Grundy County Museum

Audio: Photos from 5th graders to be showcased at Grundy County Museum

While the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a delay in the opening this year of the Grundy County Museum, organizers continue to plan for the feature exhibit. “Photography Then and Now” will be featured on the main floor once the museum does open for the season. To showcase local involvement, 5th graders county-wide are encouraged to […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves renewing all tenured teacher contracts

Following an executive session last evening, the Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved renewing all tenured teacher contracts. Members also approved renewing contracts of three probationary teachers Micah Burkeybile for the Title One program and Sarah Young in first and second grades; and Abbie Herrold for part-time physical education and health. In other actions, the […]

Traffic Accident

Road grader travels into path of pickup on Highway 36 injuring St. Joseph man

The Highway Patrol reports a Saint Joseph man sustained moderate injuries when a pickup truck struck a road grader near Osborn on Wednesday morning. Emergency medical services transported pickup driver 69-year-old Gerald Leake to Mosaic Life Care in Saint Joseph. No injuries were reported for road grader driver 81-year-old Loren Sloan. The grader traveled south […]

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards website

Missouri students recognized for outstanding volunteer service

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards bestowed top honors to two Missouri students for their exceptional acts of volunteerism in their local communities. Missouri’s 2020 youth volunteer awardees are: Abigail Mueller, Whitfield School, St. Louis Elizabeth Ravasini, Bernard C. Campbell Middle School, Lee’s Summit R-VII School District Mueller, a high school junior, created a self-image education and […]

Dental Patient smiling

Give Kids a Smile Day: Missouri dentists help underserved kids

It’s “Give Kids a Smile Day,” when dozens of dentists provide free teeth cleaning to youngsters throughout Missouri. Dental disease is the most common chronic childhood illness, and one in five Missouri third-graders has untreated tooth decay. Kansas City area Pediatric Dentist Dr. Aaron Bumann says if left untreated, tooth decay can result in problems with eating, […]

Gallatin 5th Graders

NCMC business students help with Gallatin R-V Economics Day

The North Central Missouri College Human Resource Management class partnered with fifth graders from Gallatin’s Middle School to participate in their School of Economics day. Each fifth-grader was assigned a job where they earned a salary and had different job tasks to complete. NCMC’s Human Resource Management class assisted the fifth graders by helping place […]