FCS Financial Community Giving

FCS Financial awards $51,000 in scholarships

FCS Financial recently selected 34 recipients for their Scholarship Program who will each receive a $1,500 scholarship to assist with the cost of higher education. Since 2004, more than $620,000 has been distributed through the FCS Financial Scholarship Program. The program is designed to encourage and support higher education for relatives of FCS Financial members. “As […]

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Four injured in Sunday crash east of Maryville

The highway patrol reports four people were injured, three of them seriously, when two vehicles collided at a Nodaway County intersection Sunday afternoon at 1:45 pm five miles east of Maryville. All of the injured were transported by ambulance to Mosiac Medical Center in Maryville. The patrol reports serious injuries to the driver of the […]

Unemployment Rate

Unemployment rates remain fairly steady in northern Missouri

Grundy County’s latest unemployment rate changed only slightly from the January figure. Statistics from the Division of Employment Security show Grundy County has 174 unemployed out of a civilian labor force of 4,400.  That’s a percentage of three-point-nine percent for February (the latest month available). In January, Grundy County had a rate of four percent, […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council informed wastewater project to cost almost $1M over estimate

Trenton City Council tonight, with three newly-elected members, will again consider the headworks project at the Trenton wastewater plant. Burns and McDonnell engineering is expected to review and discuss the costs of the proposed improvements. Utility Director Ron Urton has provided information to the council and media that shows the fixed cost of the headworks […]

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NCRS)

Audio: NRCS issues disaster declaration for five north Missouri counties

The state Natural Resources Conservation Service has issued a local disaster declaration for five northwest Missouri counties affected by recent Missouri River flooding. Conservation Engineer Marty Comstock says the eligible counties for Emergency Watershed Protection Program aid are Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, and Platte.     Governor Parson says he expects to request a federal […]

(L-R): Jacob VanVickle, Zoe Littleton and Maggie Farrell. Not pictured Russell Neeley and Brandy Wilson.

US Bank Foundation awards NCMC scholarships

US Bank Foundation, Inc. recently awarded a $2,000 grant to the North Central Missouri College Foundation for Student Support Services Scholarships. To be considered for the scholarship, students had to qualify for the SSS program and complete a financial literacy course. The grant was awarded to five NCMC Students: Maggie Farrell, Winston, MO; Zoe Littleton, […]

Farm Field

Funding available to farmers interested in installing edge-of-field monitoring stations

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is making $2 million available to interested farmers to help install voluntary edge-of-field monitoring stations on agricultural land in five states, including Missouri.  “Edge-of-field water quality monitoring provides quantifiable data that supports voluntary-based conservation efforts aimed at reducing the movement of sediment and nutrients off Missouri farms,” State Conservationist […]

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Crash near New Cambria injures two, demolishes car

Residents from New Cambria and Bucklin were to seek treatment on their own after a car overturned northwest of New Cambria Saturday afternoon. The driver, 39-year old Rebecca Karney of Bucklin, and a passenger, 39-year old Susan Akins of New Cambria, both received minor injuries. The accident happened five miles northwest of New Cambria on […]

Accident with DUI/DWI

Crash north of Trenton results in arrest for DWI

The Highway Patrol reports a Ridgeway man sustained minor injuries in a one-car accident five miles north of Trenton Thursday morning and was later arrested. An ambulance transported 49-year-old Glen Roberts to Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. The car traveled south on Route A before it reportedly failed to negotiate a curve at 33rd Avenue […]