Missouri Department of Corrections reports 38 cases of COVID-19 at Chillicothe Correctional Center

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports more cases of COVID-19 at the Chillicothe Correctional Center. As of the morning of Saturday, July 11th, there are six staff cases and 32 offender cases. That is an increase of one among staff and eight among offenders since early the afternoon of Friday, July 10th. The number of […]

College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Agricultural research centers moving forward with mostly virtual field days

Following discussions with local health departments and advisory boards, all educational field days offered by the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) Agricultural Research Centers, except one, will be hosted virtually this year. The Graves-Chapple Research Center, located near Rock Port, Mo., is the only Research Center that will host […]

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Audio: State health officials sending staff to Macon, following church revival, as COVID-19 cases climb to 21

Health officials in northern Missouri’s Macon County say a church revival last week has now led to 21 confirmed coronavirus cases. During a media briefing with Capitol reporters in Jefferson City on Thursday, state Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Director Dr. Randall Williams told Missourinet the revival took place in Macon, which is […]

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Linn County Health Department reports investigations with local business and wedding at Young’s Lodge

The Linn County Health Department is working on COVID-19 contact investigations. As part of one investigation, the health department has worked with Tastee Treat and its owners Larry and Ethel Head to follow recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. The health department notes […]

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Livingston County Health Center confirms another case of COVID-19; Total case count now 26

Livingston County Health Center has received notification of additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual was symptomatic and will be isolating for 14 days. Close contacts are being notified of their exposure. The additional case brings Livingston’s total case count to 26 positives, which include 15 active cases and 11 released from isolation. […]

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Audio: Health officials in Macon County say a church revival has led to nine positive cases of COVID-19

Health officials in northern Missouri’s Macon County say a church revival held last week has led to nine confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. Macon County health administrator Mike Chambers tells our Moberly affiliate KWIX that the revival was held from June 28 through July 1 at the Open Arms Baptist Church in Macon.     […]

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2020 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest winners announced

An astonishing photo featuring a rural Missouri barn standing strong following a storm is the Best in Show for the 2020 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest, hosted by the Missouri Department of Agriculture. The photograph, submitted by Christine Peper of Jefferson City, Mo., was chosen from nearly 1,000 photos submitted by amateur photographers from […]

Chillicothe Correctional Center suspends visitation due to COVID-19

The Chillicothe Correctional Center’s visitation has been suspended until further notice due to positive cases of COVID-19. Missouri Department of Corrections Communications Director Karen Pojmann confirms there are three cases among staff and four among residents. She says mass testing was conducted at the Chillicothe Correctional Center in June, and everyone tested negative at that […]