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NCMC Weekend Schedule Changed

Rain has forced the North Central Missouri College men’s baseball team to amend the schedule for this weekend’s series with Region 16 opponent Jefferson College.
Doubleheaders were originally scheduled for Saturday, March 25 and Sunday, March 26. Games will now be played at Burleigh Grimes on Sunday, March 26 at 2 p.m. and Monday, March 27 at 1 p.m. Each date will have a seven-inning game followed by a nine-inning

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NCMC Ag Club Hosts FFA Judging Contests

The North Central Missouri College Ag Club hosted 70 area high school FFA chapters on Thursday for the club’s annual contest day. Over 1,700 students attended the event, which was held on the main campus as well as the Barton Farm Campus.

Gilman City’s Hailey Burrows (in back) and Mark Twain’s Alyssa Ferry identify different plant species during the floriculture judging.

The Trenton FFA Meats Judging Team took top honors

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Budgets On City Council Agenda

The Trenton City Council will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday at city hall.
Items on the announced agenda include ordinances approving the 2017-18 budgets for the city and Trenton Municipal Utilities, an ordinance authorizing an agreement between the city and Irvinbilt of Chillicothe for installation of raw water valves, a review and approval of a tractor bid for the sewer department, discussion of boats on the

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Building And Nuisance Board To Meet

The Building and Nuisance Board of the Trenton City Council will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. on Monday at city hall.
Items on the announced agenda include a declaration of a nuisance at 1913 Lulu St., discussion of the 2016-17 demolition project and an update on current structures and nuisances.

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Book Fair At Rissler School

A book fair is scheduled for next week at the Rissler Elementary School library.
The event will take place from 3 to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday. Proceeds from the sale will be used to purchase items for the library.
For those who cannot come to the book fair, they can go online at scholastic.com/bookfairs/findafair and type in the zip code, which

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Rotary Hears About Bridge Tax

Information on the proposed transportation sales tax to help pay for replacement of the 17th Street Bridge was presented during Thursday’s meeting of the Trenton Rotary Club. Savannah Summers was the program chairman.
Trenton City Administrator Ron Urton said the tax, which will be on the April 4 election ballot, would be three-eighths of 1 percent and would be collected over a period of 10 years. The tax is anticipated

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DAWGS Win State Championship

Photo Courtesy of Judy Rash
The Trenton DAWGS traveled to Ft. Leonard Wood for the Special Olympics State Indoor Games March 17-19 to compete in bowling and basketball. In attendance were over 1,000 bowlers and 150 basketball teams from all across the state. The Knockout DAWGS and 3 DAWG Nite both won gold medals in their division to remain undefeated in basketball and bring home the state championship. There were

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Grundy R-5 Honor Rolls, Perfect Attendance Recognized

Photo Courtesy of Grundy R-5 Elementary School
Named to the third quarter “A” honor roll at the Grundy R-5 Elementary School were, from left, front row, Bethany White, Valente Barriga, Ryker Summers, Logan Lea, Macey Johnson, Zach Dysert, Izayah Lilly, Lexa Stonger, Layton Stonger; back row, Cristal Barriga, Luke Porter, Aidan Rains, Eric Davidson, Corbin Axtell, Cole Peterson, Adysan Rains, Ella Novak and Raegen Griswold.

Photo Courtesy of Grundy R-5

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R-5 Places First At Math Olympiad

Photo Courtesy of Grundy R-5 High School
The freshman math team from Grundy R-5 High School placed first in the 1A division of the Math Olympiad, held recently on the campus of Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville. The 1A division included high schools with enrollments of less than 150 students. There were three divisions and Robert Urich, second from left, was the fifth-place individual overall. Tanner Williams, second from

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