Trenton Marching Festival 2018

Trenton Marching Festival announces winners in Saturday competition

St. Joseph Central received the top score in the Field Show Competition and Savannah scored the most points in parade judging Saturday in the Trenton Marching Festival. As a result, St. Joseph Central received the Hannaford Trophy with Savannah winning the Festival Staff Award. Entries were divided into classes based on band sizes with St. […]

MoDOT

Signals to go dark on Belt Highway: Police to direct traffic at Belt Highway and U.S. Route 36

Improvements to the signals at the intersection of U.S. Route 169 (Belt Highway) and U.S. Route 36 are currently going on which will bring the signals into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. In order to finish the ADA work, the power to the signals will be shut off Tuesday, Sept. 25 so contractor […]

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Missouri DNR awards area communities impacted by drought a total of $1M to assist with water systems

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is awarding almost $1 million to help eight community water systems in northwest Missouri counties hardest hit by drought. The department made this emergency funding available in response to Governor Parson’s Executive Order No 18-05. The funding will assist with construction projects intended to ensure drought-impacted small communities are able […]

Road Work

Weather delays resurfacing project in Harrison and Daviess counties

Rain has significantly impacted the schedule to resurface two sections of U.S. Route 69 in Harrison and Daviess counties this month. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Herzog Contracting Corp. of St. Joseph to mill and complete surface leveling on U.S. Route 69 between U.S. Route 136 (Harrison) and Route C (Daviess) and between […]

Missouri National Veterans Memorial Wall

Audio: Missouri National Veterans Memorial Wall in Perryville approaches completion

The final panels for the Missouri National Veterans Memorial wall in Perryville are now in place. The memorial wall is an exact replica of the Vietnam War memorial wall in Washington D.C. Perryville City Administrator Brent Buerck says it’s great to have the wall finished, but notes many other aspects of the memorial are still […]

Drew Juden

Fired Missouri Public Safety official takes shots at Parson, his replacement Sandra Karsten

Former Missouri Department of Public Safety Director Drew Juden is speaking out about being fired. He thinks he was dismissed by Governor Parson because the governor owes someone a favor. Former State Patrol Superintendent Sandra Karsten has been chosen as Juden’s replacement.     Juden says Parson did not ask about any important unfinished business […]

Pearls of Production

State agriculture director opens 6th annual Pearls of Production workshop

Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn gives the welcome at the sixth annual Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture workshop Nov. 2-3 in Columbia. Chinn, a fifth-generation farmer from Clarence, manages a farrow-to-finish operation with her husband and children. The Chinns also have a small cow-calf herd and family feed mill and grow corn, soybean, […]

MoDOT Laying Ashpalt

Road closure planned for resurfacing project in Harrison and Daviess counties

Two sections of U.S. Route 69 in Harrison and Daviess counties are getting a new surface this month. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Herzog Contracting Corp. of St. Joseph to mill and complete surface leveling on U.S. Route 69 between U.S. Route 136 (Harrison) and Route C (Daviess) and between Interstate 35 and […]

Blue Coffee Productions

Blue Coffee Productions, owned by former Trenton resident, shoots promotional video for NCMC

A Kansas City production company owned by a former Trenton resident has been nominated for three awards at the Mid-America Emmys. Blue Coffee Pictures is nominated for Editor-Short Film (Promo, PSA, Commercial), Commercial Campaign, and Branded Content Program. Owner Michael Ransdell says a film for Visit Kansas City received two of the nominations, and the […]