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Olive Branch on Medicaid Expansion Ia. (2013-05-22) A special session of the Iowa legislature may not be needed after all since Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says he might be open to expanding Medicaid if the federal government will keep it's word to pay the majority of the additional cost.
Smaller Herds and High Corn Prices USA. (2013-05-21) Cattle feeders in the U.S. are coping with smaller herds and high corn costs in part by using more growth-inducing drugs designed to bulk up animals and get more beef from each carcass.
Chillicothe Board of Education Preview Chillicothe, Mo. (2013-05-21) The Chillicothe Board of Education meets tonight.
Mound City Board of Education Meeting Follow-up Mound City, Mo. (2013-05-21) The Mound City Board of Education heard a report last week on the district's current fiscal year budget.
Maryville Summer Reading Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-21) Beginning May 28, children and parents in the area are invited to sign up for the Maryville Public Library Summer Reading Program.
St. Joseph Storm Debris St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-21) Areas of St Joseph were damaged after Sunday night's storm, however, overall storm damage was not wide spread.
Thomson on Education Bills Mo. (2013-05-21) The Missouri General Assembly legislative session came to a close on Friday.
Shenandoah Leader Dies Shenandoah, Ia. (2013-05-21) Shenandoah residents are mourning the loss of a longtime city leader.
Storms Move Across Region Mo. (2013-05-21) Earlier this month, snow fell across much of the region
Road Closure Nodaway County, Mo. (2013-05-21) According to the Missouri Department on Transportation, the closure on Route 113 in Nodaway County that began on May 15th has been extended through Thursday.
Storm Power Outages St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-20) Power crews are busy this morning as they continue to work to restore power to several areas.
Powerball In Missouri Jefferson City, Mo. (2013-05-20) The Powerball ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million wasn't sold in Missouri.
Iowa Tornado Streak Ends Des Moines, Ia. (2013-05-20) Iowa didn't make it quite a year without a tornado touchdown as strong storms generated two confirmed tornado touchdowns in central Iowa. No injuries have been reported.
Glenwood Care Facility Des Moines, Ia. (2013-05-20) A state-run care facility in Glenwood has been fined by federal inspectors more than any other facility in the state in the past 10 months.
Graves on GSA Study Mo. (2013-05-20) An investigation by the U-S House of Representatives Small Business Committee indicates the General Services Administration owes more than three million dollars to small businesses who have been awarded contracts over the past five years.
Northwest Medical Center Mo. (2013-05-20) Northwest Medical Center in Albany will begin offering immunizations for the entire family.
Life in State Lunatic Asylum Mo. (2013-05-20) Individuals suffering from mental illnesses face tough challenges, and the way mental health care is addressed has changed dramatically over the years.
A Place at the Table St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-20) Food insecurity continues to be a problem in the region.
Phil Brooks Legislative Report Mo. (2013-05-17) Missouri's legislature enters Friday the final day of its 2013 legislative session that will adjourn at 6pm.
AFA Ambassador Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-17) Northwest Missouri State Student Sydney Lawrence has been selected to serve as the 2013-14 Agriculture Future of America Ambassador.
School Violence Threat Chula, Mo. (2013-05-17) Police say they arrested a northwest Missouri woman after she allegedly threatened to hit a school principal and made death threats during a dispute at a school.
KCP&L Contest Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-17) Four teams of fourteen graduate students at Northwest Missouri State University were honored for their work on software development.
College Traffic Tickets Jefferson City, Mo. (2013-05-17) Police on college campuses would gain state authority to write traffic tickets under legislation sent to Gov. Jay Nixon.
Missouri Taxes Jefferson City, Mo. (2013-05-17) Missouri lawmakers are down to their final day to pass legislation before their annual session ends.
Savannah Schools Facility Plans Savannah, Mo. (2013-05-17) The Savannah Board of Education heard an update on possible facility projects earlier this week.
Maryville School Budget Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-17) As the school year is winding down the Maryville School district budget is in good shape.
Maryville Waste Water Treatment Update Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-17) Plans for the new Maryville Wastewater Treatment facility are coming along.
Atlantic Iowa Students Hurt Atlantic, Ia. (2013-05-17) Three middle school students in Atlantic were injured when a light fixture fell in a recently renovated classroom.
Maryville School District Budget Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-17) As the school year is winding down the Maryville School district budget is in good shape.
Wind Turbine Study Ames, Ia. (2013-05-16) Engineers at Iowa State University are working on a way to make wind turbine towers taller by building them from concrete instead of the steel currently used.
