SEMA Website

State Emergency Management Agency training to take place in area communities

Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs has shared a list of upcoming State Emergency Management Agency training that will soon take place. Courses in the area include an eight-hour Hazmat IQ Training to explain a response tool that incorporates a series of job aids called Smart Charts, which enable responders to handle an incident […]

Tariff

Grundy County Extension to host public forum on tariffs

Grundy County Extension will host an agriculture economist from the University of Missouri at a free public forum about new tariffs later this month. Director of Strategic Partnerships for the University of Missouri’s College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Doctor Scott Brown will discuss the latest tariffs implemented by China and Mexico and their […]

Farm Service Agency FSA

Farm Service Agency to hold “Dealing with Drought” at Hundley-Whaley Center in Albany

Updates regarding drought from the Farm Service Agency and the Natural Resources Conservation Service will be covered during a program at the Hundley-Whaley Learning Discovery Center in Albany next week. “Dealing with Drought” will be held Wednesday, July 25th at 6:30 in the evening. Topics for the program will include drought status, Livestock Forage Program […]

Sunnyview Nursing Home

Sunnyview Nursing Home contracts with Energy Solutions Professionals to provide facility upgrades

Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments has entered into an Energy Performance Contract with Energy Solutions Professionals of Overland Park, Kansas. Sunnyview states the contract will result in $215,000 in infrastructure upgrades and that Sunnyview is guaranteed to save more than $32,800 annually in energy and operational costs after energy-saving improvements are made to the facility […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton’s Utility Committee tackles numerous issues at Tuesday meeting

The three-member Utility Committee to the Trenton City Council discussed several topics when they met for 90 minutes Tuesday night but no official action was taken. Dawn Stewart told of a flooded basement after an apparent sewer backup. It was noted a fiber optics contractor had a crew working in her yard. Trenton Municipal Utilities […]

Grain Belt Express

Grain Belt Express sent back to State Public Service Commission by Missouri Supreme Court

The Grain Belt Express Clean Line, a proposed energy transmission project through northern Missouri, got new life Tuesday following a ruling by the state’s highest court. The Grain Belt Express Clean Line, if built, would carry energy from Kansas to Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, running through several counties including Clinton, Caldwell, Carroll, and Chariton within […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton Administrative Committee and Utility Committee to meet Tuesday

Two committees representing the Trenton City Council have meetings Tuesday night at the city hall with both sessions open to the public. The Administrative Committee meets at 6 o’clock with an agenda includes discussion of airport hangar rentals, camper trailers parked in driveways and streets, and a pool fencing ordinance. The Utility Committee meets at […]

Putnam County Memorial Hospital

State Auditor Nicole Galloway issues follow-up report on Putnam County Memorial Hospital billing scheme

State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued a follow-up report of Putnam County Memorial Hospital in northern Missouri. Her report last year uncovered $90 million in inappropriate lab billings. The findings of the audit were covered by national news outlets and resulted in calls for a federal investigation into hospital billing schemes. “Our audit revealed a […]