Ireland, England, and Scotland with the North Central Missouri College Traveling Pirates. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the Sugg conference room at the Ketcham Community Center on the campus of NCMC. Travelers will be […]

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Jamee Scearce chosen as NCMC “Outstanding Student” for August

Jamee Scearce from Gower, Missouri, has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Student for August. Jamee is an A+ student, receiving her Associate in Arts degree and Agriculture Business Certificate. After Jamee graduates from NCMC, she will be attending the University of Missouri-Columbia to complete her bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Business Management. Jamee […]

Body Recovered

18-year-old Chillicothe drowning victim identified

The highway patrol has identified the victim of a weekend drowning at Chillicothe. The patrol reports the body of 18-year-old Michael Cappell was recovered about 5:15 Sunday evening in the Thompson River, two miles north of the Grand River and two miles west of Chillicothe. Authorities stated Cappell was in the Thompson River Saturday when […]

Road Closed

Route 33 closing at U.S. Route 36 near Osborn

The resurfacing and realignment project in DeKalb County near Osborn is in full swing. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Herzog Contracting Corporation to realign and resurface the westbound lanes of U.S. Route 36 near the junction with Route 33 North and Route M. Traffic is diverted off the westbound lanes via crossovers and […]

Dunn Ranch Prairie

“Prairie Days” activities planned for Harrison County’s Dunn Ranch, final weekend of June

Northwest Missouri’s grassland heritage will be celebrated at Prairie Days June 24-25 at Dunn Ranch in Harrison County. Bison, butterflies, birds and native plants that support them will be on display. Experts will interpret prairie ecology at a free event sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), The Nature Conservancy, and the Missouri Prairie […]