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Grand River Bridge work on Highway 65 in Livingston County postponed

The work on the bridge over the Grand River on Livingston County U.S. Route 65, just south of Chillicothe, originally scheduled for Monday, December 28, has been postponed. Radmacher Brothers Excavating Co., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, has postponed the diamond grinding in the southbound lanes of the bridge due to the possibility […]

Bridge Work

Grand River Bridge on Livingston County Highway 65 to narrow next week

The bridge over the Grand River on Livingston County U.S. Route 65, just south of Chillicothe, will narrow next week for roadwork. Radmacher Brothers Excavating Co., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, will close the southbound lane at the bridge for diamond grinding on Monday, December 28, between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Flaggers […]

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Confidential contact visits denied, request for increased security levels for filings granted at hearing for Garland Joseph Nelson

A motion hearing was held in Johnson County on December 22nd for the Braymer man charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of two Wisconsin men. Twenty-six-year-old Garland Joseph Nelson’s motion for confidential contact visits was denied at this time. The state’s request for increased security levels for filings was granted, with […]

Death Investigation

Audio: A 4 year old girl has died after being beaten in Benton County

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office in central Missouri is investigating a four-year-old child’s death on Sunday morning.     Investigators say the child had been beaten, along with two others who survived. The four-year-old girl died in Cole Camp, Missouri. According to the sheriff’s office, the father told authorities his daughter “had been beaten, submerged […]

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Volunteer firefighter with Bethany Fire Department charged with arson and animal abuse

A volunteer firefighter with the Bethany Fire Department accused of intentionally setting a fire at a house rented and occupied by his mother and two brothers on December 15th has been charged with second-degree felony arson. Nineteen-year-old Dakota Sean Cox has also been charged with misdemeanor animal abuse. His bond was set at $25,000 cash only, […]

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Grand River Bridge on Highway 65 in Livingston County now open to two-way traffic

The bridge over the Grand River on Livingston County U.S. Route 65, just south of Chillicothe, is now open to two-way traffic. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Radmacher Brothers Excavating Co. to rehabilitate the bridge’s deck or driving surface. This bridge is included in Gov. Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, […]

Trenton man elected to Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri Board of Directors

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri announced the election of a rural Trenton man to their Board of Directors. Phillip Ray was elected to the Board during the Annual Meeting of the Community Foundation Board last week; he joins 24 other community leaders from throughout North Missouri on the Board. A graduate of Trenton High […]

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Braymer man charged in Diemel brothers case bound over in Caldwell County for theft

A Braymer man charged with two counts of murder, first degree in Johnson County, in connection with the deaths of two brothers from Wisconsin had a charge of stealing involving a motor vehicle/watercraft/aircraft bound over to the circuit court in Caldwell County November 23rd. A formal arraignment for 26-year-old Garland Joseph Nelson is scheduled for […]

Child Exploitation

New York man pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of two 8-year-old sisters in Missouri

A Newburgh, New York, man pleaded guilty in federal court to attempting to produce child pornography after soliciting sexually explicit photos and videos of two 8-year-old twin sisters in Missouri. Charles Junious Adams, 38, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps, Jr., to one count of attempting to produce child pornography. The father […]

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Braymer man facing murder charges in death of Diemel brothers now faces charges of stealing a motor vehicle

A Braymer man charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two brothers from Wisconsin now faces a charge of stealing a motor vehicle after a semi-tractor was allegedly stolen from a residence in Braymer in September. Twenty-six-year-old Garland Joseph Nelson is being held on no bond on the recent charge, and […]