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Missouri Public Service Commission approves rate increase for KCP&L

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by Kansas City Power and Light-Greater Missouri Operations Company to change the fuel adjustment charge on its electric customers’ monthly bills. The change reflects the fuel and purchased power costs from December 2017 to May 2018 as well as KCP&L- GMO’s fuel adjustment charge true-up. […]

Ducks Unlimited and Nestlé Purina PetCare Company have partnered to protect and improve 1,600 acres of wetland and grasslands across Iowa over the next three years through Ducks Unlimited’s Living Lakes Initiative.

Nestlé Purina commits $1 million to Ducks Unlimited in Iowa to help boost water quality

Ducks Unlimited and Nestlé Purina PetCare Company have partnered to protect and improve 1,600 acres of wetland and grasslands across Iowa over the next three years through Ducks Unlimited’s Living Lakes Initiative, promoting healthy soil, healthy crops, and healthy wildlife habitat. Purina, which operates three pet food manufacturing facilities in Iowa (in Clinton, Fort Dodge […]

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Several waive preliminary hearings in Tuesday session of circuit court

Waiving preliminary hearings Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court were Andrew Lane Epperson of Laredo, David Clay-Austin Travis of Spickard, James Lewellen, and Ricky Eugene Shoemaker—both of Trenton.  Each was bound over for arraignments September 6th in Division One of the circuit court. Epperson, from a February 1st arrest, faces charges of driving […]

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Audio: Livingston County considers whether to join lawsuit against opioid drug makers

(Missourinet) – Livingston County in northwest Missouri is considering whether to join a national lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says misleading information has led doctors to improperly prescribe addictive medications.     Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas tells Missourinet affiliate KCHI in Chillicothe addictive prescription drug overuse is a big problem in the […]

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Gallatin Board of Aldermen deal with a multitude of issues at latest meeting

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen approved a request regarding water and electric services at a meeting Monday evening. Steve Holcomb is planning on building a house on the south side of town and requested the city provide water services and release electric services to Farmer’s Electric. The board approved the City of Gallatin allowing Farmer’s […]