Warming spring weather brings nature to life with trees, shrubs and bulbs sending out spring flowers. It also prompts the popping up of another spring favorite for many Missourians: morel mushrooms.
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On Friday, April 16, Missouri's COVID-19 vaccine dashboard reports one-third of all Missourians have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to a release from the governor's office.
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week runs this week, from April 11 to 17. This week honors thousands of men and women throughout the United States who answer emergency calls for assistance, dispatch emergency professionals and equipment and render life-saving, prearrival instructions to citizens who call 911.
Over the last year, families all over the world have been tested — emotionally and physically — by COVID-19. According to a release from the Red Cross, frontline workers like U.S. military service members have not stopped throughout this pandemic and this service takes a toll on them as well as their children. To honor these children, April was designated Month of the Military Child.
Legislation is now on its way to the governor that would provide additional financial assistance to Missouri families who provide stable homes to children in need. The House this week gave final approval to House Bills 429 and 430. Both bills received strong support in the Senate before coming back to the House to receive bipartisan approval.
The Supreme Court of Missouri launched an interactive website, months in development, celebrating the 200th anniversary of The Missouri Judiciary. Available at courts.mo.gov/bicentennial/, the website chronicles events across five stages in the growth of the state’s court system, from presta…
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released its 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1 to Congress. The report found 6,527 people experienced homelessness in Missouri on a single night in 2020, an increase of nearly 6% from 2019.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised its guidelines for schools Friday, March 19, stating 3 feet of distance between students instead of 6 feet is sufficient for all elementary and most middle and high schools.
Students at Maplewood Elementary School were excited to participate in the groundbreaking for a new school Wednesday, April 7, at 6400 NE 52nd St. in Kansas City. This is the second groundbreaking this year for a new school in the growing North Kansas City Schools district.
Davidson Elementary students and staff held a groundbreaking for their new school last week.
North Kansas City Schools’ teachers and support staff received their first of two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine last week at two on-site clinics at locations within the district. NKC Schools is partnering with Truman Medical Center to vaccinate an estimated 1,300 employees who chose to be va…