Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen review investments while tackling a busy agenda

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen took action on various matters Monday evening. Certificate of deposit rates from Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri and BTC Bank were reviewed. The board approved cashing out the sales tax CD that matures January 27th for $65,199.06 and purchasing a 36-month CD at the highest interest rate between Farmers and […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education adopts school calendar for 2020-2021 while dealing with very busy agenda

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the 2020-2021 school calendar on Tuesday evening. The first day of school for Trenton next school year will be August 25th, and the last day will be May 19th, 2021. Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels said the calendar includes eight make up days for days missed for […]

Cattle Grazing

MU Extension livestock specialist to be in Trenton each month to answer questions

Beginning January 27th, MU Extension livestock specialist, Jenna Monnig, will be at the Grundy County Extension office in Trenton to answer those who have questions about livestock. Monnig will be available on the last Monday of each month from 9 to 12 and from 1 to 4 o’clock. The Grundy County Extension Office is in […]

Evergy Website

Evergy customers to see slight decrease in billing starting in March

Evergy Missouri West, Incorporated has made two filings with the Missouri Public Service Commission requesting to adjust the fuel adjustment charge on the bills of its electric customers. In the first filing, Evergy Missouri West proposes to adjust the charge to reflect fuel and purchased power costs for the period from June to November 2019. […]

Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce

Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce accepting nominations for awards

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for four categories of awards. The annual awards include Chamber Business of the Year for a chamber member business involved in civic projects that keep the community beautiful, prosperous, and progressive and that is an ambassador for the community to promote economic development and a positive […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education reviews insurance coverage

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education reviewed the Missouri United School Insurance Council umbrella insurance options for the district on Wednesday evening. A purchase was approved for an additional umbrella policy of $4,000,000 costing $1,133. The 2018-2019 audit was approved, with no concerns expressed by the auditor. The board reviewed prices to replace copiers […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Amendments to Summer School Handbook tops discussion at Trenton Board of Education meeting

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the final draft of the 2018-2019 school audit on Tuesday evening. Bob Conrad with Conrad and Higgins said the district was “in good shape.” Information presented included that the district’s retirement is 84% funded, which Conrad called “excellent” and “healthy.” The district has more than 11 hundred students, […]

Antlered Deer in the forest

Deer hunters harvest more that 266,000 deer to date

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 10,543 deer during the antlerless portion of the fall firearms deer season Friday through Sunday. According to figures from the department, that’s four thousand more than the same period last year. Top harvest counties from the weekend were Callaway with […]

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Chillicothe man arrested on warrants after crashing south of Belton

Residents of Chillicothe and Stillwell, Kansas were hurt when vehicles they were driving sideswiped south of Belton. Eighty-two-year-old Robert Matthews of Stillwell, Kansas was taken to Research Hospital with minor injuries. The other driver, 33-year old Nathaniel Novotny of Chillicothe, was treated and released at the scene for minor injuries. The accident happened Friday afternoon […]