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Trump Administration invests nearly $42 million to improve rural electric infrastructure in rural Missouri, Iowa, & Nebraska

The Trump Administration, along with the Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Directors for Missouri Jeff Case, for Iowa Grant Menke, and for Nebraska Karl Elmshaeuser, today announced the USDA is investing $41,967,000 to build and improve critical electric infrastructure.  The funding, made possible through the Electric Loan Program, will benefit more than 77,000 rural […]

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Trump Administration invests more than $5.5 million to support economic development in rural Missouri

The Trump Administration, along with the Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Missouri Jeff Case, announced eight rural electric cooperatives will receive a total of $5,552,000 to create jobs and increase economic opportunities throughout the state. Rural electric cooperative partnerships are critical in working with rural communities to increase economic development and providing […]

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Trump Administration invests more than $1 million in rural business development in Missouri

The Trump Administration, along with the Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Missouri Jeff Case, today announced 20 organizations statewide are being awarded a total of $1,068,984 to create jobs and increase economic opportunities throughout the state. “When rural, small businesses expand and do well, it leads to a positive impact on the […]

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More than $9 million in grants approved for six Missouri school districts to provide protection against tornados

The State Emergency Management Agency announced more than $9 million in grant funding has been approved to build tornado safe rooms in six Missouri school districts. The federal grants for school districts in Dunklin, Henry, Ozark, Shannon, Texas, and Wright counties will pay for 90 percent of the cost of the safe rooms, which are […]

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MDC partners with Grundy Electric Cooperative for wildlife habitat projects

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is partnering with the Grundy Electric Cooperative on a project to benefit wildlife habitat and reduce power line right-of-way maintenance costs. Private property owners are also a voluntary partner. MDC’s Wires Over Wildlife (WOW) program provides expertise and cost-share money for converting overgrown brush and trees under electrical distribution […]

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Grundy Electric Cooperative refunds over $450,000 in capital credits

Grundy Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors authorized the distribution of $450,435.32 in capital credits to member-owners during their June 30 board meeting. The current members and past members will receive 100% of 1986 & 1987 and 25% of 2019 allocated capital credits. The capital credit refund checks will be mailed to member-owners during the month […]

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Grundy Electric Cooperative to hold “drive-thru” annual membership meeting

The Grundy Electric Cooperative will hold a special drive-through annual membership meeting due to safety concerns with COVID-19. Grundy Electric Cooperative member-owners are invited to drive through the parking lot at the South Harrison R-2 High School of Bethany the evening of August 6th from 4:30 to 6:30. Members will stay in their vehicles, register, […]

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GEC Community Foundation awards over $7,000 in grants

The trustees of the GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated have awarded 11 grants totaling $7,402.84. School districts receiving education grants were Pleasant View R-6, Trenton R-9, Princeton, North Mercer, Newtown-Harris, North Harrison of Eagleville, Cainsville, South Harrison of Bethany, and Gilman City. The next grant application deadline is October 1st. Qualified applicants must be a non-profit […]

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Internet access installed at Sesquicentennial Park in downtown Trenton

Fiber optic internet access has been installed at the Sesquicentennial Park in Downtown Trenton. Main Street Trenton Executive Director Megan Taul reports the internet will only be available to the public during Downtown activities and events for now. There are future plans to have the free service available on a regular basis at the park. […]

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Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve ordinances, presented reports from departments

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted several ordinances this week. One authorized the city entering into an equipment lease agreement with the Friends of Gallatin. Another approved an electric franchise with Farmers’ Electric Cooperative, Incorporated. A third authorized the city entering into a service contract agreement with the Missouri Rural Water Association to conduct sewer […]