Summer Food Program for Kids

Online map and text number will help families locate local summer food programs

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has been helping families in need during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Through the Summer Food Service Program, thousands of meals have been provided and will continue to be provided all summer. The program is designed to provide breakfast, lunch, and/or snacks to children living in eligible […]

2019 Annual Vehicle Stops report

Missouri Attorney General’s office releases annual vehicle stops report

The Missouri Attorney General’s Office today released the annual vehicle stops report, an aggregation of data covering all vehicle stops in the state of Missouri in 2019. The Missouri Attorney General’s Office is statutorily required to produce a report on the state’s vehicle stops per SB 1053, enacted in 2000. The report can be found […]

Red Cross Website

Red Cross faces severe blood shortage as Coronavirus outbreak threatens availability of nation’s supply

The American Red Cross now faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Healthy individuals are needed now to donate to help patients counting on lifesaving blood. Individuals can schedule an appointment to give blood with the Red Cross by visiting RedCrossBlood.org, using […]

Winter Weather Advisory issued for areas outlined in blue

Winter Weather Advisory issued for northern Missouri

Mother Nature is reminding residents of northern Missouri that Spring doesn’t start until mid-March. A winter storm will spread across Missouri this morning, and linger through tonight. This storm will start as snow, but surface temperatures may warm up just enough to convert the precipitation type to rain or a rain/snow mix by the afternoon […]

No Hunger Summer Program

Free meals will be served to low-income children at hundreds of locations in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services offers an online map that can help low-income families in Missouri find out where their children can receive free meals this summer. The interactive map pinpoints hundreds of locations in Missouri where meals will be provided through the state health department’s Summer Food Service Program. Community organizations […]

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri announces Doug Harper Memorial Scholarship

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, as well as friends and family of Doug Harper, have announced the establishment of the Doug Harper Memorial Scholarship. Harper, who was a long-time fan and announcer of high school and college athletics, died recently. The scholarship will be awarded to one boy and one girl for $500 each […]

Secret Santa

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department to continue Secret Santa Project this year

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office will continue its annual Secret Santa Project. Sheriff Steve Cox reports that he and deputies began the program in 2011and each year they accept donations from individuals and businesses in the area to help those having a difficult time due to uncontrollable situations. The goal of the Secret Santa Project […]

Scholarship

Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation announces applications open November 1st

The Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors has announced scholarship applications will be available for the Spring 2019 semester beginning Thursday, November 1st. The scholarship is available to female, non-smoking, unmarried graduates of high schools in Mercer County. Potential recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college or university in […]

Small Business Administration Website

Small Business Administration providing loans to non-farm businesses affected by drought

Small non-farm businesses in multiple counties of Missouri are now eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. These loans are to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by the drought that is currently affecting the area. Small non-farm businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in […]