Coronavirus Update

Grundy County Health Department announces first death due to COVID-19

The Grundy County Health Department has been notified of the first death due to COVID-19 for a Grundy County resident.  No personal information was provided. “We are saddened by this news,” said Grundy County Health Department Administrator, Elizabeth Gibson “Our sincere condolences go out to the family.” The Health Department urges the public to continue […]

School Funding

Missouri works to avoid K-12 funding decline from coronavirus inflicted attendance drop

Some health experts predict a spike in coronavirus cases this fall – putting Missouri K-12 public schools in a potential funding dilemma. Missouri’s foundation formula – the system used to determine how much state aid to give to schools – is based on a combination of components, including student attendance figures and academic achievement. During […]

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Grundy County Health Department reports 3 new cases of COVID-19

The Grundy County Health Department confirms three additional positive cases of COVID-19, which brings the total for the county to seven. The health department has identified close contacts, and the individuals are isolating in their homes. The Grundy County Health Department urges the public to continue to take precautions, including good hand washing, social distancing, […]

Trenton Family Aquatic Center

Trenton Family Aquatic Center to remain closed this summer

The Trenton Family Aquatic Center will not open this summer, and playgrounds will not open until at least mid-June. The Trenton Park Board voted the evening of Wednesday, June 3rd to close the pool for summer 2020. The vote was taken after a discussion of multiple factors, including current guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and […]