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Trenton City Council adopts ordinances, airport hangar discussion continues

Three ordinances were adopted, appointments made to committees and boards, and reports were given during last nights’ meeting of the Trenton City Council. One ordinance allows the Howe engineering company to coordinate plans for a larger, six-inch water main to supply potable water to the wastewater treatment plant. The cost is $33,000 for services including […]

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Election results certified, new council members sworn in, mowing of property not owned by city all topics of Trenton City Council meeting

Election results were certified by ordinance and the oaths of office were given to four newly-elected city councilmen. Sworn in at the city hall ceremony were Councilman Kevin Klinginsmith in First Ward; Marvin Humphreys in Second Ward; Dave Mlika in Third Ward; and Duane Urich in Fourth Ward. They join four holdover members. The council […]

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Trenton City Council approves ordinance regarding development of land for new Orscheln Farm and Home location

All ordinances on the agenda were approved during Monday nights’ meeting of the Trenton City Council. One ordinance begins the process that ultimately involves the re-development of land at the southwest corner of 28th street and Highway 65 as the future location for a new Orscheln Farm and Home store. A funding agreement was unanimously […]

Kirksville Regional Airport sign

Kirksville Regional Airport receives $3.3 million to rehabilitate runway and taxiway

Sam Graves has announced the Kirksville Regional Airport will receive federal money through the Airport Improvement Program. Graves received notification from the U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao that the Kirksville airport will be receiving $3.3 million through the program to rehabilitate both a runway and a taxiway. “Rural airports are incredibly important […]

Trenton Missouri Municipal Airport

Construction company pouring concrete overnight at Trenton Municipal Airport

A pavement replacement project at the Trenton Municipal Airport began Tuesday night. Airport Manager Donnie Vandevender reports Midwest Heavy Construction of Pleasant Hill started pouring concrete on the runway at 8 o’clock Tuesday night and the pour was scheduled to last until 6 o’clock Wednesday morning. The construction company is also scheduled to work at […]

Flooded Trenton Airport May 29 2019

Trenton Municipal Airport floods twice in one week, 12-inches of water reported in main hangar

With the airport in Trenton flooding twice in one week, Airport Manager Donnie Vandevender reports water from Sunday’s rain measured 12 inches in the main hanger and the former Trenton R-9 administrative and storage building and 36 inches plus in the T-hangars. Water from the most recent rain entered into both structures in the T-hangars, […]

Columbia Regional Airport

Audio: Columbia Regional Airport runway to close for emergency construction

The runway at Columbia Regional Airport will be CLOSED starting Tuesday, April 9, 2019, for EMERGENCY CONSTRUCTION. Columbia interim city manager John Glascock made the announcement during a press conference today, telling reporters that pilots have expressed concern about a “crown” on the runway.     Glascock tells reporters air service will be closed at […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council approves new shut-off policy for TMU, update presented on sewer plant upgrades

Several topics related to Trenton Municipal Utilities were approved during last evening’s meeting of the Trenton City Council. The council voted six to nothing to proceed with Burns and McDonnel engineering to proceed with designing the headworks project at the sewer plant. Other improvements are underway in the design-build project at the sewer plant where […]

Trenton, Missouri

Electric rates are hotly contested in Monday meeting of Trenton City Council

The Trenton City Council last night defeated one ordinance and adopted four others. After two attempts, the city council failed to collect enough votes to override the Mayor’s veto on a professional study of electric rates for Trenton Municipal Utilities. Toth and Associates of Springfield were to perform a cost of service and rate study […]