Alumni Banquet

Ninety-one attend Spickard Alumni Banquet

Ninety-one registered guests attended the 101st Spickard Alumni Banquet, hosted by the class of 1968, in the Spickard School Gym Saturday. Special recognition was given to 2019 Spickard School District graduate Rodney Lawrence, 10 members of the 50 year class of 1969, 60-year class attendee Donnie Stephens, and 65-year class attendees Vera Lynn and Jean […]

Nate and Payton Honored by MCCA 2019

NCMC Students honored by Missouri Community College Association

North Central Missouri College students were recently recognized by the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) for their outstanding leadership or participation in Phi Theta Kappa. Three NCMC students were selected to receive recognition for their hard work. Nathaniel Udovich was the selected recipient of the Student Leadership Award for North Central Missouri College. This award […]

Feeding America Website

Meal Gap Study maps food insecurity rates for area counties

Feeding America’s Map the Meal Gap study shows the food insecurity rate for Grundy County is 14.7%. The childhood food insecurity rate is 20.4%, which is the highest of the 15 Northwest Missouri counties. The study by the country’s largest hunger relief organization also shows 46,910 individuals are food insecure in the 19-county service area […]

Hy-Vee

Hy-Vee raises $360,846 during the “Great American Milk Drive”

Hy-Vee has announced customer donations and its corporate participation during The Great American Milk Drive helped raise $360,846 to purchase much-needed milk for local food banks throughout Hy-Vee’s eight-state region.   During the monthlong campaign in March, customer donations totaled $277,846, with an additional $83,000 in corporate giving from Hy-Vee. According to Feeding America, milk is […]

Smithfield Food Website

Smithfield Foods & RAE launch joint venture to create renewable energy, wildlife habitat

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) have formed a joint venture called Monarch Bioenergy to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) across Smithfield’s hog farms in Missouri. This partnership converts manure collected from Smithfield farms into RNG, while simultaneously delivering ecological services and developing wildlife habitat. Once complete, all Smithfield company-owned finishing farms in […]