Calamity Jane Days

Audio: Tractor cruise, baby show and Melodrama all part of Calamity Jane Day Festival

The Calamity Jane Day Festival kicks off in Princeton Friday with a tractor cruise. Kelly Bertrand with the festival says tractors will leave the lower Mercer County Fairgrounds at 9 o’clock that morning.     The tractors will return to Princeton at 4 o’clock Friday afternoon and will then be parked on the west side […]

Andy Peterson

Former Trenton resident Andy Peterson announced as Director of Athletics at Northwest Missouri State

Northwest Missouri State University has announced that Andy Peterson, a former student-athlete, and coach who has served in the University’s athletics administration since 2013, is Northwest’s next director of athletics. Peterson had served as Northwest’s interim director of athletics since Mel Tjeerdsma’s April 30 retirement. His new appointment is effective immediately. “Andy is a Bearcat […]

Galt Spickard PV Laredo cases at Grundy County Museum

Discover the history of Burleigh Grimes at the Grundy County Museum

Although the Smithsonian component of the Hometown Teams exhibit departed July 1 the locally produced sports exhibit continues through the Missouri Day Festival weekend in October. The local sports exhibit identifies and celebrates the records of Grundy County’s athletes competing in American Legion teams, Trenton Merchants Teams, TBA and all the County’s Public School teams. […]

Special Olympics Missouri

Special Olympics athletes embark on journey to National Games on Friday

Every four years, Special Olympics North America manages the national summer games in the United States that include athletes from all 52 US programs. The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, July 1-6, will bring not just 58 athletes, 20 coaches and 16 Unified Partners from Missouri, but more than 3,400 other delegates (athletes, coaches, and […]

168 take advantage of free sports physicals

The Wright Memorial Physicians Group partnered with the Grundy County Health Department recently to offer area student-athletes an opportunity to receive free sports physical exams. About 168 physicals were provided during the two days they were offered with Physicians Group physicians Jennifer Bowe and Jessica Treece as well as family nurse practitioners Syndney Arnold, Elle […]