Watch out for major traffic around the Lake of the Ozarks this weekend. More than 100,000 people are expected there for the “Shootout”. Director Christy Janssen says the event is the largest unsanctioned boat race in the country. Powerboat Magazine has named the Shootout as one of the nation’s eight “must-see” boating events.
The Missouri Department of Higher Education launched two interactive online features on its Journey to College website this week that will help students plan and pay for college. The department redesigned its existing Student Financial Aid Portal and created a complementary new Student Workspace. “Figuring out how to plan and pay for college can be […]
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department and Stewartsville Police Department report they are investigating several stolen vehicles from Stewartsville reported Wednesday evening or on Thursday morning. The agencies note several other vehicles were gone through but not taken. Anyone who has seen anything suspicious is asked to call the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office at 816-449-5802.
Farmers affected by flooding have until Aug. 30 to apply for help from USDA emergency assistance programs, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Heather Conrow. The USDA Farm Service Agency provides up to 75% of approved renovation costs, to a maximum of $500,000, through its Emergency Conservation Program, says Conrow, who was part of […]
North Central Missouri College in Trenton has named students with outstanding academic achievements to the Academic Honors Lists for the 2019 summer semester. Students named to the President’s List have earned at least six credit hours and achieved a perfect 4.0-grade point average (GPA), and students on the Dean’s List have earned at least six […]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency is expanding its payment options to now accept debit cards and Automated Clearing House debit. These paperless payment options enable FSA customers to pay farm loan payments, measurement service fees, farm program debt repayments, and administrative service fees, as well as to purchase aerial maps. “Our customers have […]
The Annual Field Day at the Forage Systems Research Systems Center near Linneus next month will feature presentations on beef cattle, industrial hemp, beekeeping, industrial hemp, and weather. The free public event will begin the morning of September 10th at 8:30 and will include a free lunch. Beef cattle topics will include discussions on new […]
From September 15, 2017, to August 20, 2019, there have been 414 hepatitis A outbreak-associated cases in 35 Missouri counties. Of the cases reported, there have been 233 hepatitis A outbreak-associated hospitalizations and 2 hepatitis A outbreak-associated deaths. The disease appears to be spreading through direct person-to-person contact, mostly among people who use illicit injection […]
A representative from the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the missing person from Princeton who has autism was found safe. Eighteen-year-old Sierra Bruse was found on Tuesday but the spokesman did not release any other information about where, when, or how Bruse was found. The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office previously reported she had been […]
Governor Mike Parson announced the appointment of Robin Wenneker to the Coordinating Board for Higher Education Wenneker, Columbia, is the managing partner for her family-owned multi-county property management company with farm, rental and raw landholdings. She previously worked with Marketing Mix, the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games, and Procter & Gamble. “I am honored to serve in […]
Operation Triple Beam, an initiative led by the U.S. Marshals Service to track down some of the metropolitan area’s most violent and persistent offenders, resulted in hundreds of arrests and the seizure of dozens of firearms and illegal drugs. Results of the 10-week initiative were announced today by U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison, U.S. Marshal Mark […]
Jennifer Triplett from Kansas City, Missouri, has been hired as North Central Missouri College’s Chief Information Officer (CIO). Jennifer began her duties at the end of July, and fall 2019 will be her first semester at NCMC. Jennifer will oversee all components of the Information Technology (IT) department and serve as a member of the […]