University Mo Extension

Volunteers sought to assist area families with free tax assistance

The University of Missouri Extension Office of Grundy County in Trenton is seeking volunteers for the Volunteers in Tax Assistance program. Community Engagement Specialist in Community and Economic Development Meridith Berry explains that the program provides free tax assistance for low-income families who cannot afford to pay the $50 to $100 it generally takes for […]


Subpoenas issued for Plattsburg Special Road District records as state auditor looks into potential fraud

As part of her audit into potential fraud in the Plattsburg Special Road District, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued subpoenas to obtain records being held by the district’s former secretary/treasurer. The Auditor is authorized by Missouri law to issue subpoenas to compel testimony and evidence as necessary to conduct an audit. “My office issued these […]

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Audio: Pre-filed bill in Missouri legislature would be among the most restrictive abortion measures in the nation

Missouri lawmakers could be considering a far-reaching abortion restriction in the upcoming legislative session.     Republican state Representative Nick Schroer of O’Fallon pre-filed a bill this week that would prohibit doctors from performing abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. The measure, which allows for exceptions in medical emergencies, would ban most abortions after […]

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Audio: Trenton woman chosen to help decorate White House for Christmas 2018

A Trenton woman was one of about 200 volunteers chosen from a pool of 6000 applicants selected to help decorate the White House for Christmas. Cindy Roy first heard about the opportunity to decorate the White House when former White House intern Adam Kirby visited her during his Winter Break from college last year.   […]

Right To Work

Audio: Right to Work proposal will return to the Missouri Legislature in 2019

Despite the failure of a Right-to-Work ballot measure this year, a bill will return to the Missouri Legislature in 2019.      The state legislature will be asked next year whether to bar Missouri businesses from requiring workers to pay mandatory union fees. The bill is being sponsored by Republican Senator-Elect Eric Burlison of Springfield. […]

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Senators Blunt and McCaskill announce legislation to bring historic riverboat back to the Mississippi River

Missouri Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill announced that their legislation to bring the historic 1920’s riverboat Delta Queen back to the Mississippi River was signed into law. The bill reinstates a decades-long exemption to allow the boat to operate from its new homeport of Kimmswick, in Jefferson County – creating jobs and strengthening economic […]

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KCP&L/GMO customers to see decrease in utility bills starting in February, 2019

Kansas City Power and Light Company and its Greater Missouri Operations Company have filed applications with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to adjust the Demand Side Investment Mechanism charge on customer bills. The charge appears as a separate line item on customer bills and allows KCP and L and GMO to recover demand-side management […]

Shop With a Cop

Trenton Police Department accepting donations for annual “Shop with a Cop” event

The Trenton Police Department is accepting donations for its Sixth Annual Shop with a Cop event. The police department reports the program allows children an opportunity to have a positive interaction with law enforcement officers and allows the police to assist children in their time of need during the Christmas season. Donations from businesses, organizations, […]