Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves tax levy

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved an operating tax levy Monday evening for the April ballot. Administrator Misty Foster reports the levy is for $1.40 and would run for five years. Tyler SIS financial management software was approved for purchase for $18,170. Foster says the board also approved purchasing five Smart Boards and projectors […]

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Cover crop field guide available as mobile app

The Midwest Cover Crops Council’s popular field guide is available as a mobile app for smartphones and tablets. The Midwest Cover Crops Field Scout app lets farmers, crop advisers and conservation professionals access cover crop information on mobile devices, said Charles Ellis, University of Missouri Extension agricultural engineering specialist and MCCC board member. “The app […]

Health News

Hy-Vee to provide free A1C screenings

In honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month, Hy-Vee, Inc. will provide free Hemoglobin A1C screenings throughout its eight-state region during the month of November. The free Hemoglobin A1C screenings will be offered on a first-come, first served basis at the Hy-Vee Healthy You Mobiles in 168 Hy-Vee store parking lots. Hy-Vee registered dietitians will conduct […]

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Bright Futures Trenton to hold training sessions

Bright Futures Trenton will offer two training sessions for those interested in volunteering as a Bright Futures mentor in the Trenton R-9 School District. Superintendent Dan Wiebers will provide the training Monday, November 12 at 7 pm and Friday, November 16 at 5 pm both at the THS Media Center. Those interested in volunteering need to […]

Fiber Optic Internet Access

North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission introduces “AquaSmart” broadband internet

The North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission is introducing a broadband delivery concept, called AquaSmart, to deliver fiber to 10 counties in North Central Missouri. The Water Commission is responsible for building the East Locust Creek Reservoir, which will provide a water supply to Sullivan, Grundy, Mercer, Putnam, Schuyler, Adair, Macon, Chariton, Linn, and Livingston […]

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Grundy Electric receives $10M loan from USDA

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced Wednesday that the United States Department of Agriculture is investing more $398,500,000 to improve rural electric service in 13 states through the Electric Infrastructure Loan Program. Grundy Electric Cooperative, which is headquartered in Trenton, received a $10,000,000 loan, which includes $270,000 for smart grid projects. […]