Heart Health

Governor Parson takes action to curb rising healthcare premiums for Missourians

Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 1913, creating the Missouri Health Insurance Innovation Task Force. The Governor’s action aims to curb rising healthcare premiums and increase access and competition in health insurance markets for all Missourians. It is imperative that the State of Missouri develop comprehensive and innovative ways to transform the health insurance market […]

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Unionville man injured when pickup collides with motor grader

The Highway Patrol reports a Unionville man sustained moderate injuries when the pickup truck he drove collided with a motor grader three miles south of Unionville on Wednesday afternoon. An ambulance transported 21-year-old Jeramiah Summers to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. Motor grader driver 80-year-old Garry Huffman of Unionville was not reported injured. […]

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USDA to host flood recovery assistance meetings

The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture and Missouri state partner agencies are holding four public meetings, July 23, 24, 25 and August 13th to discuss flood recovery assistance available for agricultural producers. The meetings will take place: Tuesday, July 23, 1:30-4:15 p.m. at the URSA Farmers Coop, 307 Elm Street, Canton. Wednesday, July 24, 9:00-11:45 a.m. […]

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Stewartsville man injured on rural road in Friday crash

A Stewartsville man sustained moderate injuries when the minivan he drove overturned a quarter of a mile west of Stewartsville Friday evening. An ambulance transported 51-year-old Jeffery McConnell to Mosaic Life Care of Saint Joseph. The minivan traveled west on Southwest Hickory Road, ran off the south side of the road, and struck a fence […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education tackles multiple agenda items at Thursday meeting

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved several employee positions Thursday evening. Rachael Spence was approved as the 2019-2020 district drug testing coordinator. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis will be the Title 9 district compliance coordinator. Part-time positions were also approved, including substitute bus drivers, custodians, and kitchen and teaching positions. The board approved a dairy bid […]

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Sunnyview Nursing Home working on energy improvement projects to lower facility energy costs

Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments of Trenton has been working with Energy Solutions Professionals of Overland Park, Kansas on energy improvement projects. Sunnyview Administrator Donita Youtsey says the projects started with an energy survey for the nursing home facility. Three of the projects are complete, and one is ongoing. One of the completed projects involved […]

Grand River Technical School administrator receives national award

An administrator at Grand River Technical School of Chillicothe has received a national award. School Director Jayme Caughron received the Family, Career, and Community Leaders National Outstanding Administrator Award at the National Leadership Conference last week. Caughron was one of two winners who received the Missouri Outstanding Administrator Award at the State FCCLA Conference in […]

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Grundy R-5 Board of Education approves bids

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education approved a few bids at its meeting Monday evening. One approval involved radios for school buses. The board chose the bid from L and B Electronics of Eldon for four bus radios and a radio base for $4,625. Midwest Mobile Radio Services of Saint Joseph also submitted a […]