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North Mercer Board of Education sets tax levy

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education set the district’s tax levy at a meeting on Monday evening. The levy was set at 488.26 cents for this year which is up by 41.3 cents from last year. North Mercer’s assessed valuation decreased by $1,300,440 to $17,893,147. The board voted to no longer accept tuition waivers […]

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Audio: Sears to close three Missouri stores

Sears plans to close three Missouri stores by the fall, as part of a national plan to close more than two dozen Sears and Kmart stores.     The parent company of the struggling retail giant announced that it plans to close twenty-six Kmart and Sears locations throughout the country. This includes Cape Girardeau, Independence, […]

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Friday evening crash at 9th and Rural streets in Trenton involves 2 vehicles and 9 people

The Trenton Police Department reports one person was transported to the hospital after a pickup truck struck a car at Ninth and Rural streets Friday evening. An ambulance transported car passenger 13-year-old Zackary Lawrence to Wright Memorial Hospital after he reportedly complained of knee pain. No injuries were reported for other car passengers, Joely Johnson, […]