Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission approves COVID-19 relief funding requests from Laredo school and Sunnyview

The Grundy County Commission approved Coronavirus relief funding requests from the Laredo R-7 School District and Sunnyview Nursing Home Tuesday, September 22nd. Laredo R-7 was approved for $2,614.46, and Sunnyview was approved for $15,083.82. Grundy County was notified of a registration qualification last week, and the county is required to submit a report detailing the […]

Schools Closed COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Trenton, North Mercer, Princeton and others extend closure dates due to COVID-19

Trenton R-9 School District on Monday announced it will remain closed until Monday, April 27th. In a letter posted to the Trenton R-9 website, Superintendent Mike Stegman says he’s concerned this will not be the last extension but one that is based on current information involving Coronavirus concerns. School officials plan to continue to review […]

Polo R-7 School District Website

Polo School District implements crisis plan due to crash that killed two teenagers

The Polo R-7 School District has implemented its Crisis Plan this week following a vehicle accident in southern Caldwell County Sunday that killed two teens from Polo. Middle School and High School Principal Jonathon Pickrell provided information that shows the plan involves guidelines for understanding and responding to a crisis, including emotions teachers may observe […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education to pay for employee life and vision insurance

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education agreed to pay for life and vision insurance for district employees at its meeting Monday evening.  Administrator Misty Foster reports the board will pay for $15,000 worth of life insurance for each employee. Contracts were offered to all non-certified staff and a freeze was put on bus salaries. The […]

WMH presents fit tastic at Laredo

Wright Memorial Hospital presents Fit-Tastic program to students at Laredo school

Wright Memorial Hospital recently presented the Fit-Tastic interactive program to fifth and sixth graders at Laredo R-7 School. The program was presented during Miss Herrold’s P.E./Health class one day a week for four weeks by Wright Memorial Hospital dietitian Christina Ferguson, with assistance from the Grundy County Health Department, Trenton Hy-Vee’s registered dietitian, Cindy Eivins, […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves contract for school Administrator

The Laredo Board of Education has approved a three-year contract for Administrator Misty Foster. The contracted period is through the 2021-22 school year. Foster has been working this school year under a one-year agreement. The board accepted the resignation of part-time music teacher Carol Wilford and approved renewing contracts for all other tenured and probationary […]