Category: Missouri News

Student mobilization efforts leading up to midterm elections

Political rallies throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area in the final days leading to the midterm election have helped energize and mobilize political candidates on both sides of the political spectrum. Candidates from each of the two main political parties, Republican and Democrat, spoke of solidarity and uniting around common legislative priorities and values.  … Read more »

Cops meet community for coffee

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Johnson County law enforcement agencies recently hosted their second annual Coffee with a Cop event, offering citizens an opportunity to meet local officers and discuss community issues. People began to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the event Wednesday, Oct. 4, waiting inside the local McDonald’s. More than… Read more »

And the award goes to…

KMOS wins Emmy for ‘Missouri Life’ episode (WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – KMOS, the local PBS station, won its first Emmy in the magazine category for an episode of “Missouri Life” featuring the community of Silver Dollar City. Roy Millen, producer at KMOS, said the staff received the Emmy from the Mid-America chapter of the National Academy… Read more »

WMMC to Host Free Natural Childbirth Class

Western Missouri Medical Center will host a free natural childbirth class Wednesday, Sept. 29. The class is scheduled for 6 to 7:30 p.m. to educate mothers and partners and will be located in Conference Room 1, inside the main entrance. Soon-to-be-mothers are encouraged to attend this class designed to help mothers and their partners become… Read more »

Johnson County Heart Walk set for Oct. 7

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Johnson County Heart Walk is coming to the Western Missouri Medical Center campus Saturday, Oct. 7. The annual event is expected to bring more than 500 walkers to the medical center campus to raise funds to assist in the fight against cardiovascular disease, according to a news release. The 2017 Johnson County Heart Walk… Read more »

28th annual ‘Dream Factory Truck and Tractor Pull’

(Warrensburg, Mo.) – The Sedalia Area Dream Factory will hold their 28 Annual Sanctioned Truck and Tractor Pull at 7 p.m., June 2 at the Missouri State Fairgrounds Grandstand in Sedalia, according to a press release. The show is presented by Missouri State Tractor Pullers Association and the Mid-Missouri Truck and Tractor Pulling Association, where… Read more »