Mo Farm Bureau Tractor Cruise

Missouri Farm Bureau fifth annual tractor cruise registration now open

Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is holding its fifth annual Keep Missouri Farming Tractor Cruise on July 21, 2018. Tractors will travel through Buchanan County, Missouri, on a 38-mile loop that will begin and end at the Ag Power John Deere dealership at the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 36 and SE State Hwy. Z. […]

Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge kicks off “First Fridays at the Refuge” tonight

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge south of Sumner will host its first “First Fridays at the Refuge” event of the year Friday night June 1, 2018. David Shuey of Carlisle, Pennsylvania will portray General John Pershing at the event from 5 o’clock to 8:30 and will discuss Pershing’s achievements and his connection to wildlife and […]

Back to School

Mercer County organizations seek donations for “Back to School” event

The Mercer County Health Department and the Mercer County Ministerial Alliance are seeking donations from local businesses, individuals, and community organizations for their Back to School Event. The event at the Mercer County Fairgrounds in Princeton the evening of July 27th at 5:30 will provide children with recommended school supplies. The event will also include […]

Sunnyview Board Meeting

Grundy County Nursing Home Board of Directors approves health insurance, room rates

The Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors approved health insurance and room rates at its meeting this week. The board approved the current minimum essential health insurance plan with Life Styles, which remained the same price. Also approved was the comprehensive medical plan with Blue Cross Blue Shield, which increases by $40 for […]

Salvation Army

Salvation Army to provide critical services to residents of Grundy and Livingston Counties

The Chillicothe Salvation Army will offer homeless respite care, a cooling station, and a food pantry to residents of Livingston and Grundy counties this summer. Case Manager Lynda Snuffer tells that the Homeless Respite Center will be offered the second and fourth Fridays of the month to provide a breakfast, sack lunch, and other services […]

Guns and Hoses

Guns-N-Hoses event to feature Kansas City Chiefs mascot KC Wolf

The Trenton Police Department announces KC Wolf of the Kansas City Chiefs will be at the Battle of the Badges. The police department will play the Trenton Fire Department in the Sixth Annual Guns ‘N’ Hoses Charity Basketball Game in the Trenton High School gym Saturday night to benefit the Lieutenant Eric Lorenz First Responders […]

Habitat Flats Lodge

Outdoor skills event to be held at Habitat Flats Lodge of Sumner

The Missouri Department of Conservation will host a free youth outdoor skills event featuring target marksmanship with archery and firearms gear. Five skill stations will be provided at the event at the Habitat Flats Lodge of Sumner, Saturday, May 19 from 10 o’clock in the morning to 2 o’clock in the afternoon. The stations will […]

Ticks

Ticks can carry many diseases so be tick aware this Summer

Tick season is here and milder winters and warm spring temperatures could result in higher numbers of ticks and tick-borne disease. National numbers recently released May 1 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that cases of diseases transmitted by ticks doubled from 2004 – 2016. In addition, new disease-causing agents that can […]

Weatherization assistance now available from Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri is seeking homeowners, renters, and landlords interested in participating in the Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program. The program provides cost-effective energy-efficient home improvements to Missouri’s low-income households, especially for the elderly, children, those with physical disadvantages, and others hit hardest by high utility costs. The program aims to lower […]

Gas Leak

Natural gas leak forces evacuation of Trenton residents

A natural gas leak Thursday morning resulted in the evacuation of residents near Norton Street and Crowder Road in Trenton. Trenton Fire Lieutenant Doug Franklin reports firefighters arrived at the corner of Norton Street and Crowder Road and found boring equipment operated by Boley Utilities Construction that had a significant amount of natural gas coming […]

Mo Department of Agriculture MORE program

Missouri Department of Agriculture launches strategic initiatives for agriculture, rural communities

The Missouri Department of Agriculture’s MORE strategic vision has always lived and breathed agriculture and rural Missouri. Today, the Department announced 16 individual initiatives that will take the MORE vision and put it into action. The Department will be targeting workforce development, youth in agriculture, food insecurity, agriculture business, broadband availability, emergency response, the Missouri […]

Severe Weather

Area organizations to participate in Severe Weather Awareness Week

Next week is Severe Weather Awareness Week and National Weather Service Meteorologist Ryan Cutter says that the purpose of the week is to encourage the public to think about the severe weather that could occur in the area, including thunderstorms, flooding, hail, and tornadoes, and what they should do in a severe weather event. Grundy […]