Conference looks at opportunities with small acreages, April 2 in St. Joseph

Small acreages offer a variety of ways to generate income, ranging from raising fruits, vegetables, meat and poultry to enhancing your property for outdoor recreation or agritourism. A University of Missouri Extension conference, April 2 in St. Joseph, will explore opportunities to put small acreages to work. The third annual Small Acreage and Land Entrepreneurs […]

Prescribed Fire Workshop Burning

MDC offers burn workshop Pony Express Conservation Area northwest of Cameron

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free prescribed burn workshop at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, at the Pony Express Conservation Area northwest of Cameron. Prescribed fire is an effective way to manage vegetation for better cattle forage and improved wildlife habitat.    The workshop will cover topics such as fire […]

Trenton man, Galt teen arrested on separate warrants

Young men from Trenton and Galt have been arrested in Greene County on separate warrants issued by Grundy County authorities.  20-year-old Jeremy Osburn of Trenton faces charges of distribution of a controlled substance December 17th of last year. The charge accuses him with distributing methamphetamine to a Highway Patrol narcotics officer. Bond for Osburn was set […]

MoDOT: Upcoming road work for week of March 7 through March 13 in North Missouri

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northwest Missouri region planned for the week of March 7 – 13 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, brush cutting, guardrail repairs and other road work conducted throughout the […]

Hy-Vee Warns Customers of Giveaway Scam Circulating on Social Media

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Today, Hy-Vee, Inc. issued a warning to customers about a fraudulent grocery giveaway post circulating on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms. The giveaway is not affiliated with or supported by Hy-Vee, and customers are urged to not engage with the scam website or provide their personal information. In […]

Trenton Park Department announces summer job opportunities

The Trenton Park Department and Trenton Park Board are accepting applications for jobs.  They include seasonal park maintenance, lifeguarding, and an Assistant Manager opening at the Trenton Family Aquatics Center. The notice list the lifeguard and Assistant Manager jobs for this summer. Application forms for all of these positions are available at Trenton City Hall, […]

North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission

North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission near end of land acquisition for East Locust Creek Project

The North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission says it’s approaching the end of land acquisition for the East Locust Creek reservoir project. There are still ten individual property owners, the Boynton Church, and Missouri Department of Transportation properties to be addressed. The commission reports it remains in active negotiations on all parcels, with several properties […]

Former Albany, Mo. band director accused of sex crimes goes to court

(St. Joseph News Press) – The former band director for Albany High School and the Albany R-III School District returned to court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing. Defense attorney Richard Jacoby waived Christopher Hensley’s right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday and the court transferred the case to Circuit Court for a possible trial. Circuit Judge Roger […]

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department keeps busy: Incidents, arrests, investigations and transports

February 18 Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report with this office regarding an alleged assault between two juvenile students at the Chillicothe High School. School officials, parents, and juvenile authorities are aware of the incident. Investigation continues. February 21 the LCSO began an investigation of reported Trespassing and Peace Disturbance from a […]

NCMC Student Loan Default Rates Continue to Drop

The student loan default rate at North Central Missouri College has again dropped nearly 3 ½ percentage points in one year to 15.4%, according to draft figures recently released by the U.S. Department of Education. Although NCMC had more borrowers entering repayment (due to record-high graduation rates in recent years), NCMC also experienced an actual […]