Wright Memorial Hospital

Saint Luke’s Health System joins KHIN Health Information Exchange

Saint Luke’s Health System is the newest addition to the list of healthcare participants now sending and receiving patient data through the Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN). The faith-based, not-for-profit health system with a significant presence in Kansas and Missouri includes 16 hospitals and campuses, several primary and specialty care practices, inpatient and outpatient care, […]

Soybeans

Soybean specialist offers tips for handling weather woes

Mother Nature has much to say about soybean yield and grain quality almost every year, says University of Missouri Extension soybean specialist Bill Wiebold. This year was no exception. Several important soybean-growing regions in Missouri experienced severe drought this year. The most worrisome effect from drought is yield loss, but producers face several other effects […]

Corn in Beginning Stages of Drought

Test cornstalks for nitrates before feeding

Test baled cornstalks for nitrate levels and feed them to cattle with caution, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Gene Schmitz. MU Extension agronomists across the state report high nitrate levels caused by this summer’s drought. County MU Extension centers offer nitrate testing. Before feeding cornstalk bales, it is important to know nitrate levels […]

Fiber Optic Internet Access

North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission introduces “AquaSmart” broadband internet

The North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission is introducing a broadband delivery concept, called AquaSmart, to deliver fiber to 10 counties in North Central Missouri. The Water Commission is responsible for building the East Locust Creek Reservoir, which will provide a water supply to Sullivan, Grundy, Mercer, Putnam, Schuyler, Adair, Macon, Chariton, Linn, and Livingston […]

Missouri state capitol

Audio: Dozens of Missouri bills become law today

Dozens of bills passed by the Missouri Legislature this year become law today. Alisa Nelson reports about some of the top proposals becoming official.     The Legislature is fully funding the formula used to finance Missouri’s K-12 public schools by giving 3.5 billion dollars to education. State aid to most of Missouri’s public colleges […]

Health News

Department of Health and Senior Services working to to ensure continuation of the Time Critical Diagnosis System

The Department of Health and Senior Services is working with partners, including hospitals, providers, and emergency medical service professionals to ensure funding for the Time Critical Diagnosis System will remain steady moving forward. The TCD System is a statewide system that brings together the 911 response system, ambulance services, and hospitals in a coordinated way […]