Chillicothe YMCA

Chillicothe YMCA approved as Neighborhood Assistance Program participant

The YMCA facility in Chillicothe is among approved participants in a Neighborhood Assistance Program project through the Missouri Department of Economic Development. Grand River Area Family YMCA will use tax credit funds to enhance its Y-Pals youth mentoring programs and the Backpack Buddies weekend feeding programs. The latter targets low-income children, families and adults and […]

Nestle Sign in front of Corporate offices

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 […]

City of Trenton Website

Nuisance officer and downtown buildings dominate Trenton Administrative Committee meeting

Discussion of two topics dominated a meeting last night of the Trenton City Councils’ Administrative Committee. One involved downtown buildings with the other designating one person to handle nuisance violations on behalf of the city. For the last few years, Trenton Police officers have been responsible for investigating nuisances such as tall weeds, automobile parts; […]

Economic Development

Northern Missouri companies expanding, creating new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development has announced northern Missouri companies are expanding and creating jobs. Thermoformed plastic food container manufacturer Sonoco Plastics plans to create 16 new jobs in Chillicothe. The company is a five billion dollar global provider of consumer packaging, industrial products, and packaging supply chain services. Operations consist of its global […]

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Department of Natural Resources to offer free workshop on water and wastewater infrastructure financing

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources and two other agencies are offering a free workshop June 21 in Macon about funding opportunities for drinking water systems and wastewater treatment plants. “Nothing beats a face-to-face discussion,” said Hannah Humphrey, director of MoDNR’s Financial Assistance Center. “We know that state and federal assistance programs have a reputation for being […]

Grundy County Missouri Courthouse

Grundy County Commission to hold meeting regarding economic development

Grundy County Commission will meet Tuesday, June 5 with two individuals regarding business and economic development. At 11:30, in the commission meeting room of the Grundy County Courthouse, a meeting will be held with Stephanie Williams of the North Central Missouri Business Facilitation which operates in six area counties including Grundy. The meeting will be […]

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri

Weatherization assistance now available from Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri is seeking homeowners, renters, and landlords interested in participating in the Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program. The program provides cost-effective energy-efficient home improvements to Missouri’s low-income households, especially for the elderly, children, those with physical disadvantages, and others hit hardest by high utility costs. The program aims to lower […]

Mo Department of Agriculture MORE program

Missouri Department of Agriculture launches strategic initiatives for agriculture, rural communities

The Missouri Department of Agriculture’s MORE strategic vision has always lived and breathed agriculture and rural Missouri. Today, the Department announced 16 individual initiatives that will take the MORE vision and put it into action. The Department will be targeting workforce development, youth in agriculture, food insecurity, agriculture business, broadband availability, emergency response, the Missouri […]

Nestle Sign in front of Corporate offices

Audio: Public comment period continues on issuance of industrial revenue bonds to Nestle

The public comment period continues this week regarding intentions by the city of Trenton to issue industrial revenue bonds to assist Nestle USA in its announced purchase of a building and equipment at the ConAgra plant in Trenton. Phil Tate of Gallatin serves as a consultant on behalf of the North Central Missouri Development Alliance, […]