USDA prioritizes investments in telemedicine to address opioid crisis in rural America

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture is giving funding priority in a key grant program for applications to address opioid misuse in rural communities. “The opioid epidemic is dramatically impacting prosperity in many small towns and rural places across the country,” Hazlett said. […]

Pothole

Winter weather takes toll on north Missouri roads

Across Northwest Missouri, the effects of winter weather are evident everywhere you look frozen ground, canceled classes, snow-covered fields, and potholes. The Missouri Department of Transportation normally launches its pothole efforts in March, but with the extreme weather we’ve faced this year, the roads are taking a beating. When they’re not out plowing ice and […]

Tractor with tracks

Ziegler Ag Equipment expands Maryville facility

Ziegler Ag Equipment has announced an expansion and remodel of its Maryville facility. The expansion will include 10,000 additional square feet of shop space, including eight large work bays, two five-ton cranes, and tool cribs. Another 2,000 square feet will be used for meeting rooms, a larger parts warehouse, and a retail showroom. The existing […]

Beth Snow

North Central Missouri College announces Beth Snow as Outstanding Apprenticeship Student

In recognition of National Apprenticeship Week, NCMC has named Beth Snow, an apprenticeship student from Missouri Star Quilt Company from Hamilton, Missouri, as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Apprenticeship Student. Beth is taking courses at NCMC through Missouri Star Quilt Company to develop her leadership skills, and learn more about how the organization works. After […]

Jacob Luetkemeyer Constitution Party Candidate for State Auditor

Audio: Meet Missouri’s Constitution Party candidate for state auditor

Central Missouri native Jacob Luetkemeyer is the Constitution Party candidate in the State Auditor’s race tomorrow. Luetkemeyer, of California, has a background in analytics and computer technology and works in IBM’s Security division.     Luetkemeyer says he’s against Clean Missouri’s Amendment One on tomorrow’s election ballot. Jacob Luetkemeyer opposes having a state demographer draw […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Saint Luke’s Health System joins KHIN Health Information Exchange

Saint Luke’s Health System is the newest addition to the list of healthcare participants now sending and receiving patient data through the Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN). The faith-based, not-for-profit health system with a significant presence in Kansas and Missouri includes 16 hospitals and campuses, several primary and specialty care practices, inpatient and outpatient care, […]

Healthcare

Ambetter from Home State Health once again the only option for insurance in most Green Hills counties

The Missouri Division of Insurance reports there’s just one choice in the Green Hills counties for consumers who seek health insurance next year on the federal marketplace and accessible through the website healthcare.gov. Open enrollment for 2019 begins today and ends December 15th for Missourians who plan to purchase private health coverage. The time period […]