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Trenton Building Inspector reports on inspections and permit applications

Trenton Building Inspector Wes Barone has submitted a report of inspections, permit applications, and other matters from October 20th through November 10th. During that time, there were 32 inspections. The category with the most inspections was new construction with 10. Others involved eight rental, eight right of way, five pre-permit, and one dangerous building issue. […]

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Audio: Online pet product retailer Chewy to hire 1,600 employees in western Missouri’s Belton area

The governor traveled to rural western Missouri’s Belton this week to help cut the ribbon on an 800-thousand square foot new e-Commerce fulfillment center that’s located near I-49. State Department of Economic Development Director Rob Dixon says Chewy has seen enormous growth.     Dixon says Chewy plans to hire 1,600 employees in the Belton […]

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North Central Missouri Board of Trustees address lengthy agenda at latest meeting on Tuesday

The North Central Missouri Board of Trustees received a consolidated budget update on May 25, 2021. The 2021-2022 budget projection includes total operating revenue of $11,111,547. With auxiliary operations of $12,151,045, the total consolidated income is projected at $13,262,592. Revenues include $7,433,078 for tuition and fees and $2,939,169 in state appropriations. The budget projection also […]


Missouri hospitals lobby for changes to new Medicaid payment system

(Missouri Independent) – Missouri lawmakers must finish work on the fiscal 2022 budget by Friday.  And while the biggest spending issue of the session, Medicaid expansion, is off the table, there are other big issues to resolve in the state-run health care program. One of the largest is whether to provide a cushion for hospitals that […]

Building Inspector Report

Trenton Building Inspector issues monthly report

Trenton Building Inspector, Wes Barone, has provided a monthly report of inspections, permit applications, and other matters from February 16th to March 17, 2021. During that time, there were 34 inspections. The category with the largest number of inspections was new construction with 14. There were 11 rental inspections. There were 10 permit applications. Half […]

Milan C-2 School Website

Audio: Milan Superintendent Ben Yocum expects gym project to be finished by early February

Milan C-2 Superintendent Ben Yocom says the school district’s building project is behind but “going well” with “all things considered.” He expects the gym to be finished by the beginning of February.     It will not be done by the start of the Milan basketball tournament on January 11th. He notes the weather and […]

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Grundy County Commission to hold hearing on property tax rates

The Grundy County Commission will hold hearings regarding the preparation of a budget amendment involving CARES Act funding and proposed property tax rates on August 18th. The hearing for preparation of a budget amendment will be at the courthouse in Trenton that morning at 8:30. The hearing is to include General Revenue and the Election […]

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Groundbreaking for “Better MC2-Project 2020” to be held in Milan on September 23, 2019

The Milan C-2 Board of Education approved the proposal from PSR Construction Inc., from Kirksville, Missouri to serve as the general contractor for the upcoming construction project – Better MC2-Project 2020. The groundbreaking ceremony for the project will be held on Monday, September 23, 2019, at 1:00 pm. The ceremony will be in the front […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Audio: Trenton R-9 Superintendent Dan Wiebers on no-tax-increase ballot issue

The Trenton R-9 School District will have a ballot measure on the April 2nd Municipal Election asking to extend the district’s debt service levy of 90 cents for an additional 20 years. The last no-tax-increase extension of debt for the district was in 2010. Superintendent Dan Wiebers says a yes vote on the no-tax-increase levy […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education concentrates efforts on beginning of school year

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education set its tax levy at a hearing held Tuesday evening before the regular meeting. The levy was set at $4.1405 for 2018-2019, which was an increase of four point three four cents from 2017-2018. That includes $3.2405 for Incidental and $.90 for debt service. The assessed valuation for the […]