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Audio: Bright Futures Back to School event to be held Thursday, August 9 in Trenton

Bright Futures Trenton will hold a Community Back to School Event Thursday, August 9, 2018.  Activities for the event will be held at held at various locations in Trenton throughout the day. Rissler Elementary School Counselor and Bright Futures Coordinator Terri Critten discussed Pass the Pride on a KTTN Open Line interview this week.     […]

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EPA’s reduction in fuel standards concerns Missouri leaders

Missouri’s air quality could take a hit in future years if a reduction in fuel-efficiency standards announced on Thursday by the EPA is allowed to take effect.  The proposal would freeze fuel-economy standards to hold them to 2020 levels. It rolls back an Obama administration requirement to increase the fuel standard to 54 miles per gallon by […]

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AgriVision Equipment lends support to Northwest Missouri State Ag Learning Center

AgriVision Equipment Group, a locally owned and operated farming equipment company with 17 locations across southern Iowa, has added its support to Northwest Missouri State University’s School of Agricultural Sciences and a planned Agricultural Learning Center at the University’s R.T. Wright Farm, pledging $100,000 toward the project. “We are so grateful and appreciative of the […]

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USDA encourages rural Missouri communities to apply for loans to improve and rebuild infrastructure

“USDA is committed to being a strong partner to rural communities in building their futures,” Hazlett said. “All people – regardless of their zip code – need modern, reliable infrastructure to thrive, and we have found that when we address this need, many other challenges in rural places become much more manageable.” Eligible rural communities […]

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Missouri’s top 30 FFA members attend HYPE Academy

Missouri’s top 30 FFA high school seniors completed the fourth annual Helping Youth Prepare for Excellence (HYPE) FFA Academy June 26-28, in Columbia The three-day intensive program is designed to inform and empower students to effectively engage in pressing agriculture topics. Since 2015, the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council has sponsored and facilitated the academy in […]

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Former Trenton resident Andy Peterson announced as Director of Athletics at Northwest Missouri State

Northwest Missouri State University has announced that Andy Peterson, a former student-athlete, and coach who has served in the University’s athletics administration since 2013, is Northwest’s next director of athletics. Peterson had served as Northwest’s interim director of athletics since Mel Tjeerdsma’s April 30 retirement. His new appointment is effective immediately. “Andy is a Bearcat […]

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“Mercer County Pride” is Calamity Jane Days theme for 2018

The Princeton Chamber of Commerce has announced the theme for this year’s Calamity Jane Days which is “Mercer County Pride.” The Princeton Chamber notes this year’s festivities will celebrate the past, present, and future of Mercer County. Calamity Jane Days will begin September 14th with a tractor cruise, a pork supper, awards, and musical entertainment. […]