National Medal Finalist for Museum and Library

Missouri library named finalist for National Medal for Museum and Library Service

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is pleased to announce 30 finalists for the 2022 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries that demonstrate excellence in service to their communities. Since 1996, the award has honored 176 institutions that demonstrated extraordinary […]

Guilty Plea

Brookfield man charged with 33 counts of child porn withdraws “not guilty” plea

A Brookfield man charged with 33 counts of felony possession of child pornography involving a first offense and other felonies has withdrawn his plea of not guilty and entered a guilty plea. Forty-five-year-old James Dean Jackson entered a plea of guilty in Linn County Circuit Court to three counts. They were two counts of felony […]

Digital Photography Photo

Missouri Department of Agriculture launches annual “Focus on Missouri Agriculture” photo contest

The Missouri Department of Agriculture is launching the 13th annual Focus on Missouri Agriculture photo contest. The Department is asking Missourians to share their agriculture story through photographs. The contest, which runs through June 10, is an opportunity for photographers across the state to submit their best images of Missouri agriculture. That image may take […]

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North Central Missouri Development Alliance holds annual meeting

Grundy County’s assets were discussed at the North Central Missouri Development Alliance’s annual meeting on March 29th. The Grundy County Industrial Development Corporation, Grundy County Commission, Trenton City Council, and other community members attended and shared ideas. NCMDA Executive Director Scott Sharp and Secretary Jackie Soptic talked about a Missouri Partnership representative being in Trenton […]

Dorothy Kathryn Archuleta

Grundy and Daviess County authorities seek to locate Dorothy Kathryn Archuleta

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in locating a fugitive. The sheriff’s Department reports 38-year-old Dorothy Kathryn Archuleta is wanted in Grundy County on an active $10,000 cash-only bond warrant for failing to appear in court on original charges of possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. She is […]

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NCMC Board of Trustees approve increases in tuition and fees, as well as, room and board

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees on March 22nd approved increases in tuition and fees as well as room and board. Tuition for NCMC district students will stay the same at $92 per credit hour for the 2022-2023 academic year. However, there is a $5 per credit hour increase for other Missouri residents, […]

Livingston County Preservation Society

Livingston County Preservation Society accepting nominations for Chillicothe Hall of Fame

The Livingston County Preservation Society is accepting nominations through March 31st for the Chillicothe Hall of Fame. The Chillicothe Hall of Fame recognizes our pioneer founding citizens who have made significant contributions to our community. To nominate someone, please submit a 2-page biography along with a picture, if possible, via email to [email protected] To be […]

Mississippi River Photo by Larry Braun

Audio: Missouri photographer’s snapshot of Mississippi River to be featured on USPS stamp

A Missouri photographer will have one of his photos featured on a U.S. Postal Service stamp. Larry Braun, of southeast Missouri’s Benton, says the photo shows the Mississippi River with the sky in shades of pastel. Braun says he gladly agreed to let his photo be part of a collection of Mississippi River stamps.   […]

Indictment graphic with gavel and file folder

Man Indicted for sexual misconduct and kidnapping woman with developmental disabilities

A federal grand jury in Portland, Oregon, returned an indictment charging an Oregon Department of Human Services employee with kidnapping a woman with significant disabilities in his care, driving her to a secluded location, and engaging with her in sexual misconduct. Zakary Glover, 28, of Lebanon, Oregon, is charged with depriving the victim of her […]

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Science Olympiad results from the North Central Missouri College campus

Several high schools participated in Science Olympiad on the campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri, on Saturday, February 12, 2022. Schools participating for 2022 included Stanberry, South Harrison, King City, Northeast Nodaway, Maysville, Princeton, and Pattonsburg. Individuals from each team who placed first in their event(s) may advance to the state competition […]

R. Warren Roberts Photo

Livingston County Preservation Society announces next Chillicothe Hall of Fame inductee

The Livingston County Preservation Society has announced the next Chillicothe Hall of Fame inductee, R. Warren Roberts. Roberts was an architect and designed many buildings throughout Chillicothe and the state. Representative Rusty Black is the sponsor for this inductee. A ceremony is scheduled for February 18th in the courtroom (top floor) of the Livingston County […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 16 years in federal prison without parole for sexual exploitation of two children

A Missouri man was sentenced in federal court for the sexual exploitation of two victims, an 8-year old and a 16-year old. Harley Wayne Schrader, 27, of Webb City, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 16 years and eight months in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Schrader to […]

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NCMC Foundation Scholarship Reception set for February 16

The North Central Missouri College Scholarship Reception to honor 2021-2022 scholarship recipients will be held on February 16, 2022, in the Jeanette Hoffman Robison Auditorium in the Ketcham Community Center. This annual event is hosted by the North Central Missouri College Foundation to highlight NCMC Foundation scholarship recipients and all NCMC institutional scholarship recipients for […]

(L to R) Lindsey Batson and Guy Moran are NCMC’s 2022 Homecoming King and Queen

North Central Missouri College crowns Homecoming King and Queen

North Central Missouri College celebrated Homecoming and Alumni Appreciation Day Saturday, January 29th, and crowned the 2022 Homecoming King and Queen.  Both Lady Pirates and Pirates won, with Lady Pirates scoring 94-80 against North Platte Community College and Pirates 93-64 against Ellsworth Community College. The NCMC Dance Wave performed at halftime of the women’s and […]

Medical Marijuana

Reversing state’s decision, Missouri panel awards marijuana license to jilted applicant

(Missouri Independent) – In a rare move, a Missouri commission granted a medical marijuana license to an applicant after discovering irregularities with how state regulators evaluated applications. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) decided to forgo appealing the ruling, announcing Tuesday that it had reached a settlement with the jilted applicant to […]

Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education approves changes to COVID-19 Contingency Plan

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education approved changes to the COVID-19 Contingency Plan on January 17th. Regarding a COVID-19 positive or household COVID-19 positive case, the contingency plan says students and staff should refrain from attending school for five days. If they are symptomatic, the positive case time frame may be extended five more days […]