Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council meets via video conference; declares “State of Emergency” in Trenton

Meeting for the first time using internet technology, the Trenton City Council Monday night declared a “State of Emergency” within the city of Trenton and ordered certain measures to protect public life, health, safety, and property to limit the spread of the coronavirus or Covid-19 – the disease creating the emergency. Essentially, five members of […]

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Tornado drill scheduled for Tuesday morning

This is Severe weather awareness week for Missouri and as such, Missouri State Emergency Management and the National Weather Service will hold the annual tornado drill Tuesday morning, March 3, 2020. The drill is scheduled for 10 o’clock Tuesday morning and Grundy County’s Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs reports the city of Trenton will participate […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council Administrative Committee hears request from fire department on inspections

Members of the Trenton City Council Administrative Committee Monday evening heard a request for the fire department to stop doing inspections of rental properties and resume with the commercial inspections or surveys. The committee on a split vote involving a motion will recommend to the city council that more of the residential inspections be handled […]

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Amateur radio classes to be offered in Trenton

The Grundy County Community Emergency Response Team, Grundy County Emergency Management, and the North Central Missouri Amateur Radio Club are preparing to offer an amateur radio beginners course. The course, set to start in early March, will teach basic amateur radio knowledge and provide the information needed to pass the Federal Communications Commission Amateur Radio […]

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Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee approve appointments

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee approved appointments for positions Tuesday. Glen Briggs was appointed chairperson, Alan Barnett vice-chairperson, and Kelli Hillerman as secretary. A listing of individuals was approved for the 2020 membership listing. They represent elected officials, firefighting, law enforcement, community groups, public health, hospital, and facilities. The committee also approved the […]

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Trenton City Council approves ordinance regarding development of land for new Orscheln Farm and Home location

All ordinances on the agenda were approved during Monday nights’ meeting of the Trenton City Council. One ordinance begins the process that ultimately involves the re-development of land at the southwest corner of 28th street and Highway 65 as the future location for a new Orscheln Farm and Home store. A funding agreement was unanimously […]

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Grundy County Community Emergency Response Team to hold training

Grundy County residents interested in helping their community during a disaster can attend the Grundy County Community Emergency Response Team yearly basic training. General information to prepare team members to respond to disasters will be covered at the fire station at 1001 East 17th Street in Trenton Tuesday evenings at 6:30. The sessions will start […]

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Trenton City Council to write letter to MoDOT expressing need for resurfacing of 9th Street

Three ordinances were routinely approved at last nights’ meeting of the Trenton City Council. The council requested a letter be written to the Missouri Department of Transportation emphasizing a need to have Highway 6 resurfaced through Trenton next year. All votes were unanimous among six councilmen present. One ordinance amends the schedule of fees to […]

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Grundy County Commission meets with representatives of area agencies

The Grundy County Commission met with representatives from several entities on Tuesday. Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray reports Trenton Mayor Linda Crooks, City Administrator Ron Urton, and City Council members Larry Crawford and Glen Briggs discussed partnership opportunities between Trenton and Grundy County. Those include working together to share resources, specifically equipment and personnel. Laredo Mayor […]