Claire McKaskill and Josh Hawley

Audio: Missouri Senator McCaskill and Attorney General Hawley on Post Office privatization

(Missourinet) – Missouri’s senior senator AND her GOP opponent in November both oppose privatizing the United States Postal Service. Senator Claire McCaskill, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, tells Missourinet she’s worked hard on this issue.     McCaskill and her GOP challenger are BOTH critical of a proposal […]

Eric Greitens

Audio: Missouri Ethics Commission subpoenas for Greitens’ non-profit bank records

(Missourinet) – The Missouri Ethics Commission wants all bank records from former Governor Eric Greitens’ political non-profit organization. Brian Hauswirth from the Missourinet files this report.     The Commission has subpoenaed Carrollton Bank for all bank records from Greitens’ political non-profit organization – A New Missouri. It wants to examine the information to learn […]

Missouri state capitol

Audio: Nine new faces will be present in the next Missouri State Senate after last weeks primary

(Missourinet) – The Missouri Senate will have nine new faces in the next legislative session in January. One will be in Northern Missouri’s 18th District where Shelbina businesswoman Cindy O’Laughlin beat three state Republican House members in last week’s primary. One of them, Lindell Shumake of Canton says the outcome wasn’t a shock.     […]

Purple Heart

Audio: Chillicothe to put up signs designating it as a Purple Heart City

Chillicothe is placing signs soon designating the northwest Missouri town as a Purple Heart City. City Administrator Darin Chappell tells Missourinet affiliate KCHI in Chillicothe the process began more than a year ago.     City Administrator Darin Chappell tells Missouri affiliate KCHI in Chillicothe the move recognizes America’s soldiers who have been wounded or […]

Minimum Wage

Audio: Efforts to raise Missouri’s minimum wage on ballot in November general election

(Missourinet) – Business owners supporting a ballot measure to raise Missouri’s minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2023 are speaking out. Stacy Jurado-Miller heads the Vecino  Group in Springfield, which is a real estate development firm that specializes in low-income housing. She says taxpayers end up footing the bill for workers with low paying […]

Mike Parson Governor of Missouri

Audio: Missouri agencies continue to explore how to help drought-impacted farmers

Governor Parson says southwest Missouri’s Polk County, where he has a farm, is among the counties affected by drought and has ordered all Missouri agencies to examine how the state can assist communities affected by drought and identify ones that could be impacted.     Farmers in the driest Missouri counties are chopping corn that’s […]

Grundy County Missouri Courthouse

Audio: Phillip Ray on winning nomination for Presiding Commissioner of Grundy County

Republican candidate Phillip Ray received forty nine and one-half percent of the vote for presiding commissioner of Grundy County in Tuesday’s Primary Election. Ray defeated incumbent Rick Hull and challenger Mark Moore and explains why he believes he won.     Ray says he has been employed by Grundy County Ambulance for about 10 years. […]

Corn in Beginning Stages of Drought

Audio: Producers planning to use corn as silage should have it tested for nitrates

The continuing drought is affecting the corn crop prompting some farmers to use it to feed to livestock. The University of Missouri Extension advises farmers to have corn stalks, including ears of corn, tested for nitrates. Tim Baker is an MU Specialist headquartered in Gallatin and offers insights on nitrate levels.     The Grundy […]

Bright Futures Website

Audio: Bright Futures Back to School event to be held Thursday, August 9 in Trenton

Bright Futures Trenton will hold a Community Back to School Event Thursday, August 9, 2018.  Activities for the event will be held at held at various locations in Trenton throughout the day. Rissler Elementary School Counselor and Bright Futures Coordinator Terri Critten discussed Pass the Pride on a KTTN Open Line interview this week.     […]

Right To Work

Audio: Missouri unions win major victory in failure of Right-to-work measure

(Missourinet) – The move by Republicans in the Missouri Legislature to switch Proposition A from November to August in hopes of a favorable turnout has backfired. Right-to-work opponents, including Jack Cardetti, have strongly defeated the measure that would have banned forced union membership or dues as a condition of employment.     Dan Mehan with […]