Fiber Optic Internet Access

Clinton County selected to test new broadband internet technology

A small town in northwestern Missouri is one of seven communities in the nation testing experimental technology that could expand rural access to high-speed internet and the opportunities that can bring. Missouri University of Science and Technology is leading a team that has been awarded a one-year, $300,000 grant through the technology nonprofit US Ignite’s […]

Coronavirus Concerns

Missouri hospitals scramble to use new COVID-19 reporting system, or risk losing federal help

The federal government abruptly instructed the nation’s hospitals to shift last week to a new system of reporting COVID-19 data. Missouri Hospital Association spokesman Dave Dillon tells Missourinet they were given 72 hours to make the switch. “That’s when the wheels started coming off the wagon because the state data is linked to the federal […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper delivers remdesivir

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services receives shipment of experimental drug remdesivir to treat COVID-19

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has received initial shipments of remdesivir, an experimental drug being used to treat hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Working closely with the Missouri Hospital Association, which has been querying hospitals daily in order to compile and analyze COVID-19-related hospital utilization data, DHSS officials were able to determine where critically […]

Sex Change News Graphic

Missouri could criminalize sex changes and related treatments for those under 18

The Missouri Legislature is being asked to ban doctors and their workers from assisting with or doing sex changes to those under 18. Representative Adam Schnelting is proposing to charge them with a felony and yank their professional licenses for providing gender reassignments, hormonal therapy, and puberty blockers, which are different from surgically changing genitalia. […]

Experimental Aircraft Association

Three from northern Missouri attending Advanced Air Academy

Three area youth are attending the Advanced Air Academy in Oshkosh, Wisconsin under the sponsorship of the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 944 based in Chillicothe. Taking part in the academy are John Gibson and McKay Marble both of Gallatin and Grace Madison of Chillicothe. The academy includes ground instruction and introductory recreation flights. Chapter 944 […]

Experimental Aircraft Association

Experimental Aircraft Association seeking donations to send youth to Advanced Air Academy

The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 944 of Chillicothe is accepting donations for its 26th Annual Breakfast Fly-In and Drive-In. The event will include a breakfast, lunch, and airplane rides at the Chillicothe Municipal Airport on August 25th. Pancakes, sausage, juice, and coffee will be served from 7 to 10 o’clock that morning. The breakfast is […]

Health News

University of Missouri: Patients prefer to have cancer screenings despite risks and warnings

A large proportion of the American public opts to receive cancer screenings with the hope that testing will reduce their chance of cancer death. Now, a team led by University of Missouri psychological science researchers has determined that patients may want cancer screenings even if the potential harms outweigh the benefits. Researchers believe that clinicians […]

Small Plane

Chillicothe Experimental Aircraft Association fundraiser set for Saturday, August 20

The Experimental Aircraft Association chapter 944 of Chillicothe holds a fundraiser to help finance costs of to send young adults to Oshkosh, Wisconsin and learn about careers in aviation. While at the “advanced air academy”, the youth experienced some of the skills needed to build an airplane and viewed thousands of aircraft that had been flown in for the […]