Flooded Visitor Center at Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge closes due to flood damage

During the recent flood events on the Grand River, Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge has received substantial damages to the visitor facilities and other infrastructure.  Until further notice, Swan Lake NWR will be closed to the public, with the exception of the Taylor Point Access.  Visitors can access the north end of Silver Lake for […]

Team NCMC Wright Memorial Golf Tournament 2019

Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Tournament raises over $5,000

The 15th Annual Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Tournament has raised $5,000. Twenty-four teams participated in the tournament held Friday in perfect weather conditions at the Riverside Country Club in Trenton. Proceeds will help the Foundation make future equipment purchases and improvements at Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. The team representing North Central Missouri […]

Traffic Accident

Two injured after driver loses control on gravel road south of Maysville

The Highway Patrol reports two Cameron residents sustained minor injuries as the result of a driver losing control on loose gravel four miles southeast of Maysville Friday afternoon. Forty-three-year-old Suzanne Gardner and 45-year-old Sammie Parker were transported by private vehicle to Cameron Regional Medical Center. A sports utility vehicle traveled east on Grindstone Road when […]

NCMC Geyer Hall

NCMC Board of Trustees Tackles Potential Construction on Campus

Architect Jeremy Proctor with Ellison-Auxier Architects of Saint Joseph gave a presentation at the North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday evening about potential construction for the college. The construction could include replacing campus housing with new residence halls, the demolition of several college buildings, and the addition of parking spaces and a […]

Audio: Flooding Closes Highway 79 in Northeast Missouri’s Louisiana

The state Department of Transportation (MoDOT) says Mississippi River flooding has caused Highway 79 in northeast Missouri’s Louisiana to CLOSE. Missourinet Quincy affiliate WGEM reports the highway is COMPLETELY covered with high water. Driver Charles Shelton tells WGEM the road sits low to the ground and closes frequently.     The flooded waters have made […]


Melinda Hemmelgarn and others dispute claims in Missouri Farm Bureau commentary

In a recent commentary from the Missouri Farm Bureau, Blake Hurst came out in favor of SB 391, which provides that county commissions and county health center boards shall not impose standards or requirements on an agricultural operation. Refuting those claims in the Farm Bureau commentary is Registered Dietitian Melinda Hemmelgarn. She states that she […]