Great Northwest Day

Representatives from 19 counties attend Great Northwest Day at the Capitol

Great Northwest Day at the Capitol drew more than 250 area constituents together to showcase the region in Jefferson City on February 5th & 6th. Nineteen counties, multiple communities, and representatives from business, education, healthcare, and government came together to discuss issues that are critical to the region. This year’s priorities focused on caring for […]

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Winter Weather Advisory issued for northern Missouri counties until Wednesday, February 6th

Light freezing rain and drizzle will overspread the region Tuesday and continue through the morning hours on Wednesday. Although precipitation is expected to remain light in nature, ice accumulations of up to a tenth of an inch will be possible in the immediate Kansas City area, with slightly higher amounts possible across north-central and northeastern […]

Great Northwest Day

Great Northwest Day steering committee announces priorities for event in Jefferson City

The Great Northwest Day steering committee has announced its priorities for the upcoming visit next month with lawmakers at the state capital. According to Micah Landes, the steering committee chairman, five priorities to be presented include: Caring for our youngest citizens Aligning to educate and advance our workforce Having rural high-speed broadband access and affordability […]

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USDA ag census forms due February 5th

Forms for the 2017 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Census of Agriculture are due Feb. 5. University of Missouri Extension economists urges farmers to complete the census. It can be returned by mail or securely submitted online at agcensus.usda.gov. MU Extension economist Ryan Milhollin says federal, state and local governments as well as agribusinesses, researchers, trade […]