Trenton Downtown Improvement Association (TDIA)

Trenton Downtown Improvement Association hopes to begin efforts of improving downtown properties

The Trenton Downtown Improvement Association requested, and members of the Trenton building board indicated their support, to begin efforts aimed at an equitable way of improving various properties in the downtown area of Trenton. TDIA President Jackie Soptic said she’d like to get certain buildings into what she called “friendly hands.” The TDIA board and […]

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Snowfall record set in April, 2020, temperatures below average

The National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center says above-normal precipitation is slightly favored during the month of May for much of our area, however, it’s a toss-up near the Missouri-Iowa border where there are equal chances for above, below and normal precipitation. The temperature outlook for the month of May in our entire area shows […]

Main Street Chillicothe

Main Street Chillicothe to host drawing and essay contest

Main Street Chillicothe is hosting a drawing and essay contest for students in the community about what Downtown Chillicothe means to them. Young people ages 11-years-old and younger can submit a drawing of their favorite part of Downtown Chillicothe. A drawing template is available on the Main Street Chillicothe Facebook page.  Those aged 12 to […]

New Location for Uprooted Kitchen and Catering

Uprooted Kitchen and Catering to open restaurant in downtown Trenton

Downtown Trenton expects to have a new restaurant open sometime later this year. Uprooted Kitchen and Catering recently announced via their Facebook page, the selection of Trenton as a more permanent location for their business. Uprooted Kitchen was one of several food truck vendors that offered lunches in downtown Trenton on Wednesdays last summer. The […]

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February is 7th driest month since 1970 with just four-tenths of an inch of moisture

The February weather summary in Trenton shows temperatures were near average while precipitation was considerably below normal.  There were just four-tenths of an inch of rain and melted precipitation for the month of February in Trenton which is only 28 percent of normal. Normal for the month is 1.45 inches. The four-tenths of an inch […]

Missouri Day Festival

Open meeting for Missouri Day Festival 2020 set for Thursday

Discussion regarding Missouri Day Festival 2020 will occurred during an open meeting coming up Thursday, February 13th in Trenton. This meeting will be in the basement room of Citizen’s Bank and Trust in downtown Trenton beginning at 5:15. The Trenton area chamber of commerce organizes activities for the Missouri Day Festival each year. The public […]

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Children’s Advocacy Center/Green Hills Animal Shelter to sponsor “Run, Walk, Wag”

The North Central Missouri Children’s Advocacy Center and Green Hills Animal Shelter of Trenton will hold a 5K/1K Run, Walk, Wag in March to benefit both entities. Same-day registration will begin at the children’s advocacy center in Downtown Trenton on the morning of March 7th at 7 o’clock. Bib and t-shirt pick up will start […]

Economic Development

Trenton Economic Development Committee reviews visitor guide

The Trenton Economic Development Committee on Tuesday evening reviewed a visitor’s guide and discussed possible incentives to offer businesses. City Administrator Ron Urton reports a few changes are to be made on the visitor’s guide before it is distributed to the public. Those changes include updating pictures and fixing typos. The committee also talked about […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

Annual Greenhand Conference to be held on campus of NCMC in Trenton

The annual Greenhand Motivational Conference for Area 2 FFA Chapters will be hosted by North Central Missouri College in Trenton on Wednesday, January 8th. The Conference is co-sponsored by NCMC and MFA Incorporated. Thirty area high schools are expected to bring approximately 400 agriculture students to meet state FFA officers and learn more about the […]

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Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt to be held in Trenton

A Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt will be held in conjunction with the Trenton Downtown Christmas celebration. Spokesperson Crystal Whitaker says teams of three to six members will look for Christmas lights around Trenton the evening of December 13th. Registration for the event will begin at the Trenton Elks Lodge at 6:30, with the hunt beginning […]