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Weather in 2018 was near normal, but averages hide record-setting events

Do the math on temperatures and rainfall for all of 2018. On average, you get “near normal,” says Pat Guinan, University of Missouri Extension climatologist. “Weather was anything but that,” Guinan adds. Record-setting numbers hide in an average.  For starters, look at the “non-spring” of 2018. April was the second coldest on record going back […]

Pictured (L to R) is Stefanie Dowell, Assistant to the VP, Ginny Wikoff, and Linda Cowling, NCMC English Instructor.

NCMC Students and staff donate to Community Food Pantry of Grundy County

Faculty and staff of North Central Missouri College recently held a food drive on campus for non-perishables to donate to the Community Food Pantry of Grundy County. Over 600 pounds of food were collected and taken to the pantry to help with restocking after Thanksgiving and holiday distribution. Also donated to the Community Food Pantry […]

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Audio: Trenton woman chosen to help decorate White House for Christmas 2018

A Trenton woman was one of about 200 volunteers chosen from a pool of 6000 applicants selected to help decorate the White House for Christmas. Cindy Roy first heard about the opportunity to decorate the White House when former White House intern Adam Kirby visited her during his Winter Break from college last year.   […]

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Weather summary for November indicates snowfall totaled 6-1/4 inches

The National Weather Service, entering last month, had predicted November would be colder than normal, with a moderate chance for above normal precipitation. The long-range forecast turned out to be accurate for temperatures, however, November had less than average moisture despite measurable precipitation on ten dates, including measurable snow on four of those dates. Snowfall […]

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Missouri Highway Patrol reports 9 fatalities over Thanksgiving holiday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period–from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018. The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated the following: 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics Crashes ─ 587 Injuries ─ 108 Fatalities ─ 9 DWI ─ 86 Drug Arrests ─ 67 […]

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Highway patrol reports two arrests on Thanksgiving

The highway patrol reports the separate arrests of two individuals, both of whom were taken to Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail on a 24-hour hold. Early Thursday morning, the highway patrol arrested 19-year-old Sydney Eddins in Daviess County on multiple violations. Online court information shows five misdemeanor charges have been filed in the circuit court. Sydney Danielle Eddins […]

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General Lengyel shares Thanksgiving breakfast with deployed Troops from Sedalia

U.S. National Guard Bureau Chief, Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, and U.S. Army National Guard Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Kepner, the senior enlisted advisor to Lengyel, shared a Thanksgiving breakfast with U.S. Army National Guard and Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 35th Combat Aviation Brigade, headquartered in Sedalia, Missouri, who are currently deployed to the […]

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Preparations for Thanksgiving meal at Coon Creek Baptist Church underway and on schedule

The Union Coon Creek Baptist Church west of Trenton hosts its 23rd Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday, November 22nd. Dianna Crawford is the pastor’s wife, and on Wednesday morning said preparation was going well. Volunteers are preparing at least 54 turkeys and more than 155 pumpkin pies. Crawford said more than 500 meals will be delivered […]