News Briefs for Wednesday (April 5, 2023)

Mount Ayr Council Votes Not To Open Pool For 2023 Season Following lengthy discussion Monday night, Mount Ayr’s Board of Aldermen voted 3-2 not to open the Judge Lewis Pool for the 2023 pool season although they will apply for a pool permit to operate the pool. Read more…

Accident Near King City Enters Two Darlington Residents GENTRY COUNTY, MO – Two Darlington residents were taken to the hospital following an accident Tuesday afternoon in Gentry County. Read more…

Missouri April General Municipal Election Results

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Nodaway County

Missouri Congressman Blasts Donald Trump Indictments (MISSOURINET) – Missouri’s Fourth District Congressman Mark Alford is blasting efforts to prosecute former president Donald Trump, who was arraigned in New York Tuesday on charges related to paying hush money to adult film star Stormy Daniels. Read more…

Missouri House Endorses Plan to Boost Access to Child Care (MISSOURINET) – The Missouri House of Representatives has endorsed proposed tax credits to help deal with the state’s “child care crisis.” Read more…

Reynolds Signs State Government ‘Realignment’ Bill Into Law (Radio Iowa) Governor Kim Reynolds has signed a bill into law that will consolidate 37 state agencies into just 16 departments and eliminate dozens of unfilled positions in state government. Read more…

Study Details Iowa’s Healthiest (and Least Healthy) Counties (Radio Iowa) A new report says northwest Iowa’s Sioux County is the healthiest county in the state, while Montgomery County, in the southwest, ranks last. Read more…

Public Hearing for Bill to Require New Financial Checks for Government Assistance (Radio Iowa) Members of the public have debated a proposal to require more frequent income checks and a new asset test for Iowans receiving food stamps or health care coverage through Medicaid.  Read more…

Tuesday Scoreboard

Survey Shows Iowa Farmers Are Optimistic About 2023 and the Ag Economy (Radio Iowa) One of the state’s largest independent agricultural banks is releasing the results of its annual survey of thousands of farmers, gauging their opinions on a range of topics.  Read more…

Freeze Events and Crop Concerns (USDA) Reports are coming in from a mid-March freeze event in the Southeast and its impacts on crops in the region. Read more…

8 to 14 Day National Weather Forecast (USDA) USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey says above normal temperatures and dry conditions will cover most of the country, minus one exception, during the period of April 11 – 17. Read more…

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