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Missouri Department of Agriculture celebrates “Buy Missouri Day” and announces those awarded grants

To celebrate Buy Missouri Day, the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Missouri Grown program announced funding for 14 retail businesses that carry Missouri Grown products. The Missouri Grown Retail Promotion Matching Grant awards up to $1,000 per retail store for reimbursement of expenses associated with promoting Missouri Grown member products. “Our Missouri Grown members have told […]

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Plans underway for 2021 Missouri Days Marching Festival

Plans are underway for the 2021 Missouri Days Marching Festival in Trenton set for Saturday, October 16th. “This year will be special in many ways,” reports Phil Ray, speaking on behalf of the Marching Festival Steering Committee. “With the cancellation of last year’s festival resulting in the staging of a virtual marching festival, we fully […]

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Obituary for Joe Brinser, Trenton, Missouri

Joseph Brinser, a 56-year-old Trenton resident, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at his residence. Brinser is to be cremated under the direction of Slater Neal Funeral Home with memorial services pending at a later date. Memorial donations are suggested to either the Grundy County Rural Fire Department or Maple Grove Cemetery. William Joseph Brinser […]

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Missouri Day Marching Festival’s sweepstakes award presented to the Oak Grove Marching Band

The 24th Annual Missouri Day Marching Festival’s sweepstakes award has been presented to the Oak Grove Marching Band. Marching Festival Committee Representative Steve Maxey presented the Buddy and Karla Hannaford Sweepstakes Award to Oak Grove Director Nathan Long and members of the Panther Pride band. Oak Grove also received four Class Four awards: first in […]

Trenton man elected to Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri Board of Directors

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri announced the election of a rural Trenton man to their Board of Directors. Phillip Ray was elected to the Board during the Annual Meeting of the Community Foundation Board last week; he joins 24 other community leaders from throughout North Missouri on the Board. A graduate of Trenton High […]

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Winners announced in Missouri Day Virtual Marching Festival competition

Oak Grove High School won the Buddy and Karla Hannaford sweepstakes award for overall top performance at the Missouri Days Virtual Marching Festival. Instead of the normal practice of having in-person competition in Trenton, videos submitted by the participating schools were judged in the areas of Parade, Field Show, and the indoor categories of auxiliary […]

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Missouri Days Virtual Marching Festival rolls out 2020 competition

Appearing a bit different this year, the 2020 Missouri Days Virtual Marching Festival begins today with 30 Missouri and Iowa High Schools competing and Trenton High School performing in exhibition. Schools have submitted video’s and have chosen to enter any of the four areas of competition or all four with classes determined by the Missouri […]

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Rotary Club flag display to fly along what would have been Missouri Day parade route

While in-person Missouri Day Festival events have been canceled due to health concerns with COVID-19, the Trenton Rotary Club announced it will proceed with their annual flags display on what would have been the weekend of the Missouri Day Festival which was October 16th through 17th. The display of U.S. and Missouri flags can be […]

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Grundy County Democrats cancel September meeting due to COVID-19

The September meeting of the Grundy County Democrats has been canceled due to concerns about the COVID-19.  With no meeting and the Missouri Days Festival being canceled, presidential and gubernatorial campaign signs will be available on Thursday evening, October 1st, from 5:30-6:00, at the Eastside Park parking lot just south of the football stadium.  Anyone […]

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Missouri Days Marching Festival to hold parade competition as virtual event

Following the announcement of the 2020 Missouri Days Marching Festival going virtual, committee members have added the Parade competition to also go virtual as well due to the demand of many participating high schools. Now all areas of the Marching Festival will be virtual – indoor auxiliary, indoor percussion, field show, and now, the parade. […]

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With Missouri Day Marching Festival to be held virtually, Missouri Day Festival Parade has been canceled

Due to concerns with the recent increase of positive COVID-19 cases in Grundy county, and the announcement the Marching Band Festival will be held virtually rather than live, the Trenton Rotary Club has announced it has canceled the Missouri Day Festival Parade. Parade Committee Co-chairman Brian Upton said that until recently, the club had been […]

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Rotary members to make decision on Missouri Day Parade at meeting in September

Various topics were discussed on Thursday, August 20th at the Trenton Rotary Club meeting. The club sponsors the Missouri Day Festival Parade. A final decision about holding the parade is to be made at the September 10th meeting. The marching festival held in conjunction with the Missouri Day Festival is still planned, but the final format […]

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Grundy County Democratic Committee elects officers

The Grundy County Democratic Committee at its meeting on Tuesday elected officers for the next two years. Elected were Chairman Marie Dolan, Vice-Chairman Roger Antel, Secretary Cindy Guthrie, and Treasurer Dan Dennis. Appreciation was extended to Bev Whorton, who did not seek re-election as Secretary. Several members were appointed to fill vacancies on the committee. […]

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Trenton Economic Development Committee hears presentations, but no recommendations made

Reports were presented but no recommendations were made during a meeting Tuesday evening of the Economic Development Committee to the Trenton City Council. City Administrator Ron Urton said officials of Orscheln’s Farm and Home have all of their city permits. Dirt work has been underway as weather conditions allow. Orscheln’s plans to have a new […]