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AgriVision Equipment lends support to Northwest Missouri State Ag Learning Center

AgriVision Equipment Group, a locally owned and operated farming equipment company with 17 locations across southern Iowa, has added its support to Northwest Missouri State University’s School of Agricultural Sciences and a planned Agricultural Learning Center at the University’s R.T. Wright Farm, pledging $100,000 toward the project. “We are so grateful and appreciative of the […]

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Farmers’ Electric Coop Area Youth Benefit Fund event to be held in August

The 26th Annual Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Area Youth Benefit Fund dinner/auction and golf tournament will be held in August. The dinner & auction will be held at the Chillicothe Elks Lodge on Saturday, August 25 and will be co-sponsored by Hedrick Medical Center.  A reception will begin that evening at 5 p.m. with dinner to follow […]

Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Audio: Chillicothe to showcase history of sliced bread during Sliced Bread Day on Saturday

(Missourinet) – On July 7, 1928, the Chillicothe Baking Company in northwest Missouri became the first commercial bakery in recorded history to have bread mechanically cut into uniform slices. The invention, developed by Otto Rohwedder of Iowa, revolutionized the baking world. To celebrate the 90-year milestone, the town of Chillicothe is gearing up for its […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Independence man arrested on multitude of charges by Trenton Police Department

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two men since Tuesday. The Trenton Police Department arrested 33-year-old Joshua Ryan Lusk of Independence Tuesday on four felony charges: possession of burglary tools, second degree tampering with a motor vehicle (prior conviction/finding of guilt), resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony, and attempted […]

Livingston County Library

Walgreens building purchased by Livingston County Library Charitable Trust

The Livingston County Library Charitable Trust Board of Directors has announced that it has purchased the commercial building at 917 Washington Street, formerly a Walgreens store. The building will be renovated and will become the new home for a branch of the Livingston County Library that will serve as the Children’s and Teen Library. “After […]

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Trenton sales tax receipts down for first two-months of fiscal year

Trenton city sales tax receipts in the first two months of this fiscal year are down for general revenue, capital projects, parks, and firefighting related needs compared to the same period a year ago. The reductions are nearly ten percent for parks, more than eight percent for firefighting equipment, training, and services and seven percent […]

Missouri Sunshine Law

Three prosecutors added to Western District of Missouri to focus on violent crime

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri Tim Garrison announced that the Department of Justice is taking a dramatic step to increase resources to combat violent crime and drug trafficking. In the largest increase in decades, the Department of Justice is allocating 311 new Assistant United States Attorneys […]

Senator Roy Blunt

Senator Roy Blunt and Missouri Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe React to Governor Greitens’ Resignation

(Missourinet) – Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says he’s looking forward to Mike Parson’s leadership as governor. Blunt was hosting a roundtable with business leaders at Associated Industries of Missouri in Jefferson City, as Governor Eric Greitens announced his resignation. Blunt gave his first interview to Missourinet after Greitens resigned:     Blunt says Greitens’ situation […]

Hero's Honor at Passion Church Cameron

Passion Church in Cameron to hold “Hero’s Honor” at free event on Sunday

The Passion Church of Cameron will honor area members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, law enforcement, fire departments, and emergency medical services at a free event Sunday. Hero’s Honor will be held at the church’s new location at 1119 Bryan Road in Cameron from 1 to 4 o’clock that Sunday afternoon […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Trenton Police Department arrest five over the weekend

Charges have been filed in Grundy County Circuit Court against five persons arrested on various charges over the weekend at Trenton. Forty-three-year-old Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton and his brother, 25-year-old Forrest Lee Shoemaker of Brookfield are held in jail on $20,000 cash bond on three counts. Each faces charges of second-degree burglary, attempted burglary, and possession of […]

MOASK IRC Missouri Ag Skills and Knowledge Industry Recognized Credential

High School students in agriculture education courses receive technical skills certificates

High school students enrolled in agriculture education courses have the unique opportunity to go beyond the classroom and learn real-world applications in a number of disciplines. Whether it is in agricultural mechanics, livestock evaluation, or a dozen other areas of learning, the Missouri Agricultural Skills and Knowledge Assessment Industry Recognized Credential (MOASK IRC) program recognizes […]