host Cal Ripken State tourney
GRANDVIEW - Monday night, the Grandview City Council
approved a request that will bring the Cal Ripken Baseball 11-year-old State
tournament to Grandview's Country Park fairgrounds.
The event will be held at the fairgrounds July 13-17. But
before the tournament can come to town, the Grandview Cal Ripken League will be
putting in new pitcher's mounds and constructing dugouts at one of the fields.
They have already constructed dugouts at two of the fields located at the
The tournament will bring 16 to 18 Cal Ripken teams to
Council votes to support Fish and Wildlife venture
GRANDVIEW - Monday night, the Grandview City Council voted
to throw its support behind a Department of Fish and Wildlife application for a
North American Wetlands Conservation Act grant.
If received, the grant would be used to pay for improving
infrastructure in the Byron Pond area, which is located near the Grandview
Wastewater Treatment plant.
In a show of support, the Grandview City Council voted to
write a letter of support to the Department of Fish and Wildlife and provide a
$100,000 contribution to the effort as an in-kind match.