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Midwest States Receive More Than $8 Million

To support wildlife, habitats, and imperiled species

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced over $45 million in State Wildlife Grant funding to U.S. states and territories who develop and implement programs to protect species and habitats that are in greatest need of conservation ‑ including species that are not hunted or fished.

  • More than $8 million in grant funding distributed to eight states to support conservation initiatives defined
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GRC “Football Circus” Died After Only One Year

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a three-part story on the history of the Grand River Conference. Next week’s final installment will present the league’s initial method of making all-conference selections, plus a time-line of league membership since 1990.

Conference records describe such activities as a fund-raising football circus to discussion of using footballs painted white with black stripes.

In 1946, a football game where each school fielded a

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March Letters For The Ladies

Green Hills Women’s Shelter in Trenton, which provides residential and non-residential services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence to men, women, and their children, has provided a March “Letter for the Ladies” with emphasis this month on guidelines for leaving an abusive relationship.

“In light of the recent domestic violence homicide in Cameron, we felt it very important to focus on how to safely leave an abusive relationship,”

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Group Offers Help to Families Affected by Homicide

Mothers in Charge (MIC), a non-profit in Kansas City, will be guest speakers at the upcoming March meeting of ReCess in Cameron. MIC is led by a group of women who have suffered the tragic losses of loved ones due to homicide. Their organization responds to homicide scenes to provide support to family members, hold vigils for victims, work to bring awareness of violence prevention, and educate children and parents

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Here Comes the Bridal Show

CHILLICOTHE, MO — Several local businesses are ready to make your dream happen. On March 28, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., they’ll be present in the banquet room at the Comfort Inn to discuss catering, cakes, flowers, rentals, dresses and tuxes, jewelry, music, photography, beauty services, and more. Come enjoy what each vendor has to offer and get your big day planned. This event is free to the public.

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MoDOT: How to Report Potholes

Spring doesn’t just mean sun and warmth and renewal, it also means potholes.

For the Missouri Department of Transportation, March means crews turn their attention to the potholes that “spring” forth as temps change.

“Our goal is to patch potholes as quickly as possible and get us through the transition to warmer weather,” said Elizabeth Wright, MoDOT state maintenance engineer. “MoDOT’s crews will repair minor road damage quickly, but we

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GRC Will Be Divided into East and West Divisions

The Grand River Conference’s two-division scenario will begin in 2016-17 after the field of league schools has grown to 16 with the addition of Trenton, Milan, Unionville, Pattonsburg, North Andrew and St. Joseph Christian.

School superintendents met last Wednesday in Gallatin to hammer out an agreement that would place schools in equal eight-team East and West divisions for softball and basketball, along with separate 11-man and 8-man football divisions.


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Ridgeway Man Fatally Injured in Accident

An 82-year-old Ridgeway man was fatally injured in an accident that happened at about 6:30 p.m. on March 2.

According to the state patrol, Robert Chandler, 82, Ridgeway, was driving a 1999 Oldsmobile 88 southbound in the northbound passing lane of I-35 about two miles south of Bethany. Raymond Green, 59, Alba, was driving a 2015 Volvo northbound in the northbound passing lane. Impact occurred as Mr. Chandler’s vehicle struck

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Free Class for Family Historians

The Family History and Discovery Center of Trenton will hold a training class designed to assist those interested in learning to attach pictures, stories, videos, and documents to their family tree. The event is March 14, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Family History Center, located at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2930 Oklahoma Ave. The public is invited. For more information, call 660-663-2782.

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