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Trenton residents to decide in April election on enacting a local “Use Tax” for online out-of-state purchases

City of Trenton voters will get to decide next April on whether to enact a local “Use Tax” involving online purchases from out-of-state vendors which primarily involves the dot com and dot net vendors. The eight-member council voted unanimously on Monday night to let the voters decide. The rate is to be no more than […]

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Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors receive report on audit; filing dates set for April election

The Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors on November 17th received a report on a recently completed audit, which was said to be clean. Administrator Jerry Doerhoff reported the Department of Health and Senior Services completed focused infection control surveys on November 4th. No deficiencies were cited. The filing dates for the April […]

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North Mercer Board of Education informed that health insurance rates to increase by almost 20 percent

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education was notified on November 9th that health insurance rates will go up 19.9% for a cost nearing $800. The district previously set a cap of $600 per employee for health insurance. The new rates would become effective in January. Superintendent Dan Owens will discuss the matter with teachers […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education announces filing dates for April election

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education voted this week to discontinue paying for the preschool program audit. The vote is not to have any impact on the preschool program. Filing dates for the April election were announced as December 17th through January 21st. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis reports if the Newtown-Harris office is closed, candidates should […]

Spickard, Missouri

Several Spickard Board of Aldermen resign at Monday meeting

Several Spickard Board of Aldermen members resigned at a meeting Monday evening. Board member Maggie George reports the board accepted resignations from members Janice Vandevender and Frank Felder. The resignations are effective immediately. George says the board commended Vandevender for 15 years of service to the community. City Clerk Kristie Martin also resigned, but the […]