I-435 and I-70 Interchange

Major Traffic Alert: Portion of I-70 in Kansas City will close September 6-9 to enable bridge demolition

The Missouri Department of Transportation will have a COMPLETE CLOSURE of Interstate 70 in both directions between I-435 and I-470/Route 291 beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, September 6, until approximately 5 a.m. on Monday, September 9. This closure is for the demolition of the directional ramps from southbound I-435 to eastbound I-70 and northbound […]

Platte County Livestock Boosters Receive Grant

Platte County Livestock Boosters receive grant

The FCS Financial Rural Community and Agriculture Foundation recently granted $12,000 to the Platte County Livestock Boosters to assist with wash rack renovations at the fairgrounds. The boosters project of overhauling and replacing the washing facilities at the Platte County Fairgrounds will include four gated bays for small animals and an extension with cover to […]

Grundy Electric Website

Over 380 attend annual meeting of Grundy Electric Cooperative

Over 380 members and guests last night attended the annual membership meeting of Grundy Electric Cooperative. It included the re-election of two board members; recognition of years of service for long term employees; as well as reports. Returning to the board to serve three-year terms were Eric Woodard of rural Trenton and Joe Hartley of […]

Flooding in northwest Missouri

Disaster aid package that includes resources for Missouri farms and communities passed by Senate

A disaster aid package that includes much-needed resources for Missouri farms and communities impacted by flooding passed the Senate by a vote of 85 to 8. “The flooding in our state has been completely devastating in some areas – from destroyed homes to lost crops to damaged infrastructure,” said Blunt. “Relief is finally one step […]

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson

Audio: Parson considers ‘pretty aggressive’ steps to address Missouri flooding

The governor says major accomplishments have been made in the latest meeting with the Corps of Engineers about Missouri River flooding.     Governor Parson, the governors of Iowa and Nebraska – along with the Kansas Lieutenant Governor – met again on Friday in Iowa with Corps of Engineers officials. Parson says they agreed to […]

Trenton Municipal Utilities

Trenton City Council votes “No” on loaning money to wastewater department

The much-discussed financing of the proposed headworks project at the Trenton sewer plant took another turn Monday night. The City Council, on a vote of three in favor and four against, defeated a motion that would have allowed the electric department to loan $2,000,000 to the wastewater department. The motion to make the transfer, with […]

Healthcare

New report on the Health Insurance Market in Missouri released by Missouri Department of Insurance

A new report on the health insurance markets in Missouri was recently released by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions, and Professional Registration. The report, which focuses on major medical coverage, makes use of diverse data sources to provide an overview of Missouri’s health insurance market. In addition to data possessed by the DIFP, […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Audio: CEO of Wright Memorial Hospital addresses need for doctors at Trenton facility

Physician recruitment is one of the priorities for Interim Chief Executive Officer Steve Schieber of Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. Schieber, on a recent edition of Open Line, stated Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center have two of the highest employee retention rates among the 14 entities that make up the Saint Luke’s Health System of Kansas […]