left, front row, Rhonda Chaverri, Bonita Price, Cyndi Johnson; back row NCMC Director of Development Alicia Endicott, Debbie Rongey, Twyla Johnson, Daphne McClure, and Donna Wilson. Not pictured is Linda Mullins

Preceptor Nu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi awards scholarship

North Central Missouri College student, Billie Birge (Princeton, MO) is named the recipient of the Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship. The scholarship is given to a female Missouri high school graduate and Grundy County resident enrolled in the NCMC Allied Health Program; special consideration is given to non-traditional students. The scholarship was established to assist students […]

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Audio: Governor Parson wants state worker pay increases to continue, supports scrapping merit system

Governor Parson says he has no problem scrapping the merit system for state workers. Parson tells Missourinet affiliate KWOS in Jefferson City he also wants to do what he can to keep increasing state employee pay.     The next state budget beginning in July includes annual pay increases of $700 beginning in January for […]

Mercer School District Website

North Mercer R-3 Board of Education adopts budget for 2018-2019 school year

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education adopted the 2018-2019 budget at a meeting Thursday morning. Revenues are projected at $3,029,827, with expenditures projected at $3,056,898. There is a projected net loss of $27,071. The board also approved 2017-2018 budget amendments which included revenues increasing by $55,292 and expenses decreasing by $8,882. The end of […]

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USDA Invests $256 Million in Water Infrastructure in Rural Communities

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $256 million in 81 projects to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in rural areas in 35 states.  Missouri State Director Jeff Case is pleased to announce that over $10 million was invested into rural Missouri communities. “Rural […]

Missouri Public Service Commission Website

Missouri Public Service Commission approves merger of utility companies

The Missouri Public Service Commission has unanimously approved the merger of Great Plains Energy Incorporated and Westar Energy Incorporated. The Commission determined the merger will benefit shareholders, ratepayers, and the general public. Great Plains Energy is the holding company for Kansas City Power and Light Company and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company stock. KCP&L and […]