Missouri Hospital Association

Missouri hospitals’ community benefit exceeded $3.3 billion In 2017

New data from the Missouri Hospital Association reveals that in 2017, the state’s hospitals provided more than $1.4 billion in uncompensated care and exceeded $3.3 billion in total community benefit — record totals for both categories. The report and hospital-specific data are available on the association’s consumer data site, FocusOnHospitals.com. “Hospitals are committed to building […]

Grand River Technical School

Grand River Technical School announces scholarships

Grand River Technical School of Chillicothe has announced its annual post-secondary student scholarships for this school year. Grand River Tech reports $34,377 in total scholarships have been awarded for the year. Second-semester scholarships awarded totaled $20,377 while first semester scholarships totaled $14,000. The largest number of scholarships were awarded for the Robert and Helen Smith […]

Crossroads Correctional Center

Audio: Additional details released on proposed shuttering of Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron

Story by Alisa Nelson of Missourinet The Crossroads Correctional Center in northwest Missouri’s Cameron could be closing. Governor Mike Parson’s state budget proposal includes shuttering the prison and moving the inmates and many of the workers to the other prison in town – the Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC).     “As governor, I am […]

Air Ambulance Bill of the month

Missourians face large bills, aggressive collection tactics from air ambulance transports

Missourians are frequently subjected to aggressive collection efforts by air ambulance providers totaling tens of thousands of dollars in a practice called balance billing, according to a detailed report released today by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP). To assess the scope of the problem, the DIFP initiated a data call for […]

TubaChristmas 2018

THS Students participate in Guinness record setting event

Three Trenton High School students helped set a new Guinness World Record for the largest tuba ensemble. Nicole Rodriguez, Reece Miller, and Caleb Johnson participated in the annual TubaChristmas event in Kansas City, Missouri Friday, December 7th which THS Instrumental Music teacher Timothy Gilham says officially set a new record with 835 participants. The Guinness […]