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Several north Missouri cities approved for Transportation Alternative Program grants through MoDOT

Several northern Missouri cities have been approved for Transportation Alternative Program grants through the Missouri Department of Transportation. These cities include Trenton, Bethany, Albany, Plattsburg, Maryville, Savannah, St. Joseph, Country Club, and Kirksville. MoDOT reports that the projects focus on non-motorized transportation, emphasizing bicycle and pedestrian facilities. Those awarded funding include Trenton, receiving $174,000 for […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen selects Excel Healthplan for employee insurance in 2024

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted an employee health insurance bid November 27th. The accepted bid for health insurance for 2024 was for the Excel Healthplan Number 1 from Heritage for $679.63 per month per employee. It was the cheapest of two options submitted by Heritage. Two other companies also provided bids. MKI submitted three […]

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Pettijohn Auto Center in Trenton launches “Fill the Ford for Christmas” food drive

Trenton’s Pettijohn Auto Center has embarked on a charitable initiative to bolster the Grundy County Food Pantry this holiday season. The dealership is hosting a food and fund drive, aptly named “Fill the Ford for Christmas.” Alan Ferguson, spokesperson for Pettijohn Auto Center, announced that a new Ford Maverick pickup truck is prominently displayed in […]

Delores Kuttler Receives Missouri Community College Award of Distinction

Delores Kuttler receives Missouri Community College Award of Distinction

Delores and the late John Kuttler of Trenton, Missouri, were recently recognized by the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) for their outstanding support of Missouri community colleges. Delores was present to receive the 2023 Award of Distinction at the statewide MCCA convention held in Kansas City, Missouri. This is one of the highest awards given […]

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Livingston County Sheriff releases November 2023 report on incidents, arrests and investigations

The Livingston County Sheriff has released a report detailing incidents, arrests, and investigations for November 2023. Incident Reports: On November 14, the LCSO assisted the court with a person released on bond with specific conditions. The deputy discovered the defendant was not complying with these conditions and reported this to the court. On November 17, […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approves new insurance policy amid significant increase in premium

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved purchasing property/casualty/liability insurance November 28th. The insurance through the Missouri United School Insurance Council for the 2024 calendar year will cost $246,369. Vice President of Business and Finance Tyson Otto reported that was an increase from $177,181 on last year’s premium. He said the increase was […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board provides updates on local properties

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board made significant decisions regarding several properties in the area at Monday night’s meeting. The board, based on recommendations from Building Inspector Wes Barone, released two properties from consideration due to recent improvements and compliance. The former Lakeview property was removed from the list of dangerous buildings following parking lot repairs. […]

City of Trenton website updated June 2023

Trenton Mayor discusses sales tax and economic development ahead of election; Hostetler’s Market opens in Trenton

In a Monday night discussion about a potential Trenton sales tax issue for the election ballot, Mayor Jackie Soptic highlighted significant contributions by economic development officials in attracting a new local business, Hostetler’s Market. The market, owned by a Trenton resident, opened its doors in the former Orscheln’s building this week. Mayor Soptic commended the […]

Chillicothe City Hall

Chillicothe City Council approves three ordinances at meeting on November 27

The Chillicothe City Council approved three ordinances on November 27, at the council’s latest meeting. One ordinance authorized the city joining Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management Association Health. City Clerk Amy Hess reports full-time city employees will receive health insurance through MIRMA. There are two plans available, and the cost will depend on the type of […]

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Trenton Police Department releases detailed report on activities in October, 2023

The Trenton Police Department has released its October activity report, detailing a busy month with a total of 996 calls for service and self-initiated activities. The department’s commitment to community safety and law enforcement is evident in the comprehensive breakdown of its operations. In October, the Trenton Police completed 44 incident and offense reports, a […]

Chillicothe City Website 2023

Chillicothe Municipal Utilities board seeks new member for upcoming vacancy

The Mayor of Chillicothe, Missouri, is inviting residents to apply for a vacancy on the Chillicothe Municipal Utilities Board of Public Works. Interested individuals can obtain a board volunteer form either at the City Clerk’s Office, located at 715 Washington Street in City Hall, or through the City’s official website. Applicants must meet certain qualifications, […]

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EquipmentShare opens new industrial center in Moberly, investing more than $46 million and creating 151 new jobs

EquipmentShare, an integrated equipment rental and equipment asset management company, celebrated today the grand opening of its new industrial and upfitting center in Moberly. The company is investing more than $46 million and will create 151 new jobs over the next four years. “We’re excited to see a Missouri-made innovator like EquipmentShare expanding, investing, and […]

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Former Chillicothe police officer sentenced to probation and shock detention in theft case

On Monday, Livingston County Circuit Court in Chillicothe sentenced a former law enforcement officer for stealing cash from the Chillicothe Police Department’s evidence room. Jeremy Don Stephens, a 40-year-old Brookfield resident, appeared in Division One of the court. In August, Stephens pleaded guilty to the theft charge. Judge Ryan Horsman of the Circuit Court suspended […]

City of Trenton website updated June 2023

April ballot in Trenton to feature economic development sales tax; city employees to receive cost of living wage increase

Voters in Trenton will decide on an economic development sales tax in the upcoming election next April. Alongside this, one council member from each of Trenton’s four wards will be elected next year. The City Council voted to grant a 6.5% cost of living allowance to employees of the city and Trenton Municipal Utilities. Additionally, […]

Livingston County Library website 2023

Livingston County Library to host festive craft and snack programs for the Twelve Days of Christmas

The Livingston County Library, located at 450 Locust St., is excited to announce a series of snack and craft programs as part of the Twelve Days of Christmas celebration. These events, scheduled from December 1 to 18 on weekdays, promise a festive and creative experience leading up to Christmas. Supplies are available while they last. […]

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Dump truck crash near intersection in Princeton injures Trenton man

An accident involving a dump truck occurred on Monday morning, November 27, 2023, resulting in minor injuries to the driver. The incident took place on Highway 136 near its intersection with Highway 65 in Princeton. Gerald J. Hostetler, a 76-year-old man from Trenton, Missouri, was driving a 2015 Mack dump truck westbound on Highway 136. […]