Holiday Hoops Basketball

Officials release tentative schedule for High School Holiday Hoops

High School Holiday Hoops officials have released the upcoming schedule featuring 115 teams, 63 high schools from Missouri and Iowa and a total of 77 games. Hoops Director Steve Maxey says this year’s event features some of the most outstanding high school basketball programs in all of north Missouri and southern Iowa as well as […]

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Audio: Missouri farmers differ on ballot measure to limit political money, redraw voting districts

There’s disagreement among farmers over the Clean Missouri ballot measure to redraw voting districts. The Missouri Farm Bureau opposes the proposal, claiming it would weaken the power of rural voters. Mid-Missouri cattle rancher Susan Williams says Cooper County where she lives is already disenfranchised because it’s divided into four legislative districts.     Former Missouri […]

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Smithfield announces nationwide expansion of “Manure to Energy” projects

Smithfield Food Inc. has announced a nationwide expansion of Smithfield Renewables, innovative projects that are designed to help meet its goal to reduce the company’s greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2025. That is set in concert with the Environmental Defense Fund. This month marks the one-year anniversary of Smithfield Renewables. Smithfield is setting the goal […]

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Smithfield Foods announces investment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Smithfield Foods, Inc. announces, through the nationwide expansion of Smithfield Renewables, innovative projects designed to help meet its goal to reduce the company’s greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2025, which it set in concert with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). This month marks the one-year anniversary of Smithfield Renewables. As part of the expansion of Smithfield […]

Democratic Party

Grundy County Democrats hold event at Rock Barn in Trenton

A Grundy County Democratic Candidate Cookout was held at the Rock Barn in Trenton Saturday night featuring candidates for the August 7th Primary Election appearing before what was described as a moderately sized crowd. Vying for the nomination for the office of Missouri’s 6th Congressional District, all three candidates: Winston Apple, Henry Martin, and Dr. […]