My 2021 Photo Exhibit

Traveling photo exhibit with photos of surrounding area to stop in Chillicothe

A traveling exhibit marking the Missouri Bicentennial with selected photos from Livingston and surrounding counties will stop in Chillicothe. A public reception will be held at the Sliced Bread Innovation Center the afternoon of Friday, July 3rd from 4 to 6 o’clock to honor photographers who submitted photos. There will be remarks at 4:30. The […]

Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Activities announced for celebration of Sliced Bread Day in Chillicothe

The schedule has been released for Sliced Bread Day activities in Chillicothe. Activities will begin the evening of Friday, July 3rd with an opening reception for the Missouri Bicentennial Photo Exhibit at the Sliced Bread Innovation Center from 4 to 6 o’clock. A spokesperson says the photo exhibit will be on display through July 22nd. […]

Coronavirus Concerns

Missouri prison system reports first COVID-19 related death

St. Joseph city officials in northwest Missouri report the first death in Buchanan County from complications brought on by COVID-19; the former St. Joseph state prisoner transferred to Kansas City. The Missouri Department of Corrections made the announcement. City officials say the prisoner was transferred to St. Joseph for an unrelated illness that required isolation, […]

NCMC Geyer Hall

North Central Missouri College cancels Scholarship Reception

The North Central Missouri College Foundation hosts the NCMC Scholarship Reception each spring to honor all Foundation and institutional scholarship recipients, scholarship donors, alumni, faculty, and staff. The reception was originally scheduled for March 25th and then postponed to April 22, however, with NCMC taking further preventative and proactive measures by suspending in-person classes until […]

Missouri Department of Corrections COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update (DOC)

Hospitalized inmate at WRDCC in St. Joseph tests positive for COVID-19

The Missouri Department of Corrections has received notification that an offender has tested positive for COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus. This notification marks the first reported case of COVID-19 among MODOC offenders. There are no reported cases of COVID-19 among staff. The offender is currently being treated at a Kansas City area hospital, where he […]

Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Sam Graves announces 2020 Congressional Art Competition

Congressman Sam Graves has announced the kickoff to his 2020 Congressional Art Competition. The U.S. House of Representatives sponsors the nationwide contest each spring. Since 1982, when the program first began, over 650,000 high school students across the country have participated. “North Missouri students always produce some of the most exceptional artwork. We truly have some […]

Wright Memorial Hospital Employee of the Year Jamie Kottwitz

Jamie Kottwitz named Wright Memorial Hospital 2019 Employee of the Year

Wright Memorial Hospital recently announced its 2019 Employee of the Year. Jamie Kottwitz, registered nurse II at Wright Memorial Hospital, was presented with the award at a ceremony held in her honor on February 17. Other nominees were 2019 Employee of the Quarter winners: Cheryl Hamilton, Sue Knapp, and Kaycee West. Kottwitz has been with […]

Dan Maxey Self Portrait

Local Artist Dan Maxey to be featured at Dorris Rider Art Gallery

A collection of works by a rural Trenton resident will continue the 2019-2020 exhibition schedule in the Dorris Rider Art Gallery at North Central Missouri College in Trenton.  “FACES: Furry, Famous, and Familiar” by Dan Maxey will open on Tuesday, February 11 will be on display through mid-April. The exhibit will feature a collection of […]

Arrest

Spickard woman arrested at correctional center in Vandalia

A woman who listed a Spickard address has been picked up at the Woman’s Eastern Reception, Diagnostic, and Correctional Center in Vandalia. Twenty-six-year-old Sara Kay Sparks was returned to Grundy County to appear in the Associate Division of Grundy County court on Tuesday. Her original charge is a felony for alleged non-support. The Grundy County […]

Tim Arbeiter, J Eggleston, Richard Fordyce, Jeff Case, Ron Hinds, Gregg Davis

GRM Networks in Princeton receives USDA grant of $41.6 million dollars through ReConnect Program

GRM Networks of Princeton recently received a $41.6 million grant/loan from the United States Department of Agriculture’s ReConnect Program helping GRM Networks fulfill its commitment to bring fiber-optic connectivity to northern Missouri and southern Iowa. USDA Farm Service Agency Administrator Richard Fordyce awarded the grant/loan to GRM at a reception held at the David Callaway […]