MoDOT Road Work

First portion of 83-mile resurfacing project on Highway 65 complete

A resurfacing project through Mercer, Grundy, Livingston, and Carroll counties is scheduled to start back up sooner than originally expected. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with Vance Brothers to resurface approximately 83 miles of U.S. Route 65 between the Iowa border and the Missouri River as well as a small portion of Route […]

Rabbit with Young

Missouri Department of Conservation reminds people to leave wildlife wild

Spring brings the births of wild animals such as birds, rabbits, and squirrels. With that come good intentions of kind-hearted people who want to adopt baby animals they find because they think they have been orphaned or abandoned. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds people to leave these young wild animals where they find […]

Bridge Work

Upcoming bridge inspections in area counties may slow traffic

Bridge inspection crews based in Northwest Missouri work to inspect the bridges in our area. This program of inspection, repair, and maintenance of the more than 10,000 bridges across the state ensures the bridges are kept in the best possible condition for as long as possible for all those that travel across Missouri’s roadways. Specialized […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol extends testing process for next recruitment class

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has extended the testing process for its 106th Recruit Class with the application deadline of April 26, 2018.  Testing for prospective troopers will be administered in the following areas: Culver-Stockton College, Canton, MO ─ Tentatively scheduled for 04/27/2018 Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO ─ April 18, 2018 Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO ─ To be determined […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Audio: Governor Greitens’ legal team receives evidence, questions opposition’s choice of investigators

Governor Eric Greitens legal team has received evidence being used against it and has questions about the prosecution’s procedures. Bill Wise from Missourinet reports.     St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner met defense lawyers for Governor Eric Greitens in court to turn over the first round of evidence Tuesday. KMOV-TV reports the evidence includes […]

Daviess County Courthouse

Street work tops list of topics at meeting of Gallatin Board of Aldermen

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted a server and installation bid and approved an ordinance regarding electric refinancing at its meeting Monday evening. The accepted server and server installation bid was from Green Hills Communications for $9,750. Harland Technology Services also bid at a price of $13,558.08. The board approved an ordinance authorizing Gallatin to […]

Church with Steeple

Several attend first meeting to discuss formation of Christian school in Trenton

Several interested parents attended a meeting Saturday about possibly starting a non-denominational Christian school in Trenton. Socha Osborn tells that the meeting covered topics such as a location, student ages, dress code, curriculum, and a school board. A location has yet to be determined, but she hopes someone will sell, rent, or donate a building […]

Bridge on Highway

MoDOT schedules several bridge inspections this week

In-depth under-bridge inspections are part of the Missouri Department of Transportation’s program of inspection, repair, and maintenance of the more than 10,000 bridges across the state. This program ensures the bridges are kept in the best possible condition for as long as possible for all those that travel across Missouri’s roadways. Several bridges in Northwest […]

Economic development

Goals addressed at meeting of economic development group

Two northern Missouri economic development organizations are to work together to address goals. During a meeting of the Northwest Missouri Round Table of Economic Developers and the Northeast Missouri Development Partnership, three areas of focus were identified. They called for better broadband policy and implementation, rural economic development legislation including incenting capital investments, and communications. […]

Chillicothe Fire Department recognized as”Fire Department of the Year” by Missouri Fire Fighters Association

The Fire Fighters Association of Missouri has named The Chillicothe Fire Department as “Department Of The Year” for 2016. The FFAM serves 7, 533 members and 367 fire departments. The award was presented to the department at the FFAM 62 annual convention held at Tan Tara resort. The Chillicothe Fire Department is a progressive Department with […]

Weeds such as Dandelions

Identifying weeds just got easier with this app for smartphones

The University of Missouri Extension recently released an update for its free ID Weeds app for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices to help people easily identify weeds in the field, lawn, or garden. Kevin Bradley, an MU Extension weed scientist, says the update includes new graphics and is more user-friendly than the initial version.  The app […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council Meeting Report for Monday, February 22, 2016

The Trenton City Council’s finance committee meets several times during preparations for the city budget for the fiscal year beginning May 1st. That’s also the case this year, with two more meetings announced for Wednesday, February 23, and Friday, February 26, both at noon. Trenton mayor nick McHargue, during last night’s city council meeting, said […]