Northwest Missouri State University Homecoming Parade

Northwest Missouri State Homecoming to be ‘Greatest Show at Northwest’ October 7-15

Northwest Missouri State University will celebrate “The Greatest Show at Northwest” during its 2018 Homecoming week.  The week begins Sunday, Oct. 7, with the hanging of the banners at the J.W. Jones Student Union, and the festivities conclude Monday, Oct. 15, with the presentation of awards in the Charles Johnson Theater. Highlights include the Homecoming […]

Medicaid

Audio: Concerns raised after 20,000 recipients dropped from Missouri Medicaid in one month

(Missourinet) – About 16,000 children and 4,000 parents fell off the Medicaid rolls in Missouri between June and July, the biggest drop-off in over a decade. A shortage of 150 workers at the program’s outsourced call center is being blamed as part of the problem. State Medicaid Oversight Committee Chairman Tim McBribe thinks low wages at […]

Eric Greitens

Audio: Chairman of Missouri committee investigating Greitens speaks out about Greitens legal team strategies

(Missourinet) – For the first time, State Representative Jay Barnes is opening up about a Missouri House committee’s investigation on former Governor Eric Greitens. Barnes, a Jefferson City Republican who chaired the committee, says those who think Greitens was railroaded out of office, need to read the committee’s reports.     Barnes says most people who […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton Mayor Nick McHargue calls for 10% reduction in electric rates

Trenton Mayor Nick McHargue, citing what he called a huge surplus, requested Trenton Municipal Utilities reduce electric rates by ten percent effective with the next bills. Then re-visit the rate issue in two months and consider another possible reduction. After further discussion, the issue involving electric rates, including the Mayor’s request, is to be considered […]

General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site

First World War Commemorative Garden to be dedicated at John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site

The General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site will formally dedicate its First World War Commemorative Garden next week. The ceremony will be held at the historic site in Laclede the afternoon of September 15th from 2 to 5 o’clock. Missouri State Parks report the dedication will commemorate the garden as a place […]

Democratic Party

Grundy County Democratic Central Committee elects officers

The Grundy County Democratic Central Committee met Wednesday evening to elect officers for the next two years. Marie Dolan was elected chair; Randy Bland, vice-chair, Beverly Whorton, secretary; and Dan Dennis, treasurer. Vacancies still exist for committeeman and committeewoman in several wards and townships. Anyone interested in serving on the Democratic Committee should contact Marie […]