Nestle In Trenton Expands – Ads 30 Jobs

Nestle is investing $7.5 million to expand their Trenton facility with plans to ad 30 new jobs.  Governor Mike Parson says “Nestlé’s expansion is great news for Trenton and will positively impact the community now and in the future.”  The Trenton plant produces out-of-home products, which means items used in restaurant and institutional settings. For this expansion, Nestlé Professional used […]

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March Unemployment Rates Released

Unemployment numbers in Missouri are still showing ups and downs.  The Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development released the unemployment figures for March. Looking at the area counties, from lowest to highest… Livingston………. 3.1% – up from 2.9% Chariton…………. 3.1% – up from 3.0% Daviess…………. 3.2% – down from 3.5% Grundy………….. 3.6% – up from 3.4% Caldwell…………. 3.7% […]

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Work Force and Training Key To Business Growth

As Chillicothe’s Economic Developer Terry Rumery begins the chore of bringing new industrial development to the community, he points out the community’s many advantages, including infrastructure. But he also is able to talk about the workforces and training available. Rumery also acknowledges areas we may be a bit behind with knowledge and training. That willingness for the schools to try […]

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Missouri Unemployment Improves In November

The November Employment report shows Missouri’s Unemployment rate dropped slightly and remains well below the national average.  Locally, the Unemployment rate for Livingston County is down slightly following the slight increase for October.  In November, Livingston County’s Unemployment rate is 2.0%, Down from 2.2 % in October and 2.9% a year ago. Looking at the area counties, from lowest to […]

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50 New Jobs For Marceline

A Technology Services Company is expanding and bringing 50 new jobs to Marceline.  CoffeeTree Group announced it will establish a new technical delivery center in Marceline, investing $100,000. The Michigan-based company specializes in technology advising and providing business solutions for their clients.  For the new location, the company chose to purchase an existing building in Marceline to expand client services. […]

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Grand River Technical School Advisory Committee Meetings

The Grand River Technical School advisory committee meetings were held Wednesday, providing an opportunity for industry representatives to provide insight into the needs of their particular industry and direction and advice for programs and purchases. Bill Gutshall is a Chillicothe Firefighter/Paramedic and has served both as a teacher and advisory committee member. He talked about the importance of industry involvement. […]

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June Unemployment Raw Numbers

The raw data for Missouri’s June Unemployment was released by the State. The Unemployment rate for Livingston County increased in the month of June but remains the lowest of the area counties.  Livingston County’s Unemployment for the month of May is 3.0% and is now 3.4%.  In June of 2020, the rate was 4.1%. Looking at the surrounding counties, from […]

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Grow ChilliMo – Job Fair

Three local organizations are bringing a new event to life in Chillicothe today. Grow ChilliMo was created to provide a unified opportunity to connect employers with job seekers in an environment fitting for family fun & activities. Grow ChilliMo is from 3-6pm today at Silver Moon Plaza, people of all ages are invited to attend. For families, there will be […]

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