Run For Office

Candidate filing for August primary begins Tuesday

Candidate filing begins Tuesday, February 27, 2018, subject to the August Primary Election in Missouri. Area courthouses will be the location for candidates to file if they are seeking a county-wide office. For Grundy County, this includes the offices of presiding commissioner, county clerk, associate circuit court judge, clerk of the circuit court/recorder of deeds, […]

Beef Show

Beef Show winners announced at the North Central Missouri Fair

The Beef Show at the North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton had 104 entries Saturday. Jenna Reeter of Trenton exhibited the Supreme Champion female and won Intermediate Showmanship honors for those ages 11 through 14. Lea Simmons of Unionville showed the Reserve Champion female. Max Alexander of the Brookfield/Linneus area exhibited the Champion market steer […]

Digital Photography Photo

Area residents receive top honors in Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest

A Laclede resident received the Best in Show in the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest. Marian Frizzell’s photo “End of a Harvest Day” was chosen from among a record-breaking 1,370 submitted photos from amateur photographers from the state. Several other area photographers participated in the five contest categories for those […]

Near double-digit August rains above average, but not unusual, for Trenton

Although the current total (as of 1:30 PM Monday) of 9.80 inches of August rain for Trenton is well above average, it does not represent an unusual amount.  The average August rainfall for Trenton, since 1970, has been 4.44.  However, since 2001, August rainfall in the city has been considerably above that amount six times. […]

Road Work Sign

MoDOT planned road work for north Missouri, Aug. 15 – 21

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northwest Missouri region planned for the week of Aug. 15 – 21 from the Missouri Department of Transportation In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, bridge deck washing, striping brush cutting, guardrail repairs and other road work […]

Milan United Methodist Church

Milan Methodist Church holding fourth annual “Porktacular”

The Milan United Methodist Church is offering music and food the night of August 21st at the corner of First and Market Streets. It’s the fourth annual “Porktacular” from 6 until 8 o’clock with food that includes pulled pork, tater twisters, homemade slaw, and kettle corn. The band “Just Friends” is to perform, encompassing a […]

Corn Field

Wet July leads to wet early August; crops, forage thrive, with warnings

“Wet” and “wetter.” Those words set the theme of an Aug. 2 teleconference for University of Missouri Extension agronomists. Heavy rains on the first two days of August followed what may have been the ninth-wettest July since 1895. Preliminary state average rainfall was 6.5 inches, said Pat Guinan, MU Extension climatologist. He reported heavy rains […]