Pickup plowing snow

Snow removal costs to City of Trenton exceed $24,000

Including the snowfall from last week, (Tuesday night / Wednesday morning) the city of Trenton has accumulated snow removal and ice control costs of $24,664. That cost covers the winter period from mid-November through February 20th. The figure includes $15,244 in overtime costs for street department employees plus expenses related to diesel and unleaded fuel […]

Pothole

Winter weather takes toll on north Missouri roads

Across Northwest Missouri, the effects of winter weather are evident everywhere you look frozen ground, canceled classes, snow-covered fields, and potholes. The Missouri Department of Transportation normally launches its pothole efforts in March, but with the extreme weather we’ve faced this year, the roads are taking a beating. When they’re not out plowing ice and […]

Fatal Crash

One killed, two injured in Clinton County crash

One person was killed and two others injured in a Clinton County collision Monday night three miles east of Lathrop. Seventy-nine-year-old Leonard Vanderpool of Cowgill was pronounced dead at the scene. Three people from Cameron in another vehicle were taken by two emergency medical service units to Liberty Hospital. Fifty-eight-year-old Fang Ming and 16-year-old Anna […]