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North Mercer Board of Education approves budget amendments

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education approved 2018-2019 budget amendments and adopted the 2019-2020 budget at a meeting Monday evening. Budget amendments included revenues increasing by $101,651 and expenses decreasing by $1,031. The end of the fiscal year budget projects an overall increase of $47,348. The 2019-2020 budget projects revenues at $3,076,880 and expenditures […]

Dairy Cattle

MU dairy first to use new breeding system in grazing herd

Early breeding allows lactating cows to be put on grass at peak quality and quantity when the nutritional need of cows is highest. Researchers at the University of Missouri’s Foremost Dairy Research Center near Columbia are the first to use the Double Ovsynch timed artificial insemination (AI) protocol with a grazing dairy herd. This year […]

Economic Development

Trenton Economic Development Committee collaborates with North Central Missouri Development Alliance

The Trenton Economic Development Committee discussed projects with the North Central Missouri Development Alliance Wednesday evening. City Administrator Ron Urton reports various ideas were shared about how to attract new businesses and help existing businesses. He says areas of possible development included Downtown Trenton, the Eastgate Shopping Center, the former Shopko building, the area around […]

Sewer Line Cap in Street

Sewer plant upgrade in Trenton now 80% complete

One of several projects currently being worked on in Trenton is a sewer plant upgrade. City Administrator Ron Urton says the effluent disinfection project treats the water going into Muddy Creek with chlorine. The project is about 80% complete, and the work is expected to be done by July 1, however, the work may be […]

MoDOT

Sidewalk improvements along Route 139 through Newtown to ensure ADA compliance

Sidewalk improvements along Route 139 through Newtown will help ensure compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The projects, partially funded through the Transportation Alternatives Program with the Missouri Department of Transportation providing the remaining funding, will help pedestrians in Newtown enjoy safer walking for recreation or while visiting local businesses. The Missouri Department of […]

Sunnyview Nursing Home

Grundy County Nursing Home Board moves meeting date

The Tuesday monthly meeting for the Grundy County Nursing Home Board has been postponed and rescheduled for one week later. The board meets May 28th at 4 o’clock in the conference room of Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments in Trenton. The agenda remains as bids for propane, hay, and trash; an update on energy improvement […]