Mo Official State Manual Mo. (2013-05-16) Missouri's official state manual has been banished to the Internet for the past few years. But it could make a return to print
Road Project in Albany Albany, Mo. (2013-05-16) A contract for 1.7 million dollars has been awarded to Strait-Line Construction USA incorporated to begin a roadwork project in Albany, Missouri.
Former Western President Dies St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-16) A former president of Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph died Tuesday.
Jazz Encore St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-16) The St. Joseph Symphony will close out their season a little differently this year.
Maryville School Board Approves Energy Plan Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-16) The Maryville Board of Education is looking to save money on their electric bill by adding solar panels to their buildings.
Nebraska City Hospital Groundbreaking Nebraska City, Ne. (2013-05-16) Tuesday afternoon will go down in the record books for the Nebraska City community as the largest financial project in the towns history broke ground.
Plans for Better Living Mo. (2013-05-16) Physical disability is a tough challenge, and being able to have easy access into buildings is important.
Iowa Farmers Still Have Time Ia. (2013-05-15) There isn't much time now for farmers to get a spring crop in, thanks to the cold wet spring, but a new report from the Center for Rural Affairs shows even now farmers might have time to alter their practices that could impact climate change.
Clearfield Iowa School District Clearfield, Ia. (2013-05-15) Next school year could be the last for the Clearfield School District.
Maryville Traffic Signals Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-15) Traffic congestion in Maryville at the intersection of Main and South Avenue was discussed during this week's Maryville City Council meeting.
Missouri River Water Update Omaha, Ne. (2013-05-15) The amount of water flowing into the Missouri River is expected to remain lower than usual, so officials are conserving water in the river's reservoirs.
Fire Investigation in Livingston County Ludlow, Mo. (2013-05-15) A Ludlow, Missouri resident was lifeflighted to a metro hospital for treatment of injuries suffered from an apartment fire Monday night.
Mound City B of E Preview Mound City, Mo. (2013-05-15) The Mound City Board of Education meets tonight and will discuss a Food Service price increase.
In and Out of this World St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-15) The St. Joseph Museum will give patrons the opportunity to travel across the region visiting historic sites in July.
Nodaway County Road Closure Nodaway County, Mo. (2013-05-15) Motorists in Nodaway County will have to find an alternate route around Route 113 at the Nodaway River overflow bridge today through the 21st.
Transportation Tax Jefferson City, Mo. (2013-05-15) A proposal to increase Missouri's sales tax rate by one percent to pay for transportation projects is still alive but continues to meet opposition with a few days left in the legislative session.
Holt County Accident Holt County, Mo. (2013-05-15) Two Savannah residents suffer serious injuries after a one vehicle accident 5 miles south of Mound City in Holt County last night.
Dekalb County DWI Checkpoint Dekalb County, Mo. (2013-05-15) Results for the Driving While Intoxicated checkpoint in Dekalb county held last Friday have been announced.
Energy Conservation Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-14) Northwest Missouri State University ranks in the top five for energy conservation based on the results of the 2013 Campus Conservation Nationals.
Edgerton Update AP Leavenworth County, Ks. (2013-05-14) The Leavenworth County attorney is weighing whether to file charges after three inmates escaped from a prison in the Kansas county.
Maryville Council addresses MPS issues Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-14) The Maryville City Council approved a contract with a Kansas City architectural firm to provide design services for a potential new Public Safety facility.
MODOT Efforts Mo. (2013-05-14) Motorists in northwest Missouri will begin to notice smoother roads, and summer road construction.
Arrest in Mercer County Shooting Marshall, Mo. (2013-05-14) A 64 year old Marshall, Missouri man has been arrested in connection with the Friday shooting of 67 year old David Niemeyer of Mercer, Missouri.
Motorcycle Safety Month Mo. (2013-05-14) May is Motorcycle Awareness Month and the Missouri State Highway Patrol wants both motorcyclist and other drivers to stay safe.
KMA Turkey Vultures Mo. (2013-05-14) Some unwanted guests are making their annual visit to the region.
Enchanted Arboretum Trees Nebraska City, Ne. (2013-05-14) Almost a month after their grand unveiling, the 25
professional trees apart of Nebraska City's recent public art project have found their temporary home.
National Hospital Week Albany, Mo. (2013-05-13) The Northwest Medical Center in Albany, Missouri is celebratingNational Hospital Week.
Women's Build Week St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-13) Across the country last week, more than 10 thousand women took part in National Women's Build week.
Thomson on Education Budget Mo. (2013-05-13) The Missouri General Assembly last week approved and sent to Governor Jay Nixon the fiscal year 2014 operating budget.
