Grundy County R-5 School District website

Grundy R-5 Board of Education to meet on Thursday

The Grundy R-5 Board of Education will meet Thursday, March 17, starting at 6 pm. The agenda includes a review of the Newtown-Harris cooperative agreement for the upcoming school year, bids for the elementary school windows and air conditioning, banking information, an early childhood special education agreement with the Pleasant View R-6 School, preliminary salary […]

City of Trenton Website

Budgets and repeal of specific dog breeds ordinance on the agenda for meeting of Trenton City Council

The Trenton City Council next week will consider ordinances to adopt budgets for the City of Trenton and Trenton Municipal Utilities. The council will meet at the Trenton City Hall on March 14th at 7 p.m. It will also be available on Zoom at us02web.zoom.us/j/82987578256. The council will also consider ordinances to approve a contract […]

Family and friends developmentally disabled

Family and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled to meet on March 14

The Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled will hold an election of officers next week. A meeting will be at the east entrance of the Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton on March 14th at 6:30 in the evening. Other new business on the agenda includes Indian Creek Therapeutic Equine, OATS transportation, Developmental Disability Awareness […]

Missouri Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick (photo by Tim Bommel - Missouri House Communications)

Schools left ‘scrambling’ after Missouri treasurer tied bond deals to Attorney General’s COVID demands

(Missouri Independent) – It was just after 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 10, when the forms arrived from the state treasurer’s office. Without warning, and with little explanation, school superintendents discovered they were now required to certify their district had complied with Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s demands to drop all COVID-19 mitigation measures, such as […]

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Missouri State Auditor gives Clay County Commission’s office rating of “Poor”; details how commissioners obstructed audit process

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today issued her office’s audit of the Clay County Commission, which was initiated by a citizen petition in 2018. The report follows repeated but ultimately unsuccessful efforts by former county commissioners to impede the completion of the audit. The report, which gave a rating of “poor” – the lowest possible […]

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Here’s what you will hear Biden talk about in his debut State of the Union address

(Missouri Independent) – President Joe Biden’s first State of the Union address is set to focus significantly on the economy, with the former member of the U.S. Senate calling on Congress to pass much of the agenda stalled in the so-called Build Back Better bill. During the Tuesday night speech, which begins at 9 p.m. […]

Chillicothe City Hall

Chillicothe City Council to meet on Monday

The Chillicothe City Council next week will discuss an ordinance that would approve the Missouri Firefighters Cancer Award Program. The council will meet in the Chillicothe Municipal Utilities meeting room on February 28, 2022, at 5:30 pm. The agenda also includes annual service reports from the University of Missouri Extension Center, Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce, […]

Trenton Municipal Utilities (TMU) or Trenton City Hall

Trenton City Council, Trenton Finance Committee to meet

The Trenton City Council will discuss endorsing the Grundy County prosecuting attorney’s full-time position. The council will meet at Trenton City Hall on February 28, 2022, at 7 pm. The meeting will also be available on Zoom at us02web.zoom.us/j/86371722505. Other items on the agenda include a mowing bid, an appointment to the Building and Nuisance […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees to meet on Tuesday

The agenda has been announced for Tuesday’s meeting of North Central Missouri College Trustees. The board meeting begins at 5:30 pm in the Frey Administrative Center on the college campus in Trenton. The meeting will begin with employee introductions, a presentation by the digital media club, and then various reports from Head Start, the vice […]

Planned Parenthood

Missouri state health agency seeks control of Title X funds that go to Planned Parenthood

(Missouri Independent) – Missouri’s state health department has applied to oversee federal family planning funds, a move reproductive health advocates fear would give the state power to cut off funding for providers who refer patients for abortion services. During his confirmation hearing late last month, former Department of Health and Senior Services Director Donald Kauerauf’s […]