The American Flag with fireworks display.

Fireworks, Music And Fun on July 4th in Trenton

Everybody loves fireworks, as witnessed by the huge crowd that gathers to watch the fireworks go off at the annual July 4th celebration in Trenton.   Fireworks, however, are not inexpensive, particularly when you take into consideration the class of fireworks involved in the celebration.  These aren’t the fireworks that your families and friends set […]

Man and Son watching Tractor

MU Extension presents “Map of My Kingdom”, concerning farm succession planning, on Friday night

University of Missouri Extension presents a free play in Chillicothe tonight (Friday night) in efforts to help farmers talk about succession planning.  The play, entitled “Map of My Kingdom”, will give members of farming communities a look at the difficult process of transferring farmland from one generation to the next. The 1 hour play, written […]

Skin Cancer Screening

Grundy County Health Department, Cleaver Dermatology to offer free skin cancer screenings

Summertime means many people enjoying fun in the sun, however, the risk of skin cancer increases with sun exposure.  The Grundy County Health Department is partnering with Cleaver Dermatology to offer free skin cancer screenings to the community. The screenings will take place on Thursday, June 30th from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the […]

Dunn Ranch Prairie

“Prairie Days” activities planned for Harrison County’s Dunn Ranch, final weekend of June

Northwest Missouri’s grassland heritage will be celebrated at Prairie Days June 24-25 at Dunn Ranch in Harrison County. Bison, butterflies, birds and native plants that support them will be on display. Experts will interpret prairie ecology at a free event sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), The Nature Conservancy, and the Missouri Prairie […]

Chillicothe Fire Department recognized as”Fire Department of the Year” by Missouri Fire Fighters Association

The Fire Fighters Association of Missouri has named The Chillicothe Fire Department as “Department Of The Year” for 2016. The FFAM serves 7, 533 members and 367 fire departments. The award was presented to the department at the FFAM 62 annual convention held at Tan Tara resort. The Chillicothe Fire Department is a progressive Department with […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Free sports physicals to be offered May 4 and May 11

Wright Memorial Hospital and the Grundy County Health Department are once again working together to offer sports physical exams for all area students planning to participate in athletic/cheerleading activities during the 2016-2017 school year. Free sports physical exams will be offered on May 4 and May 11 from 3 – 5:30 p.m., at Wright Memorial […]

Weeds such as Dandelions

Identifying weeds just got easier with this app for smartphones

The University of Missouri Extension recently released an update for its free ID Weeds app for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices to help people easily identify weeds in the field, lawn, or garden. Kevin Bradley, an MU Extension weed scientist, says the update includes new graphics and is more user-friendly than the initial version.  The app […]