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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees deal with busy agenda at Tuesday meeting

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved purchasing a tractor and fitness equipment as well as renovation costs at its meeting Tuesday evening. Agriculture Instructor Rustin Jumps recommended the purchase of the new John Deere tractor to be added to the fleet at the Barton Farm Campus. It was purchased from Sydenstricker Implement […]

Grants Graphic

Community improvement grants available to 4-H and FFA youth

Developing a thriving rural Missouri is important to FCS Financial. The Shaping Rural Missouri grant program offers Missouri 4-H and FFA organizations $500 grants to implement projects that will benefit their rural communities and youth development. “Providing opportunities for rural community development is important to FCS Financial because our employees and customers live in these […]

Obituary

Funeral service for Jeffrey Bowman set for Wednesday

A Funeral service for 27-year-old Jeffrey Carl Bowman of Chillicothe will be Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock at the Calvary Baptist Church of Chillicothe with burial in the Plainview Cemetery of Chula. A scheduled family visitation will be Tuesday night from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock at the Lindley Funeral Home of Chillicothe. Survivors of […]

Rollover Crash

Rollover crash at Leisure Lake injures Trenton woman

A rollover accident yesterday at Leisure Lake injured a rural Trenton woman. 70-year-old Diana Hoppe received minor injuries and was taken by a private vehicle to Wright Memorial Hospital. The highway patrol reports Mrs. Hoppe was eastbound when her sports utility vehicle went off the right side of Leisure Lake Drive and struck a wooden […]

Survey

University of Missouri Extension taking survey to better understand rural communities

A survey to hear from rural citizens, business owners, and leaders is being conducted to learn key issues, opportunities, and challenges in rural Missouri communities. The Missouri Rural Development Partners launched its first Missouri Rural Survey to gain a better understanding of attitudes and opinions of rural community members. The survey, which will be available […]

Latest census numbers continue population loss across north Missouri

U.S. Census estimates show communities across the nine-county Green Hills area continuing to lose population.  Estimates from July 1, 2015 include Trenton at 5,896 (down 105 from the 2010 census).  Other Grundy County estimates include Spickard at 254, Galt 253, and Laredo 198.  Each of those numbers is down (just a few people) from 2010. […]

Dunn Ranch Prairie

“Prairie Days” activities planned for Harrison County’s Dunn Ranch, final weekend of June

Northwest Missouri’s grassland heritage will be celebrated at Prairie Days June 24-25 at Dunn Ranch in Harrison County. Bison, butterflies, birds and native plants that support them will be on display. Experts will interpret prairie ecology at a free event sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), The Nature Conservancy, and the Missouri Prairie […]

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 […]

Trenton High School

THS student ranks #1 at state FFA convention; accolades and honors many for north Missouri attendees

Trenton High School student Katerina Black was the number one ranked  individual in the state during meat judging competition at the Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia. Her team from Trenton high school finished in second place, just 30 points behind the top ranked meats judging team from Tipton. Other members of the 2nd place meats team […]