Maryville City Council Preview Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-13) The Maryville City Council meets tonight for the first of two regularly scheduled meetings in May.
After Graduation Des Moines, Ia. (2013-05-13) In a few days Iowa colleges and universities will graduate thousands of students.
Nebraska Wind Power Ne. (2013-05-13) Nebraska's wind power production continues to lag behind Iowa and other nearby states that offer better incentives.
Nebraska Road Work Lincoln, Ne. (2013-05-13) Work is slated to begin on a stretch of road north of Pawnee City, in southeast Nebraska.
Lager on education Spending Mo. (2013-05-13) The Missouri General Assembly passed the 2014 fiscal year budget last week.
Mail Carriers Food Drive Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-10) The Maryville Post Office like several in the region will be taking part in tomorrow's...
Group To Protest Paul Ryan Commencement Address Atchison, Ks. (2013-05-10) A division of a national advocacy organization plans to protest the planned commencement address of Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan at Benedictine College tomorrow morning in Atchison, Kansas.
Seniors or Disabled Children Mo. (2013-05-10) Missouri lawmakers have prepared a budget that could force Gov. Jay Nixon to choose between developmentally disabled children and low-income seniors.
Amateur Radio Club St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-10) The Missouri Valley Amateur Radio Club in St. Joseph and the Barnard Historical Society have teamed up to host an emergency exercise at the Barnard Railroad Depot next Saturday, May 18th.
I-29 Crash Update St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-10) The Missouri Highway Patrol says a van carrying 10 people to work struck two other vehicles on Interstate 29 near St. Joseph, killing two and injuring at least nine.
Thefts-Indictment St. Louis, Mo. (2013-05-10) Two northwest Missouri residents are facing federal indictment for allegedly stealing $100,000 worth of merchandise from Sam's Club locations in seven states and selling the goods on eBay.
Iowa Tornado Records Des Moines, Ia. (2013-05-10) Iowa is close to breaking a state record for the longest stretch without a reported tornado.
Open Bus for Bookmobile St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-10) Two "open bus" events will take place next Wednesday in Saint Joseph and Savannah.
What Plants and Lawns Really Want Ia. (2013-05-10) What area lawns and plants want and need to stay healthy this spring is compost.
Rural Broadband program Mo. (2013-05-10) A regional electric cooperative is in the middle of a project which will give rural residents access to high speed broadband service for voice, video and data.
Nebraska Wind Energy Ne. (2013-05-10) A Southeast Nebraska State Senator says he is in favor of giving a tax break to companies wanting to start winds farms in Nebraska.
Campus/Town Re-Development Maryville, Mo(2013-05-10) Applications are now being accepted by the City of Maryville for the Campus Town Redevelopment Incentive Program.
Harrison County Road Closure Harrison County, Ia. (2013-05-10) Motorists in Harrison County have one more day to find a new route around construction on route F from 250th Street to 270th Street.
Page County Board Page County, Ia. (2013-05-09) Page County's Board of Supervisors is continuing to seek a replacement for their County Engineer
Adam's County Tribute Adam County, Ia. (2013-05-09) Mail Adams County's tribute to a favorite son--and a television icon--is expected to be ready for Memorial Day weekend.
Maryville Council to Meet Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-09) The Maryville City Council will hold a special meeting tonight with only one agenda item.
Stamp Out Hunger Mo. (2013-05-09) Mail Carriers throughout the region Saturday will be taking part in a program to replenish food pantries through a program called...
Out in Sun, Learn, Don't Burn Mo. (2013-05-09) Finally, warmer weather has arrived in the region-but with it comes the danger of over exposure to the sun, and risk of skin cancer.
Midwest Transmission Line Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-09) Interested residents had a chance to discuss a project earlier this week which calls for the construction of an electric transmission line from Sibley, Missouri near Kansas City to Nebraska City.
Benton High School Lockdown St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-09) Benton High School and Hyde Elementary School in St. Joseph were put on lock down yesterday when suspicious items were discovered in a wooded area near the schools.
Fatality Accident Update Faucett, Mo. (2013-05-09) An accident involving three tractor trailer rigs and a 16 person van closed down the northbound lane of I-29 this morning just south of the I-229 exit near Faucett, Missouri.
Planting Season Safety Mo. (2013-05-09) Planting season for farmers is underway, and while there is a rush to get the crop in, it is important to make sure it is done safely.
