Approximately thirty minutes prior to the Caldwell County accident Saturday, Chillicothe Police received a phone call from a citizen in reference to a reckless driver. The complainant advised they were nearly struck by the suspects’ vehicle, along with the same vehicle nearly striking a school bus and another vehicle head-on. Chillicothe Chief Jon Maples reported […]
Three people were hurt late Saturday afternoon in a rear-end collision of two-vehicles in Caldwell County. The patrol reports the driver of a car, 45-year old Andy Strahm of St. Joseph, was taken to Cameron regional medical center with serious injuries and also faces several accusations. The driver of the SUV, 61-year old Mary Carr, […]
The Tri-State Beef and Certified Crop Adviser conferences are coming up in January. Community Engagement Specialist in Community and Economic Development Meridith Berry of Grundy County says Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska are involved in the Three State Beef Conference. In Missouri, it will be at the Andrew County Youth Building in Savannah the evening of […]
Crowder State Park west of Trenton is transitioning to Rainout Line, which allows individuals to find out what current conditions are on the park’s trails as well as trails at other Missouri State Parks. Resource Manager Anna Persell says information on trail conditions at Crowder, Cuivre River, Rock Bridge Memorial, and Knob Noster state parks […]
Mosaic Life Care, a health-care system based in St. Joseph, Mo., and St. Louis-based SSM Health, have finalized the purchase agreement to transfer ownership of SSM Health St. Francis Hospital – Maryville. The agreement includes St. Francis Hospital and its affiliated outpatient, home care, hospice, and medical group services and locations, as well as SSM […]
GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated Trustees have awarded 11 grants totaling $6,101. Education grants were awarded to South Harrison R-2 Elementary and Middle Schools of Bethany, North Mercer R-3 High School of Mercer, Pleasant View R-6 Elementary and S. M. Rissler Elementary Schools of Trenton, Grundy County R-5 Elementary of Humphreys, Laredo R-7 Elementary, Spickard R-2 […]
The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education will discuss property and health insurance renewals Monday, December 10th. The board will meet that evening at 6 o’clock. Other items on the agenda include budget amendments, a school report card, and a superintendent evaluation.
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education will review and consider approval of the 2017-2018 school audit next week. The board will meet on Wednesday evening, December 12th at 5 o’clock. Other items on the agenda include a program evaluation for Vocational Agriculture and a closed session.
Managed grazing makes better use of forage in a year of high-priced hay. After a drought with short grass and little hay, fall pastures grew fast with good rains. Management-intensive grazing (MIG) extends fall grass supplies. Or the grass can be saved for winter grazing, says Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist. Controlled […]
A Mercer County native has won the Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award at the Missouri Livestock Symposium. University of Missouri Extension writer Duane Dailey of Columbia received the award, which honors an educator making significant contributions to agriculture in northeastern Missouri. Dailey says he “taught through the media” for 57 years and writes science stories […]
Atchison County farmer Blake Hurst was re-elected president of the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation (MOFB) at its 104th annual meeting. Voting delegates elected Hurst, of Westboro, Dec. 4, to a fifth two-year term. He is the 14th president of the organization. Approving 2018 legislative policy and electing board members capped the three-day meeting of Farm Bureau county […]
GreenBay, Wisconsin-based retailer Shopko has announced plans to close 39 of its 364 stores. A Shopko spokesman says each store employs 10 to 25 employees, putting the scope of job cuts at about 400 to nearly 1,000 positions. Liquidation sales begin Friday with the stores closing by the end of February. Information from other media […]