Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

White House coronavirus task force ramps up recommendations for Missouri: wear masks and close bars

The latest report from the White House coronavirus task force has elevated its recommendations for Missouri. Missouri currently has the 10th highest case rate in the country. According to the August 30 report, the numbers are jumping in the college towns – and so are the bars and parties—so the task force also says “Bars […]

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Two men charged in Daviess County for burglary and stealing

Two men have been charged in Daviess County following an alleged unlawful entry into a shed in Pattonsburg Monday, August 31st. Online court information shows 31-year-old Kenny Wayne Roberts of Jameson and 48-year-old Charles Donavon White of Saint Joseph both face felony charges of stealing—motor vehicle, watercraft, or aircraft; stealing–$750 or more; and burglary—second degree. […]

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Abandoned car found in Thompson River linked to missing person in Omaha, Nebraska

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office on August 30, 2020, responded to a report of a 2016 White Ford Fusion, abandoned in the Thompson River in rural Mount Moriah. After locating the vehicle, and checking the registration, it was discovered that the Ford was tied to a missing person reported in Omaha, Nebraska. It is unknown […]

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Chillicothe City Council denies request to repeal ordinance regarding zoning

The Chillicothe City Council did not accept a request the night of Monday, August 31st to repeal an ordinance regarding rezoning. City Administrator Darin Chappell reports 420 Martin Street was rezoned from R-3 to MU-1 about three weeks ago, and neighbors the night of Monday, August 31st night asked for the zoning to be reverted […]

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MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of August 31, 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 August 31st through September 6, 2020. MoDOT will halt temporary lanes closures throughout the state to accommodate an increase in traffic due to the Labor Day holiday. Most temporary […]

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Missouri Attorney General settles lawsuit with City of Marshfield over alleged ticket quota

The Missouri Attorney General’s Office announced that the Office has reached a settlement with the City of Marshfield after the Office sued the city for allegedly enforcing a traffic ticket quota. The consent judgment, which provides strong injunctive relief, was signed and entered by the judge Thursday afternoon. “As a State Senator, I helped pass […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees address lengthy agenda at Tuesday meeting

Various reports were given at the North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees meeting the evening of Tuesday, August 25th. Several included information about the COVID-19 pandemic. Vice President of Student Affairs Doctor Kristen Alley reported student move-in went well, and precautions were taken. Seventeen students were tested for COVID-19, and all results were negative. […]

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MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of August 24, 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 August 24 through August 30. 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 of […]

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Additional cases of COVID-19 reported in four northern Missouri counties

Additional cases of COVID-19 have been reported in area counties. The Linn County Health Department’s bi-weekly report shows nine COVID-19 cases have been added since Monday, August 3rd. That brings the county’s total number to 55. Thirteen cases are under isolation precaution, and 39 have been removed from isolation. There have been two antibody positive […]

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Grundy County Sheriff reports arrest of men from Spickard and Trenton

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Spickard man on two charges and a Trenton man on a parole violation. Forty-seven year old William Anthony Stoneburner was arrested Monday, August 3rd and has been charged with felony operated vehicle on highway without valid license—third and subsequent offense and misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. […]