History Museum on the Square in Springfield, Missouri

New history museum opens in Springfield

After years of work and anticipation, a new history museum is open in Springfield, Missouri. Visitors to the new History Museum on the Square are transported into the rich tapestry of southwest Missouri’s history told through interactive exhibits, video and photography and a treasure trove of artifacts.  The museum that opened Aug. 8 has more […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council approves contracts

The Princeton City Council approved two service contracts at a meeting Monday. Deputy City Clerk Corey Willett reports the contracts were for a One Man Band for $750 and to Kelly Bertrand for a band for the tractor cruise during Calamity Jane Days. The council adopted ordinances regarding the conflict of interest and a flood […]

Antlered Deer in the forest

Apply online for Missouri Department of Conservation managed deer hunts starting July 1

Beginning July 1, deer hunters can apply online through the Missouri Department of Conservation’s website for a shot at more than 100 managed deer hunts throughout the state for archery, muzzleloading, and modern firearms.  The managed hunts will take place from mid-September through mid-January at conservation areas, state and other parks, national wildlife refuges, and […]

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 […]

Missouri Department of Conservation Trim Grant website

Missouri Department of Conservation offering TRIM grants

The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering its annual cost-share grants to assist government entities and non-profits with management, improvement, and conservation of trees and forests on public land. The Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) cost-share grants can help communities fund tree inventories, removal or pruning of hazardous trees, tree planting, and the training […]

Megan Pester

NCMC’s Megan Pester serves on higher education panel

North Central Missouri College Advising and Retention Director, Megan Pester recently served on a panel for the Missouri Department of Higher Education. Her expertise on NCMC’s participation in the pilot program, developing degree maps and pathways was presented at the Missouri Guided Pathways Summit on February 12 in Jefferson City, MO. Megan has been instrumental […]