Economic Development

Trenton Economic Development Committee collaborates with North Central Missouri Development Alliance

The Trenton Economic Development Committee discussed projects with the North Central Missouri Development Alliance Wednesday evening. City Administrator Ron Urton reports various ideas were shared about how to attract new businesses and help existing businesses. He says areas of possible development included Downtown Trenton, the Eastgate Shopping Center, the former Shopko building, the area around […]

Emergency Operations Center

Livingston County activates Emergency Operations Center

The Livingston County/Chillicothe Emergency Operations Center has been activated due to major flooding and road closures. Livingston County Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas and Chillicothe Mayor Theresa Kelly report provisions for shelters have been set up. Residents are advised to travel only if necessary and to verify road conditions before traveling with proper authorities. Livingston County […]

NCMC Geyer Hall

NCMC Board of Trustees approve the hiring of new staff

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved the hiring of several new employees at its meeting Tuesday evening. Crystal Johnson of Kansas City was hired as an exempt adjunct instructor for History courses beginning this fall and will teach classes online. Rick Sharp of Saint Joseph was approved as a part-time exempt adjunct […]

Spickard, Missouri

Several Spickard Board of Aldermen resign at Monday meeting

Several Spickard Board of Aldermen members resigned at a meeting Monday evening. Board member Maggie George reports the board accepted resignations from members Janice Vandevender and Frank Felder. The resignations are effective immediately. George says the board commended Vandevender for 15 years of service to the community. City Clerk Kristie Martin also resigned, but the […]

Grundy County Extension Council

Report on Grundy County Extension Council meeting

The Grundy County Extension Council retroactively approved a raise for Office Manager Vickie Pash at a meeting Monday evening. Extension staff member Meridith Berry reports it was a 50-cent raise. Berry reported the surety bond was increased from $10,000 to $40,000 with no increase of cost. She said it was to come into compliance with […]