Bill Siebenborn Receives Award

Grundy County resident, William “Bill” Siebenborn, honored with national award

The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board honored William “Bill” Siebenborn as the 2019 recipient of the Richard E. Lyng Award for his contributions and distinguished service to dairy promotion. Siebenborn, a dairy farmer from Trenton, Missouri, was recognized at the Joint NDB/ National Milk Producers Federation/United Dairy Industry Association (UDIA) Annual Meeting in NewOrleans. […]

Missouri Corn Website

New officers assume roles in Missouri Corn Merchandising Council and Missouri Corn Growers Association

The Missouri Corn Merchandising Council (MCMC) and the Missouri Corn Growers Association (MCGA) have announced a new slate of officers, the appointment of recently elected board members and national committee assignments. The election of the 2019-20 MCMC officer team took place during an August board meeting held in Branson. The following MCMC leaders assumed their […]

Ronald McDonald House

Grundy County Farm Bureau members hear presentation on Ronald McDonald Houses

Members of the Grundy County Farm Bureau Thursday evening heard about the Ronald McDonald houses in Kansas City. Community Relations Manager Alan Lubert was the speaker for the annual meeting. Lubert stated there are four Ronald McDonald Houses in Kansas City which collectively, have a total of 87 bedrooms. Lubert reported 7,685 families were served […]

Grand River Mutual

59 attend annual stockholder meeting of Grand River Mutual Telephone Corporation

Fifty-nine attended the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Grand River Mutual Telephone Corporation at the GRM Networks Office in Princeton on Wednesday morning with 1,568 represented by proxy. Directors Bruce George of Allerton, Iowa, Mike Quick of Lamoni, Iowa, and Tim Lance of Barnard were re-elected for three-year terms. The board of directors elected […]

Grundy Electric Website

Over 380 attend annual meeting of Grundy Electric Cooperative

Over 380 members and guests last night attended the annual membership meeting of Grundy Electric Cooperative. It included the re-election of two board members; recognition of years of service for long term employees; as well as reports. Returning to the board to serve three-year terms were Eric Woodard of rural Trenton and Joe Hartley of […]

Grundy Electric Website

Grundy Electric Cooperative to hold annual membership meeting

Grundy Electric Cooperative will host its annual membership meeting during August. All Grundy Electric Cooperative members are invited to the event at the Trenton High School gym August 1st. Registration, dinner, and musical entertainment by the Marks Family from Jefferson City will begin at 4:30 that afternoon. The business meeting will begin at 6:30 and […]

Hailey Owens

Audio: Hailey’s Law signed by Missouri’s Governor Parson

Legislation requiring Missouri’s Amber Alert System Oversight Committee to meet at least annually has been signed into law by Governor Mike Parson. State Representative Curtis Trent filed “Hailey’s Law” in response to the 2014 kidnapping and killing of ten-year-old Hailey Owens in Springfield. Trent notes the oversight committee hasn’t met since 2015.     Craig […]

Farmers Electric Cooperative Website

Nearly 600 attend annual meeting of Farmers’ Electric Cooperative

Nearly 600 Farmers’ Electric Cooperative members attended the cooperative’s 81st Annual Meeting in Chillicothe this week. The member-owners elected Larry Muck of Meadville to serve a three-year term on the seven-person board of directors. He is from District 6, which is Linn County. Retired board member Ray Shields of Meadville received a framed resolution written […]

Farmers Electric Cooperative Website

Farmers’ Electric Cooperative to hold annual meeting in Chillicothe

Farmers’ Electric Cooperative of Chillicothe will celebrate 81 years of service at its annual meeting. Member-owners are invited to the meeting at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center at the Chillicothe High School June 11th. Registration will begin at 5:30 that evening. Members are encouraged to bring their registration cards, which can be found in […]