Stop the Human Trafficking

Northwest Missouri State University – Kansas City “Call to Action Coalition Summit” set for February 26, 2020

Northwest Missouri State University-Kansas City is working with the Kansas City region and its communities this month to bring awareness to the issue of human trafficking. Northwest-Kansas City, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2020will host higher education professionals from the Kansas City area and hear from experts and survivors of […]

Spelling Bee

Mosaic Life Care Foundation in St. Joseph to host Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee

The Mosaic Life Care Foundation will host and sponsor the Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee in March. The bee will be held at EmPowerU, located at 518 South Sixth Street in Saint Joseph March 7th. Registration will begin at 12:30, and the competition will start at 1 o’clock. Fourteen Northwest Missouri counties will send their […]

Leadership Northwest Missouri Class of 2020

Twenty four participants begin Leadership Northwest Missouri Program

Twenty-Four women and men make up the 2020 class of Leadership Northwest Missouri, an annual series of sessions that bring together existing and emerging leaders 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. The 2020 class began with a […]

Great Northwest Day

Audio: Micah Landes on events at Great Northwest Day in Jefferson City

Grundy and other 18 other counties will be represented at the state capitol when Great Northwest Day is held next Tuesday, February 4th and Wednesday, February 5th. Grundy County’s coordinator, Micah Landes, says those interested in attending should contact her as soon as possible.     Great Northwest Day includes a luncheon Tuesday with Governor […]

Audio: Missouri healthcare system to begin screening patients for Coronavirus

Mosaic Life Care in northwest Missouri’s St. Joseph will begin screening for the coronavirus, which has caused more than 100 deaths in China. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed five U.S. and are keeping track of 110 potential cases, all from people who recently visited China. One patient is under investigation in […]

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri announces local scholarships now available

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, Inc. announces the opening of its online scholarship application, Scholar-Link. Beginning on January 15, 2020, Scholar-Link will officially open to any senior wanting to apply for scholarships to be used at a 4-year or 2-year college/university as well as a vocational-technical school. The Community Foundation currently administers 94 scholarship […]

Jamie Wilson

Trenton man released from jail after judge amends bond to $10,000

A Trenton man facing drug-related charges following a traffic stop in early November waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Forty-eight-year-old Jamie Wilson has been charged with the felonies of possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or […]

Great Northwest Day

Planning underway for Great Northwest Day in Jefferson City

Planning is underway for Great Northwest Days in Jefferson City on February 4th and 5th, 2020. Many communities and counties are expected to have representatives attend at the Capitol Plaza Hotel. Great Northwest Day has taken place annually since 2003 and provides constituents from northwest Missouri the opportunity to engage in a unique regional, cooperative approach […]

Journey to College

Pilot programs focus on helping more students finish a college degree in less time

Ten Missouri colleges and universities are participating in two programs that aim to reduce college costs and help students earn a degree in less time. The Department of Higher Education is set to begin pilot projects for Guided Pathways to Success and Concurrent Enrollment programs. “These programs focus on helping more students graduate on time, […]