Flood Recovery

Congressional hearing focuses on flood recovery efforts in north Missouri

The House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management hosted a hearing on federal recovery efforts from recent disasters.  During the hearing, House Transportation Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (MO-06) focused on flood recovery efforts across North Missouri, specifically the difficulties facing some Northwest Missouri residents due to an issue with the dates […]

Norfolk Southern collapsed into the Grand River in Brunswick

Audio: Norfolk Southern suspends train service in northern Missouri due to Brunswick bridge collapse

Norfolk Southern has suspended train service between northern Missouri’s Moberly and Kansas City, because of the collapse of the heavily-traveled railroad bridge over the Grand River in Brunswick. The bridge washed out, after a debris strike caused by heavy rain. Brunswick emergency management director Brent Dickerson tells our Moberly affiliate KWIX that trains could be […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council selects construction company to replace 17th Street Bridge

All votes were unanimous Monday night when the Trenton City Council approved three bills and adopted three ordinances. The 17th Street Bridge replacement will be done by Boone Construction Company of Columbia who submitted the lowest of bids from six companies. City Administrator Ron Urton said the selection of Boone has been accepted by the […]

Residents in Grundy County need to report flood damage immediately

Grundy County’s Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs says anyone who has not yet contacted him regarding flood or storm-damaged property, should do so immediately. Briggs, who’s a First Ward Councilman, told the Trenton City Council last night that Grundy is among the 21 counties Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are re-considering for a presidential […]

Disaster Declaration

Disaster declaration to include only individual homes and businesses in approved counties

Individual homes and businesses in area counties of Livingston, Carroll, and Chariton have qualified for assistance in President Trump’s disaster declaration because of damage from serious flooding and severe storms since late April. A total of 20 counties across the state qualified for temporary housing, housing repairs, replacement of household items, low-interest disaster loans, and […]

Emergency Management

Emergency management agencies to meet in Trenton to assess damage

Representatives of the Federal and State emergency management agencies will hold a joint assessment meeting regarding public assistance for flood damage in Grundy County. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs says the meeting with government officials, townships, and taxing entities with recent storm and flood damage will be held in the courthouse in Trenton […]

Flooded Trenton Airport May 29 2019

Preliminary flood Damage Assessment Report released for Grundy County

Preliminary information has been released from a Damage Assessment Status Report for Grundy County for recent flooding. The report prepared, by Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs, includes information from 11 townships, one community, and one road district. Estimated dollar loss for private property totals $42,500, which includes $35,000 for single family homes and […]

Audio: Grundy County Commission assessing flood damage; documentation of damage imperative

The Thompson River near Trenton has started to recede and Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs says he hopes the river will be “back to normal” soon and advises residents to be careful on area roads.     Grundy County Emergency Management and the Grundy County Commission have been assessing flood damage the last few […]

Emergency Services

Audio: Contact Grundy County Emergency Management if flooding washes unknown items on your property

Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs wants residents to contact Emergency Management if they find items in their yards that should not be there after flood waters recede.     Briggs advises residents not to handle containers if they do not know what is in them. Grundy County Emergency Management may be reached by […]