Beginning Sunday, May 19, 2019, the Grundy County Ambulance will celebrate the 45th annual EMS Week. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities. EMS Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to honor the dedication of those who provide […]
The Missouri House of Representatives has given final approval to Senate Bill 391, legislation that would prevent counties from passing health ordinances aimed at large agricultural operations. The House voted 103-44 to approve the bill, which would prevent county health boards or county commissioners from passing standards stricter than state law. The Missouri House of […]
The Missouri House has given final approval to legislation that would prevent counties from passing health ordinances aimed at large agricultural operations. The House voted 103-44 today to approve the bill from Pleasant Hill State Representative Michael Haffner, which would prevent county health boards and/or county commissioners from passing standards that are stricter […]
Holt County Commissioner Carla Markt says the county will lose tax revenue if farmers cannot plant a crop this year, and is already losing tax revenue because Interstate 29 has been closed to traffic in northwest Missouri. Floodwaters still cover large sections of farmland in northwest Missouri, more than a month after the […]
The Grundy County Commission has accepted a bid for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning work for the lower level of the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center. Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray reports the bid accepted was from Bill Wilson for $9,207.89, which was the lowest of four bids received.
The Grundy County Commission accepted bids for fuel, pipes, and concrete Tuesday morning. The commission accepted two bids for gasoline and diesel fuel. The bids were from MFA of Trenton and Landes Oil of Trenton for five cents off the pump price. A bid from Metal Culverts of Columbia was accepted for metal pipes. It […]
The public service commission has approved a high voltage, wind energy transmission line to run through private property along Northern Missouri, and *some* landowners and farmers want the legislature to stop that from happening. Missouri House members heard both sides of the argument: That the lines are in public interest and the company can claim […]
In a recent commentary from the Missouri Farm Bureau, Blake Hurst came out in favor of SB 391, which provides that county commissions and county health center boards shall not impose standards or requirements on an agricultural operation. Refuting those claims in the Farm Bureau commentary is Registered Dietitian Melinda Hemmelgarn. She states that she […]
An international company wants to spread dozens of big turbines over thousands of acres in the northwestern part of the county. County Commissioner Fred Parry says its an emotional issue right now. Parry told affiliate KSSZ in Columbia that landowners could get ten thousand dollars per wind pole they allow on their property.
The Grundy County Commission plans to discuss 911 radio equipment with Sheriff Rodney Herring next week. The commission will meet with the sheriff at the Law Enforcement Center in Trenton on Tuesday afternoon, March 19th at 1:30. The agenda also includes the commission meeting with Grundy County Ambulance Director Steve Tracy at the courthouse in […]
The Livingston County Commission plans to discuss a culvert and road issue in Sampsel Township next week. The Commission will meet at the courthouse in Chillicothe Tuesday, March 19th starting at 9:30 with an agenda that includes George Quinn, John Quinn, and Chris Ruoff at 10 o’clock regarding the road issue and meeting with the […]
The Grundy County Commission is accepting bids for fuel, pipes, and concrete. The gasoline and diesel will be used by the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office, ambulances, and Road and Bridge trucks and equipment. The contract will be awarded to one supplier for gasoline and diesel and bids should be expressed as the amount of discount […]