Farm Field

Funding available to farmers interested in installing edge-of-field monitoring stations

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is making $2 million available to interested farmers to help install voluntary edge-of-field monitoring stations on agricultural land in five states, including Missouri.  “Edge-of-field water quality monitoring provides quantifiable data that supports voluntary-based conservation efforts aimed at reducing the movement of sediment and nutrients off Missouri farms,” State Conservationist […]

Preferred Family Healthcare

Former executives at Preferred Family Healthcare indicted for embezzlement and public corruption scheme

Two former executives of a Springfield, Mo.-based charity and an Arkansas state senator have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a multi-million-dollar public corruption scheme that involved embezzlement, bribes and illegal campaign contributions for elected public officials in Missouri and Arkansas, announced U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison of the Western District […]

Missouri Department of Agriculture Agribusiness Academy

Area students selected to participate in Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Agribusiness Academy

Several area high school sophomores were recently selected as part of a group of 30 to participate in the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Missouri Agribusiness Academy. Students selected for the 2019 class include Ada Fox of Galt, Seth Hansen of Chillicothe, and Rylee Johnson of Laredo. The selected students will convene at the Missouri Department […]

Mercer School District Website

North Mercer R-3 Board of Education approves salary increase

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education approved offering contracts to all non-certified staff members at its meeting Monday evening. Non-certified staff will receive a two percent salary increase and the supplemental pay schedule was also approved. Lankford Flooring was approved to sand and refinish the gym floor for $21,100. The Missouri State High School […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education to meet April 9th

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education will discuss audit bids and certify election results at its meeting next Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 5:30. Other items on the agenda include the administration of the oath of office, reorganization of the board, a grant, the building project, At-Risk report, the Missouri School Boards Association Spring Meeting, […]

Linn County Courthouse

Governor Parson appoints new Assessor for Linn County

Governor Mike Parson has appointed a new Linn County Assessor. Michele Murrell of Linneus is a current employee at the Assessor’s office and works as the Linn County Field Appraiser. She has been trained in real estate and personal property offices and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Missouri Western State University. Murrell’s community […]