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Performance bull sale averages $3,678

Forty-four performance and genomically tested bulls averaged $3,678 on October 25, 2021, at the Springfield Livestock Marketing Center, said University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Eldon Cole. The Angus sale-topper brought $6,200 for longtime consignors Wiles Ridge Ranch, Willow Springs. The successful buyer was an even longer buyer at the sale, Brackenridge Brothers, El Dorado […]

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Three Missouri residents indicted for using identities of deceased people to file hundreds of COVID relief claims

Three Missouri residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury in a scheme to use the identities of deceased people to file hundreds of false stimulus claims under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Warren W. Watkins, 39, and Marissia Jackson, 25, both of Kansas City, Mo., and Lamar K. Johnson, […]

Authorities release more information in recovery of Gerald Avery’s body

More information has been released about the canceled silver advisory for a rural Livingston County man who the Highway Patrol reported was found deceased. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a citizen flew over rural Livingston County on March 28th and located what he thought maybe 82-year-old Gerald Avery’s vehicle. The citizen reported it to […]

Audio: Rhonda Vincent to be inducted into Grand Ole Opry on Saturday, February 6th

After a delay of nearly one year because of COVID-19 precautions regarding large crowds, country and bluegrass singer and musician Rhonda Vincent will be inducted on Saturday into the membership of the historic Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.  The ceremony is scheduled during the Saturday night show which begins at 7 o’clock. Rhonda Vincent, an […]

National Rural Health Day

Carroll County Memorial Hospital joins nationwide observance of National Rural Health Day

Carroll County Memorial Hospital is proud to recognize the innovation, quality of care, and dedication of health professionals and volunteers in our community during National Rural Health Day 2020. National Rural Health Day was founded as a way to showcase rural America; increase awareness of rural health-related challenges; and promote the efforts of National Organization […]

Coronavirus Notices

Community of Marceline announces restrictions, closures and cancellations due to Coronavirus concerns

The Country Nights Father / Daughter Dance scheduled for Saturday, March 21st is canceled. Bristol Manor is temporarily closed to all visitors and volunteers. Pioneer Skilled Nursing has modified their visitor status as follows: Family member visitors over 12 years of age visiting a resident at end of life or in hospice (limited to one […]

Coronavirus Cancellations

Local cancellations and restrictions announced due to Coronavirus concerns

KTTN has received notice of several announcements that are due to precautions taken out of concerns for the Coronavirus. Grundy County Jewett-Norris Library in Trenton will be closed as of March 17th and possibly longer.  The Jewett-Norris library has canceled the children’s story hour on Wednesdays. The Livingston County Library in Chillicothe is closed until […]

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North Central Missouri College students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

Twenty-two North Central Missouri College students accepted membership into Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society for Spring 2019. New members include Skyler Adkison (Hamilton, MO); Katie Blanchard (Lucerne, MO); Scotty Bowman (Unionville, MO); Jesus Diaz (Milan, MO); Chasidy Finney (Princeton, MO); Makaylah Gordon (Trenton, MO); Carson Hall (Moberly MO); Kali Harrison (Shelbyville, MO); April Jackson […]

Think Road Safety

Annual grant funds now available for Northwest transportation safety programs

Over the past several years agencies and programs across Northwest Missouri have received almost no funding for programs working towards reducing the number of injuries and fatalities on our roads. With more than 60 fatalities in the 20 counties of Northwest Missouri during 2018, the work is not over yet. To assist agencies in this […]

Paycheck Checkup

IRS offering free March 28 webinar: Understanding how to do a ‘Paycheck Checkup’

The Internal Revenue Service will provide a free online, web-based information session in two languages on Thursday, March 28, 2019, to help people understand how to do a ‘Paycheck Checkup.’ Doing a Paycheck Checkup means checking tax withholding using the IRS Withholding Calculator and making any necessary adjustments to avoid having too little or too […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Audio: Trenton R-9 Superintendent Dan Wiebers on no-tax-increase ballot issue

The Trenton R-9 School District will have a ballot measure on the April 2nd Municipal Election asking to extend the district’s debt service levy of 90 cents for an additional 20 years. The last no-tax-increase extension of debt for the district was in 2010. Superintendent Dan Wiebers says a yes vote on the no-tax-increase levy […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education addresses salary schedules

The 2019-20 salary schedule was adopted during a meeting last night of the Trenton R-9 Board of Education. The schedule follows the requests submitted last month by the salary and welfare committee; and endorsed by the superintendent. Superintendent Dan Wiebers reported the increases noted for the salary schedule will cost more than $177,000 which is […]

Gallatin Theater League

Gallatin Theater to present “Director’s Choice: A Night of One-Act Plays”

Three plays will be performed during the Gallatin Theatre League’s Director’s Choice: A Night of One-Act Plays. “All the Bases”, “Sure Thing”, and “The Great American Talent Show” will be performed at the Courter Theater in Gallatin the nights of March 28th through 30th at 7 o’clock. Tickets cost $10.00 and are on sale now […]

Master Gardener

Master Gardener classes to be offered in area locations

The University of Missouri Extension will begin a series of Master Gardener classes in three Northwest Missouri locations in late March and early April. Extension Horticulture Specialist Tim Baker of Gallatin encourages individuals interested in gardening and who have a desire to serve their community through gardening to attend the sessions Tuesday and Thursday evenings […]

North Mercer Board of Education accepts four resignations, adds baseball for 2017

North Mercer Board of Education reports 8 of 9 days missed due to weather to be made up

Makeup day procedures were discussed during the North Mercer R-3 Board of Education meeting on Wednesday evening. Superintendent Dan Owens reports eight of the nine days North Mercer missed for inclement weather will be made up. Makeup days include February 18th and March 28th as well as other days at the end of the school […]

Trenton Chamber of Commerce

Aaron Franklin to speak at Trenton Chamber of Commerce luncheon

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri Chief Executive Officer Aaron Franklin will speak at the Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The lunch will be held at the Community Action Partnership office in Trenton at noon and Franklin is expected to promote Community Action Month, which is in May. Members […]

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Mercer County firefighters respond to fire at Smithfield hog confinement farm

The Mercer County Fire Protection District, Medicine Creek Fire Protection District, and Mercer Fire Protection District responded to Smithfield Badger Farm 5 for a hog confinement fire on Tuesday, March 28. Mercer County Fire reports the fire went through the roof in the office portion of the facility when crews arrived at the scene of […]