Tractor Roll-Over App Columbia, Mo. (2013-05-08) Cell-phone toting farmers caught in dangerous tractor rollovers may soon be able to more easily signal for help thanks to a new smart phone application in development at the University of Missouri.
Nemaha Groundwater Nemaha, NE. (2013-05-08) Groundwater monitoring wells will be part of the cleanup plan for a 2011 fuel spill in southeast Nebraska.
Northwest Title IX Policy Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-08) The Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents approved revisions to the school's Title IX policy during their recent meeting.
Doctors and Abortion Pill Mo. (2013-05-08) The Missouri Senate has passed a bill that would require a doctor to be physically present when an abortion-inducing drug is first administered.
St Paul's Contributing Scholarships Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-08) A Maryville Church is helping Northwest students attend summer school this year.
Parties on the Parkway St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-08) The Parties on the Parkway series returns to Saint Joseph.
Missouri Education Funding Jefferson City, Mo. (2013-05-08) Missouri public schools and universities will be getting a funding increase under an agreement by legislative budget negotiators.
DWI Arrests Harrison County, Mo. (2013-05-08) The Missouri Highway Patrol has released the results of a DWI saturation conducted May 4th.
AARP Driving Class Savannah, Mo. (2013-05-08) A driver safety class for older residents will be offered this month at the Savannah Branch of Rolling Hills Library.
Seized Exotic Animals Atchison Count, Mo. (2013-05-08) Nearly a dozen exotic animals that were seized by Atchison County, Kansas authorities over the weekend are now attempting to make a return to a version of their normal habitat.
Chillicothe Photo Exhibit Chillicothe, Mo. (2013-05-08) A photo exhibit in Chillicothe starts this week. "North Missourians at Work and Play" will be held on the second floor of the Livingston County Library.
Christmas in the Summertime Nodaway County, Mo. (2013-05-07) An annual giving tradition designed to help students K through 12 in Nodaway County is underway.
Sign Language Class Offered St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-07) A Northwest Missouri organization whose mission is to help individuals live independently will be holding a sign language class later this month.
Email Class Offered Savannah, Mo. (2013-05-07) To do just about anything on the internet, an e-mail address is required.
Mental Health Awareness Month Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-07) The term 'Mental Health' covers more topics than people realize.
Atchison Co Authorities Seize Exotic Animals Atchison County, Mo. (2013-05-07) An Atchison County, Kansas man faces multiple charges after several exotic animals were seized from his residence.
MoDot Closures Mo. (2013-05-07) The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced road work for many major roads in northwest Missouri.
Fremont County Jail Fremont County, Ia. (2013-05-07) With Tuesday's special election on the Fremont County Jail bond issue approaching, supporters are making last ditch efforts to inform on the public on the project
Iowa Senate Ia. (2013-05-07)Despite a key development over the weekend, Iowa State Senator Joni Ernst says she's still not ready to announce a candidacy for the U-S Senate
Taxes on Vehicles Mo. (2013-05-06) Missouri lawmakers are hoping for success on their third attempt to reinstate local taxes on vehicles bought from out-of-state dealers or through person-to-person sales.
Fruit Crop in Nebraska Nebraska City, NE. (2013-05-06) Snow in May is causing many to wonder the long term affects of this years Fruit Crop In Nebraska City.
Albany Board Meeting Albany, Mo. (2013-05-06) The Albany Board of Education discussed several issues during their meeting last week, including the summary of the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget and the Fiscal Year 2014 Preliminary Budget.
Missouri Budget Jefferson City, Mo. (2013-05-06) Missouri lawmakers have until Friday to finalize the state's roughly $25 billion operating budget.
Silver Hair Elections Mo. (2013-05-06) Northwest Missouri Senior Citizens are urged to go to their local senior centers to vote tomorrow.
NW Regents Approve New Position Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-06) The Northwest Missouri State Board of Regents approved a new staff position during Friday afternoon's meeting.
New STIP Mo. (2013-05-06) The Missouri Department of Transportation announce their draft of the 2014-2018 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, or STIP.
Restore Celebration St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-06) The Saint Joseph Habitat for Humanity celebrates the 2nd anniversary of its Restore.
Clarinda Regional Health Additions Clarinda, Ia. (2013-05-03) The Clarinda Regional Health Center adds an internal medicine physician and physician assistant.
Bethany Man Guilty Buchanan County, Mo. (2013-05-03) A 29 year old Bethany, Missouri man was found guilty yesterday by a Buchanan County jury on charges related to the death of his seven year old son.
Habitat for Humanity Fiberglass St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-03) The Saint Joseph Habitat for Humanity benefits from community recycling.
