Corn in the field

MU Extension agronomist: Stick with corn until end of May

The wet and cold start to this year’s corn planting season bodes poorly for yields, based on research from the University of Missouri Extension. But MU Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold says farmers should not switch from corn to other crops or early maturing corn varieties because of rain-delayed planting. There is still time to get […]

Easter Egg Hunt

Community Easter Egg Hunt to be held in Trenton

The Trenton Kiwanis Club and Trenton High School Key Club will host the Community Easter Egg Hunt in Trenton. Activities will start in the upper area of Moberly Park near the enclosed shelter house on the morning of April 20th at 9:30. Ambulance, fire, and area law enforcement vehicles and staff will be at the […]

Electric Transmission Line

USDA invests in rural electric infrastructure and smart grid improvements in 13 States

Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley announced that USDA is investing $485 million to upgrade rural electric systems and reduce energy costs. The funding includes nearly $7.1 million for smart grid technologies that improve system operations and monitor grid security. “Under the leadership of Agriculture Secretary Perdue, USDA is a proud […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton Finance Committee to once again recommend TMU loan of $2M to wastewater department

The city council’s Finance Committee again is recommending the full city council considers allowing the TMU electric department to allocate $2,000,000 to help fund the head works sewer project for the wastewater department.  An estimated $1,000,000 would come out of the wastewater reserves to cover the anticipated $3,000,000 cost, although the actual won’t be known […]

Audio: 40 Missouri Payless stores to close

Dozens of Missouri Payless shoe stores are closing after Payless filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in April 2017.      Kansas-based Payless ShoeSource is closing all of its stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, including 40 in Missouri. Some locations, which are scattered all over the state, have already closed or will close […]