Family and friends developmentally disabled

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled hold awards banquet

Seventy-four attended the Annual Dinner and Awards Banquet for the Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County this week. Executive Director Kayla Graham reports she handed out Candy Awards and a small gift to each person who participated in at least one event hosted by the Families and Friends of the Developmentally […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of November 19, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of November 19 – 25 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be other road work conducted throughout the region. Many of these will be moving operations and […]

Medicaid

Audio: Missouri becoming more isolated with state’s refusal to expand Medicaid

There’s strong opposition among Missouri Republican lawmakers to expanding Medicaid, even after voters in three red states passed ballot measures to do so in the recent election. Newly elected House Majority Speaker Pro-Tem John Wiemann of O’Fallon told Missourinet earlier this year that more states would be retreating from Medicaid expansion.     Missouri Republican […]

Christmas Wish Project

Applications for Trenton Kiwanis Club “Christmas Wish Project” now available

The Trenton Kiwanis Club, in conjunction with KTTN, has opened the application process for the Christmas Wish Project. The program is designed to assist low-income families with children 12 years old and younger with Christmas gifts for the children. To be eligible, a family must live in Grundy County, have custody of children for whom […]

Summit Natural Gas

Summit Natural Gas customers to see rate decrease starting November 19th

Customers of Summit Natural Gas of Missouri, Incorporated will see natural gas rates change under a filing taking effect Monday, November 19th. The rate change will reflect estimated changes in the wholesale cost of natural gas and a change in the company’s actual cost adjustment factor. The actual cost adjustment factor is a mechanism that […]

Dan Hegeman and Dr. Lenny Klaver

Senator Dan Hegeman receives Missouri Community College Association Distinguished Legislator Award

Senator Dan Hegeman was recently recognized by the Missouri Community College Association for his service to North Central Missouri College and community colleges across the state. Senator Hegeman received the 2018 Distinguished Legislator Award at the statewide MCCA convention held in Branson, Missouri. The award is given annually to legislators that persistently support Missouri community […]

Trenton Fire Department

Trenton Fire Department responds to home with overheated electrical outlet

Trenton Firefighter Derek Hert reports an overheated electrical outlet caused minor damage to a utility room at a house in Trenton Wednesday night. Upon arrival to 1111 Rural Street, he says firefighters found light smoke and no fire inside the residence. Firefighters utilized a thermal imaging camera to locate the outlet showing signs of wires […]

Gavel and Law book

Eight indicted for $2.1 million methamphetamine conspiracy

Eight defendants were indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a $2.1 million conspiracy to distribute nearly 100 kilograms of methamphetamine.  Juan Guzman, also known as “Flaco,” 37, Luis Carlos Ramos Caraveo, 23, and Maria De La Cruz Nava, 22, all citizens of Mexico residing in the Kansas City, Mo, area; Chanthacone […]

Missouri State Capitol

Audio: Incoming Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz looks ahead to 2019 session

Missouri Senate Republicans are expected to finish three days of caucusing today (Thursday) in St. Louis. Republicans will control the chamber 24-10 in January. Incoming Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz tells Missourinet his agenda will be caucus-driven.     Schatz sponsored a proposed ten-cent gasoline tax increase this year. Proposition D failed statewide by […]

Senator Roy Blunt

Senator Roy Blunt to serve as Chairman of Policy Committee

United States Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri has been reelected as chairman of the U. S. Senate Republican Policy Committee. Blunt calls it an honor to continue to serve in Republican leadership. He says that the Senate has enacted policies to strengthen the economy, rebuild the military, keep promises to veterans, and help “hardworking” families […]