Audio: A central Missouri manufacturer is creating new jobs

A central Missouri manufacturer is creating dozens of jobs.     Command Web, a Jefferson City factory that prints paperback books for Scholastic, is expanding. Missourinet affiliate KWOS in Jefferson City reports the manufacturer is planning a 35-million dollar expansion that includes about 50 additional jobs. The company is also adding new presses and book-binding […]

Scholarship

Audio: Missouri Representative wants more focus on funding financial aid programs

State Representative Kip Kendrick is concerned about creating the governor’s proposed Fast Track program when he says Missouri’s three college financial aid programs are significantly underfunded. Bright Flight, A-Plus and Access Missouri are the state’s current programs.     Kendrick says Access Missouri – the state’s only need-based college financial aid program – is being […]

Fiber Optic Internet Access

Net neutrality battle reignites in Washington D.C.

The battle over net neutrality is heating up again – as supporters in Congress have just introduced a bill to reinstate Obama-era consumer protections that were lost after the Federal Communications Commission repealed them in 2017.  The “Save the Internet Act” would bring back rules that prevent Internet Service Providers from slowing down or blocking […]

Gavel and Law book

Albany couple facing 42 felonies plead not guilty

A jury trial was scheduled in Division One of Gentry County Circuit Court Thursday for an Albany woman facing 42 felony charges, including kidnapping, child endangerment, domestic assault, and armed criminal action. Online court information indicates the jury trial for Jennifer Reed is set for September 24th and 30th. She and co-defendant Raymond Burks of […]

Missouri Hospital Association

Missouri hospitals’ community benefit exceeded $3.3 billion In 2017

New data from the Missouri Hospital Association reveals that in 2017, the state’s hospitals provided more than $1.4 billion in uncompensated care and exceeded $3.3 billion in total community benefit — record totals for both categories. The report and hospital-specific data are available on the association’s consumer data site, FocusOnHospitals.com. “Hospitals are committed to building […]

Science Olympiad 2019

Area schools compete in Science Olympiad

Recently, several high schools participated in Science Olympiad on the campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri. Those schools included Trenton, Stanberry, South Harrison, King City, Northeast Nodaway, Maysville, and Pattonsburg. Taking first place was King City followed by South Harrison in second, Northeast Nodaway third, and Maysville in fourth. These top four […]