Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol to participate in “Operation CARE” Memorial Day Weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol will participate in Operation CARE (Crash Awareness Reduction Effort) during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. This year’s fatality counting period for the holiday weekend begins the evening of May 24th at 6 o’clock and ends the night of May 27th at 11:59. Every available trooper will be on the road […]

Nuisance

Trenton Police Department reports on nuisance incidents

The Trenton Police Department reports 36 nuisance incidents have been filed so far in 2019. The Nuisance Summary indicates the greatest number of violations involve trash and debris with 21 incidents. There have been 10 unregistered vehicle incidents and reports of five open storage of disabled vehicle incidents. The summary also indicates 26 incidents are […]

Scholarship

Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation awards grants to 23 women

The Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation, Incorporated Board of Directors has approved the latest recipients of scholarships. Twenty-three female graduates of North Mercer and Princeton high schools were awarded $109,757 in scholarships for the spring 2019 semester. Recipients must be enrolled for and pass at least 12 credit hours in an accredited Missouri college or university […]

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4-H partners with Feeding Missouri for statewide food drive in February

This February, Missouri 4-H is partnering with Feeding Missouri in a first-of-its-kind statewide food drive. All of the state’s more than 1,600 4-H clubs, serving youth ages 5 to 18, are invited to participate. Throughout February, 4-H’ers across Missouri will engage in a friendly service competition to see which clubs can contribute the greatest amount […]

Bobwhite Quail

Missouri Department of Conservation predicts good quail season in parts of the state

With the quail-hunting season starting November 1, the Missouri Department of Conservation advises hunters that overall quail production was about the same as last year, but below the 10-year average. MDC staff note that good hunting can be found in areas with quality habitat in north the and west-central portions of the state. Each August, […]

Northwest Missouri State University Homecoming Parade

Northwest Missouri State Homecoming to be ‘Greatest Show at Northwest’ October 7-15

Northwest Missouri State University will celebrate “The Greatest Show at Northwest” during its 2018 Homecoming week.  The week begins Sunday, Oct. 7, with the hanging of the banners at the J.W. Jones Student Union, and the festivities conclude Monday, Oct. 15, with the presentation of awards in the Charles Johnson Theater. Highlights include the Homecoming […]

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USDA encourages rural Missouri communities to apply for loans to improve and rebuild infrastructure

“USDA is committed to being a strong partner to rural communities in building their futures,” Hazlett said. “All people – regardless of their zip code – need modern, reliable infrastructure to thrive, and we have found that when we address this need, many other challenges in rural places become much more manageable.” Eligible rural communities […]

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Northern Missouri drought escalates into extreme conditions

Warmer than normal temperatures dominated the region, with the Upper Midwest having the greatest departures with temperatures 4-6 degrees above normal. It was also a fairly dry week over the region with only spotty precipitation over portions of central Illinois into Indiana. Minnesota into northwest Iowa recorded the most precipitation during the week as the […]

Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Audio: Chillicothe to showcase history of sliced bread during Sliced Bread Day on Saturday

(Missourinet) – On July 7, 1928, the Chillicothe Baking Company in northwest Missouri became the first commercial bakery in recorded history to have bread mechanically cut into uniform slices. The invention, developed by Otto Rohwedder of Iowa, revolutionized the baking world. To celebrate the 90-year milestone, the town of Chillicothe is gearing up for its […]

Carroll County Memorial Hospital receives new accreditation

Carroll County Memorial Hospital recently became an accredited Patient-Centered Medical Home or PCMH. Accreditation for PCMH came through The Compliance Team, which requires extensive patient-centered research, discussion, and process improvement. Protocols and processes were developed to ensure that the Jefferson Medical Group staff were treating patients with equal care and importance. Access to care and […]

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USDA Invests $256 Million in Water Infrastructure in Rural Communities

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $256 million in 81 projects to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in rural areas in 35 states.  Missouri State Director Jeff Case is pleased to announce that over $10 million was invested into rural Missouri communities. “Rural […]