Winter Storm Watch

National Weather Service issues Winter Storm Watch for north Missouri

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a Winter Storm Watch that will go into effect late Thursday night, January 16 and continue through Friday evening, January 17, 2020. According to the weather service, A mixture of snow, sleet, and freezing rain will overspread the region from south to north as a strong […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of January 13, 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 January 13 – 19. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding. View all routes closed due to flooding at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule […]

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Evergy customers to see slight decrease in billing starting in March

Evergy Missouri West, Incorporated has made two filings with the Missouri Public Service Commission requesting to adjust the fuel adjustment charge on the bills of its electric customers. In the first filing, Evergy Missouri West proposes to adjust the charge to reflect fuel and purchased power costs for the period from June to November 2019. […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of January 6, 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 January 6 – 12. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding. View all routes closed due to flooding at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes […]

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Traffic stop in Chillicothe results in arrest of driver when narcotics and firearm were discovered

On Thursday night, a Chillicothe Police Officer conducted a traffic stop in the 1000 block of South Washington Street for defective lighting and knowledge that the driver did not possess a valid driver’s license. The investigation ended with the arrest of the driver for alleged possession of drugs and a weapon as well as the […]

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Free workshops on industrial hemp production to be held in December and January

The University of Missouri Extension offers free industrial hemp production workshops in December and January. MU Extension agronomist Greg Luce and agricultural economist Joe Horner will talk on growing industrial hemp and crop enterprise budgets. During the presentations at Marshall and Carrollton, Missouri Department of Agriculture representatives will give an overview of regulations and the […]

Antlered Deer in the forest

Deer hunters harvest more that 266,000 deer to date

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 10,543 deer during the antlerless portion of the fall firearms deer season Friday through Sunday. According to figures from the department, that’s four thousand more than the same period last year. Top harvest counties from the weekend were Callaway with […]

Road Work

MoDot planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of December 9, 2019

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 December 9 – 15. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding.  Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may […]

Unemployment rate

Unemployment rates in Northern Missouri remain steady

Grundy County’s unemployment rate for October is steady with September but it’s lower than the figures reported for August and July. The latest statistics are for October which indicated Grundy County had 102 on unemployment out of a civilian labor force of 4,400. That’s a jobless rate of two point three percent. For the previous […]

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Evergy customers to see slight increase in monthly bill

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an application filed by Evergy Missouri West, Incorporated to adjust the renewable energy standard rate adjustment mechanism charge. The charge currently appears as a separate item on customers’ monthly electric bills and is designed to recover costs associated with Missouri’s Renewable Energy Standard. A residential customer using 1,000 […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of November 18, 2019

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 Nov. 18 – 24. Inclement weather and continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such […]

Deadly Crash

One dead, one injured in 4-vehicle crash near Carrollton

A Hannibal man died and a Pittsfield, Illinois woman sustained moderate injuries as the result of a chain-reaction crash involving four vehicles near Carrollton on Friday afternoon. The body of 57-year-old Bradley Griggs was transported to Frontier Forensics. He was pronounced dead on the scene by Carroll County Chief Deputy Erik Dempsey about five minutes […]