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Green Hills Animal Shelter recipient of Hy-Vee Reusable Bag Program

The Green Hills Animal Shelter of Trenton has been selected as the recipient of the Trenton Hy-Vee’s Reusable Bag Program for November. Terri Webb with the animal shelter says Hy-Vee shoppers can purchase a reusable bag for $2.50, and $1 from the purchase will be donated to the shelter. The animal shelter encourages everyone to […]

Farm News

Farmers urged to enroll early for popular Crop Management Conference, December 17 and 18th

Farmers ending an erratic crop year have help ahead. To get it, they should enroll for the MU Crop Management Conference in Columbia. Organizer Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri plant scientist, says the annual event fills quickly. He opened enrollment early for the December 17 and 18, 2019 event. There’s plenty to talk about. Bradley […]

Road Work

Planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of November 4, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in northern Missouri for the week of November 4 – 10. Inclement weather and continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such […]

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Missouri Department of Agriculture releases proposed rules for industrial hemp program

The Missouri Department of Agriculture is working to establish regulations and procedures in advance of the 2020 industrial hemp growing season. As part of the rulemaking process, the Department is asking for public comment on the proposed industrial hemp rules, and citizens may submit their comments beginning today. The proposed rules are currently available for […]

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Big rig driver going too fast for road conditions jackknifes, sending driver to hospital

A Bondurant, Iowa woman sustained moderate injuries when the tractor-trailer she drove traveled too fast for weather conditions and jackknifed one mile east of Osborn Thursday morning. An ambulance transported 36-year-old Karen Martinez to Mosaic Life Care in Saint Joseph. The tractor-trailer traveled east on Highway 36 before running off the north side of the […]

Sex Offender

Trenton Police Department to conduct checks on sex offenders to ensure compliance with Halloween restrictions

The Trenton Police Department will conduct random compliance checks for registered sexual offenders in regard to Halloween restrictions defined by city ordinance and state statute. The police department notes sexual offenders must follow restrictions on Halloween, including avoiding all Halloween-related contact with children. Remain inside their homes from 5 o’clock to 10:30 this evening, unless […]

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National Assessment of Educational Progress releases Missouri’s scores on nationwide report card

Missouri’s 2019 scores in national math and reading assessments remained statistically steady in math at Grade 4 and Grade 8, as well as at Grade 8 reading, but fell in Grade 4 reading according to data released by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). The state was in line with national averages in all […]