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Senator Claire McCaskill – Help me improve VA services for our vets

United States Senator Claire McCaskill

Senator Claire McCaskill is the senior United States Senator from Missouri. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we post these communications from your elected representatives please click here. We’ve made great progress in recent years to improve services at VA facilities across Missouri, but there are still …

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TheNorthlandReport – December 28, 2016

We used to call this aggregation post Clay County in the News. We recently relaunched it. It now includes stories not just from our area, but statewide content you might find of interest. There are hundreds of pieces of content published every day, let us find the gems. Bookmark THIS …

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Opinion: Congressman Sam Graves – Bringing the VA into the 21st Century

Congressman Sam Graves represents the sixth district in the United States House of Representatives which includes a majority of the Northland. This is his November 21, 2016 newsletter. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we post these communications from your elected representatives please click here. This year …

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The Club at MariMack to Join the Clay County Sheriff’s Department for the #22PushUpChallenge in #KearneyMO

A brief note from one of our sponsors… A 2013 Department of Veteran Affairs report said there were about 22 veteran suicides every day. Recently, that number was slightly adjusted down to 20 days. Many remember the Ice Bucket Challenge that went viral online. There’s a new challenge that has …

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Auditor Galloway makes recommendations to keep Missouri veterans informed on requests, claim statuses

Missouri State Auditor

Missouri Veterans Commission responds to audit with improved communication process, oversight MOUNT VERNON, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway presented the results of an audit of the Missouri Veterans Commission in late March at the Mount Vernon Veterans Home in southwest Missouri. The commission is charged with providing benefits assistance …

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Senator Claire McCaskill: 15 in 15′

United States Senator Claire McCaskill

Senator Claire McCaskill is the senior United States Senator from Missouri. This is a recap of 2015 that she sent out to start the year. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. 2015 was a year that showed—even in a time when gridlock and paralysis seems like the norm in …

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Kansas City Bettys Serving Veterans and Poised for Growth

Kanas City Bettys

The Kansas City Bettys are a volunteer group of women who dress up in 1940s style clothing and make appearances at veteran’s events, museum events, and military exhibits. The Bettys were out on Veterans Day at Hy-Vee in Liberty recruiting for the Heartland Honor Flight. We stopped by to watch them …

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Clay County Missouri Becomes Purple Heart County

At the Monday, November 2, 2015 Clay County Missouri Commission meeting, the Clay County Commission declared itself a “Purple Heart County” through a courtesy resolution. Commissioner Nolte said of the resolution after reading it, “One of the most important parts is the idea that we never forget the sacrifices made …

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Heartland Honor Flight and the Kansas City Bettys to “Recruit” at Liberty Hy-Vee on Veteran’s Day

Heartland Honor Flight and the Kansas City Bettys will be at the Liberty, Missouri Hy-Vee on Veterans Day to “recruit” veterans for future flights. The Heartland Honor Flight is a charitable organization that honors veterans by taking them on a trip of a lifetime to Washington D.C. at no charge …

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