NCMC - North Central Missouri College

Scholarship reception on tap at NCMC today

There’s a scholarship reception and program this afternoon (March 13, 2019) at North Central Missouri College’s Ketcham Community Center in Trenton. The event that begins at 3:30 highlights recipients of NCMC Foundation scholarships and all NCMC institutional scholarship recipients. College speech instructor Tammie Wiebers will emcee the program that begins at 3:30. Student speakers are […]

Drone or Unmanned Ariel Vehicle

Researchers use UAVs to track insect dispersal patterns

In a paper to be released soon, researchers tell how they used drones to track migration patterns of pests. “This research will help us quickly determine habitat preference and dispersal patterns for newly detected invasive insect species,” says University of Missouri Extension field crops entomologist Kevin Rice. That information can help farmers decide how to […]

Trenton, Missouri

No action taken during meeting of Trenton Utility Committee and Trenton Administrative Committee

Discussion dominated meetings last evening involving members of the Trenton Utility Committee and Trenton Administrative Committee. City Administrator Ron Urton said no action was taken but information was shared with councilmen on several topics. Utility committee members Dave Mlika and Travis Elbert reviewed the TMU net metering report. Urton said the report, in part, noted […]

Trenton, Missouri

Light agenda on tap for Trenton City Council meeting

The Trenton Police Personnel Board is to make a recommendation at Monday night’s Trenton City Council meeting to fill a police officer vacancy. The board interviewed two applicants for the police officer job. There’s a light agenda for the city council meeting which includes an ordinance authorizing the city to enter into a lease-purchase agreement […]

Trenton Chamber of Commerce

Trenton Chamber of Commerce to host trip to Mackinac Island, Michigan

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will host a trip to Mackinac Island, Michigan September 6th through 13th. Highlights of the Discover Mackinac Island trip will include Chicago, Millennium Park, Traverse City Winery, the Charlevoix Mushroom Houses, The Grand Hotel, Frankenmuth, Greenfield Village, and the Henry Ford Museum. The trip package includes seven breakfasts; four […]

Air Ambulance Bill of the month

Missourians face large bills, aggressive collection tactics from air ambulance transports

Missourians are frequently subjected to aggressive collection efforts by air ambulance providers totaling tens of thousands of dollars in a practice called balance billing, according to a detailed report released today by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP). To assess the scope of the problem, the DIFP initiated a data call for […]