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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees address lengthy agenda at Tuesday meeting

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved informational technology purchases on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. One purchase was for replacement data centers, wired/wireless/firewall networking equipment, video surveillance equipment, and professional services from CDWG for $1,184,899 as part of an IT Infrastructure Refresh project. Proposals were received from four vendors. Chief Information Officer Jennifer […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Tri-County enrollment figures on first day of school decline compared to last year

Tuesday, August 11th was the first day of classes for the school year at Jamesport Tri-County. Total enrollment for preschool through 12th grade was 171. That is down 12 from last year’s opening day. The biggest class at Jamesport Tri-County is the 11th grade with 21 students. The smallest is fourth grade with five.

School Funding

Missouri works to avoid K-12 funding decline from coronavirus inflicted attendance drop

Some health experts predict a spike in coronavirus cases this fall – putting Missouri K-12 public schools in a potential funding dilemma. Missouri’s foundation formula – the system used to determine how much state aid to give to schools – is based on a combination of components, including student attendance figures and academic achievement. During […]

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Wright Memorial, Hedrick Medical Center report more than 1000 tested at all locations

More than one thousand people have received COVID-19 testing through Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital using current criteria to be tested. The combined total of 1,071 tests includes 295 with Wright Memorial and 776 with Hedrick Medical Center. The combined total is an increase of 139 from the figures reported last Tuesday morning. […]

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500K Missourians file for unemployment since mid-March

State unemployment figures out today show 52,000 Missourians filed for unemployment last week – bringing the overall total since mid-March to more than half a million people requesting jobless aid. Last week’s figure represents a small dip from the previous week but it’s still a massive shift in Missouri unemployment numbers. Before the coronavirus fallout, […]

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More than 101,000 Missourians file for unemployment last week

Missouri’s latest unemployment figures have taken another jump. More than 101,000 Missourians filed a jobless claim last week – an increase of roughly 10,000 over the previous week. Since the coronavirus started hitting the state’s economy in mid-March, over 339,000 people have requested unemployment aid. That’s more than all of 2019 jobless figures of 183,000. […]