Election 2018

General Election: A preview of candidates and issues in north Missouri as well as issues statewide

Polls are open until 7 o’clock tonight across Missouri as candidates are elected to office and local and statewide issues are decided by the voters. There are no countywide races in Grundy, Mercer, Sullivan, Harrison, and Livingston counties. Within the rest of the Green Hills, there are only a handful of races for county office. […]

Tarana Burke

Northwest Missouri State University lecture to feature ‘me too’ movement founder Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke, a social justice activist and the founder of the “me too” movement, will appear at Northwest Missouri State University as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series and deliver the University’s 2017-18 James H. Lemon Lecture. Burke shares the story behind the genesis of last year’s viral and Time magazine Person of the Year-winning […]

Missouri State Fair Governor's Ham Breakfast 2018

More than 1000 attend Governor’s Ham Breakfast at Missouri State Fair

Bids were called and money was raised for youth today at the 66th Governor’s Ham Breakfast held in the Director’s Tent on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Missouri Governor Mike Parson addressed the guests, which numbered more than 1,000. Several other distinguished guests attended the Breakfast, including Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn, State Fair Director […]

Election Results

August Primary election results Tuesday, August 7, 2018 for Northern Missouri

Grundy County will have a new Commissioner following balloting in the primary election Tuesday and the upcoming general election in November. Phillip Ray defeated Incumbent Rick Hull and challenger Mark Moore for Presiding Commissioner of Grundy County. The vote count shows Ray with 931 votes, Hull had 603, and Moore 348. Ray wins the majority of the […]

You Decide

Issues and races to be decided in today’s primary election in the Green Hills of Northern Missouri

There are few candidate races and ballot issues for today’s primary election within the nine-county, Green Hills Region. Political parties will nominate their candidates to run in the November general election. Polls are open until 7 pm tonight. The only nominating race in Grundy County is for the Republican nomination for Grundy County Presiding Commissioner. […]

Saddle Club Arena

Coltrain’s Mules and Furnish Farms to hold 3-day event at Newtown Saddle Club arena

Coltrain’s Mules and Furnish Farms will host three days of activities for mules, horses, and teams at the Newtown Saddle Club Arena next month. Activities will begin August 3rd with cattle events, including steer dobbing, ranch ropin’, and steer doctoring. David Stutzman of Rocky Timber Horse Training and Shoeing will provide the steers. August 4th […]

Election 2018

Races for office shaping up in upcoming August primary

Candidate filings began Tuesday for multi-county districts in this area. A 7th district state representative race is shaping up between Republican Rusty Black of Chillicothe and Democrat Dennis VanDyke of Marceline. Both have to be nominated by their parties in the August primary election. After the first day of filings, Republican Danny Busick of Newtown […]