GRM Youth Tour

GRM Networks joins National Network of Smart Rural Community Providers

GRM Networks, headquartered in Princeton, reports it has joined the National Network of Smart Rural Community Providers. These are described as a network of broadband connections under the auspices of the National Rural Broadband Association which represents nearly 850 independent, community-based, telecommunications companies across the country. The Smart Rural Communities program promotes collaborative work among rural […]

Grand River Mutual

59 attend annual stockholder meeting of Grand River Mutual Telephone Corporation

Fifty-nine attended the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Grand River Mutual Telephone Corporation at the GRM Networks Office in Princeton on Wednesday morning with 1,568 represented by proxy. Directors Bruce George of Allerton, Iowa, Mike Quick of Lamoni, Iowa, and Tim Lance of Barnard were re-elected for three-year terms. The board of directors elected […]

GRM Youth Tour

GRM Networks announces students selected to participate in Rural Service Youth Tour to Washington, D. C.

GRM Networks has announced the two students selected to participate in the Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour to Washington, D. C. in June. The students selected are Camie Vaughn from Cainsville High School and Lola Breshears from North Harrison High School of Eagleville. More than 100 high school students from the United States will […]

Leadership Northwest Missouri

Leadership Northwest Missouri class of 2019 to graduate in July

Several leaders from area counties are part of the newest Leadership Northwest Missouri class. The annual series of sessions help bring leaders together from throughout a 19-county region to discover and sharpen their leadership skills, explore regional issues, and build a network of contacts throughout Northwest Missouri. Members of the 2019 class from the Green […]

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 […]

Healthcare

Enrollment deadline for health insurance arriving on December 15th

The enrollment period for individual health insurance plans sold on the federal Marketplace or directly by an insurance company ends on December 15, 2018. Individuals who haven’t shopped for insurance plans are encouraged to do so as soon as possible.  Insurance companies offering plans in 2019 are Healthy Alliance Life Insurance Company (Anthem), Ambetter from […]

Healthcare

Ambetter from Home State Health once again the only option for insurance in most Green Hills counties

The Missouri Division of Insurance reports there’s just one choice in the Green Hills counties for consumers who seek health insurance next year on the federal marketplace and accessible through the website healthcare.gov. Open enrollment for 2019 begins today and ends December 15th for Missourians who plan to purchase private health coverage. The time period […]

Grand River Mutual

GRM Networks announces second quarter grant recipients

GRM Networks has announced its Second Quarter Community Improvement Grant Program recipients. The Wilson-Axline American Legion Post Number 216 of Bethany received $500 to purchase items needed for remodeling the Legion Hall bathrooms. The Graceland University Sustainability Program of Lamoni, Iowa received $500 to help start a bike share program in Lamoni. The Lamoni Farmers […]

Leadership Online Today Website

MU Extension offers innovative online leadership program

The University of Missouri Extension has developed an innovative online program with the focus on building better leaders. The 11-week course runs Jan. 21-April 8, 2019. Leadership Online for Today (LOFT) is an interactive course that allows participants to improve communication skills, build relationships and networks, and develop a collaborative project to benefit a community […]

GRM Youth Tour

GRM Networks reports DNS servers overloaded causing service interruptions

GRM Networks reports it is experiencing a cyber event within its network. The company notes malicious software has caused its DNS or Domain Name System server to be overloaded with requests, which may result in customers experiencing trouble connecting to websites.  Each website on the internet has a numerical address that corresponds to a web […]