Offender in Prison with hands on bars

Former Missouri man sentenced to 17-years for traveling to Tennessee for illicit sex with a minor

A former Barry County, Mo., man has been sentenced in federal court for traveling from Missouri to Tennessee to engage in an illicit sexual relationship with a 15-year-old victim, who became pregnant and bore his child. Michael Douglas Peterson, 35, of Morristown, Tenn., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark on Friday, Dec. 7, […]

Pond surrounded by trees

Audio: Missouri farm and environmental groups clash over Trump administration’s rollback of clean water protections

The Trump administration announced plans Tuesday to roll back Obama-era rules which placed federal regulations on creek beds and ponds that aren’t directly connected to larger bodies of water. Eric Bohl (Bowl) with the Missouri Farm Bureau says the rules are a legal overreach because creek beds and ponds aren’t navigable.     Eric Bohl […]

Homecoming

Newtown-Harris celebrates Homecoming week

Newtown-Harris R-3 School is celebrating homecoming this week. A spokesperson for the homecoming activities reports candidates includes seniors Brooklyn Middleton and Tim Metcalf, juniors Hannah Garcia and Ryan Metcalf, sophomores Lillian Fordyce and Coy Miller, freshmen Jaden Veatch and Ashton Meyer, eighth graders Louve Rainey and William Guardipe, and seventh graders Landry Oaks and Zack […]

Rent in Missouri

Cash rental rate guides now available on NCMC campus

The University of Missouri Extension Office of Grundy County has Cash Rental Rate Guides available. The information can be picked up in the office in the basement of the Wilson Alexander Student Center on the North Central Missouri College Campus in Trenton. Community Engagement Specialist in Community and Economic Development Meridith Berry says the Cash […]

Delta Queen Riverboat

Senators Blunt and McCaskill announce legislation to bring historic riverboat back to the Mississippi River

Missouri Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill announced that their legislation to bring the historic 1920’s riverboat Delta Queen back to the Mississippi River was signed into law. The bill reinstates a decades-long exemption to allow the boat to operate from its new homeport of Kimmswick, in Jefferson County – creating jobs and strengthening economic […]

Recycle

North Missouri Solid Waste Management planner addresses Trenton City Council’s vote against recycling

North Missouri Solid Waste Management District Region B Planner Ann Hamilton has written a letter urging the Trenton City Council to reconsider its recent decision concerning the city’s curbside recycling program. The city council last week voted six to one against continuing curbside recycling. Hamilton says Hope Haven Industries provided the Solid Waste Management District […]