Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton Utility Committee to consider replacement of aging substation transfomers

Trenton’s Utility Committee has given its endorsement to moving forward with a plan to replace aging transformers at three substation locations in Trenton. Utility Director Ron Urton reported committee members Tuesday evening discussed the age and current condition of the transformer; before deciding to inquire on the cost of purchasing a refurbished transformer and its […]

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Three from Brookfield injured in Highway 36 crash; big rig driver leaves the scene

The Highway Patrol reports three Brookfield residents sustained minor injuries when the minivan they traveled in was struck by the trailer of a tractor-trailer in Macon County Tuesday afternoon. Thirty-two-year-old Kristopher Masuch and 20-year-old Charles Moore were transported by ambulance to Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. A private vehicle transported 26-year-old Lacee Murphy to Pershing […]

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory issued for northern Missouri counties until Wednesday, February 6th

Light freezing rain and drizzle will overspread the region Tuesday and continue through the morning hours on Wednesday. Although precipitation is expected to remain light in nature, ice accumulations of up to a tenth of an inch will be possible in the immediate Kansas City area, with slightly higher amounts possible across north-central and northeastern […]

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Polo teen injured in Sunday evening crash

A teenager from Polo was injured Sunday night when the westbound car she was driving, went off the south side of U-S 36, struck a ditch and came to a stop in the median. Eighteen-year-old Makenzie Garrett received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center. She was wearing a seat […]

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Winter weather takes toll on north Missouri roads

Across Northwest Missouri, the effects of winter weather are evident everywhere you look frozen ground, canceled classes, snow-covered fields, and potholes. The Missouri Department of Transportation normally launches its pothole efforts in March, but with the extreme weather we’ve faced this year, the roads are taking a beating. When they’re not out plowing ice and […]