North Central Missouri Business Facilitation

North Central Missouri Business Facilitation’s North Missouri Business Expo to be held in Trenton

A representative from Google and other experts in various fields will give presentations at the North Central Missouri Business Facilitation’s North Missouri Business Expo in Trenton later this month. The event to help entrepreneurs and small business owners with tactics and strategies to establish or grow their businesses will be held at Cross Hall on […]

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First Impact course for parents of new drivers to be held in Brookfield

Parents of teen drivers are invited to learn about Missouri’s Graduated Drivers License Law during a First Impact program in Brookfield in April. Sergeant Eric Brown with the Highway Patrol and retired Missouri Department of Conservation Agent Marsha Jones will speak at the free 90-minute evidence-based traffic safety program at the Linn County Health Department […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe Police Department releases results of “Click It or Ticket” operation

According to Rick Sampsel, Assistant Police Chief, the Chillicothe Police Department ticketed one motorist for not wearing a seat belt during the February 14 “Click It or Ticket“ Mobilization. Law enforcement agencies throughout Missouri participated in this statewide effort to get more motorists to buckle up—and save more lives. During the enforcement effort, officers issued […]

Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge to open for the season on Saturday, March 2nd

The gates at Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge will once again open to the public on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 6 AM.  The Refuge is closed annually from late October to the first Saturday of March to allow for undisturbed habitat for migrating and wintering waterfowl.  Once spring arrives the place becomes a Refuge […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approves purchases

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved several purchases at its meeting Tuesday evening. A hardware and software maintenance agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise of Roseville, California will cost $43,163.57 annually. The agreement will provide telephone and onsite support for the college-owned servers and storage located in the data centers. The annual renewal […]

Show Me Pipeline Website

Pipeline Association of Missouri to hold public meetings in Chillicothe and Kirksville

The Pipeline Association of Missouri, in cooperation with the Missouri Emergency Response Commission, is having public meetings next month in Chillicothe and Kirksville for local emergency responders who have pipelines within jurisdictions. Meetings are March 20th at the Comfort Inn Suites in Chillicothe and the following day, March 21st, at the Days Inn of Kirksville. […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Visitor at Chillicothe Correctional Center arrested attempting to smuggle drugs into facility

The Chillicothe Police Department made two arrests Friday afternoon. Sergeant John Valbracht reports one of the arrests involved a Chillicothe Correctional Center visitor allegedly attempting to deliver illegal narcotics to an inmate. Officers arrested Edward Vonthun on possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Valbracht reports Dale Marvin Barker was arrested in the […]

NCMC Students read to Rissler Classroom

NCMC Students Team with Trenton R-IX for World Read Aloud Day

Teacher education students and athletes from North Central Missouri College recently teamed up with the Trenton R-IX School District to help students celebrate World Read Aloud Day.  The NCMC students and athletes visited several classrooms at Rissler Elementary and Trenton Middle School.  NCMC students brought in children’s books to share with Trenton R-IX students in […]

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. […]