Trenton Fire Department

Trenton Fire Department responds to tractor fire

The Trenton Fire Department reports a fire Thursday afternoon caused extensive damage to a tractor’s engine compartment and cab area. Firefighter Lane Beverlin says the tractor was fully engulfed upon arrival of the fire department at East 16th and Lord streets. Crews deployed a one and three-quarter-inch attack line to extinguish the fire. No injuries […]

MoDOT

Sidewalk improvements along Route 139 through Newtown to ensure ADA compliance

Sidewalk improvements along Route 139 through Newtown will help ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The projects, partially funded through the Transportation Alternatives Program with the Missouri Department of Transportation providing the remaining funding, will help pedestrians in Newtown enjoy safer walking for recreation or while visiting local businesses. The Missouri Department of […]

Phone Service Outage

Phone and internet service restored after Monday outage

Grundy County Emergency Management reports it was late last night when service was restored for AT&T landline phones, cell phone service, and for internet customers. The outage began early in the afternoon on Monday. Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs said the reason for the outage was first believed due to a cut fiber optic cable […]

Bridge Closed Sign

Livingston County Route C bridge repair work underway

Repairs are now underway on the bridge on Livingston County Route C over Shoal Creek, just south of Utica. Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation closed the bridge on April 9 after a regularly scheduled inspection revealed critical deterioration to the structure. Flooding has caused some delay to the repair work, which began in […]

Road Construction Ahead

Flooding Damage and Recovery: First flood repair roadway contracts awarded, repairs underway

Roadways in Northwest Missouri sustained significant damage in the floodwaters that first inundated the area in March 2019. In some places, water remains over roadways more than a month later. As floodwaters recede, broken and missing roadways, damaged bridges, debris, drainage issues, and hazardous materials have been left in their wake. The Missouri Highways and […]