Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for portions of Trenton

Trenton Municipal Utilities reports a water outage and boil advisory for part of Trenton due to a water main break and repair. The affected area includes East 28th Street from Northeast Eighth Avenue to 4400 East 28th, Hunter Road from East 28th to Lake Trenton Drive, and Sportsman Road from East 28th to 2610 Sportsman […]

CAFO

Audio: Controversial agriculture bill could resurface today in Missouri Senate

A controversial agriculture bill could resurface today in the Missouri Senate.     The state Senate could debate today whether to ban Missouri counties from enforcing rules stricter than state regulations required for large animal feeding operations. Jefferson City Republican Mike Bernskoetter’s bill would bar counties from limiting where the farming operations, known as CAFOs, […]

Back row: Nate Udovich, PTK 2018-19 President, Stetson Klise, Scotty Bowman Middle row: Lilly Simons, PTK 2019-20 President-elect, Skyler Adkison, PTK 2019-20 VP Leadership & Service-elect, Olivia Lauhoff, PTK 2018-19 VP Scholarship & Fellowship, Chasidy Finney, PTK 2019-20 VP Communications & Historical Events-elect, Makaylah Gordon Front row: Annaliese Riley, Natasha Jackson, Katie Blanchard, Jamee Scearce, PTK 2018-19 VP Leadership & Service, Kati Stafford

Phi Theta Kappa elects new officers

The Phi Theta Kappa Eta Mu Chapter Honor Society at North Central Missouri College recently held their family BBQ at Barton Farm Campus and elected new officers for the 2019-2020 year. Elected for the 2019-2020 year is President Lilly Simons, Vice President of Leadership and Service Skyler Adkison, and Vice President of Communications and Historical […]

FCS Financial Community Giving

FCS Financial awards $51,000 in scholarships

FCS Financial recently selected 34 recipients for their Scholarship Program who will each receive a $1,500 scholarship to assist with the cost of higher education. Since 2004, more than $620,000 has been distributed through the FCS Financial Scholarship Program. The program is designed to encourage and support higher education for relatives of FCS Financial members. “As […]

Unemployment Rate

Unemployment rates remain fairly steady in northern Missouri

Grundy County’s latest unemployment rate changed only slightly from the January figure. Statistics from the Division of Employment Security show Grundy County has 174 unemployed out of a civilian labor force of 4,400.  That’s a percentage of three-point-nine percent for February (the latest month available). In January, Grundy County had a rate of four percent, […]

Missouri Public Utility Alliance (MPUA)

Missouri Public Utility Alliance responds to Grain Belt-related legislation passed by Missouri House

The Missouri House advanced House Bill 1062 to the Missouri Senate. This bill will effectively kill new infrastructure projects like the Grain Belt Express transmission line. Members of the Missouri Public Utility Alliance (MPUA) have repeatedly let lawmakers know that 39 local consumer-owned utilities, representing more than 350,000 people in the state, stand to lose […]