Gary Riedel

Missouri farmer inducted into Missouri Soybean Hall of Fame

Missouri Soybean Hall of Fame 2019 inductee Gary Riedel says demand for soybean increased greatly since farmers approved checkoff dollars to fund research and promotion. Riedel served as head of Missouri Soybean Association in the early 1980s and was president of the American Soybean Association when the national soybean checkoff went into effect. This year, […]

Preferred Family Healthcare

Former executives at Preferred Family Healthcare indicted for embezzlement and public corruption scheme

Two former executives of a Springfield, Mo.-based charity and an Arkansas state senator have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a multi-million-dollar public corruption scheme that involved embezzlement, bribes and illegal campaign contributions for elected public officials in Missouri and Arkansas, announced U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison of the Western District […]

Main Street Chillicothe

Main Street Chillicothe maintains highest level of accreditation a downtown program can achieve

Main Street Chillicothe is once again nationally and state accredited as a Main Street community following a program visit from representatives of the National Main Street Center and Missouri Main Street Connection. A news release from the Missouri Main Street Connection says accreditation is the highest level a downtown revitalization program can achieve. To receive […]

Audio: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Missouri flooding outlook

Flooding will continue to be a problem along Missouri’s major rivers—into July. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  In a Flood condition update Thursday, scientist Kevin Low stressed the problem of saturated soil and above-average rain expected over the next few months.     Doug Kluck, a regional climate service director with NOAA […]

Tai Chi

Tai Chi classes to be offered in Chillicothe

The Livingston County Health Center and Grand River Multipurpose Center, both of Chillicothe, will hold Tai Chi for Health classes for seniors at 60 years old or those living with arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other conditions that cause balance problems and joint pain. Tai Chi for Health Institute Certified Instructors Ann Burchett and Ron Krammes will […]

FFA

Area schools compete in FFA events

Judging occurred in 11 categories Tuesday on the first day of career development events held for FFA members at schools across northwest Missouri. Princeton FFA had teams capture first place in two events: horses and livestock. Grundy R-5 won first place in farm management. Gilman City took first in agronomy. Among individual results: Princeton students […]