KCP&L announces purchase of power from Missouri wind farms

Audio: Mid-Missouri County considers wind farm

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.

Grundy County Extension Council

Grundy County Extension Council re-opens election

The Grundy County Extension Council has decided to reopen its election until February 20th. Paper ballots are available at the Grundy County Extension Office in the basement of the Alexander Student Center on the campus of the North Central Missouri College in Trenton. Any Grundy County adult can vote. The council decided at a meeting […]

Mike Parson Governor of Missouri

Governor Mike Parson makes appointments to commissions and offices in area counties

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday appointments to various commissions and offices. Those appointments included Randy Huffman of rural Galt as the Sullivan County Western District Commissioner. Huffman replaces Danny Busick who resigned from the commissioner position and was to be sworn in today (Wednesday) as the Second District State Representative for Mercer, Sullivan, and […]

MoDOT Road Work

Audio: Counties continue to warn Missouri lawmakers against transferring road maintenance to local governments

Local county officials continue to push back against any effort on the state level to transfer maintenance of roads to them. Opposition to any transfer of the “lettered roads” to local governments is reflected in unbending comments by Randolph County Commissioner Wayne Wilcox in northeast Missouri.     Wilcox says handing over those roadways to […]

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 […]

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 […]