NCMC Geyer Hall

North Central Missouri College cancels Scholarship Reception

The North Central Missouri College Foundation hosts the NCMC Scholarship Reception each spring to honor all Foundation and institutional scholarship recipients, scholarship donors, alumni, faculty, and staff. The reception was originally scheduled for March 25th and then postponed to April 22, however, with NCMC taking further preventative and proactive measures by suspending in-person classes until […]

Health News

Coronavirus Information: How organizations are handling the issue statewide

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education continues to receive many questions about COVID-19 and how it impacts student attendance, school closure, assessments, and virtual education opportunities. We are aware that local education agencies must consider a number of factors when making decisions in this current situation. Administrative Memo COM-20-001, issued from the Commissioner […]

Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University postponing “in-person” classes until March 23

Northwest Missouri State University announced tonight it is postponing the resumption of in-person classes to protect the health and safety of its students and employees from the spread of COVID-19. Northwest President Dr. John Jasinski informed the campus community, through an email, that classes at its Maryville and Northwest-Kansas City locations will resume Monday, March 23. Students […]

Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Sam Graves announces 2020 Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Sam Graves has announced the kickoff to his 2020 Congressional Art Competition. The U.S. House of Representatives sponsors the nationwide contest each spring. Since 1982, when the program first began, over 650,000 high school students across the country have participated. “North Missouri students always produce some of the most exceptional artwork. We truly have some […]

Cultural Corner Art Guild

Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery to host “Bad Art by Good People” fundraiser

The Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery in Chillicothe will hold a fundraiser in which 10 area community members will create art with area artists. Those attending can visit with “Bad Art by Good People” participants during a social hour at Cultural Corner on the evening of March 21st at 6 o’clock. Gallery Director Lacey […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council discusses, but takes no action, on establishing a cash reserve policy for the city

The Trenton City Council discussed, but took no action Monday night, on a proposal from the City Administrator to establish a cash reserve policy for the city. Discussion also was held on possible wage increases for city employees as well as potentially establishing steps of advancement within the police, fire, and street departments. This topic […]

Drag Queen Maxi Glamour

Drag queens and supporters rally against proposed drag queen story hour ban

State Representative Ben Baker, R-Neosho, wants to ban drag queen storytime at public libraries. About 300 people, including queens dressed in full drag and LGBT supporters, rallied Saturday at the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City against Baker’s bill. Missouri Capitol Police provided security and crowd control. The event included many holding signs like “Knowledge is […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Special Education Department to host silent auction and bake sale

The Trenton R-9 Special Education Department will host a silent basket auction and bake sale during spring parent-teacher conferences to support a trip for special education students. Bids for donated baskets with various items will be accepted the March 13th online in the morning and at Trenton High School/Middle School at parent-teacher conferences from 2 […]

Sexual Assault

Third Batch of untested sexual assault kits delivered to lab from St. Joseph Police Department

The third batch of untested sexual assault kits identified by Missouri Attorney General Schmitt’s SAFE Kits Initiative inventory have been delivered to a private lab for testing. The kits were gathered at the St. Joseph Police Department as a “host agency” and sent directly to the private lab to preserve the chain of custody and […]

Flooded Farm Grain Bins

Local, state, and federal agencies partner to host public meetings to help farmers get flood ready for 2020

Over 1.4 million acres of Missouri farmland went unplanted in 2019 due to flooding and excessive rain, according to the Missouri Department of Agriculture.   Nearly a year later, farmers across the state are still struggling to rebuild their operations. Many roads and bridges still are in need of reconstruction, and crop insurance may be […]