Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for portions of Mercer County

The Mercer County Public Water Supply District has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for some customers. The office recommends boiling of water before cooking or drinking. Affected are rural water customers in Mercer County within the boundaries, going clockwise: Route K on the north, Highway 65 on the east, Highway 136 for the south […]

Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for portions of Mercer County

After replacing a valve on a six-inch water main, a portion of Mercer County has been placed on a precautionary boil order. According to the Mercer County Public Water Supply District, the notice affects customers within the following boundaries as described clockwise. The Iowa-Missouri state line on the north, the Mercer-Putnam County line on the […]

Advocates to MO Legislature: Leave Amendment 1 Alone

Advocates to Missouri Legislature: Leave Amendment 1 Alone

Hands off Amendment 1. That’s the message from supporters of the “Clean Missouri’ ballot initiative to state lawmakers, who begin the 100th General Assembly next week.  The anti-gerrymandering measure passed by 62 percent of the vote in November, but Gov. Mike Parson and several legislators are already calling for major changes.  Joan VonDras with the Sierra Club’s […]

Accident with DUI/DWI

Both drivers arrested in Friday night crash at Lake Viking

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two drivers inside the boundaries of Lake Viking Friday night following an accident which injured one of the drivers. Thirty-nine-year-old Patrick Bottcher of Gallatin drove south in a pickup truck on Lake Viking Terrace when a northbound sports utility vehicle driven by 73-year-old Donna Redden of Altamont reportedly […]