A boil advisory has been issued for some Mercer County Public Water customers. The advisory affects the area from the Route C and Route JJ junction west to Jasper Road and from Jasper Road north to Jet Road. Those customers are asked to boil drinking water until further notice.
Summit Natural Gas of Missouri, Incorporated customers will see natural gas rates change to reflect estimated changes in the wholesale cost of natural gas as well as the change in the company’s actual cost adjustment factor. The ACA factor is a mechanism that tracks over or under-collection of actual natural gas costs over a 12-month […]
Hy-Vee stores will provide complimentary meals for veterans and active-duty military members in recognition and thanks for their service during their annual Veterans Day breakfasts Monday. Veterans will also receive 10% off of their grocery total on Veterans Day. Hy-Vee and Hallmark will offer free cards to customers for an opportunity to express appreciation to […]
Farmer’s Electric Cooperative, based in Chillicothe, has been selected as one rural co-op in 21 states to receive USDA financing to build and improve rural electric infrastructure. According to a recent announcement from the agriculture department, Farmer’s Electric is to receive a $14,000,000 loan allowing it to connect 726 customers while building and improving 114 […]
Missouri’s Public Service Commission is reminding you that the state’s Cold Weather rule is now in effect. The rule aimed at helping customers with heat-related utility bills began November 1st and remains in effect through March 31st. It prohibits gas and electric utilities from disconnecting services when the temperature is predicted to drop […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a boil advisory for a portion of northern Mercer County. Customers from the Iowa state line to Aurora Street and from Route W to Bird Avenue will be under the boil advisory until further notice.
The manager of a Wilbur-Ellis Company processing facility in Texas pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a multi-million dollar conspiracy to sell adulterated ingredients to pet food manufacturers, for which the company has already paid more than $4.5 million in restitution. William Douglas Haning, 48, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge […]
For a 17- or 18-year-old, procrastination often comes easy. Yet digging in and getting the work done is what helped Trenton FFA member Teresa Yoder become a national finalist in the agricultural processing proficiency award area. T.K.’s Processing is a 50/50 joint venture Yoder owns with her mom. The supervised agricultural experience project came about […]
To further assist in combatting the national opioid epidemic, Hy-Vee, Inc. announces it has purchased and will install drug take-back receptacles by Nov. 7, 2019, in all 276 Hy-Vee pharmacy locations throughout its eight-state region to provide customers a secure place to dispose of unused medications, including controlled substances. The availability of drug take-back receptacles […]
The co-founder of US Wellness Meats is the 2019 Missouri Livestock Symposium Person of the Year. Lifelong Lewis County farmer and businessman John Wood earns the honor for lifelong work to raise cattle on grass and market specialty meats says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Zac Erwin. His work makes a significant economic impact […]
A Romanian national, who was arrested with her son at a bank ATM with dozens of re-encoded gift cards that contained stolen credit and debit card information, was sentenced in federal court for her role in a skimming operation at several local banks. Loredana Baceanu, 31, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips […]