Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission to meet with new MoDOT engineer

The Missouri Department of Transportation has a new area engineer serving 11 area counties including Grundy. Randy Mendenhall is scheduled to introduce himself during the regular meeting next Tuesday of the Grundy County Commission. Mendenhall is to be at the courthouse in Trenton at 1:30 Tuesday afternoon, August 20, 2019. Mendenhall is MoDOT’s area engineer […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission approves 2019 tax rate

The Grundy County Commission approved the proposed tax rate for 2019 on Tuesday morning. The rate was set at 20.09 cents per $100 of assessed valuation, which is down by three-point six five cents from 2018. Grundy County’s assessed valuation for 2019 is $132,599,802, which is an increase of $209,533 from 2018. The total assessed […]

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Audio: Audit alleges St. Francois County Prosecutor’s office paid for illegal bonuses, excessive number of meals

A state audit about an eastern Missouri prosecutor’s office details potential misuse of public money.     State Auditor Nicole Galloway’s audit alleges the St. Francois County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office provided more than 21,000 dollars in illegal staff bonuses. It also says the eastern Missouri office paid for an excessive amount of meal reimbursements and […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission assessing flood damage

The Grundy County Commission has received reports of flood damage in the county from Grundy County Road and Bridge, townships, and emergency management. The commission reports it is assessing the damage and making a list of damaged roads to be documented. The Thompson River near Trenton is predicted to reach 32 feet this week, which […]

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Grundy County Ambulance to celebrate 45th annual EMS Week

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 […]

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Missouri House approves SB-391 that prevents counties from passing health ordinances aimed at CAFOs

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 […]

Audio: Missouri House approves CAFO health ordinance legislation

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 […]