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Audio: Nestle Plant Manager Andy Darley on the future of operations in Trenton

The employment level has risen to 150 workers at the Nestle plant in Trenton. That goal was reached after just six weeks of operation since Nestle acquired the manufacturing facility from ConAgra June 1st.  Plant Manager Andy Darley spoke with KTTN’S John Anthony following the welcome to Trenton event held at the Nestle plant. Among the […]

Audio: Operator and residents shaken by massive explosions at Missouri pyrotechnic company

Area residents and the operator of a fireworks manufacturer are still shaken after the facility burned to the ground when stock inside ignited Tuesday night. Neighbor Ashlee Tennis told KOLR-TV she was at home getting ready for dinner when she heard the explosion at AM Pyrotechnics in southwest Missouri’s Polk County.     Tennis said […]

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NCMC Ketcham Center receives new fitness equipment; membership prices increase slightly

The Ketcham Community Center on the campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton saw a slight increase in its membership prices this year. Ketcham Center Director Nathan Gamet explains the increase comes out to less than $2.00 per month for the annual memberships. The new rate for a single membership costs $240 with a […]

Murder

Rothville woman granted “own recognizance” bond, ordered to seek placement in mental health facility

A Rothville woman charged with felony first-degree murder in the death of her two-month-old daughter was granted an own recognizance bond in Chariton County Division Two Circuit Court Thursday. Online court information shows 19-year-old Sarah Linebaugh was granted the own recognizance bond with the condition that she is to seek placement in a mental health/medical […]

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Northern Missouri counties to be recipients in portion of $237M from USDA funding

The United States Department of Agriculture is investing $237,000,000 in 119 rural community service facilities in 29 states with some of that money is going to recipients in northern Missouri. The Sunnyview Foundation, Incorporated will receive a $36,500 loan and a $19,400 grant to be used to purchase an accessible lift van for the Grundy […]

Chillicothe Correctional Center

Former Corizon employee at Chillicothe Correctional Center pleads guilty to sexual conduct with a prisoner

A former employee of a company contracted for services at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, who previously pleaded guilty to felony sexual conduct with a prisoner, appeared in Livingston County Circuit Court Tuesday. Online court information shows John Thomas Dunn of Kansas City, Missouri was sentenced to a facility to be determined by the Missouri Department […]

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Rockhurst University announces partnership to provide educational opportunities to Chillicothe Correctional Center

Rockhurst University is announcing a partnership with the Missouri Department of Corrections to provide new educational opportunities for both incarcerated offenders and staff at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, an all-female facility with approximately 1,660 inmates located about 90 miles northeast of Kansas City. Funded by grants from The Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, The Laffey-McHugh […]

Dairy Cows

Close-up cow’ barns help cows avoid heat stress, produce more milk

Martin Prairie Farms near Humansville treats dairy cows like guests.  The family-owned dairy farm north of Humansville in Hickory County dedicates itself to top-of-the-line herd nutrition and care, says University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Reagan Bluel. Freddie and Mary Martin, son David, and David’s spouse, Alana, own and operate the nearly 3,000-acre farm. Almost […]

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USDA Invests $256 Million in Water Infrastructure in Rural Communities

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $256 million in 81 projects to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in rural areas in 35 states.  Missouri State Director Jeff Case is pleased to announce that over $10 million was invested into rural Missouri communities. “Rural […]