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Judge denies bond for Braymer man arrested in connection with missing Diemel brothers

A judge has initially denied bond for a Braymer man arrested for alleged driving of a rental truck without permission of two brothers from Wisconsin who used it to travel to a farm near Braymer. Online court information indicates arraignment was held on Monday in the Associate Division of Caldwell County Circuit Court for 25-year-old […]

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Audio: Authorities still searching for bodies of missing Wisconsin brothers

Authorities in northwest Missouri describe the search for two missing Wisconsin brothers as an “active death investigation.” Clinton County Sheriff Larry Fish briefed reporters on Monday afternoon near a Braymer farm, explaining why it’s a death investigation.     Sheriff Larry Fish tells reporters that investigators are searching multiple locations for the bodies of brothers […]

Garland Joseph Joey Nelson

Braymer man charged with stealing missing Diemel brothers truck; authorities say case is now a death investigation

Missouri law enforcement officials say the case of two missing Wisconsin brothers is now a death investigation, and a Braymer man has been charged in connection with the case. Twenty-five year old Garland Nelson has been charged with felony first degree tampering with a motor vehicle, with no bond allowed. The vehicle is the one […]

State Representative Rusty Black

Seventh District State Representative Rusty Black on Bills passed in the General Assembly

Seventh District State Representative Rusty Black of Chillicothe reports the 100th General Assembly passed three Bills in the past week. Black reports one Bill related to ethics and prohibits lobbyist gifts to local government officials, superintendents, school board members, members of governing bodies of charter schools, and their staff. It prevents a “revolving door” by […]

Illegal Deer Poaching

Missouri’s largest-ever poaching investigation ends in jail time

A Greene County man’s court sentencing in December in Barton and Lawrence Counties are the most recent events in what is one of Missouri’s largest conservation cases involving the illegal taking of deer. On December 13, David Berry Jr. of Brookline received a 120-day sentence in Barton County Circuit Court for a felony firearms probation […]

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Audio: Missouri farm and environmental groups clash over Trump administration’s rollback of clean water protections

The Trump administration announced plans Tuesday to roll back Obama-era rules which placed federal regulations on creek beds and ponds that aren’t directly connected to larger bodies of water. Eric Bohl (Bowl) with the Missouri Farm Bureau says the rules are a legal overreach because creek beds and ponds aren’t navigable.     Eric Bohl […]

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USDA announces investments to support infrastructure and other essential services for rural Missourians

USDA Rural Development State Director Jeff Case announced today that the USDA is investing over $734,000 in eight (8) projects that will build community infrastructure and provide essential services for over 57,000 rural Missourians. “The commitment to improving infrastructure and essential services throughout rural America is a priority of this administration,” said Case.  “USDA is […]

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Trenton Police Department responds to call concerning bodies in vehicle

Officers with the Trenton Police Department responded to McDonalds Restaurant at 1861 East 9th street in Trenton at 10:30 Saturday night July 16, 2016. Upon arrival, officers contacted witnesses indicating the discovery of bodies inside a running vehicle. Witnesses at the scene informed officers that an adult female and a child in the vehicle were […]