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Three police officers hired by Trenton City Council; discussion continues but no action taken on trash service

Three representatives of Rapid Removal Disposal met last night with the Trenton City Council and city officials to discuss issues regarding trash service, particularly complaints that have been received by staff at City Hall. Councilman Lance Otto led a discussion on his research on the banned breed dog ordinance as well as the dangerous dogs’ […]

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Gallatin Board of Education accepts bids for snow removal and roof repairs, hires new custodian

The Gallatin R-5 Board of Education approved bids on November 17th for snow removal and high school roof repairs. The approved snow removal bid was from Will Salmon for $900 per snow removal, and if ice melt is needed $900 per application. Board Member Jesse Bird abstained from the vote. The board approved a discounted […]

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Downtown Trenton businesses to be featured on “Downtown Dollars” cards

Special offers and discounts from 12 locally-owned Downtown Trenton businesses will be featured on Downtown Dollars cards this year. Offers can be redeemed from November 22 through 27. Downtown Dollars cards cost $5 each and can be purchased at Howard’s Department Store, Vintage Vines, and the Main Street Trenton office. Main Street Trenton encourages residents […]

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Fireworks, Food and Family: Cookout costs remain steady for Fourth of July

Much like Christmas and birthday wish lists, kids compile their own “wish list” of fireworks for the Fourth of July celebration. The youngest took inventory of firecrackers leftover from last year (aka, a stash he had hidden) and determined we need roman candles, bottle rockets, parachutes, and artillery shells. This year’s explosions and bright lights […]

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled attend Mudcats game

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County attend a Mudcats game at Burleigh Grimes Field on June 9th, 2021.  Tickets were purchased by FFDD at a discount through the Mudcats Organization. Those attending were required to budget money for the event if they wanted food and beverages from the concession stand or […]

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Federal Communications Commission launches the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

The Federal Communications Commission announced a new Emergency Broadband Benefit program. This temporary benefit program will lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The $3.2B Emergency Broadband Benefit program provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 […]

Missouri State Fair 2021

Missouri State Fair now accepting entries for livestock and competitive exhibits

Entries are now being accepted online for all State Fair livestock shows and competitive exhibits. Complete rules and regulations for all shows and contests are available in the online Premium Guide.  All entrants must complete the vendor input form to receive premium payment(s). Most shows and competitions have entry deadlines. Important competition updates are available […]

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COVID-19 vaccine clinics to be offered by health department and hospital in Harrison County

There are several opportunities in Harrison County to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The Harrison County Health Department will administer the first doses of Pfizer vaccine at clinics on April 28th and 30th. A Johnson and Johnson vaccine clinic will be on May 4th. Schedule an appointment for a Harrison County Health Department vaccine clinic at […]

Missouri State Fair 2021

Missouri State Fair premium guide now available online

Missouri State Fair exhibitors interested in competing at the State Fair this year can now access the Premium Guide, a comprehensive tool for State Fair exhibitors, on the Fair’s website, mostatefair.com.   The Premium Guide includes important rules and regulations for the Fair’s numerous livestock shows and competitive exhibits. Exhibitors are encouraged to explore the Premium […]

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Missouri launches transportation resource guide to expand COVID-19 vaccine access across the state

The Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), with the support of the Missouri Advisory Committee on Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, launched a new statewide transportation guide to help address and eliminate barriers to COVID-19 vaccine access. “Get a Ride” can be found at MOStopsCovid.com/ride. The Missouri Advisory Committee on Equitable COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, which was formed […]

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Grundy County Commission accepting bids for pipe and fuel

The Grundy County Commission is accepting bids for pipes and fuel. The metal or polyethylene pipes are for 2021. Bids are to be for two and two-thirds-inch by half-inch and three-inch by one-inch standard round corrugated, riveted metal pipes and riveted polymer-coated pipes and/or polyethylene pipes per foot with fittings and accessories approved by the […]

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Audio: Missouri community of Joplin offering $200 million package trying to land massive GM battery plant

A growing southwest Missouri city is offering millions of dollars in tax incentives to General Motors (GM), in an effort to land a new GM factory. Reporter Ty Albright from our Joplin affiliate KZRG has the story.     Joplin Chamber of Commerce President Toby Teeter says the city is offering a $200 Million package […]

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Missouri leads 12 state coalition in filing suit against the Biden administration over massive expansion of federal regulations

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt led a coalition of 12 states in filing suit against President Joe Biden’s administration over a massive expansion of federal regulations through executive order, potentially impacting nearly every aspect of the economy and Missouri household. “Manufacturing, agriculture, and energy production are essential to Missouri’s economy and employ thousands of hard-working […]

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Audio: Missouri Senator says students “leaving in droves” to attend college out-of-state

State Senator Greg Razer says Missouri students are “leaving in droves” to attend colleges and universities in Kansas, Arkansas, Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia. Razer, a Democrat from Kansas City, says some of these states are offering large discounts.     State funding also impacts the ability of Missouri colleges and universities to recruit faculty and […]

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Seven charged in connection with COVID-relief fraud scheme involving at least 80 fraudulent loan applications

Seven individuals across two states were charged in an indictment unsealed for their alleged participation in a scheme to obtain approximately $16 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Amir Aqeel, 52, and Pardeep Basra, 51, both of […]

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“Downtown Dollars” promotion, starting November 23rd, to feature eight Trenton merchants

Discounts and offers from eight locally-owned businesses in Trenton will be featured on Downtown Dollars cards that can be used the week of November 23rd through 28th. Participants in the promotion are Lucky Dog Embroidery, Howard’s, Vintage Vines, the Main Street Mercantile, Chumbley’s, Pet Central, Fueled Up Nutrition, and Grand River Press and Design. Main […]