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MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of August 10, 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 August 10 – 16. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 School District to offer virtual learning for upcoming school year

The Trenton R-9 School District will offer students an opportunity to participate in distance learning via a virtual option for the 2020-2021 school year. The option will be provided due to health concerns brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will not be a self-paced platform and will parallel what is being done in the […]

Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 positive individual reported attending service at Lifepoint Church in Chillicothe

The Livingston County Health Center announces it received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 positive individual who attended the second service at the Lifepoint Church in Chillicothe Sunday, August 2nd. Individuals who were in attendance are asked to monitor themselves for symptoms and do their best to stay isolated from others for 14 days. If someone […]

Tresa Wilson

Traffic stop and subsequent investigation results in arrest of Chillicothe woman

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a traffic stop/fugitive investigation in Chillicothe this week resulted in the arrest of a Chillicothe woman on an outstanding Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged felony possession of methamphetamine. Fifty-four-year-old Tresa Wilson was transferred to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail in lieu of bond. K-9 Zaki performed a free air […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education amends attendance policy

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved an amendment to the attendance policy the evening of Thursday, August 6th after discussion of COVID-19 planning. All student absences will be excused with parent notification. The change was made so families would use the symptom checklist to screen students at home without fear of running out of […]

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Additional cases of COVID-19 reported in four northern Missouri counties

Additional cases of COVID-19 have been reported in area counties. The Linn County Health Department’s bi-weekly report shows nine COVID-19 cases have been added since Monday, August 3rd. That brings the county’s total number to 55. Thirteen cases are under isolation precaution, and 39 have been removed from isolation. There have been two antibody positive […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man involved in shootout sentenced to 5 years in prison for illegal firearm

A Missouri, man who was involved in a shoot-out on Troost Avenue and subsequently convicted in a separate murder case was sentenced in federal court today for illegally possessing a firearm. Malliek D. Haynes, 27, of Grandview was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips to five years in federal prison without parole. The […]

Dark Web

Missouri man pleads guilty to attempting to purchase chemical weapon on the Dark Web

A Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court to attempting to purchase a chemical weapon, capable of killing hundreds of people, on the dark web with Bitcoin. Jason William Siesser, 45, of Columbia, Missouri pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps, Jr. to one count of attempting to acquire a chemical weapon and […]

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Livingston County receives notice of confirmed COVID-19 case who attended Southwest Livingston football practice

The Livingston County Health Center reports it received notification of three additional positive cases of COVID-19. That brings Livingston County’s cumulative total to 59 cases. Nine are active, and 50 have been removed from isolation. The individuals have been instructed to isolate themselves at home. Close contacts are being notified. Livingston County Health Center has […]

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Vice President Pence calls Missouri’s governor, to offer additional resources for pandemic

Missouri’s governor says the Show-Me State is one of the states the White House is concerned about, with increasing COVID-19 cases. During a Wednesday media briefing in Jefferson City, Governor Mike Parson (R) told Capitol reporters that Vice President Mike Pence called him on Sunday, to offer additional assistance and resources to battle the pandemic. […]