Road Work

Planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of November 4, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in northern Missouri for the week of November 4 – 10. Inclement weather and continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such […]

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National Assessment of Educational Progress releases Missouri’s scores on nationwide report card

Missouri’s 2019 scores in national math and reading assessments remained statistically steady in math at Grade 4 and Grade 8, as well as at Grade 8 reading, but fell in Grade 4 reading according to data released by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The state was in line with national averages in all […]

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Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri offers weatherization to low-income households

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri offers weatherization all year to provide cost-effective energy-efficient home improvements to low-income households, especially for the elderly, children, disabled, and others hit hard by high utility costs. The program aims to lower utility bills and improve comfort to ensure health and safety for homeowners and renters. It is […]

Community Foundation of NW Missouri Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Jerry Sprong

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri celebrates 10th anniversary

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri joined past and present Board Members, donors and Fund Advisors in celebration of their 10th Anniversary. Also in attendance were State Representatives J. Eggleston, Brenda Shields, and Allen Andrews. The event was held at The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph. The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, Inc. […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of October 28, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in Northwest Missouri for the week of October 28 – November 3. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole […]

Flood Recovery

Congressional hearing focuses on flood recovery efforts in north Missouri

The House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management hosted a hearing on federal recovery efforts from recent disasters.  During the hearing, House Transportation Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (MO-06) focused on flood recovery efforts across North Missouri, specifically the difficulties facing some Northwest Missouri residents due to an issue with the dates […]

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Breckenridge receives “STOP School Violence” grant

The community of Breckenridge has received a STOP School Violence grant in the amount of $120,593 for school violence prevention. The STOP School Violence Act authorizes grants designed to improve threat assessments, train students and faculty to provide tips, leads and prepare law enforcement officers and emergency professionals to respond to school shootings and other […]

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Community of Laredo receives loan and grant for nearly $534,000

The City of Laredo will receive funding from the United States Department of Agriculture to assist with making improvements to the city’s wastewater system. The city will receive a loan for $187,000 and a grant for $346,310. The USDA notes Laredo’s wastewater system was constructed in the 1980s and needs upgrades to meet ammonia standards. […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee tackles busy agenda

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee this week discussed preparations for the Missouri Day Festival. Preparations will be similar to past years with volunteers staffing the Emergency Operations Center and assist with traffic and the parade route. Bill Brinton with Region H Hazmat brought lights for use at the festival as requested. He reported […]