Missouri State Highway Patrol

State troopers keep busy on Sunday with 4 arrests

Highway Patrol troopers report several arrests Sunday in northwest Missouri counties. Two people were arrested in DeKalb County Sunday afternoon. Twenty-eight-year-old Raymond Dilley of St. Joseph has been accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, felony armed criminal action, misdemeanor unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, and exceeding the posted speed limit. Twenty-three-year-old John Church […]

Police Chase

Driver runs from Chillicothe police, pursuit entails, ends when driver crashes in Caldwell County

Approximately thirty minutes prior to the Caldwell County accident Saturday, Chillicothe Police received a phone call from a citizen in reference to a reckless driver. The complainant advised they were nearly struck by the suspects’ vehicle, along with the same vehicle nearly striking a school bus and another vehicle head-on. Chillicothe Chief Jon Maples reported […]

Dr. Beth Caldarello and Maryellen Harman Receive Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at MCCA

Dr. Beth Caldarello and Maryellen Harman receive Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at MCCA

NCMC faculty Dr. Beth Ann Caldarello, Library Director and Maryellen Harman, History Instructor were recently recognized for their service to North Central Missouri College and community colleges. Dr. Caldarello and Ms. Harman received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching at the statewide MCCA convention held in Branson, Missouri. This award is given annually to […]

Senator Denny Hoskins

Senator Denny Hoskins files legislation ensuring insurance coverage for children with developmental disabilities

Missouri State Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, pre-filed legislation to help all children with developmental disabilities get medically necessary therapies. Senate Bill 45 would require insurance companies to cover therapies like physical, occupational, speech and Applied Behavior Analysis for children with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Fragile X and many other disabilities. Since 2010, Missouri has required insurance to […]

Feeding cattle (cows, livestock)

Feeding corn to cows replaces hay, but care is needed when adding starch to diets

Wintering cows in a year with bad hay or shortages of hay proves challenging to beef farmers with the prolonged drought last summer upsetting haymaking plans. Beef nutritionist Eric Bailey, University of Missouri Extension, answered farmers’ questions December 2nd at the Missouri Livestock Symposium in Kirksville.  His topic: “Winter Feeding With Expensive Hay.”  Less hay can […]

Holiday Greenery

Deck the halls with boughs of caution

Keep safety in mind when decorating with holiday greenery. Evergreens, holly, mistletoe and other traditional yuletide plants can pose risks, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. In days of old, people rarely brought holiday greenery into the home before Christmas Eve, Trinklein says. Doing so was considered bad luck for the coming year. […]