Medicaid

Audio: Missouri House Speaker says Medicaid expansion would “Blow Hole” in state budget

The Missouri House Speaker and House Democrats view the issue of Medicaid expansion differently. GOP Speaker Elijah Haahr of Springfield says Medicaid expansion would hurt education, by taking dollars out of the classroom.     Statistics provided by the Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS) show the number of Missourians on Medicaid has dropped from […]

Grand River Multipurpose Center

CLAIM counselors to offer assistance at Grand River Multipurpose Center

Counselors with the State Health Insurance Assistance Program CLAIM will be available in Chillicothe starting next month to help with Medicare Open Enrollment. The counselors can help individuals compare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans, check coverage, and lower costs at the Grand River Multipurpose Center Wednesdays October 16th through December 4th. The help will […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees reviews student enrollment

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved the formation of a lay committee Tuesday evening. Board President Don Dalrymple was interested in creating a lay committee to review and possibly change existing policies for recognition of donors and naming opportunities. He appointed Trustee and NCMC Foundation Board of Directors member Chris Hoffman to […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education hears report on student enrollment

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education approved a field trip for the seventh and eighth grades at its meeting on Tuesday evening. The classes will travel to Kansas City for the Renaissance Festival on October 14th. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Model Compliance Plan for Special Education was adopted. Superintendent Rebecca Steinhoff […]

Cow grazing in pasture

Mid-Missouri Grazing School set for September 9-10 in Boone County

The annual Mid-Missouri Grazing School will be held Sept. 9-10 in Boone County. The school teaches producers both the art and science of management-intensive grazing, says Heather Conrow, University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist in Howard County. The two-day school covers pasture management from economics to fencing and watering livestock, Conrow says. Attending a school […]

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NCMC Board of Trustees set tax levy at Tuesday meeting

Five National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Excellence Awards were presented at the North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday evening. The NISOD Awards went to Cory Cooksey with Business Technology for Teaching, Health Sciences Program Coordinator Kristi Cutsinger for Academic Support, Admissions Director Kristie Cross for Student Affairs, Senior Database Administrator […]

Back To School, Are You Ready?

Laredo and Linn County R-1 report enrollment numbers on first day of school

Two area schools started classes on Tuesday and are reporting enrollment numbers. Laredo R-7 reports a total opening day enrollment of 42 students in kindergarten through eighth grade which is up five from last year’s first day. Kindergarten and eighth-grade tie for the largest class at Laredo with seven in each. There are three students […]

Back To School, Are You Ready?

Grundy R-5, Jamesport and Milan report enrollment numbers on first day of school

Students at several area school districts began classes on Thursday, August 15, 2019. Grundy County R-5 reports total enrollment of 119 students in kindergarten through 12th grade which is three fewer students than the first day last year. There are 66 enrolled in kindergarten through sixth grade at the Grundy R-5 Elementary School in Humphreys, […]