Special Olympics

Special Olympics Missouri announces new President & CEO

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) has announced the appointment of Susan Stegeman as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective April 1, 2019. She will lead the grassroots movement for the empowerment of people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri. Every day, Special Olympics uses the transformative power and joy of sports […]

Duane Daily From Mercer County

Mercer County native wins Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award

A Mercer County native has won the Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award at the Missouri Livestock Symposium. University of Missouri Extension writer Duane Dailey of Columbia received the award, which honors an educator making significant contributions to agriculture in northeastern Missouri. Dailey says he “taught through the media” for 57 years and writes science stories […]

Grundy County Museum

Grundy County Museum season ends October 21

The museum’s exhibit season ends Sunday, October 21 and this is the final opportunity to see this year’s outstanding exhibit celebrating Grundy County’s sports programs. In addition to a display of sports equipment and school memorabilia, such as uniforms and trophies, 25 information and photo panels highlight sports in each of Grundy County’s five schools, […]

2018 4-H Hall of Fame Inductees

Fifty inducted into 2018 Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame

“Making the best better” for generations of Missouri 4-H club members, 50 volunteers joined the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 18 at State Fair Community College in Sedalia. Inductees from 38 counties established a legacy totaling 1,318 years of service to 4-H. More than 250 family members and friends attended the 12th annual […]

Bulls in farm lot

Show-Me-Select rules require genetically tested bull EPDs

New sire selection rules for Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifers improve reliable calving-ease genetics. “Bulls used in the heifer program will carry DNA-tested EPDs (expected progeny differences),” said Jared Decker, University of Missouri Extension geneticist.  The rules going into effect Feb. 1, 2019, were set by the SMS governing board of farmers. “DNA tests add reliability to EPDs […]

Galt Spickard PV Laredo cases at Grundy County Museum

Grundy County Museum expands sports exhibit

In keeping with a longstanding tradition of bringing the best that Northern Missouri has to offer, the Grundy County Museum has added new photos, stories, statistics, and displays to the Museum’s Sports Exhibit. Included in the new items are photos of the Trentonettes, The Trenton Swim Club, the Hauck brothers, A baseball story by Seth […]