The 21st annual Downtown Trick or Treat saw record numbers this year with 78 businesses, organizations and individuals passing out treats on October 27. The downtown area was awash with children and adults. Estimates of the number of children participating range from 1,200 to 1,900, but keeping count was a challenge during the two-hour event.
US Senator Roy Blunt’s staff will host a mobile office from 3 to 4 pm, Thursday, November 3 at the Nodaway County Courthouse. This mobile office will give local citizens an opportunity to ask questions and discuss concerns with Senator Blunt’s staff. To reach the senator’s office of constituent services, call 573.442.8151 or send a
The St. Francis Hospital Foundation Board of Directors recently presented a $690,000 check to SSM Health St. Francis Hospital for technology purchases and equipment upgrades. Seven hospital departments benefited from the foundation’s funding. The imaging department received $90,000 for equipment upgrades including the new 3D mammography unit. The advanced mammography technology is 40 percent better
Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents during its regular meeting October 28 approved a contract with an online vendor to provide support and services to increase online enrollments. The Regents also approved revisions to two policies related to anti-discrimination and free expression and a charter to establish a new staff council. The Regents authorized