Snow Record Mo. (2013-05-03) In addition to upsetting those ready for summer weather, this week's snowfall could also upset a century-old record.
Snow Could Hurt Corn Crop Mo. (2013-05-03) The snowfall the region has received could have an adverse affect on this year's corn crop.
Higher Ed Vote Delayed Jefferson City, Mo. (2013-05-03) A Missouri senator blocked a vote on a bill that would base some state funding for Missouri public universities on performance standards and career placement.
Missouri Capital Improvement Budget Jefferson City, Mo. (2013-05-03) The Missouri House has endorsed a $1.2 billion proposal to pay for improvements to public universities, a state mental hospital and state parks.
Lager on Session Mo. (2013-05-03) Only two weeks remain in this year's Missouri General Assembly session. 12th District State Senator Brad Lager...
Missouri Injured Worker Mo. (2013-05-03) The Missouri House has approved legislation aimed at replenishing a financially troubled state fund for injured workers.
Moberly Homicide Moberly, Mo. (2013-05-03) Two men charged with killing an elderly Missouri woman during an alleged crime spree in March face 18 additional charges.
Northwest Regents to Meet Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-03) The Northwest Missouri State Board of Regents meet today at one o'clock on the Northwest campus.
Daviess County Accident Davies County, Mo. (2013-05-03) A three vehicle accident due to winter weather road conditions yesterday in Davies County leaves a man seriously injured.
Graves on Sequestration Mo. (2013-05-02) Many federal agencies continue to be affected by budget cuts due to sequestration imposed by the federal government.
Together We Can Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-02) Horace Mann Laboratory School on the campus of Northwest Missouri State University invites the public to its "Together We Can Carnival," this Sunday.
St Joe Council Work Session St. Joseph, Mo. (2013-05-02) The St. Joseph City Council will hold another work session this afternoon concerning the city's Clean Air Initiative.
Security System at NW Medical Center Albany, Mo. (2013-05-02) Northwest Medical Center in Albany recently installed a high-tech security system.
Iowa Senate Health Plans Ia. (2013-05-02) The Iowa Senate has rejected the governor's low-income health plan approved by the House this week...
Unemployment Benefits Mo. (2013-05-02) People fired for missing work and not following company rules could have a harder time claiming unemployment benefits under a bill sent to Gov. Jay Nixon.
Gun Protection Bill Mo. (2013-05-02) A gun right protection bill has passed the Senate General Laws Committee by a party line vote. The bill would lower the conceal and carry age to 19 and would make it a felony to enforce federal laws that infringe on gun rights
Bike Month Mo. (2013-05-02) May is National Bike Month and in addition to promoting exercise, it is about encouraging Missouri communities to make their cities more bicycle-friendly.
May Weather Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-02) After a taste of spring weather earlier this week, Maryville residents awoke to heavy snowfall this morning.
Marine Highway Mo. (2013-05-02) Missouri Congressman Sam Graves is weighing in on a plan to make a portion of the Missouri River a Marine Highway
MHP Slide-Offs Mo. (2013-05-02) Missouri Highway Patrol officials are urging motorists to drive with caution today due to the snow falling in the area.
Structure Fire in Maryville Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-01) Local fire departments worked together to extinguish a structure fire last night.
Northwest Hires Band Director Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-01) Northwest Missouri State University officials have announced the appointment of Kathryn Strickland as the Director of Athletic bands.
Livingston County Meth Bust Livingston County, Mo. (2013-05-01) North Central Missouri Law officials began their week with a drug bust.
Medical Centers Close Nodaway County, Mo. (2013-05-01) Officials at St Francis Health and Medical Services have announced the St Francis Grant City Clinic and the West Nodaway Medical Clinic will be closing effective May 17.
Albany Board of Education Preview Albany, Mo. (2013-05-01) The Albany Board of Education will hold an information work session today beginning at noon.
Clarinda Health Fair Clarinda, Ia. (2013-05-01) A community health fair will be taking place this weekend in Clarinda, Iowa.
Spring Driving Maryville, Mo. (2013-05-01) Many residents in the region have taken advantage of the warmer temperatures the past couple of days and have gone outside for walks and bike rides.
Chillicothe Council Meeting Chillicothe, Mo. (2013-05-01) The Chillicothe City Council heard an update on the city's new water park during last night's meeting City Administrator Ike Holland says the city's new water park is nearing completion.
Hopkins Motorcycle Accident Hopkins, Mo. (2013-05-01) A Hopkins, Missouri resident is seriously injured after a one vehicle accident yesterday.