Governor Mike Parson

Area companies receive training assistance through Missouri One Start program

Governor Mike Parson announced on Wednesday the award of more than $7,800,000 to 226 projects in Missouri for customized training assistance through the Department of Economic Development’s Missouri One Start program. Area companies receiving training assistance include Modine Manufacturing Company at Trenton; Sonoco Plastics at Chillicothe; Landmark Manufacturing at Gallatin; Kraft Heinz Foods of Kirksville; […]

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Trenton City Council votes “No” on loaning money to wastewater department

The much-discussed financing of the proposed headworks project at the Trenton sewer plant took another turn Monday night. The City Council, on a vote of three in favor and four against, defeated a motion that would have allowed the electric department to loan $2,000,000 to the wastewater department. The motion to make the transfer, with […]

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Micah Landes updates Trenton City Council on accomplishments of North Central Missouri Development Alliance

In her report to the Trenton City Council, Micah Landes reviewed economic development accomplishments during the past year. As director of the North Central Missouri Development Alliance, Mrs. Landes said 91 business contacts were made since she began duties in the fall of 2017. This includes seven new business, four businesses retained; and she’s worked […]

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Audio: Sixth District Congressman Sam Graves visits Nestle plant in Trenton

Sixth District Congressman Sam Graves was in Trenton Tuesday afternoon stopping for a visit at the Nestle’s plant. The visit included a presentation on Nestle’s by Plant Manager Andy Darley, a tour of the production facility, and sampling the Chef Mate products made in Trenton. Nestles’ purchased the factory from ConAgra Foods the first of […]

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Audio: Nestle Plant Manager Andy Darley on the future of operations in Trenton

The employment level has risen to 150 workers at the Nestle plant in Trenton. That goal was reached after just six weeks of operation since Nestle acquired the manufacturing facility from ConAgra June 1st.  Plant Manager Andy Darley spoke with KTTN’S John Anthony following the welcome to Trenton event held at the Nestle plant. Among the […]

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Audio: Ribbon cutting held to welcome Nestle plant to Trenton

Representatives of city, county, and state governments joined business leaders and others for a ribbon cutting, open house event at the Nestle plant in Trenton. Trenton area chamber of commerce and its ambassadors conducted the ribbon cutting and spoke with Nestle officials. Trenton plant manager Andy Darley is in his 32nd year of employment with Nestle […]

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Nestle plant in Trenton to remain unionized

The industrial revenue bonds agreement between the city of Trenton and Nestle USA calls for Nestle to maintain employment of 135 to 150 employees when they assume operations from ConAgra the first of June. The agreement was negotiated with the assistance of the local economic development group, the North Central Missouri Development Alliance, and consultant Phil […]