Arrest

Authorities arrest area residents over Memorial Day weekend

The Highway Patrol reports several arrests in area counties on Friday and early Saturday morning. Twenty-six-year-old Sara Service of Blythedale was arrested in Worth County and accused of speeding 16 to 19 miles per hour over the posted speed limit, owner operating motor vehicle without financial responsibility, and operating a motor vehicle on a highway […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton man arrested on stealing and identity theft allegations

Trenton police on Saturday arrested a Trenton man following an investigation that involved alleged stealing and identity theft. Thirty-four-year-old Justin Wayne Stephenson is to appear May 14th in Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Bond on the felony counts has been set at $15,000 cash. Stephenson is accused of appropriating currency of at least […]

Feeding America Website

Meal Gap Study maps food insecurity rates for area counties

Feeding America’s Map the Meal Gap study shows the food insecurity rate for Grundy County is 14.7%. The childhood food insecurity rate is 20.4%, which is the highest of the 15 Northwest Missouri counties. The study by the country’s largest hunger relief organization also shows 46,910 individuals are food insecure in the 19-county service area […]

Unemployment Rate

Unemployment rates remain fairly steady in northern Missouri

Grundy County’s latest unemployment rate changed only slightly from the January figure. Statistics from the Division of Employment Security show Grundy County has 174 unemployed out of a civilian labor force of 4,400.  That’s a percentage of three-point-nine percent for February (the latest month available). In January, Grundy County had a rate of four percent, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol arrests two from Harrison and Linn counties

The Highway Patrol reports two arrests in area counties Tuesday night. Twenty-seven-year-old Megan Vaughn of Palmyra was arrested in Linn County and accused of misdemeanor possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful use of a weapon while in […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports arrest of two area women

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two women in area counties Tuesday on various allegations. Twenty-year-old Angela Young of Lake Ozark was accused of speeding 16 to 19 miles per hour over the limit, possession of marijuana—10 grams or less, and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. She was released on a summons. The Patrol […]