New USDA survey to measure areas for improvement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a new annual survey of farmers, ranchers, and private forestland owners. The survey will help USDA understand what it is doing well and where improvements are needed, specifically at the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and Risk Management Agency. A selection of 28,000 producers will receive […]

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Trenton R-9 School District to offer virtual learning for upcoming school year

The Trenton R-9 School District will offer students an opportunity to participate in distance learning via a virtual option for the 2020-2021 school year. The option will be provided due to health concerns brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will not be a self-paced platform and will parallel what is being done in the […]

Missouri officials report 220 cases of COVID-19 among offenders at Chillicothe Correctional Center with 190 active

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports new cases of COVID-19 at the Chillicothe Correctional Center. There are 220 cumulative cases among offenders, which is an increase of four since Thursday, August 6th. One hundred ninety are active, and 30 have recovered. There are 23 cumulative staff cases at the Chillicothe Correctional Center. Eleven are active, […]

COVID-19 cases continue to rise among staff and offenders at Chillicothe Correctional Center

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports there are 216 COVID-19 cases among offenders at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, which is an increase of five. One hundred eighty-seven are active, and 29 have recovered. There are also 21 cases among staff, which is an increase of one. Twelve of those are active, and nine have recovered.

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC to hold annual “Organization Fair” on August 11th

North Central Missouri College announces its annual Organization Fair will be held on Monday, August 17th. It goes from 11 until 1:30. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NCMC will be limiting in-person participation at the fair to campus organizations only. Local businesses, churches, and other organizations are still encouraged to participate by providing flyers, coupons, […]

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Community leaders in Livingston County encourage wearing of masks in public

Livingston County health, governmental, business, and school officials are encouraging people to wear a mask in public where social distancing is difficult to maintain. The plea comes following an increase in positive COVID-19 cases in Livingston County during the past several weeks. Officials they want to stop the spread of the virus now, so the […]

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Putnam County records first COVID-19 related death

The Putnam County Health Department has announced it received notification of the county’s first COVID-19-related death. No other information will be released about the individual. The health department staff offers its condolences to the family. The Putnam County Health Department also received notification of an additional positive case of COVID-19. That brings the county’s total […]