Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway

State Auditor Galloway releases monthly reports on local government and special district financial information

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway issued monthly reports detailing the compliance of local governments and other political subdivisions with financial reporting laws. One report includes cities, towns, and villages while the other lists political subdivisions such as water, fire protection, and other taxing districts.  These entities are required to file annual financial reports with the […]

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AgriVision Equipment lends support to Northwest Missouri State Ag Learning Center

AgriVision Equipment Group, a locally owned and operated farming equipment company with 17 locations across southern Iowa, has added its support to Northwest Missouri State University’s School of Agricultural Sciences and a planned Agricultural Learning Center at the University’s R.T. Wright Farm, pledging $100,000 toward the project. “We are so grateful and appreciative of the […]

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Missouri’s top 30 FFA members attend HYPE Academy

Missouri’s top 30 FFA high school seniors completed the fourth annual Helping Youth Prepare for Excellence (HYPE) FFA Academy June 26-28, in Columbia The three-day intensive program is designed to inform and empower students to effectively engage in pressing agriculture topics. Since 2015, the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council has sponsored and facilitated the academy in […]

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Farmers’ Electric Coop Area Youth Benefit Fund event to be held in August

The 26th Annual Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Area Youth Benefit Fund dinner/auction and golf tournament will be held in August. The dinner & auction will be held at the Chillicothe Elks Lodge on Saturday, August 25 and will be co-sponsored by Hedrick Medical Center.  A reception will begin that evening at 5 p.m. with dinner to follow […]

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Defendants waive preliminary hearings in Tuesday session of Grundy County court

Several defendants waived preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court on Tuesday with each being bound over to the August 9th docket in Division One. Krensa Kay Williams of Trenton faces four felony counts of stealing including a controlled substance/meth manufacturing material, in two different cases. Bonds were reset at $10,000 cash only […]

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Livestock producers in 25 counties now eligible for benefits through Livestock Disaster Forage Program

Producers in 25 Missouri counties are now eligible to apply for benefits through the Livestock Forage Disaster Program and Emergency Assistance for Livestock. Both programs are administered through the Farm Service Agency. Counties now accepting applications include Adair, Andrew, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, Clinton, Daviess, Dekalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Howard, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Mercer, Nodaway, […]

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Sunnyview Nursing Home contracts with Energy Solutions Professionals to provide facility upgrades

Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments has entered into an Energy Performance Contract with Energy Solutions Professionals of Overland Park, Kansas. Sunnyview states the contract will result in $215,000 in infrastructure upgrades and that Sunnyview is guaranteed to save more than $32,800 annually in energy and operational costs after energy-saving improvements are made to the facility […]

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USDA providing $2,000,000 to assist farmers in planting cover crops

The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service is helping producers affected by drought. State Conservationist J. R. Flores says the state has two million dollars available to help farmers plant cover crops to address inadequate feed and forage as well as other natural resource concerns. Cover crops established under the emergency initiative […]

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Audio: Climatologist says Missouri is the “bullseye” of the drought

University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan says Missouri is the “bullseye” of the drought.     Missourians can share drought conditions directly to the National Drought Monitor to improve reporting on-the-ground. University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan says information can be uploaded to the newly-created Missouri Extension Drought Impact Reporter website which includes […]