Daviess County receives CARES Act funds to reimburse expenses due to COVID-19 pandemic

Daviess County has received grant funds from the U.S Treasury to reimburse businesses, non-profits, and other entities for expenses incurred because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Daviess County Clerk Ronetta Burton says the expenses are between March 1st and December 31st of this year. The funding is from the coronavirus CARES Act. The first application period […]

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Community leaders in Livingston County encourage wearing of masks in public

Livingston County health, governmental, business, and school officials are encouraging people to wear a mask in public where social distancing is difficult to maintain. The plea comes following an increase in positive COVID-19 cases in Livingston County during the past several weeks. Officials they want to stop the spread of the virus now, so the […]

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Woman charged with murder, involving death of a baby inside Smithfield, bound over to Division One of Circuit Court

A Kirksville woman charged with first-degree murder as well as second-degree murder in Sullivan County following a child death investigation in May was bound over to Division One of Circuit Court Thursday, July 30th. Twenty-Eight-year-old Makuya Stephanie Kambamba is scheduled for arraignment Wednesday, August 5th. Kambamba has also been charged with involuntary manslaughter—first degree, involuntary […]

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MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of August 3, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in the North Missouri region for the week of August 3 – 9. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in […]

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Governor Parson meets with Missouri school leaders to discuss reopening plans

Missouri school officials have been putting a lot of effort into developing reopening plans designed to help protect staff, students, and their families during the COVID-19 era. Gov. Mike Parson is traveling around the state this week to hear from teachers and administrators about their back-to-school plans. He has made stops in Jefferson City, Neosho, […]

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NCMC Board of Trustees approve applying for CARES Act funding to curtail expenses from COVID-19

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved the evening of Tuesday, July 28th applying for Grundy County CARES Act funding to combat COVID-19 expenses. A Return to Fall Plan was also presented. NCMC President Doctor Lenny Klaver said the college could receive $89,000 in Grundy County CARES Act funding, which could be used […]

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Livingston County Health center reports COVID-19 positive individuals attend graduation and prom events.

Livingston County Health Center has received notification of two confirmed COVID-19 positive individuals who attended the Chillicothe R-II Graduation that took place on Friday, July 24th, or Prom on Saturday, July 25th. The Health Center has contacted individuals who were in close contact with the two positive cases. If you attended either Prom or Graduation, […]

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MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of July 27, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of July 27 – Aug. 2. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Audio: Trenton R-9 School District to have COVID Response Team during 2020-21 school year

School officials in Trenton say they plan to establish a COVID-19 response team and keep it in place throughout the upcoming school year. R-9 School Superintendent Mike Stegman says members of the team are to finalize and implement a protocol for re-opening school for in-person classes.     While in-person classes are preferred five days […]