Backpack Buddies Mini Golf Fundraiser

Miniature golf event raises nearly $5,000 for Backpack Buddies

A miniature golf event and associated activities at Trenton on Saturday raised money to support the backpack buddies weekend food programs of Grundy and Livingston Counties. The Regional Nurse Practice Council for Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center report a total of $4,717.00 was raised during events held at Johnny Popper’s mini-golf and the […]

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Audit of Missouri Department of Public Safety raises concerns with procedures under agency’s former director

State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a report raising concerns about the process used by the Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS) under the agency’s former director when awarding and managing a contract for the coordination of fingerprint technology at local law enforcement agencies. “Missourians should have confidence their tax dollars are being used appropriately […]

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Penalties increase for poaching in the state of Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri legislature and governor have taken actions to increase penalties for those caught poaching Missouri game animals and other native wildlife species.  Missouri Governor Michael Parson signed HB260 into law July 11. Called the Poaching Bill, it significantly raises fines for those convicted of illegally taking Missouri […]

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Princeton R-5 Board of Education approves salary schedules

The Princeton R-5 Board of Education approved various actions during a special budget meeting Thursday evening. One of those was the approval of the 2019-2020 preliminary budget, which projects revenues of $5,199,252 and expenditures of $5,323,322 leaving a projected deficit of $124,070. The Princeton R-5 School District passed a six point two million dollar bond […]

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BTC Area Youth Benefit Corporation’s “Fore the Kids Golf Tournament” raises over $20,000

The BTC Area Youth Benefit Corporation’s “Fore the Kids Golf Tournament” recently raised $20,152.00 to benefit area youth. BTC Bank Marketing Assistant Ashley Woody says the money was raised through sponsorships, golfing teams, a silent auction, a raffle, and hole contests. There were four levels of sponsors and Copeland Development and Construction Company, Incorporated was […]

Audio: Governor Parson signs agriculture bill into law pertaining to CAFOs

Legislation that prevents Missouri counties from imposing regulations on concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) that are stricter than state regulations has been signed into law by Governor Mike Parson.     The bill is backed by many of the state’s commodity groups, including the Missouri Farm Bureau and the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association. Critics include St. […]

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Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Tournament raises over $5,000

The 15th Annual Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Tournament has raised $5,000. Twenty-four teams participated in the tournament held Friday in perfect weather conditions at the Riverside Country Club in Trenton. Proceeds will help the Foundation make future equipment purchases and improvements at Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. The team representing North Central Missouri […]

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“Click it or Ticket” campaign set to begin May 20, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Region 7 state highway safety offices are joining law enforcement nationwide for a Border to Border Click it or Ticket kickoff event starting Monday, May 20. The campaign seeks to increase seat belt use by coordinating highly visible seat belt law enforcement in the […]

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Hy-Vee raises $360,846 during the “Great American Milk Drive”

Hy-Vee has announced customer donations and its corporate participation during The Great American Milk Drive helped raise $360,846 to purchase much-needed milk for local food banks throughout Hy-Vee’s eight-state region.   During the monthlong campaign in March, customer donations totaled $277,846, with an additional $83,000 in corporate giving from Hy-Vee. According to Feeding America, milk is […]