Arrest

Authorities arrest area residents over Memorial Day weekend

The Highway Patrol reports several arrests in area counties on Friday and early Saturday morning. Twenty-six-year-old Sara Service of Blythedale was arrested in Worth County and accused of speeding 16 to 19 miles per hour over the posted speed limit, owner operating motor vehicle without financial responsibility, and operating a motor vehicle on a highway […]

Suicide Graphic

Galt man’s death ruled as suicide

Grundy County Coroner Dewayne Slater has ruled a 69-year old Galt man’s death a suicide. David Hagler, took his own life Saturday afternoon at his Galt residence. Grundy County Sheriff Rodney Herring said authorities were at the residence previously on a domestic matter but had left the scene. The sheriff indicated Hagler was home alone […]

Child Endangerment

Trenton couple arrested on child endangerment charge post bond

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports a married couple from Trenton arrested Wednesday and charged with misdemeanor second degree endangering the welfare of a child has posted bond. Seventy-one-year-old George Ellis has also been charged with two counts of misdemeanor fourth-degree domestic assault; first or second offense with bond set at $5,000 cash only. Sixty-year-old […]

Hy-Vee

Hy-Vee raises $360,846 during the “Great American Milk Drive”

Hy-Vee has announced customer donations and its corporate participation during The Great American Milk Drive helped raise $360,846 to purchase much-needed milk for local food banks throughout Hy-Vee’s eight-state region.   During the monthlong campaign in March, customer donations totaled $277,846, with an additional $83,000 in corporate giving from Hy-Vee. According to Feeding America, milk is […]

Gary Riedel

Missouri farmer inducted into Missouri Soybean Hall of Fame

Missouri Soybean Hall of Fame 2019 inductee Gary Riedel says demand for soybean increased greatly since farmers approved checkoff dollars to fund research and promotion. Riedel served as head of Missouri Soybean Association in the early 1980s and was president of the American Soybean Association when the national soybean checkoff went into effect. This year, […]