Air Ambulance Bill of the month

Missourians face large bills, aggressive collection tactics from air ambulance transports

Missourians are frequently subjected to aggressive collection efforts by air ambulance providers totaling tens of thousands of dollars in a practice called balance billing, according to a detailed report released today by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP). To assess the scope of the problem, the DIFP initiated a data call for […]

Purple Heart County

Audio: Grundy County designated as a Purple Heart County

Ten veterans as well as family members, Grundy County commissioners, and other Grundy County employees attended the Purple Heart Ceremony at the Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton Tuesday morning. Senior Vice Commander for the Missouri Military Order of the Purple Heart Walt Schley presented a plaque to Presiding Commissioner Rick Hull recognizing Grundy County as […]

Purple Heart

Grundy County to become Purple Heart Community

Grundy County will officially become a Purple Heart County at a ceremony next week. Senior Vice Commander Walt Schley will represent the Department of Missouri Military Order of the Purple Heart at the event at the courthouse in Trenton Tuesday morning at 8:30. Everyone is invited to attend, especially Purple Heart recipients, veterans, and their […]

East Locust Creek Rervoir

Major announcement to advance East Locust Creek Reservoir to be made Tuesday

On Tuesday, August 14th at 10:00 AM at “the bottom of the lake” in Boynton, Missouri J.R. Flores, State Conservationist, Natural Resource Conservation Service, will be making a major announcement that will advance the East Locust Creek Reservoir project significantly.  NRCS is the federal sponsor of the Reservoir project.   Flores and NRCS have been critical […]

Burn Ban in Effect

Burn ban remains in effect for Grundy County

A burn ban remains in effect for Grundy County despite reports of around a half of an inch to an inch and a half of rain from around the county Monday night and Tuesday morning. Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs reports the rain this morning has done little to improve the dry conditions in the […]

Grain Belt Express

Grain Belt Express sent back to State Public Service Commission by Missouri Supreme Court

The Grain Belt Express Clean Line, a proposed energy transmission project through northern Missouri, got new life Tuesday following a ruling by the state’s highest court. The Grain Belt Express Clean Line, if built, would carry energy from Kansas to Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, running through several counties including Clinton, Caldwell, Carroll, and Chariton within […]