Trenton City Council expected to discuss rental housing on Monday night

The Trenton City Council agenda for a Monday night (March 14th) meeting includes an ordinance amending the charge for having rental housing units inspected.  It is currently $35.00, with any re-inspections within a year charged $10.00.  The proposed amendment would make the charge $35.00 with every inspection done. Another ordinance on the agenda corrects a […]

NCMC Presidential finalist

NCMC Presidential search down to two candidates, coming to Trenton for “Meet ‘n Greet”

The public can meet and ask questions to the two finalists for President of North Central Missouri College in Trenton. Jon Marshall of Iola, Kansas will be in Trenton on Tuesday, March 22nd, while Dr. Lenny Klaver of Houghton, Michigan will be in Trenton one week late, on Tuesday, March 29th.   Each man will […]

Daviess County Schools Increase Security After Threats Received Against Children in Northwest Mo.

(St. Joseph News Press) –  The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents to report any suspicious activities after threats were received in the region. Deputies said they received information from an outside agency that there was a threat of violence against children in Northwest Missouri. The threat of violence is being investigated by multiple […]

Accident in western Sullivan County injures young Trenton woman

Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Route W and Route PP, six miles west of Milan in western Sullivan County, at 8:30 this (Thursday) morning, sending a 20-year old Trenton woman to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan, with injuries described as minor by the Highway Patrol. The on-line report indicates that vehicles being […]

North Mercer Board of Education to meet Monday night

The North Mercer Board of Education agenda for a meeting on Monday night, March 14th includes resignations, salaries, and employee benefits, along with summer school and summer projects. Administrative reports and an auditor acceptance are also listed. The North Mercer Board will have a closed session regarding personnel.  Actions from the closed session are expected […]

Laredo Board of Aldermen meet, approve agreement to improve waste water system

The Laredo Board of Aldermen has approved an agreement for McClure Engineering to provide services for waste water system improvements.  According to City Clerk Ashley Boren, the cost has not been finalized.  The engineering firm (McClure) will make recommendations on what should be done.  The city will be seeking grant money through the United States […]

Pleasant View Board of Education meets, look forward to 2016-2017 school year

The Pleasant View Board of Education has offered contracts for next school year to all full-time probationary teachers at the school. A part-time speech implementer at Pleasant View, Kimberly Ray, was employed as a second grade teacher.  Courtney Deaver of Trenton was hired as a paraprofessional/classroom aide for preschool.   Resignations were accepted from Angie […]

City of Trenton

City of Trenton responds to ConAgra’s closing announcement

Over a month ago, the corporate officials of ConAgra announced the possibility of closing the Trenton facility. Today ConAgra announced its plans to close its Trenton facility by 2018, a decision that will tremendously impact our community and surrounding areas. Since the first announcement, City representatives have held meetings with local, county and regional stakeholders, […]

Borntreger to have preliminary hearing

Preliminary hearing date set for Samuel Borntreger on charge of first-degree murder

(St. Joseph News Press) –  Amish community members sat quietly Wednesday in the second row of the Harrison County Associate Circuit Court observing another legal hearing for a member of their community charged with first-degree murder. A Harrison County sheriff’s deputy escorted Samuel Borntreger, 39, in for another public hearing Wednesday. Borntreger allegedly poisoned his […]

Trenton 2020 meeting seeks to identify community needs

Approximately twenty people attended a Trenton 2020 Community Betterment meeting on Tuesday night, listening to updates on effort done in priority areas identified in 2015. Those priorties involve organized sports, housing, an events/community center, improving and maintaining community appearance, ad a recognized hotel chain.  All of those areas were addressed on Tuesday night, during a […]