Jobs Report

May jobs report shows Missouri unemployment rate at 4.2%

Missouri non-farm payroll employment increased from April 2021 to May 2021, but the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased by a tenth of a percentage point. Employment, seasonally adjusted, increased by 6,000 jobs over the month, with job gains in both goods-producing and service-providing industries. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.2 percent in May […]

Jobs Report

Missouri Jobs Report report for April, 2021, shows slight decline in unemployment rate

Missouri non-farm payroll employment showed little overall change from March 2021 to April 2021, and the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased by a tenth of a percentage point. Employment, seasonally adjusted, increased by 600 jobs over the month. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in April 2021, down from 4.2 percent in […]

Medicaid

Holding Medicaid hostage over birth control defies law and reason

(Missouri Independent) – While playing politics with healthcare in Missouri is certainly nothing new, holding Missouri Medicaid hostage over basic birth control is a stunning — and consequential — shift. As captured in headlines across the state, state Sen. Paul Wieland has put the entire Missouri Medicaid program in jeopardy with his late-night amendment to a […]

Poker Run

Audio: Trenton Chamber of Commerce annual Jailbreak Poker Run set for September 12, 2020

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 10th Annual Jailbreak Poker Run to support the chamber’s general fund. Two-wheeled, three-wheeled, and four-wheeled vehicles can participate in the event on September 12th. Registration will begin on Eighth Street between the north side of the courthouse and former jail that morning at 10 o’clock. Kickstands […]

Pleasant View Playground Grant Results August 2020

Pleasant View School District awarded $30,000 playground grant

The Pleasant View R-VI School District was recently awarded a $30,000 Playground Scrap-Tire Material Grant by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Solid Waste Management Program. The grant provides funds for material and labor for installation of a poured in place scrap-tire surface for the school’s playgrounds. The project began on May 12th, 2020 with […]

County Fair

Judging of poultry, fowl and rabbits on tap today at the North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton

The schedule today for the North Central Missouri Fair includes the judging of poultry, fowl, and rabbits at the fairgrounds livestock pavilion. Youth entries for poultry and fowl are to arrive this morning for judging at 8 o’clock. Entries for the rabbit show are limited to two per person and must be from Grundy or […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve ordinances, presented reports from departments

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted several ordinances this week. One authorized the city entering into an equipment lease agreement with the Friends of Gallatin. Another approved an electric franchise with Farmers’ Electric Cooperative, Incorporated. A third authorized the city entering into a service contract agreement with the Missouri Rural Water Association to conduct sewer […]