Little Otter Creek Reservoir graphic

Construction begins soon on Caldwell County’s Little Otter Creek Reservoir

After approximately 30 years of hard work and persistence, Little Otter Creek Reservoir is becoming a reality. The final permits to begin construction were issued in late October 2020. Bud Motsinger, Presiding Commissioner of Caldwell County credits the success of this endeavor to the patience and support of the Citizens of Caldwell County and the […]

East Locust Creed Reservoir Website

East Locust Creek Reservoir timber harvest announced

The North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission has posted a Request for Qualifications for an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract for Phase 1A for timber harvest.  This will be, likely, the smallest of multiple phases of timber harvest and tree clearing.  It is approximately 90 acres where the future East Locust Creek Reservoir (ELCR) dam […]

Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson signs Executive Order 20-19 extending state of emergency in Missouri

As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in Missouri and across the Midwest, Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 20-19 extending the state of emergency in Missouri through March 31, 2021.  This will allow continued flexibility in deploying critical resources around the state as well as the continued utilization of the Missouri National Guard […]

Coyote standing in field (Photo Credit Mo Dept of Conservation)

Missouri Department of Conservation revises regulations regarding coyote hunting and invasive species control

The Missouri Department of Conservation updated regulations to the Wildlife Code of Missouri regarding coyote hunting and feral hog control at its Sept. 4 Conservation Commission meeting in Jefferson City. The change comes in response to citizen requests to the Regulations Committee to use night vision, infrared, thermal imagery equipment, or artificial light to hunt […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton’s Utility Committee to recommend deadline on delinquent bills to avoid disconnection

Citing a concern for a larger number of delinquent bills than usual, Trenton’s Utility Committee is recommending a deadline of mid-May to either have the bill paid, or a payment plan established, to avoid potential disconnections. The recommendation to be forwarded to the City Council lists a May 15th deadline. Utility committee members Larry Crawford, […]

Grundy County Health Department Website

Grundy County Health Department closes doors to the public; services by appointment only

Beginning today, (March 31), the Grundy County Health Department is no longer open for walk-in services, and the doors will be locked. By appointment only, the department will issue birth and death certificates, children’s immunizations, and WIC services. The Grundy County Health Department staff is still working and you may call the office at 359-4196 […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of March 30, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in northern Missouri for the  week of March 30 – April 5. All road closures for roadwork, incidents, and ongoing flooding can be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule […]

THS Alumni Association

Deadline approaching to apply for Trenton High School Alumni Association/Foundation Trust scholarship

The deadline is next week for the Trenton High School Alumni Association/Foundation Trust for THS Scholarship. The scholarship was re-established this year and will be awarded to a 2020 THS graduate. It may be used at any college, university, or vocational-technical school. Seniors have until March 31st to apply. Seniors still completing an application or […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

USDA implements measures to help rural residents, businesses and communities affected by COVID-19

USDA Rural Development has taken a number of immediate actions to help rural residents, businesses and communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Rural Development will keep customers, partners, and stakeholders updated as more actions are taken to better serve rural America. Rural Housing Service Single-Family Housing Effective March 19, borrowers with USDA single-family housing Direct […]

Mercer County Courthouse Princeton

Mercer County Courthouse staff taking precautions against COVID-19

In an effort to avoid spreading the coronavirus, or COVID-19, the employees of the Mercer County Courthouse are taking precautions to limit in-person contact. Individuals may call any of the courthouse offices to inquire if business can be by telephone. Courthouse staff asks that if individuals are feeling sick or experiencing cold or flu-like symptoms, […]

Elections (Vote or Voting)

Another candidate files for Grundy County Second District Commissioner

Another candidate has filed for Grundy County Second District Commissioner subject to the August Primary Election. Martha Roberts filed as a Republican for the position on Wednesday morning. Previous filings for Second District Commissioner were incumbent Joe Brinser and Brad Chumbley, who both filed as Republicans. Incumbent Don Sager, Republican, is the only candidate for […]

NCMC Geyer Hall

NCMC suspends in-person classes for remainder of spring semester, Ketcham Center closing for two weeks

Although there are no known cases involving the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 on the campuses of North Central Missouri College, NCMC is taking further preventive and proactive measures to minimize the risk of exposure and the spread of COVID-19 through the reduction in mass assembly on campus. The safety of students, faculty, staff, and […]