Heart Health

Governor Parson takes action to curb rising healthcare premiums for Missourians

Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 1913, creating the Missouri Health Insurance Innovation Task Force. The Governor’s action aims to curb rising healthcare premiums and increase access and competition in health insurance markets for all Missourians. It is imperative that the State of Missouri develop comprehensive and innovative ways to transform the health insurance market […]

FCCLA and STAR

Trenton students grab gold ratings at STAR state conference

Eight Trenton Middle School entries and two Trenton High School entries received gold in STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Event competitions at the annual Missouri Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America State Leadership Conference at Osage Beach this week. Trenton Middle School entries receiving a gold rating and national rating in the STAR […]

Carroll County Memorial Hospital

Carroll County Memorial Hospital partners with Feedtrail for patient feedback

Carroll County Memorial Hospital will partner with Feedtrail, a real-time patient feedback platform, beginning April 1. The feedback platform will be used across the CCMH system including the Jefferson Medical Group, Laboratory and Outpatient Services. “Feedtrail’s ability to notify us of patient requests and concerns is unparalleled,” said Cindy Gilman, CCMH Interim Associate Chief Nursing […]

Fiber Optic Internet Access

Net neutrality battle reignites in Washington D.C.

The battle over net neutrality is heating up again – as supporters in Congress have just introduced a bill to reinstate Obama-era consumer protections that were lost after the Federal Communications Commission repealed them in 2017.  The “Save the Internet Act” would bring back rules that prevent Internet Service Providers from slowing down or blocking […]

Life Summit

LIFE Summit to be held in St. Joseph

The Northwest Workforce Development Board and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Youth program providers sponsor a free event to help Northwest Missouri residents between the ages of 16 and 24 to become better prepared for college and/or the workplace. The LIFE Summit will be held at emPowerU at 518 South Sixth Street in Saint […]

USDA prioritizes investments in telemedicine to address opioid crisis in rural America

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture is giving funding priority in a key grant program for applications to address opioid misuse in rural communities. “The opioid epidemic is dramatically impacting prosperity in many small towns and rural places across the country,” Hazlett said. […]