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Three police officers hired by Trenton City Council; discussion continues but no action taken on trash service

Three representatives of Rapid Removal Disposal met last night with the Trenton City Council and city officials to discuss issues regarding trash service, particularly complaints that have been received by staff at City Hall. Councilman Lance Otto led a discussion on his research on the banned breed dog ordinance as well as the dangerous dogs’ […]

Empire District Liberty Utilities Company

Empire gas customers in north Missouri to see price of natural gas double

To reflect estimated changes in the wholesale cost of natural gas as well as a change in the company’s Actual Cost Adjustment (ACA) factor, natural gas customers of The Empire District Gas Company d/b/a Liberty (Empire) will see natural gas rates change under a filing that takes effect on December 1, 2021. The ACA factor […]

Marijuana

Audio: Northwest Missouri State University launches online cannabis course available to anyone

As the state’s medical marijuana industry continues to grow, Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville has launched an online cannabis education program that is available to anyone – not just students enrolled at the school. The school is teaming up with Green Flower, a cannabis education platform, to offer non-credit certifications. Daniel Kalef, with Green […]

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri

Audio: Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri promotes strategic plan for expanding projects

Expanding projects is one of three parts to the Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri’s strategic plan for the next few years. Executive Director Chris Small reports that, at a national level, Community Action has always focused on helping individuals and families. He explains that, in the last five to eight years, there has […]

Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University to celebrate Agriculture Week with an open house and national broadcast

 Northwest Missouri State University will celebrate agriculture with a series of activities Nov. 13-17, including a national broadcast emanating from the University’s new Agricultural Learning Center. All of the week’s activities are scheduled at the ALC, located on the R.T. Wright Farm at 22790 Icon Road in Maryville, and they are open to the public. […]

Chili Supper

Date change announced for chili supper at Rissler Elementary School

A different date has been announced for the Trenton R-9 Parent/Teachers Organization chili supper this week. Because the Trenton Bulldogs play a high school district football game in Maryville on Friday night, November 5, the chili supper has been changed to Thursday, November 4, 2021. Serving on chili and cinnamon rolls at Rissler Elementary School […]

Missouri Days Marching Festival

Winners announced at Missouri Day Marching Festival in Trenton

The Kirksville High School band was the Grand Champion on Saturday at the Missouri Day Marching Festival in Trenton. Kirksville won the Hannaford Sweepstakes Award. Kirksville was the top band in its class in each event it entered including field show, parade, indoor auxiliary, and indoor drumline. Kirksville also won all the caption awards in […]

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UTV crashes near Maryville sending one to hospital by helicopter, driver accused of DWI

A Maryville resident received serious injuries when a utility terrain vehicle crashed north of Maryville. Sixty-year-old Phillip McGinley was ejected from the UTV and flown by medical helicopter to the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Mcginley was a passenger on the UTV, which was operated by 31-year old Adam Mattson of Maryville. Mattson […]

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MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of October 11, 2021

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of October 11 – 17. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the planned […]

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USDA invests more than $1 million to support rural Missouri businesses

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Missouri Acting State Director D Clark Thomas announced 19 organizations statewide are being awarded a total of $1,006,698 to create jobs and increase economic opportunities throughout the state. “USDA Rural Development has worked tirelessly to support rural Missouri businesses throughout the pandemic,” said Thomas. “The Rural Business Development Grants […]

Kawasake Engines Website

Kawasaki Motors to open new facility in Boonville, creating more than 270 new jobs

Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A. announced it will expand its operations in Missouri by opening a manufacturing facility in Boonville and create more than 270 new jobs in the area. The new facility will help the company meet the increasing demand for general-purpose engines used in lawn and garden products. “We’re thrilled to see Kawasaki’s […]

NCMC Trap Shooting Club 2021

North Central Missouri College Trap Shooting Sports Club begins fall season

The Shooting Sports Club at North Central Missouri College began its fall season on September 29, 2021, with a trap shoot competition at the Mozingo Outdoor Education and Recreation Area (MOERA) near Maryville. The match was hosted by the Trapshooting Club at Northwest Missouri State University. The event consisted of 50 targets from the 16-yard […]

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Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships to 27 high school graduates

The latest recipients of scholarships from the “Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation, Inc.” have been approved by the Board of Directors of the foundation. A total of 27 female graduates of North Mercer High School and Princeton High School in Mercer County, Missouri, have been awarded a combined total of $140,622.41 in scholarships for the Fall, […]

Salem Croy

Audio: Salem Croy to open for Sunny Sweeney at Leadership Northwest Music Jam in Trenton

A Trenton resident who played multiple sports in high school will be the opening act at the Leadership Northwest Music Jam the night of September 25th. Salem Croy will open for county singer-songwriter Sunny Sweeney at the fundraiser for Leadership Northwest Missouri, which will be at the Black Silo Winery of Trenton. Doors will open […]

e2 Fellowship high school leadership program

Mosaic Life Care Foundation’s e2 Fellowship high school leadership program to begin Tuesday

Mosaic Life Care Foundation’s e2 Fellowship high school leadership program will begin Tuesday, September 28, 2021. e2 Fellowship is a high school intergenerational leadership program that meets four times throughout the academic year. This year, emPowerU welcomes 14 regional schools for the program. In 2020, The Foundation’s Board of Trustees approved funding to make the […]

Rollover Accident

One injured in rollover crash south of Darlington

The Highway Patrol reports a rollover accident Tuesday afternoon in rural Gentry County which injured one person from Maryville. Taken by private vehicle, with moderate injuries, to Mosaic Medical Center in Albany was 41-year-old Christopher Swinford. Swinford was a passenger in a truck driven by 30-year-old Justin Viets of Stanberry who wasn’t hurt. The truck […]

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Man wanted for murder of Maryville woman and 11-year-old daughter found dead

A man charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the death of a Northwest Missouri State University graduate student and her daughter was reportedly found dead Wednesday night, September 8, 2021. The Union County, South Dakota Sheriff’s Office reports 45-year old J. T. McLean was found dead in the Dakota Dunes area from a […]

Motorcycle Crash

Maryville man ejected from motorcycle during crash, flown to hospital with serious injuries

A Maryville man was injured Thursday afternoon when he was thrown off the motorcycle he was driving in Gentry County. Seventy-two-year-old Robert Hunter received serious injuries and was flown by a medical helicopter (Life Net) to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. A trooper said Hunter was westbound when he failed to negotiate a curve […]