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Missouri Supreme Court allows strict regulations on private deer hunting businesses

The Missouri Supreme Court has determined the state Conservation department has the authority to regulate private deer hunting ranches and Breeders.     The decision could have a major bearing on the private land hunting of highly coveted big antlered deer, for which some customers pay $40,000 to pursue.  After detecting dozens of deer in or […]

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Yet another boil advisory issued for portions of Sullivan County

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued yet another precautionary boil advisory for some of its customers due to a water main break. The advisory affects Sullivan County Rural Water customers on Route W between Highway 6 and Robin Road, including Almond and Lazy Pine Drives and Rustic, Rainbow, and Rock Roads. […]

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Missouri Public Service Commission approves agreement reducing Union Electric Company revenues

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an agreement that reduces the annual electric revenues of Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri. The rate decrease of approximately $166,500.000 reflects a reduction in the corporate tax rate from 35 to 21% as a result of the passage of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs […]

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Water main break prompts boil advisory in Sullivan County

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil advisory due to a water main break. The advisory affects all Sullivan County Rural Water customers in Macon County and Linn County on Route J north of Nagel Road, Nettle Drive, Alpine Avenue, Aspen Street, Alpha Street, Barrell Street, Nettle Drive, Bluegrass […]

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Boil advisory issued for customers in Public Water Supply District 1

Grundy County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil advisory, which will continue until further notice, due to the Rural Water tower at Spickard being drained. The boundaries for the advisory are north to the Mercer/Grundy County line, south to Highway 6, east to the Sullivan/Grundy County line, and west to […]

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Missouri Public Service Commission to hold hearing in rate adjustment for Union Electric

The Missouri Public Service Commission has established the hearing schedule in a case to adjust the electric rates of Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri. The Commission opened the case June 6th under a provision of Senate Bill 564, which passed by the Missouri General Assembly signed into law. A section of the […]

Boil Water Advisory

A total of three boil advisories issued for Sullivan County

The Sullivan County Public Water Supply District has announced precautionary boil advisories that go until further notice. One boil advisory affects rural water customers north of Browning on Highway 5 to Denver Road, with yet another advisory issued for customers on Tower Road. A third boil advisory was issued yesterday for all rural water customers […]

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Missouri Public Service Commission opens case to adjust rates of Union Electric Company

The Missouri Public Service Commission has opened a case to adjust electric rates of Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri under the provision of Senate Bill 564, which the Missouri General Assembly passed and was recently signed into law. The Commission reports a section of the bill gives the Commission one-time authority to […]

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Green Hills Regional Planning Commission holds meeting to address public transportation

Eight people attended a meeting held by the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission Wednesday to discuss the region’s public transit system. Assistant Director Jackie Soptic reports those attending included the manager of OATS and representatives of agencies whose clients need and use public transit systems. She says the meeting only addressed the needs and gaps […]

KCP&L

KCP&L files application to increase charge on consumer bills

KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to adjust the Demand Side Investment Mechanism (DSIM) charge on customer bills.  The DSIM charge, which appears as a separate line-item on customer bills, allows GMO to recover demand-side management program costs and incentives under the Missouri Energy […]

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USDA Invests $256 Million in Water Infrastructure in Rural Communities

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $256 million in 81 projects to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in rural areas in 35 states.  Missouri State Director Jeff Case is pleased to announce that over $10 million was invested into rural Missouri communities. “Rural […]

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Missouri Public Service Commission approves merger of utility companies

The Missouri Public Service Commission has unanimously approved the merger of Great Plains Energy Incorporated and Westar Energy Incorporated. The Commission determined the merger will benefit shareholders, ratepayers, and the general public. Great Plains Energy is the holding company for Kansas City Power and Light Company and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company stock. KCP&L and […]

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Ameren files application to build wind generation facilities in Schuyler and Adair Counties

The Missouri Public Service Commission has set an intervention deadline on Ameren Missouri’s request to construct a wind generation facility. Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, and operate a wind generation facility in Schuyler […]

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Watchdog groups say massive utility bill just passed in Missouri favors corporate utilities

A far-reaching utility bill just passed by the state legislature calls on Missouri power companies to pass the savings they’re getting from corporate tax cuts on to customers. David Woodsmall with the Midwest Energy Consumers Group contends the stipulation has an out clause for the utilities. He says it allows them to delay the savings […]