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Rissler Elementary School Class List For 2015-16

The teacher/student lists at the S.M. Rissler Elementary School for the 2015-16 school year have been announced.
Classes in the Trenton R-9 School District start on Wednesday, Aug. 19. The list includes:
Kindergarten
Mrs. Buenemann
Xadrienne Rose Berry, McKenna Ann Bowden, Annie Faith Currie, David Gage Huff, Briar Steven Ishmael, Jackson Dane Lewis, Braden Cole May, Ruby Dawn Percival, Morgan Kate Smith, Starr Elexus Sportsman, Ariana Marie Suarez, Drake James

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New Student Registration at Rissler Elementary School

Registration for new students at the S.M. Rissler Elementary School will take place from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday in the school office.
Parents will need to bring their child’s legal birth certificate, immunization records, their Social Security card and proof of residency.
The first day of classes will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 19. An open house is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 17 from 5

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Family Makes Donation To Museum

The family of Rema Furlong recently donated an art piece to the Grundy County Museum in Trenton. The framed art work is entitled “The Missouri Legend” and is a numbered etching on marble depicting 31 historical events in Missouri’s history, including the state seal, state bird and state flower. The artist is Charles Goslin, a graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute and an illustrator for Hallmark Cards. The donation was made by Joe and Marilyn Furlong, Pat and John Mertens, and Jim and Wava Furlong in memory of their mother, who was a long-time supporter and past board member of the museum. Pictured are, from left, museum board member John Keith, Pat Furlong Mertens, representing the Furlong family, and Linda Overton, co-president of the board.

The family of Rema Furlong recently donated an art piece to the Grundy County Museum in Trenton. The framed art work is entitled “The Missouri Legend” and is a numbered etching on marble depicting 31 historical events in Missouri’s history, including the state seal, state bird and state flower. The artist is Charles Goslin, a graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute and an illustrator for Hallmark Cards. The donation

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Emergency Personnel Transport Lorenz Back To Trenton

R-T Photo/Wendell Lenhart Local residents lined Main Street on Monday morning to pay tribute to 10-year Trenton Fire Department veteran Lt. Eric Lorenz, who died in a skydiving accident on Saturday.Personnel from the Trenton Fire Department, Grundy County Ambulance Service, Grundy County Sheriff’s Department and Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District brought the body of Lt. Lorenz back to Trenton. A funeral Mass will held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Trenton High School.

R-T Photo/Wendell Lenhart
Local residents lined Main Street on Monday morning to pay tribute to 10-year Trenton Fire Department veteran Lt. Eric Lorenz, who died in a skydiving accident on Saturday.Personnel from the Trenton Fire Department, Grundy County Ambulance Service, Grundy County Sheriff’s Department and Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District brought the body of Lt. Lorenz back to Trenton. A funeral Mass will held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday

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R-9 Tax Hearing Set

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education will hold its tax levy hearing for the 2015-2016 year at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11 at the district office. This will take place prior to the regular board meeting, which will be held at 5:30 p.m.
The board is proposing a tax rate of $4.2812 on the $100 assessed valuation, which is around one-half cent less than the rate from a year

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Chamber Food Drive Is Thursday

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will be conducting a food drive this Thursday.
Trucks will be parked at both Hy-Vee and Save-A-Lot for persons to drop off non-perishable food items for donation to the Grundy County Food Pantry. Collections will take place from 4 to 8 p.m.

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Preliminary Cause Of Lorenz Death

The Ray County Sheriff’s Department has released information regarding the death of Trenton Fire Department Lt. Eric Lorenz, who died in a skydiving accident on Saturday at Henrietta.
According to the news release, the department’s preliminary investigation indicated that the main chute did not fully deploy and that the reserve chute became tangled in the main chute lines, which then did not allow the reserve chute to be able to

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Building Board Acts On Properties

The Building and Nuisance Board of the Trenton City Council took action on several properties during a meeting on Monday night.
City Clerk Cindy Simpson said the board scheduled public hearings on three properties after nuisances were declared. The properties are located at 1716 Carnes St. owned by Duane Couch; 600 Normal St., a garage owned by Doug Little; and 120 Highland St., Trailer 19, owned by Robert Peterie. Mrs.

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Gadget Man To Be At Meeting

Gary Johnson, “The Gadget and Gizmos” guy will speak at the Aug. 6 meeting of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Support Group. The meeting will be at 10 a.m. at Royal Inn Pizza.
Johnson is the community programs coordinator for the Iowa Program for Assistive Technology. He will demonstrate assistive devices from dressing sticks to clothing, to computers and everything in between.
Anyone with Parkinson’s Disease or any movement

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