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Governor Parson awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2020

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 15 first responders and 7 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions during 2020. The awards are Missouri’s highest recognition for first responders acting during critical incidents. The civilians, who include a 12-year-old boy who performed a life-saving rescue at age 11, were honored […]

North Central Missouri College Website V2 (NCMC)

NCMC Board of Trustees set tax levy, hear reports on various matters, and hire new employees

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees heard reports on housing and other matters on August 24. Resident Life Director Donnie Hillerman reported one new residence hall is open, and he hopes the other new residence hall will open September 1st. There are some displaced students currently staying in Selby Hall in the wing […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council meeting agenda calls for review of proposed development for senior housing complex

Developers of a proposed senior housing complex in Trenton are seeking support from the Trenton City Council. A resolution of support is to be presented at Monday nights’ 7 o’clock meeting at Trenton City Hall. The resolution, a tax rate public hearing, a preliminary engineering report for water plant improvements, and three ordinances are on […]

Coronavirus Update

Grundy County reports a COVID-related death and 17 new cases of COVID-19; Daviess County reports 19 new cases, Livingston County 13

The Grundy County Health Department announces an additional COVID-19-related death, bringing the total to 42. Seventeen new cases have been reported since August 9th, making that total 1,413. Sixty-one cases are active, which the health department reports is the highest number of active cases since January 19th. The active cases include 24 Grundy County residents […]

Coronavirus Update

New cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Sullivan, Linn and Livingston counties

The Sullivan County Health Department August 10 confirmed eight additional COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 1,054. Fifty cases were active, and seventeen COVID-19-related deaths had been reported. The health department noted 2,249 Sullivan County residents had initiated a vaccine series as of August 9, and 1,900 residents had completed a vaccine series. The percentage […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council approves contract with Mercer County Sheriff’s Department

The Princeton City Council approved a contract with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office and a resolution involving Mercer County Area Development on August 9. City Clerk Cory Willett reports the sheriff’s contract says the office will enforce Princeton’s ordinances. The resolution involved Mercer County Area Development’s Main Street program being approved. The program is in […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves transportation arrangements; implementation of late start schedule

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved transportation matters on August 9. They included bus routes and continuing to allow children within one mile of the school to be picked up. The board also approved implementing a late start schedule, free and reduced lunch eligibility criteria guidelines, the Annual Secretary of the Board Report, the […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Area counties in north Missouri report 28 cases of COVID-19

The Sullivan County Health Department confirms two more COVID-19 cases, which brings the total to 1,003. Forty-nine cases are active. There have been 17 COVID-19-related deaths reported for Sullivan County. Thirty point seven percent of county residents have completed vaccination. The Livingston County Health Center reported August 3 two additional COVID-19-related deaths. One of the deaths […]