Trenton Municipal Utilities (TMU) or Trenton City Hall

Trenton Utility Committee to recommend minimum cash reserves for electric, water and sewer departments

Trenton’s Utility Committee will recommend minimum cash reserves for each of the three departments of Trenton Municipal Utilities: electric, water, and sewer. Utility committee members, two councilmen, the Mayor, and other city officials reviewed financial information based on an April 2018 audit. The purpose of having minimum cash reserves is to have enough money for […]

Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge to offer Sparrow Identification Workshop

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge south of Sumner south of Sumner will host a two-day free Sparrow Identification Workshop next month. The workshop is open to the public and will include sparrow identification in classroom and field settings. Participants will meet at the Swan Lake Headquarters building October 19th at noon for classroom identification presentations, […]

Arson

Trenton man accused of arson after mother’s house burns west of Trenton

A Trenton man faces a felony charge in Grundy County after allegedly setting his mother’s house on fire September 10th. Online court information indicates 48-year-old Stacy Todd Davis has been charged with second-degree arson, however, he has not yet been taken into custody for the charge but Davis’s bond was set at $10,000 cash only. […]

Farm News

As meat supplies grow for export demand, trade and tariff doubts hurt on-farm prices

Large supplies of meat and dairy, possibly record-setting tons, are coming to U.S. consumers. For consumers, this can be good news with lower prices at grocery cases. For producers of beef, pork, chicken, and milk it doesn’t bode so well.  In a mid-year baseline update for livestock and dairy, University of Missouri economist Scott Brown […]

Daviess County Courthouse

Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve bids at Monday meeting

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen approved the authorization of a consent to emergency water connection with Public Water Supply District Number 2 of Daviess County at its meeting Monday evening. The consent will allow the City of Gallatin to temporarily allocate an additional 30,000 gallons of water to water supply district, which will then allow […]

KCP&L announces purchase of power from Missouri wind farms

University of Missouri Extension to hold public meeting on wind farm development

The University of Missouri Extension will hold a community listening session on wind farm development in Maysville later this month. DeKalb County residents and community members are invited to share their views and experiences about wind farm development in a small group setting with team members from the University of Missouri at the June Conley […]

Missouri Hospital Association

Hospital workforce challenges persist in Missouri

A new report from the Missouri Hospital Association finds increased turnover rates among the majority of hospital-based healthcare positions. Vacancy rates decreased for several employee categories, including registered nurses, between 2016 and 2017. However, combined turnover among all professions surveyed increased statewide from 16 percent in 2016 to 17.7 percent in 2017. “Every Missourian has […]

Farmer Combining Corn in Field

Missouri crop progress and condition report for week of July 23, 2018

Temperatures last week averaged 79.2 degrees, 0.7 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 0.81 inches statewide, 0.03 inches above normal.  There were 6.1 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending July 22, 2018. Topsoil moisture supply was rated 41 percent very short, 36 percent short, and 23 percent adequate. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 40 […]