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Groundbreaking ceremony set for Caldwell County’s Little Otter Creek Reservoir March 19, 2021

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Missouri, Caldwell County Commission, USACE, and Caldwell County SWCD will host a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the beginning of construction on the Little Otter Creek Reservoir on March 19th, 2021. After over two decades of planning, design, reviews, and permitting, the Little Otter Creek Reservoir will begin […]

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Bright Futures Trenton Advisory Board selects Champions and Partner of the Year

The Bright Futures Trenton Advisory Board has selected its Champions and Partner of the Year. Fred and Sara Stipkovits were selected as the Champions of the Year. The couple has sent backpacks, clothing, and school supplies. The couple also helped secure child-sized masks for Trenton R-9’s younger students. The Partner of the Year is the […]

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Contractor bidding process to begin this Fall in preparation to construct Little Otter Creek Lake in Caldwell County

A contractor bidding process is to begin this fall to prepare for the construction of a 344-acre multipurpose reservoir in Caldwell County. This comes after all agencies involved approved the Little Otter Creek Lake to move forward to begin construction after nearly 25 years of planning, design, reviews, and permitting. The primary purpose of the […]

Economic Development

Audio: KTTN to begin airing weekly series on economic development for Trenton and Grundy County

KTTN today begins airing a series of weekly informational programs about economic development on KTTN-FM 92.3.  Each one will be pre-recorded by a representative of the North Central Missouri Development Alliance. This is scheduled to air at approximately 9:20 on Thursday mornings, with the initial program including information on the history and establishment of the […]

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Missouri 4-H receives funding to prepare youths for STEM workforce

Missouri 4-H has received funding through the Union Pacific Foundation Local Grants program to support programming to raise awareness, educate and prepare youths for jobs in STEM fields. “The Missouri 4-H Career Exploration program will give rural youth opportunities that could develop into family-supporting jobs like those Union Pacific offers,” said Amanda Meek, University of […]

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Trenton Fire Department seeking donations to support fire prevention program for kids

The Trenton Fire Department is seeking financial support for a fire prevention program for children. The fire department has chosen materials from the National Fire Safety Council, Incorporated that target areas the department feels are important for the community. The materials also address topics such as smoke alarms, home escape plans, cooking safety, and stop, […]

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Area organizations to receive funds through Neighborhood Assistance Program for community development projects

The Department of Economic Development announced Wednesday that it would award $7.3 million through its Neighborhood Assistance Program to nonprofits across Missouri for community development projects. The Neighborhood Assistance Program helps not-for-profit organizations leverage private-sector funds by providing partial state tax credits to businesses that make contributions to approved community improvement projects. The program can […]

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Fordland R-III educator named 2020 Missouri Teacher of the Year

The home page of the City of Fordland’s website provides a succinct description of what visitors will find in this quaint community, located in southern Webster County less than 30 miles east of Springfield. However, what the depiction fails to note, the education community in the region already knows: Melissa Grandel symbolizes what a top-flight […]

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North Central Missouri College to offer robotics and technical classes at Savannah

The Savannah R-III School District (SHS) and North Central Missouri College (NCMC) are collaborating to bring Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s), and Maintenance classes this fall in the evenings at Savannah High School, with Robotics, Fluid Power, and Industrial Mechanics scheduled for spring. The classes are open to SHS students as well as community members. NCMC […]

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Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra Donors Club begins membership campaign

The Donors Club of the Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra has begun its March campaign for new and sustaining membership. Donors Club Chairperson and GRVCO Board member Carol Reger plans for mailings to be sent to area businesses and individuals next week. The GRVCO consists of musicians from area communities, including Trenton, Chillicothe, Princeton, […]

Great Northwest Day

Representatives from 19 counties attend Great Northwest Day at the Capitol

Great Northwest Day at the Capitol drew more than 250 area constituents together to showcase the region in Jefferson City on February 5th & 6th. Nineteen counties, multiple communities, and representatives from business, education, healthcare, and government came together to discuss issues that are critical to the region. This year’s priorities focused on caring for […]