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July finds precipitation above normal, high temperatures below normal

The July weather summary in Trenton shows precipitation was above normal by an inch and forty-two one-hundredths. Low temperatures averaged above normal by two degrees, however, high temperatures averaged below normal by slightly over one degree. July normally is the warmest month of the year in Trenton with highs averaging nearly 89 degrees and lows […]

Flooded Farm Grain Bins

Audio: Northern Missouri Congressman Sam Graves focusing on flooding and levees

A congressman who represents north Missouri on Capitol Hill warns that northwest Missouri is still suffering from flooding and that there’s a lot of damage to infrastructure. U.S. Rep. Sam Graves traveled from his Atchison County farm to Jefferson City this week to file for re-election to his 11th term. Graves is the longest-serving Republican […]

Team NCMC Wright Memorial Golf Tournament 2019

Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Tournament raises over $5,000

The 15th Annual Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Tournament has raised $5,000. Twenty-four teams participated in the tournament held Friday in perfect weather conditions at the Riverside Country Club in Trenton. Proceeds will help the Foundation make future equipment purchases and improvements at Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. The team representing North Central Missouri […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Saint Luke’s Health System joins KHIN Health Information Exchange

Saint Luke’s Health System is the newest addition to the list of healthcare participants now sending and receiving patient data through the Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN). The faith-based, not-for-profit health system with a significant presence in Kansas and Missouri includes 16 hospitals and campuses, several primary and specialty care practices, inpatient and outpatient care, […]

Dana Maxwell of Gallatin

Former bookkeeer at Jamesport school sentenced to prison terms

Prison sentences have been announced for a former secretary and bookkeeper at the Tri-County R-7 school at Jamesport. In late June, a jury in Caldwell County convicted 43-year-old Dana Maxwell of Gallatin on 13 counts, six for receiving stolen property and seven involving forgeries. The single longest sentence is seven years with the Department of Corrections on […]

Missouri State Board of Education

Governor Mike Parson appoints former Trenton teacher to State Board of Education

A former Trenton teacher has been appointed to the State Board of Education by Governor Mike Parson. The announced appointment of Don Claycomb of Linn came during the day on Thursday. Claycomb began teaching agriculture in Tabor, Iowa in 1965. He was an agriculture instructor and FFA advisor at THS and Trenton Junior College for […]

Blunt Pays Tribute to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum’s Role in Preserving and Sharing the History of African-American Baseball

Video: Blunt Pays tribute to Negro Leagues Baseball Museum’s role in preserving African-American baseball history

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt who represents Missouri recently spoke on the Senate floor to highlight the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City and the important role it plays in preserving the history of African-American baseball. Kansas City is the birthplace of the Negro National League which was established in 1920 during a meeting of […]

Cow and cattle herd

Drought cuts pasture growth; farmers face culling cow herds

In dry weather with short pastures, Missouri cow-herd owners face tough culling decisions. One way to match cows’ needs to available grass is to sell cows.  Give careful thought to which grass eaters go first, says Eric Bailey, University of Missouri Extension beef nutritionist. Under drought stress, identifying those cows becomes urgent. The first cut is […]