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Weather summary for November indicates snowfall totaled 6-1/4 inches

The National Weather Service, entering last month, had predicted November would be colder than normal, with a moderate chance for above normal precipitation. The long-range forecast turned out to be accurate for temperatures, however, November had less than average moisture despite measurable precipitation on ten dates, including measurable snow on four of those dates. Snowfall […]

Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Audio: Missouri Governor Parson calls on Auditor Galloway to audit Department of Public Safety Director’s Office

The new Missouri Department of Public Safety director describes an internal review of the director’s office as “concerning”, and supports the governor’s call for a state audit. Brian Hauswirth has the story.     The Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS) includes the State Highway Patrol, the Missouri National Guard, Capitol Police, the Missouri Veterans, […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board takes action on seven properties

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board Monday evening took action on seven properties of concern, granting extensions of time for two locations. Jeremy Hamilton told the board of work that’s been done and his plans for more to do regarding 3726 East 28th Street. While the location had advanced to the status called “findings of fact,” […]

Young Deer Hunter

Young hunters harvest 2,556 deer during late youth portion of season

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that young hunters ages 6 through 15 harvested 2,556 deer during Missouri’s late youth portion of the 2018 deer hunting season, November 23 through the 25. Of the 2,556 deer harvested, 1,140 were antlered bucks, 336 were button bucks, and 1,080 were does. Top counties for […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of November 26, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in north Missouri planned for the week of November 26 through December 2 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be other road work conducted throughout the region. Many of these will be moving operations […]

Heart Health

Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center call for red scarves in support of women’s heart health

More women than men die every year from heart disease and stroke. The good news is that 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Annually, the month of February is designated National Heart Month. While the red dress promotes awareness about women’s heart disease, the red scarf symbolizes lifelines […]

Spickard, Missouri

Water quality one of several topics discussed at Spickard City Council meeting

At a recent meeting of the Spickard City Council, Kenneth Neill was sworn in as a member of the board and becomes the fourth member. Others are Frank Felder, Janice Vandevender, and Maggie George. Due to a vacancy, Mayor Pro Tem Felder presided. Larry Marrs discussed with aldermen mileage reimbursement and an hourly rate for projects […]