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MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of February 6, 2023

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri for the week of Feb. 6-12. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There […]

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Second District State Representative Mazzie Boyd, has bill she sponsored on foreign ownership of farmland proceeding to “Rules Committee”

Second District State Representative Mazzie Boyd of Hamilton reports a bill she sponsored involving foreign ownership of Missouri farmland was voted out of committee this week. The Missouri House of Representatives also passed a measure involving initiative petition reform. She says the bill she sponsored was combined with four other bills before being voted out […]

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Trenton Middle School announces “Students of the Month” for February

The following students have been selected as February students of the month at Trenton Middle School for the character trait “Honesty.” 5th grade: Ava Burchett, daughter of Venissa & Levi Burchett Chance Scholl, son of Stephanie & Roger Ward and William Scholl 6th grade: Landry Shippen, daughter of Catie & Ryan Shippen Marcus White, son […]

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Trenton Middle School students take part in STAR events

Trenton Middle School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America recently competed in the Region 2 Students Taking Action with Recognition Event Competition. All 16 students who competed in eight groups advanced to the state competition. Those receiving gold include Caleb Ray for his Chapter in Review display and Caleb Shell and Ethan Shell for […]

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Linda Overton presents program on Missouri Department of Conservation’s “Wires Over Wildlife” program at Trenton Rotary Club meeting

Linda Overton presented the program at the Thursday, Feb. 2 meeting of the Trenton Rotary Club, held at the BTC Bank community room. Michael Ormsby presided at the business meeting, Dan Wilford gave the prayer and Martha Groegel was the sergeant at arms and program chairman. Mrs. Overton discussed the Missouri Department of Conservation’s “Wires […]

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ATV rider life-flighted to Columbia after crashing in Macon

An all-terrain vehicle crash late Thursday afternoon hospitalized a Macon resident. Forty-two-year-old Christopher Maloney received serious injuries and was flown to University Hospital in Columbia. Maloney was ejected when the four-wheeler struck a ditch and overturned on top of him. The report indicates he was not using any safety equipment The crash occurred on private […]

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Grundy County Council on Aging creates new organization to provide services to seniors and organizations in Trenton and Grundy County

The Grundy County Council on Aging has created a new organization to provide services to seniors and groups in Trenton and Grundy County. Green Hills Volunteers will replace the Retired Senior Volunteer Program but will provide the same services. The Grundy County Council on Aging has sponsored the North 65 Center of Trenton and RSVP. […]

Murder mystery fundraiser “Pasta, Passion, and Pistols” to be held at Riverside Country Club

The Trenton High School and Middle School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America will hold a murder mystery dinner fundraiser. “Pasta, Passion, and Pistols” will be held at the Riverside Country Club in Trenton on March 4th. Dinner will start at 6 pm, and the game will run from 6:30 to 8:30. The meal […]

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Big rig strikes farm tractor on Highway 36 killing man from Callao

The operator of a farm tractor was killed and another driver was injured in an accident Wednesday afternoon in rural Macon County. The highway patrol reports that 62-year-old Nels Magnuson of Callao was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of a Freightliner truck, 58-year-old Robert Ives of Nevada, Missouri, received minor injuries and was […]

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Car and big rig collide on Route K injuring Osborn man

A two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Stewartsville caused an Osborn resident to be hospitalized. Thirty-two-year-old Travis Evans was seriously injured and taken by EMS to Mosiac Life Care in St. Joseph. Evans was driving southbound on Route K and a Freightliner tractor was going east on Highway 36. Evans allegedly failed to yield and a […]

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Single-vehicle crash on Highway 36 injures Altamont man

A single-vehicle accident early Thursday morning near Stewartsville injured an Altamont resident. Forty-nine-year-old Nicholas Austin received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center. Austin was eastbound when his car traveled off the north side of Highway 36 into the median where it struck a culvert. The car then went across […]

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Trenton Park Board announces results of meeting held on Wednesday, February 1, 2023

The Trenton Park Board on February 1st approved the city purchasing a lawn mower and advertising a dump truck. The city will be allowed to purchase a mower from the Park Department for $6,000. Park Superintendent David Shockley reported the Park Board previously talked about advertising two mowers on the Purple Wave auction website. He […]

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Missouri Department of Conservation to offer free virtual class on firearm cleaning and storage

Firearms used for hunting and target shooting need care and maintenance to work properly year after year. The Missouri Department of Conservation will offer a free virtual Firearms Basic Care and Cleaning class from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8. This class will cover cleaning techniques and safe storage of rifles and shotguns. […]

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Audo: Scrappy Quilters Quilt Guild members meet monthly to sew, decide what charities to assist and what quilting events to attend

The Scrappy Quilters Quilt Guild sews, donates to charities, and attends quilting events. The group meets in the basement of the First Baptist Church of Trenton on the first Tuesday of each month. Sewing starts at 9:30 in the morning, and the business meeting begins at 5:30 in the evening. The next meeting will be […]

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Princeton High School Student Council to sponsor benefit fundraiser for Elementary School Principal Wes Guilkey

The Princeton High School Student Council will sponsor a benefit for Elementary School Principal Wes Guilkey, who has been diagnosed with colon cancer. Games for Guilkey will be held before and during the Princeton basketball games against Albany on February 7th. A soup supper and silent auction will start that evening at 5:15. Attendees can […]