RICHMOND – Expanded facilities for pregnant mothers in need of help are coming to Ray County.
PARKVILLE – Veterans of Foreign Wars National Commander William “Doc” Schmitz presented a $70,000 donation to Park University Nov. 6 for the university’s research initiative into the awarding or denying of World War I military service medals based on possible racial bias.
RICHMOND – Being a frequent violence victim is one form of addiction addressed by Celebrate Recovery of Ray County, group leader Jeanine Hansen said.
ON THE ROUTE J bridge over Crooked River, the Missouri Department of Transporation’s construction engineer for Kansas City, Brian Burger, shows one of the several deteriorating spots to Gov. Mike Parson.
RICHMOND – A sampling of quotes and footnotes – by no means comprehensive – provide a historical perspective that suggests how Western society in general, and particular individuals, asserted what amounted to nothing less than a divine decree that institutionalized dominance of men over wome…
HARDIN – Raising the minimum wage in Missouri had broad support from voters, passing by more than 62 percent in November 2018; however, unlike in Washington, D.C., no one discussed making the higher minimum wage apply to sheltered workshops.
JEFFERSON CITY – Another legal obstacle put up by two of the three Clay County commissioners to block a petition-driven demand for a state audit of the county collapsed in court last week.
HENRIETTA – Railing at the Henrietta aldermanic board, attorneys and city staff, Mayor Jim Lovern stormed out of City Hall without defending himself against impeachment, leaving only the special prosecutor to question witnesses.
SEATTLE, Washington – When Seattle decided to require paying the $15 minimum wage to all workshop employees, workers and families dealt with devastating consequences, Cheryl Felak said.
RICHMOND – The following, written by Rosetta Cates, provides a first-person look at what working is like in Ray County’s sheltered workshop, Ideal Industries.
RICHMOND – Reps. Peggy McGaugh and Jim Neely, a GOP candidate for governor, toured workshop, recycling and living facilities during the Legislative Luncheon held at Ray County’s sheltered workshop, Ideal Industries Inc.
RICHMOND – A pending change in federal law and the potential to change state law could require businesses to pay minimum wage to workshop employees.
RICHMOND – Missouri needs to add fiscal reality to the promise of fiscal conservatism, a Republican contender for Missouri governor, Rep. Jim Neely, M.D., said Tuesday.
PARKVILLE – Park University’s Center for Global Peace Journalism hosts events in the Kansas City area featuring historian, journalist and peacebuilder Rajmohan Gandhi, Ph.D., the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of his birth.
EFFERSON CITY – A former state representative and senator who ran unsuccessfully to represent Ray and other counties as a member of Congress, Maj. Gen. Steve Danner, has been replaced as the Missouri National Guard’s top officer.
JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Mike Parson is reaching out to veterans to encourage them to stay in Missouri after they leave the service, or to return to Missouri after leaving the military.