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Trenton City Council holds heated discussion on electric rates, ends in vote to reduce rates by 5%

The Trenton City Council last night voted to authorize a 5% reduction in electric rates effective with the bills received in November, and the council ultimately voted to have an electric rate study done, but not until after the Mayor vetoed two separate motions. Last week, the utility committee advanced discussion on having a three-month […]

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NCMC Financial Aid Director elected to Missouri Financial Aid Executive Board

Kimberly Meeker, Financial Aid Director at North Central Missouri College, has been recently elected to serve as the 2019 Secretary for the Missouri Association of Student Financial Aid Personnel (MASFAP) twelve member executive board. Kimberly has worked in the NCMC Office of Financial Aid for six years and currently is in her third year as […]

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 […]

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USDA to implement regulatory reforms to increase access to capital; Local listening session to be held at Lake Ozark

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that USDA is hosting listening sessions to solicit feedback on a plan to increase access to capital in rural areas by streamlining regulations for four Rural Development loan guarantee programs. “At USDA, we know that for many rural communities the regulations that govern our […]

Eric Greitens

Audio: Judge delays decision on whether lawsuit against Greitens nonprofit will move forward

A St. Louis lawyer is trying to force former Republican Governor Eric Greitens’ nonprofit group to disclose its records. Attorney Elad Gross argued his case against the organization, A New Missouri, Thursday at a circuit court in Jefferson City. Joann Sandifer, who represents the nonprofit, thinks Gross is improperly trying to make political advances through […]

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Family members continue searching for teen missing since January

Mercer County has been mentioned by various publications as officials and family continue to request assistance in locating a young man from Centerville, Iowa who has been missing for eight months. Sources report Sebastian Tyrese “Ty” Husted has not been seen or heard from by his family since January 22nd. A family member said Husted […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board takes action on 12 properties

Six members were present Monday night when Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board took action on a dozen properties of concern. Six locations were given 60-day extensions to allow more time to work on improvements to properties. The process moved forward on seven addresses with the board voting to advance each to the category “certificate of a dangerous building”. […]

Catholic Diocese

Audio: Diocese of Jefferson City Bishop McKnight addresses reporters about Hawley investigation

(Missourinet) – The Bishop of the Diocese of Jefferson City says Missouri’s Attorney General has called to express his gratitude for voluntarily letting the AG’s office review diocese files about clergy abuse. Bishop Shawn McKnight briefed reporters Friday afternoon and discussed the Pennsylvania grand jury report. McKnight is critical of previous church leaders.     […]

Forage Systems Research Center

Forage Systems Research Center to feature drought-related presentations

The drought-like conditions in northcentral Missouri have raised numerous questions among farmers and producers, especially in terms of winter feeding options for their own herds. The Forage Systems Research Center will feature several drought-related presentations during its annual field day on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Center in Linneus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and […]