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Trenton Administrative Committee and Utility Committee to meet Tuesday

Two committees representing the Trenton City Council have meetings Tuesday night at the city hall with both sessions open to the public. The Administrative Committee meets at 6 o’clock with an agenda includes discussion of airport hangar rentals, camper trailers parked in driveways and streets, and a pool fencing ordinance. The Utility Committee meets at […]

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Audio: Nestle Plant Manager Andy Darley on the future of operations in Trenton

The employment level has risen to 150 workers at the Nestle plant in Trenton. That goal was reached after just six weeks of operation since Nestle acquired the manufacturing facility from ConAgra June 1st.  Plant Manager Andy Darley spoke with KTTN’S John Anthony following the welcome to Trenton event held at the Nestle plant. Among the […]

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First report of southern rust in U.S. this season reported in west-central Missouri

The University of Missouri Extension confirmed the growing season’s first case of southern rust corn disease in the U.S. on July 10. The MU Plant Diagnostic Clinic confirmed that southern rust was present in a sample collected from west-central Missouri. This common corn disease usually shows up in neighboring southern states before appearing in Missouri […]

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Trenton Park Board discusses replacing equipment at Moberly Park

The Trenton Park Board reelected its President, Vice President, and Secretary at a meeting Wednesday evening. Duane Helmandollar remains President, Curtis Crawford Vice President, and Andy Cox Secretary, in name only. The board discussed replacing the small piece of play equipment at the lower part of Moberly Park with something comparable to what is currently […]

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Audio: Ribbon cutting held to welcome Nestle plant to Trenton

Representatives of city, county, and state governments joined business leaders and others for a ribbon cutting, open house event at the Nestle plant in Trenton. Trenton area chamber of commerce and its ambassadors conducted the ribbon cutting and spoke with Nestle officials. Trenton plant manager Andy Darley is in his 32nd year of employment with Nestle […]

Audio: Operator and residents shaken by massive explosions at Missouri pyrotechnic company

Area residents and the operator of a fireworks manufacturer are still shaken after the facility burned to the ground when stock inside ignited Tuesday night. Neighbor Ashlee Tennis told KOLR-TV she was at home getting ready for dinner when she heard the explosion at AM Pyrotechnics in southwest Missouri’s Polk County.     Tennis said […]

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Trenton City Council approves purchase of new wheel loader for street department

Trenton City Council last night approved a commitment to purchase a wheel loader for the street department use at the asphalt plant.  A discussion was held on adding days to legally shoot fireworks within the city limits but ultimately doing nothing and not taking any vote on changing an existing ordinance at this time. Through […]