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Audio: New Orscheln Farm and Home store under construction in north Trenton

A new Orscheln Farm and Home is under construction at the intersection of U. S. Highway 65 and 28th Street in Trenton. North Central Missouri Development Alliance Executive Director Micah Landes says the building pad is being constructed, and utilities are being installed. The new location will be bigger than the current Orscheln store.   […]

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University Missouri Extension pilots beef record-keeping project

The University of Missouri Extension began a three-year project in March to help beef producers improve whole-herd record-keeping. MU Extension specialists in Columbia, Albany, and Savannah worked with three northwestern Missouri producers to record and compare whole-herd production data, said livestock specialist Shawn Deering. By comparing individual and herd data to regional and national standards, […]

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Three-vehicle crash on I-35 injures Kidder man

A resident of Kidder received a minor injury in a three-vehicle accident this morning on southbound Interstate 35 near Lathrop. Thirty-year-old Jacob Closterman was taken by ambulance to North Kansas City Hospital. The crash occurred when a box truck driven by 44-year-old Jeremiah Watts of Harrisonville entered an I-35 work zone where traffic had slowed. […]

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Branson Christmas Coalition publishes list of largest Christmas tree displays

The Branson Christmas Coalition, now in its fourth season of growing and enhancing the Ozark Mountain Christmas season, has published its listing of this year’s biggest Christmas tree displays. Dubbed “Landmark” Christmas trees, to qualify for the list a tree must be over 20’ tall, within a collection of 10 or more trees, or completely […]

Planning and zoning

Trenton Board of Adjustments, Planning and Zoning Commission approve requests

The Trenton Board of Adjustments and Planning and Zoning Commission approved requests at public hearings on Monday night. Trenton Deputy City Clerk Tracy Maberry reports the Board of Adjustments approved River of Life United Pentecostal Church’s request for a 20 and a half square foot variance on the maximum requirement of 12 feet for a […]

Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University foundation awards record number of scholarships

Northwest Foundation Inc., the fundraising arm of Northwest Missouri State University, awarded its second-highest level of scholarship distributions and secured $5.3 million in donor funding during Fiscal Year 2019, a 15 percent increase over last year’s total and adding to a record $21.5 million during the last three years. As scholarship support remains a central […]

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Missouri Parole-Reform Lawsuit moves forward as a class action

A class-action lawsuit seeking major reforms of Missouri’s parole system just got the go-ahead from a federal judge in St. Louis. The case, Gasca vs. Precythe, alleges that the Missouri Board of Probation and Parole violates people’s due-process rights by not sufficiently educating them about their right to a hearing, and not screening them quickly or […]