Electric Wires over Field

MDC partners with Grundy Electric Cooperative for wildlife habitat projects

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is partnering with the Grundy Electric Cooperative on a project to benefit wildlife habitat and reduce power line right-of-way maintenance costs. Private property owners are also a voluntary partner. MDC’s Wires Over Wildlife (WOW) program provides expertise and cost-share money for converting overgrown brush and trees under electrical distribution […]

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Photo Credit: Missouri Life Magazine)

Audio: Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church to be restored and converted to Bethel Black History Museum

The Grand River Museum of Chillicothe was involved in the moving of the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Chillicothe in September 2018. Museum Curator Pam Clingerman explains a board member informed her before the move that a church built in 1868 was going to be torn down, and the board wanted to save the […]

Krist Cutsinger NCMC 2019

North Central Missouri College Nursing & Health Sciences Department now offers Fire Science degree

North Central Missouri College Nursing & Health Sciences Department now offers a two-year Fire Science degree.  My name is Kristi Cutsinger, Program Coordinator of Health Sciences at NCMC.  This program prepares students for employment in the field of fire protection and provides credentials to support advancement for those already employed in that area. According to […]

Lisa Geiser

Lisa Geiser selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Employee

Lisa Geiser, Database Administrator from O’Fallon, Missouri has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Employee for August. Lisa has been at NCMC for three years in the IT department. “My favorite thing about working at North Central Missouri College is the environment and the people that make up the NCMC Family,” said Lisa. […]

Court News

Defendant unable to pay fines has sentence converted to jail time.

After his probation was previously suspended, a probation violation hearing was held Tuesday in Grundy County Circuit Court for Thomas Kopp of Lexington. Kopp’s original charge in Grundy County is a misdemeanor of non-support. The court approved the defense attorney’s request for Kopp to be released on a $12,000 personal recognizance bond pending attendance at […]

Jewett Norris Library

Grundy County Jewett-Norris Library offering Summer reading program and newspapers online

The Grundy County Jewett-Norris Library of Trenton will hold a Summer reading program for youth and adults. Library Director Theresa Hunsaker says patrons of all ages can participate in the program with this year’s program starting after school and finishing in time for the summer months. Dates will be announced when they are set. Youth […]

Natural Resources Conservation Service or NRCS

Missouri Natural Resources Conservation Service sets April 15 application deadline to apply for easements

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has set an April 15 deadline to apply for wetland and agricultural land easements in Missouri. NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to help private landowners, tribes, land trusts and other groups protect valuable lands through easements. The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program focuses on restoring and protecting wetlands as […]

Large bale of hay

Cattle farmers must guard against high nitrate in hay which causes cow deaths

On top of dealing with harsh winter weather in feeding cows, cattle farmers must guard against too much nitrate in poor-quality hay. “Just from cases we’ve confirmed, I know of 150 cows dying in the last month,” says Tim Evans, head toxicologist at the University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory.  High nitrate, mostly concentrated in […]