MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work for North Missouri for the week of June 25, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northern Missouri region planned for the week of June 25 through July 1 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, […]

Traffic Accident

Teen injured after striking cow with car on Highway 65 north of Princeton

A Princeton teenager was injured Thursday night when, according to the Highway Patrol, the car he was driving struck a cow on Highway 65 north of Princeton. Seventeen-year-old Soyer Wimer of Princeton received moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton.  A trooper reported a cow as in the roadway when it […]

Drought Graphic

With rain deficit nearing 10-inches, soil moisture supplies not faring well with farmers

The recent lack of rainfall has increased the percentages that are short on topsoil and subsoil moisture supplies in Grundy County. A Monday report from the Farm Service Agency office in Trenton shows topsoil moisture is 50% short and 15% very short. Both figures are greater than last week. Thirty-five percent of the topsoil moisture […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for week of June 18

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northern Missouri region planned for the week of June 18 – 24 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter […]

Guilty plea

Chillicothe man pleads guilty in crash that claimed life of infant near Chillicothe

A Chillicothe man pleaded guilty in Livingston County Circuit Court Wednesday to a felony charge stemming from a fatality accident in April 2017. Online court information shows 23-year-old Benjamin Wesley Davis had been charged with operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner involving an accident. The court sentenced him to one year […]