Children playing on floor

Missouri ranks 28th of 50 states in child well-being

The approximately 1.4 million children who comprise nearly one-quarter of Missouri’s population are more likely to live in poverty than Missouri’s children in 1990. According to the KIDS COUNT Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The 30th edition of the Data Book — a comprehensive annual report on child well-being for […]

Trenton, Missouri Middle School

Awards presented to Trenton Middle School students

Awards were presented to Trenton Middle School students Friday morning. Awards given included those for perfect attendance, which went to fifth graders Garrison Otto and Kinsley Otto; sixth graders Kiley Lawrence, Baylee McCullough, and Madalyn Tipton; seventh graders Ava Frazier, Victor Markell, and Lance Polk; and eighth-grader Kaylea Boyle. Each student with perfect attendance received […]

Arrest

Galt woman arrested on trespassing allegation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Galt woman Thursday on misdemeanor first-degree trespassing. The bond for 49-year-old Christi Sims was set at $1,500 cash or corporate surety and she is scheduled for the Associate Division of circuit court May 28th. Court documents accuse Sims of unlawfully entering real property at 830 […]

Northwest Missouri State University (NWMSU) Basketball NCAA Division II national championship 2019

Senate passes resolution congratulating Northwest Missouri State University Bearcats

U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley announced that the Senate unanimously approved a resolution honoring the Northwest Missouri State University men’s basketball team for winning its second NCAA Division II national championship. “The Bearcats were unstoppable this season, earning another national championship and finishing the year with a perfect record,” said Blunt. “Congratulations to […]