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Livingston County Sheriff’s Department to continue Secret Santa Project this year

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office will continue its annual Secret Santa Project. Sheriff Steve Cox reports that he and deputies began the program in 2011and each year they accept donations from individuals and businesses in the area to help those having a difficult time due to uncontrollable situations. The goal of the Secret Santa Project […]

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Audio: One medical marijuana ballot measure drums up most attention; Opposition speaks out

The Missouri Veterans of Foreign Wars has strongly endorsed the Amendment 2 medical marijuana ballot measure. Tom Mundell is the former State Commander of the organization. He says the VFW rarely makes political endorsements but thinks medical marijuana could be a difference maker in the fight against addiction.     Lieutenant Colonel Todd Scattini served […]

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Missouri Veterans of Foreign Wars endorses medical marijuana Amendment 2

The Missouri Veterans of Foreign Wars has strongly endorsed the Amendment 2 medical marijuana ballot measure. Tom Mundell is the former State Commander of the organization. He says the VFW rarely makes political endorsements but thinks medical marijuana could be a difference maker in the fight against addiction.     Lieutenant Colonel Todd Scattini served […]

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Audio: Vice President Mike Pence stumps for Hawley in SW Missouri

Vice President Mike Pence flew to Springfield to stump for Missouri’s Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley Monday. Hawley delivered remarks before introducing Pence in front of roughly 200 people. He drew attention to the pivotal role his race against Democrat Claire McCaskill will have in determining the balance of power in the Senate.   […]

Bridge Work

Scheduled bridge inspections in North Missouri the week of September 3, 2018

Bridge inspection crews based in North Missouri work to inspect the bridges in the area. This program of inspection, repair, and maintenance of the more than 10,000 bridges across the state ensures the bridges are kept in the best possible condition for as long as possible for all those that travel across Missouri’s roadways. But […]

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NCMC and North Central Missouri Psychological Services partner to offer services

North Central Missouri College and North Central Missouri Psychological Services are working together to provide psychological assessment services on the NCMC campus and in the local community. All services are provided by a licensed psychologist and are available to NCMC students, schools, and members of the community. The partnership was designed to address the shortage […]

Bridge Work

Scheduled bridge inspections in Northern Missouri

Bridge inspection crews based in Northern Missouri work to inspect bridges in the area.  Specialized equipment is required for some inspections and crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Central Office travel around the state conducting in-depth under-bridge inspections throughout the year. This specialized crew will inspect several bridges in our area in the coming […]

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Detective Sgt. Ryan Glidden of the Maryville Police Department honored for community service

Tim Garrison, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that Detective Sgt. Ryan Glidden of the Maryville Department of Public Safety has received the 2018 Enoch B. Morelock Award. The Enoch B. Morelock Award is an annual recognition of outstanding moral character, service to law enforcement and service to the community. Glidden […]

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Audio: President Trump’s Chief of Staff briefed on Missouri’s increase in violent crime

(Missourinet) – The new U-S Attorney for the Western District of Missouri says the state’s increasing violent crime rate has drawn the attention of White House Chief of Staff General John Kelly. Tim Garrison briefed Mr. Kelly during President Trump’s Kansas City visit last week. Garrison tells reporters he told Kelly that Missouri has three […]

Hungry Man Dinner

Hungry Man dinner joins list of recalled food products

Federal officials have posted a public health alert regarding certain Hungry Man frozen dinners because of concerns about Salmonella contamination of whey powder used to make them. One day earlier, Flowers Foods Inc. recalled swiss roll desserts from stores nationwide because Salmonella was found in whey powder used in their production. Government officials had not received any […]

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Small grain crops seeded this fall replace dry pastures for cow herds

Seeding winter annual small grain offers fall grazing for beef cow herds short on grass and hay. “Lots of calls are coming in,” said Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist. He offers encouraging words and cautions.  Interest grew as some local USDA Farm Service Agency offices offer added drought disaster assistance. Drilling wheat, […]

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Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip recalled due to possible Botulism

As a precaution, approximately 7,000 cases of Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip are being voluntarily recalled because the affected product is showing signs of product separation which can lead to a potential health hazard. This could create conditions that could allow for the growth of Clostridium botulinum (C. botulinum), a bacterium which can cause life-threatening […]

Spring Pasta Salad

Hy-Vee voluntarily recalls spring pasta salad due to reported illnesses

Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling its Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad due to the potential that it may be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for contamination was brought to Hy-Vee’s attention last night when approximately 20 illnesses in Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa were potentially linked back to customers consuming […]