Eclipse 2024 Causes Concerns

The 2024 solar eclipse that will take place on April 8th has stirred some government agencies to issue warnings  stating that  airports in the path of a total eclipse will experience delays as well as cell phone service being taxed by users nationwide. As eclipse travelers migrate to areas that will experience a blackout  roadways…

Municipal Elections April 2nd

Northwest Missouri State University has named Krista Barcus as its interim vice president of culture and Lt. Amanda Cullin as interim chief of police, effective April 1.The appointments were approved Thursday by the Board of Regents. Barcus, who currently serves as assistant vice president of human resources at Northwest, and Cullin, a lieutenant of administration…

Weekend Fire Displaces Residents

The Maryville Fire department was called to a structure fire over the weekend. Responders answered a call to what was formerly known as the Village O apartments.  7 of the 16 plex apartment  occupants were trapped on the 2nd floor and were rescued by fire and police personnel. Firefighters spent 7 hours putting the blaze…

FAFSA Delays Cause Dilemma

Tonight there will be a Public Forum put on by the vote yes committee on the JUMP Proposition, a no tax increase bond that will be on the April 2nd ballot. The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend the event  beginning at 6pm tonight at the Bridge located 1122 S Main.  Superintendent Dr. Logan…

Coach Webb Becomes Maryville RII Athletic Director

Northwest Missouri State University will celebrate the inauguration of its 11th president, Dr. Lance Tatum, during an afternoon ceremony on Friday, April 19. Inauguration ceremonies are a long-standing tradition at institutions of higher education to celebrate the installation of presidents. The inauguration ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. in Bearcat Arena; doors to Lamkin Activity…

JUMP Proposition Open House Tonight

The Missouri Senate has  sent to the Missouri House for consideration Senate Bill 727, otherwise known as the  omnibus education bill. Among the line items included in this bill is a  minimum  increase in teacher salary from $25,000 to $40,000 and increases in the minimum salary for teachers with a master’s degree to $48,000 by…