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Fundraising nets $59,000 for Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Area Youth Benefit Fund

The twenty-seventh annual dinner-auction and golf tournament for the Farmers’ Electric Area Youth Benefit Fund (AYBF) resulted in $41,500 raised this year with an additional $7,500 in matching funds from CoBank’s Sharing Success program and $10,000 more donated from area foundations. Monies raised included $5,300 from nearly 900 Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Members who participate in […]

Rollover Crash

Two girls from Hamilton injured in rollover crash

Two girls from Hamilton were injured in a rollover accident one mile southeast of Hamilton on Wednesday afternoon. Taken by private vehicle to Cameron Regional Medical Center were the driver of a car, 16-year-old Janice Silkwood, and her passenger 12-year-old Mary Silkwood. The highway patrol reported injuries as minor for the driver and moderate for […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Big rig hits car and overturns on Highway 36

The Highway Patrol reports a Bethany woman sustained moderate injuries when a semi-truck struck a car, and the car overturned about two miles west of Stewartsville on Wednesday afternoon. An ambulance transported 55-year-old Cindy Hayes to Mosaic Life Care in Saint Joseph. Truck driver 24-year-old Cody Kistner-Munson of Lathrop was reported as not injured. The […]

Prison Sentence

Former Chillicothe school board member receives 10-years in prison for fraud scheme

A prominent northwest Missouri businessman and former school board member will spend the next ten years in federal prison for a $142 million grain fraud scheme, after being sentenced Friday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Assistant U.S. Attorney Anthony Morfitt tells Missourinet that Randy Constant was sentenced on Friday to 122 […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission to meet with new MoDOT engineer

The Missouri Department of Transportation has a new area engineer serving 11 area counties including Grundy. Randy Mendenhall is scheduled to introduce himself during the regular meeting next Tuesday of the Grundy County Commission. Mendenhall is to be at the courthouse in Trenton at 1:30 Tuesday afternoon, August 20, 2019. Mendenhall is MoDOT’s area engineer […]

Farm Scene

University of Missouri Extension to offer “Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future” seminar

The University of Missouri Extension will hold a program to help farm families, individuals, and businesses with succession, estate, and retirement planning. Extension specialists with educational experience and technical backgrounds, a Missouri probate judge, and a certified financial planner will teach “Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future” at multiple locations. Those include the Harrison County […]