North Missouri Solid Waste Management planner addresses Trenton City Council’s vote against recycling

North Missouri Solid Waste Management District Region B Planner Ann Hamilton has written a letter urging the Trenton City Council to reconsider its recent decision concerning the city’s curbside recycling program. The city council last week voted six to one against continuing curbside recycling. Hamilton says Hope Haven Industries provided the Solid Waste Management District […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Audio: CEO of Wright Memorial Hospital discuses strategy that led to consolidation of employment positions

Chief Executive Officer of Wright Memorial Hospital, Steve Schieber, discusses factors that led to the consolidation of management and other positions at Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. Schieber reported over 80 hospitals in rural America have closed in recent years and noted more than 40 percent of hospitals in […]

President Donald Trump

Audio: Missouri Congress members in rural district back Trump’s tariffs to differing degrees

(Missourinet) – Missouri’s Republican Congressional members that represent rural areas have remained supportive of President Trump’s tariffs, despite some of the tough economic conditions they’ve brought. Southwestern Missouri GOP House member Billy Long says businesses in his district are still behind President Trump and are hopeful trade conditions will improve.     Long says farmers […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Two from Trenton arrested on probation violation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two Trenton men Wednesday on probation violations. Forty-two-year-old Mark Romesburg’s alleged violations include drugs, reporting and directives, supervision strategy, and special conditions. His bond is $15,000 cash or corporate surety. Romesburg was originally charged with domestic assault. Twenty-seven-year-old Jonathon Woods’s alleged violations include drugs, reporting and […]


USDA to authorize up to $12 billion in programs to assist farmers impacted by tariffs

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will take several actions to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation. President Trump directed Secretary Perdue to craft a short-term relief strategy to protect agricultural producers while the Administration works on free, fair, and reciprocal trade deals […]

Cow and cattle herd

Drought cuts pasture growth; farmers face culling cow herds

In dry weather with short pastures, Missouri cow-herd owners face tough culling decisions. One way to match cows’ needs to available grass is to sell cows.  Give careful thought to which grass eaters go first, says Eric Bailey, University of Missouri Extension beef nutritionist. Under drought stress, identifying those cows becomes urgent. The first cut is […]

City of Trenton

Grundy County commissioners receive request to provide funding to showcase Trenton

Grundy County Commissioners received a request this morning to make a financial commitment; joining with others, to pay for a strategy showcasing Trenton to prospective businesses. In particular, it would include marketing the ConAgra Foods building on Harris Avenue in Trenton. Community Developer Ralph Boots reports he’s been working with the Grundy County Industrial Development […]