Road Now Open

Route 145 in Mercer County is now open

Route 145 in Mercer County is now open to all traffic near Lake Paho. On May 9, 2019, after flooding caused a culvert to fail, crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation closed Route 145 between Route B and U.S. Route 136 west of Princeton. Due to the culvert’s location in a conservation area with […]

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SBA economic injury disaster loans available to Missouri small businesses

Small nonfarm businesses in 100 Missouri counties and neighboring counties in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, and Oklahoma are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by […]

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri announces Louise Williams Wellborn Memorial Scholarship

As a new school year begins, the Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri is honored to announce the establishment of the Louise Williams Welborn Memorial Scholarship to a graduating senior at Trenton High School. A 1967 graduate of THS, Louise was the Senior Philanthropic Advisor at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation at the time of […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

One month remains to register for disaster assistance in Missouri

Missouri residents and business owners affected by the April 29–July 5 severe storms, tornadoes and flooding have until September 9 to apply for federal disaster assistance. Disaster assistance is available from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration, the federal government’s primary source of funding for the long-term rebuilding of disaster-damaged private property. There are […]

Katie Blanchard

Katie Blanchard selected as North Central Missouri College Outstanding Student

Katie Blanchard from Lucerne, Missouri, has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Student. Katie is a sophomore, A+ student, pursuing her AAS Agriculture and Natural Resources degree. Along with the Livestock and Equine Management Certificate. After graduating from NCMC, Katie plans to work in agriculture. Katie is involved in Ag Club (Secretary), Student […]

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FEMA working with Small Business Administration to assist Missouri residents

Missouri residents may receive disaster assistance from both FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration. After registering with FEMA, most residents are automatically referred to SBA to be considered for low-interest disaster loans. SBA’s disaster loans are the largest source of long-term federal disaster recovery funds to residents, businesses of all sizes and private nonprofit […]

Social Media Addiction

Legislation introduced to curb social media addiction

Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced legislation to curb addictive and deceptive techniques that tech giants use to exploit users. The Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act would ban certain features that are designed to be addictive, would require choice parity for consent, and would give users the power to monitor their time spent on […]