Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation awards 11 grants totaling $6,101

GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated Trustees have awarded 11 grants totaling $6,101. Education grants were awarded to South Harrison R-2 Elementary and Middle Schools of Bethany, North Mercer R-3 High School of Mercer, Pleasant View R-6 Elementary and S. M. Rissler Elementary Schools of Trenton, Grundy County R-5 Elementary of Humphreys, Laredo R-7 Elementary, Spickard R-2 […]

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 […]

Audio: Pre-filed bill in Missouri legislature would be among the most restrictive abortion measures in the nation

Missouri lawmakers could be considering a far-reaching abortion restriction in the upcoming legislative session.     Republican state Representative Nick Schroer of O’Fallon pre-filed a bill this week that would prohibit doctors from performing abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. The measure, which allows for exceptions in medical emergencies, would ban most abortions after […]

Delta Queen Riverboat

Senators Blunt and McCaskill announce legislation to bring historic riverboat back to the Mississippi River

Missouri Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill announced that their legislation to bring the historic 1920’s riverboat Delta Queen back to the Mississippi River was signed into law. The bill reinstates a decades-long exemption to allow the boat to operate from its new homeport of Kimmswick, in Jefferson County – creating jobs and strengthening economic […]