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Trenton police issue citation following accident at Highway 65 and 28th Street

The Trenton Police Department reports a Princeton woman sustained minor injuries when one sports utility vehicle struck another at the intersection of Highway 65 and 28th Street on December 13th. A Trenton woman received a citation after the collision. Emergency medical services took 69-year-old Karen Sue Isaacs of Princeton to Wright Memorial Hospital. No injuries […]

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Firefighters respond to combine fire south of Trenton

Grundy County’s Rural Fire Protection District on Monday afternoon responded to a farm combine fire one-half mile south of Trenton on Highway 65. Upon arrival shortly before 3 o’clock, firefighters noticed light smoke from weeds and grain beneath the cab. The department used water to wet down the smoldering areas of the combine. The cause […]

Festival of Trees

Audio: 13th annual Festival of Trees event kicks off Saturday evening in Trenton

Events include a parade, music, crafts, and an auction for the 13th annual Festival of Trees this Saturday night, November 27th in Trenton. The first event is a Christmas parade. Brenda Thorne was a guest on KTTN’S Open Line and told John Anthony about entering the parade.     The parade will feature the selection […]

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Fire destroys garage and portion of adjacent home in north Trenton

A garage was destroyed by fire while the adjacent house received fire, smoke, and water damage early Tuesday evening in Trenton. Members of the Trenton Fire Department and Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District responded with equipment and personnel to 503 East 22nd Street in north Trenton. The call came in at 5:37 pm with […]

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Trenton City Council approves ordinances and six motions at Monday evening meeting

Actions taken Monday night by the Trenton City Council include approval of two ordinances and six motions. Two of the topics resulted in split votes of the council. With a roll call vote of six in favor and two opposed, a conditional use permit was issued by ordinance to Terry Hearn to operate a used […]

Halloween Carnival

Trenton R-9 Halloween Carnival returns this year to Trenton High School

The Trenton R-9 Halloween Carnival will return this year with activities in the Trenton High School gym and commons on October 28, 2021, from 6 o’clock to 7:30 p.m. Several classes, clubs, and organizations will have carnival-style games for children to play from 6 to 7 o’clock. The THS Student Council will grill hot dogs […]

Car Fire

Fire damages engine compartment in car on Highway 65 near Trenton

A car fire on Saturday afternoon in Trenton extensively damaged the engine compartment of the vehicle. The car was on the shoulder of southbound Highway 65, about one-half mile north of Highway 6. When firefighters from the Trenton Fire Department arrived on the scene, flames were coming from the engine compartment. The cause of the […]

Vehicle Fire

Grundy Electric bucket truck a “total loss” after fire on Saturday

A Grundy Electric Cooperative bucket truck is considered a total loss after a fire near Grundy Electric on Saturday night, September 4, 2021. Trenton Fire Lieutenant Jeremy Summers reports the bed area of the truck was fully involved when firefighters arrived. Crews used a one-and-a-half-inch hose line to extinguish the fire. The cause of the […]

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Trenton City Council looks at creation of a “Social District,” discuss increasing monthly base rate of water meter charge

The Trenton City Council Monday night reviewed a preliminary report on proposed improvements to the aging water treatment plant, including an initial discussion on how to pay for an anticipated loan to finance the projects. The council also endorsed a developer’s application seeking funding for senior citizen housing, the creation of a social district for […]

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Three-vehicle crash on Highway 6 west of Trenton sends two to hospital

The Trenton Police Department reports two area residents were taken to the hospital by ambulance following a three-vehicle crash on Highway 6 near Fourth Street on Monday afternoon, August 16, 2021.  The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reported that Highway 6 was closed at the Thompson River Bridge for about 30 minutes due to the injury […]

Vehicle Fire

Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District responds to vehicle fire west of Trenton

The Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District responded to a vehicle fire two miles west of Trenton on Highway 6 the night of July 13th. Firefighter Derek Hert reports that, upon arrival, firefighters found light smoke coming from under the vehicle’s hood. The hood was opened, and a water extinguisher was used to put out […]

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Audio: Fire Department hosts Trenton Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting, tours of training tower

The Trenton Fire Department hosted a Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony and had tours of its training tower on June 15th. Fire Chief Brandon Gibler says the tower can be used in multiple ways and has already been used.     Other fire departments can also use the tower.     Gibler emphasizes […]

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Trenton Fire Department to host ribbon cutting and tours of training tower

The Trenton Fire Department hosts a Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting late Tuesday afternoon followed by public tours of the training tower behind the fire station. The event begins Tuesday afternoon at 5:15 p.m. Those attending are asked to use the concrete driveway near Harris Avenue and 18th Street. Parking will be available east of […]