Liberty Utilities is replacing the aging natural gas infrastructure in Trenton. The project is expected to last until early fall. The company, formerly known as Empire, reports the maintenance will improve the delivery and reliability of natural gas service for its customers. A map of the project on the gas company’s website (you may also […]
The Chillicothe School District is canceling all classes beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020, for a minimum of three weeks out of concerns for the Coronavirus. The Chillicothe School District website includes a letter for parents, patrons, students, and staff. It noted the decision by Chillicothe administrators to cancel classes was made with guidance from the […]
Trenton FFA’s Meats team participated in the 22nd annual, Lathrop Practice Competition. The team placed first out of the 32 teams that participated. All members of the team placed in the top 15 overall. Placing second was Jaycie Griffin, sixth was Matthew Slater, thirteenth was Kidridge Griffin and fourteenth was Olivia Roberts.
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education on Monday evening approved fully paid insurance next year. The insurance will have a $6,500 health savings account deductible and be at a rate of $555 per person per month. The vote came after a review of insurance options through the Ozarks Schools Benefits Association. A health fair […]
Missouri’s local election officials are projecting about a 40 percent voter turnout for Tuesday’s presidential preference primary. Polls will open Tuesday morning at 6 and will close at 7 p.m. statewide. Under Missouri law, you can only choose one political party ballot at the primary: Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, Green or Constitution. Poll workers will ask […]
Trenton Middle School has announced its March Students of the Month for the character trait fairness. Students selected are fifth-graders Makayla Mejia and Bradly Miller, sixth-graders Sosha Scott and Logan Roberts, seventh-graders Sadie Tobias, and Michael Hiles, and eighth-graders Mady Couey and Brayden Hughs.
A congressman who represents north Missouri on Capitol Hill warns that northwest Missouri is still suffering from flooding and that there’s a lot of damage to infrastructure. U.S. Rep. Sam Graves traveled from his Atchison County farm to Jefferson City this week to file for re-election to his 11th term. Graves is the longest-serving Republican […]
A Mexican national in Kansas City, Missouri, has been sentenced in federal court for his role in a conspiracy to distribute marijuana, illegally possessing a firearm, and illegally entering the United States for the sixth time. Uriel L. Martinez, 24, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough on Wednesday, Feb. 26, to six […]
North Central Missouri College Vice President for Student Affairs Doctor Kristen Alley reported on recognition at the NCMC Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday evening. Jaqueline Perez of Milan was nominated for the Newman Civic Fellowship. Four A-Plus students were recognized as outstanding students: Sidney Lynch of Trenton High School, Josephine Deen of Jefferson C-124 High […]
Winners have been announced of the Pleasant View R-6 Science Fair on Thursday afternoon. Overall, first place went to Tyler Dixon, second to Astrid Soriano, and third to Remington Olmstead. They will advance to the Regional Science Fair in Saint Joseph on March 27th. Dixon placed first in the seventh and eighth grade at Pleasant […]
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education approved a bid for audit services Wednesday evening. The bid from Conrad and Higgins, LLC was the only bid received, and the services are to be provided for three years. Superintendent Phil Fox reports the cost for the services will be $5,550 for the first year, $5,850 for […]
The Mosaic Life Care Foundation will host and sponsor the Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee in March. The bee will be held at EmPowerU, located at 518 South Sixth Street in Saint Joseph March 7th. Registration will begin at 12:30, and the competition will start at 1 o’clock. Fourteen Northwest Missouri counties will send their […]