Missouri Hospital Association

Missouri hospitals’ community benefit exceeded $3.3 billion In 2017

New data from the Missouri Hospital Association reveals that in 2017, the state’s hospitals provided more than $1.4 billion in uncompensated care and exceeded $3.3 billion in total community benefit — record totals for both categories. The report and hospital-specific data are available on the association’s consumer data site, FocusOnHospitals.com. “Hospitals are committed to building […]

Science Olympiad 2019

Area schools compete in Science Olympiad

Recently, several high schools participated in Science Olympiad on the campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri. Those schools included Trenton, Stanberry, South Harrison, King City, Northeast Nodaway, Maysville, and Pattonsburg. Taking first place was King City followed by South Harrison in second, Northeast Nodaway third, and Maysville in fourth. These top four […]

Master Gardener

Master Gardener classes to be offered in area locations

The University of Missouri Extension will begin a series of Master Gardener classes in three Northwest Missouri locations in late March and early April. Extension Horticulture Specialist Tim Baker of Gallatin encourages individuals interested in gardening and who have a desire to serve their community through gardening to attend the sessions Tuesday and Thursday evenings […]

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Chillicothe woman injured in crash on Route U

A Chillicothe woman was injured when the vehicle she was driving ran off a snow-covered lettered route in Livingston County late Monday morning 12 miles northwest of Chillicothe. Twenty-three-year-old Kaitlyn Owen received minor injuries and was taken by a private vehicle to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. A trooper reported the sports utility vehicle was […]

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. […]

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Three from Chillicothe, including two children, hurt in crash on I-35

The Highway Patrol reports three Chillicothe residents sustained injuries in a one-vehicle accident two miles north of Holt Saturday afternoon. An ambulance transported five-year-old Teriseta Morris to Cameron Regional Medical Center with moderate injuries. Passengers 40-year-old Michael Harbord and nine-year-old Racheal Morris were transported by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center with what the Patrol […]