Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri

Eagle Radio partners with Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri in matching donations

Eagle Radio of St. Joseph has announced a partnership with The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri. Marketing director of the foundation, Steve Maxey, reports a commitment by Eagle Radio and the Bob Schmidt Foundation will now honor any contribution up to $5,000 by matching the funds until the $5,000 goal is reached. He noted a […]

CAFO

Missouri Supreme Court affirms Clean Water Commission’s decision approving CAFO in Grundy County

The Supreme Court of Missouri affirmed Tuesday, June 16th a Clean Water Commission decision approving a concentrated animal feeding operation in Grundy County. Hickory Neighbors United, Incorporated appealed a water commission decision affirming the Department of Natural Resources’ permit issuance to Trenton Farms RE, LLC. Court documents say Hickory Farms asserted that a House bill […]

Princeton Missouri School District Website

Princeton Board of Education approves alternative methods of instruction plan

The Princeton R-5 Board of Education the evening of Monday, June 8th approved the district preparing an Alternative Methods of Instruction Plan. The district explains that, starting in the 2020-2021 school year, a local education agency will not be required to make up school hours lost or canceled due to exceptional or emergency circumstances, up […]

Chillicothe R-2 School

Audio: With levy failure, Chillicothe R-2 School Superintendent Dan Wiebers now looking at line items in budget

Chillicothe R-2 School Superintendent Dan Wiebers says he was “very disappointed” by the results of the district’s 68-cent operating tax levy increase on Tuesday, June 2nd’s ballot. The proposal failed with 790 votes in favor and 994 against. The proposal would have adjusted the operating levy of the district to an estimated $4.43 per $100 […]

Planning and zoning

Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission approves of cottages to be constructed in north Trenton

The Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission is recommending approval of a conditional use permit that would lead to the construction of cottages in north Trenton. Meeting Monday evening at City Hall, the commission heard from Kipp and Cara McClellan about the project proposed for 3100 Hoover Drive. Mrs. McClellan reported it’s their intention to have […]

Jenny Croy

Jenni Croy selected as North Central Missouri College’s outstanding employee

Jenni Croy, Head Women’s Basketball Coach/Developmental Math Instructor, has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Employee for May. Jenni, from Trenton, has been employed at NCMC for 13 years and holds a master’s degree in Secondary Administration from William Woods University. Since her employment, Jenni has consistently worked to build a successful women’s […]

Grain Belt Express

Missouri’s municipal electric utilities encouraged by General Assembly regarding Grain Belt Express

Missouri’s municipal electric utilities are encouraged by the outcome of the 2020 General Assembly Among the favorable outcomes was the reconsideration and defeat of parts of SB 782 by the Missouri Senate. Senators found a ‘hidden’ House amendment in the bill that was an attempt to kill the Grain Belt Express transmission line project (GBX). […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council approves Orscheln Tax Increment Financing plan

The Trenton City Council Monday night adopted six ordinances, one of which continues the process leading to the eventual construction of a new Orscheln’s Farm and Home Store at 28th Street and Highway 65. Following a required public hearing, the council voted to approve the Orscheln Tax Increment Financing (TIF) plan, the redevelopment area, and […]

Weather graphic

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 […]