Verizon wireless service may be affected due to water tower work

The City of Trenton has scheduled maintenance on the water tower in Trenton that currently hosts a Verizon cell site. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs reports Verizon has been notified of the work, which the project timeline provided by the city indicates could be finished in November. Verizon will be required to move […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council votes to proceed with $1.5M headworks project at sewer plant

The Trenton City Council has voted unanimously to proceed with the headworks portion of sewer plant improvements. This followed a city council tour of the sewer plant and a review of plans for the headworks project. Previously, the city council authorized the effluent disinfection project to meet Department of Natural Resource requirements. That includes loan […]

Austin Peterson

Audio: Missouri candidate gets anticipated publicity for controversial giveaway

A candidate in next month’s primary election is getting anticipated publicity for holding another controversial giveaway.     Missouri Republican U.S. Senate candidate Austin Petersen is giving away a Ghost Gunner 2 – a device that can make parts for a firearm, including semi-automatic rifles. Petersen says ghost guns are untraceable by the federal government […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education adopts balanced budget for next school year

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education has adopted a balanced budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year with approval also given to a change order to allow all of the bus barn to have a concrete floor. Figures provided by Superintendent David Probasco shows anticipated revenues of $2,771,501 with expenditures projected for the one year period […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education adopts deficit budget for next school year

Grundy R-5’s Board of Education Thursday evening adopted a deficit budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The one year period projects a deficit of approximately $70,000 based on anticipated revenues of $2,351,521 with anticipated expenses of $2,422.299. Maintenance items were discussed during the board meeting including construction of a ramp to the agriculture shop; completion of […]

Road Closed

Route 33 closing at U.S. Route 36 near Osborn

The resurfacing and realignment project in DeKalb County near Osborn is in full swing. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Herzog Contracting Corporation to realign and resurface the westbound lanes of U.S. Route 36 near the junction with Route 33 North and Route M. Traffic is diverted off the westbound lanes via crossovers and […]