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Audio: Business picks up at Missouri’s 13 casinos since reopening in June

Operations at Missouri’s 13 casinos are getting back to normal, at least as normal as they can be during the ongoing spread of COVID-19. Due to the pandemic, they were closed from mid-March through May 31. St. Jo Frontier Casino officials in northwest Missouri has welcomed its customers back while working to maintain safe conditions […]

Sexual Assault

Bethany man charged with felony counts of statutory sodomy

A Bethany man has been charged in Harrison County with two felony counts of statutory sodomy, first degree, and two counts of statutory sodomy—second degree. Twenty-two-year-old Ethan Lamberson is scheduled for arraignment Friday, August 14th. Bond was initially set at $100,000 cash only. A probable cause affidavit alleges the dates of the incidents involving the […]

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Missouri Board of Education to consider proposal intended to boost available substitute teachers

Missouri is in the market for more K-12 substitute teachers during the COVID-19 time. The level of need varies around the state depending on the district, grade, subject, and region. According to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), the number of candidates preparing to become full-time teachers has been declining steadily over […]

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Second person from Galt charged on Wednesday in Daviess County assault case

The Daviess County Prosecutor has filed felony charges against two people from Galt following an altercation Saturday at Jamesport in which another person received what authorities called serious physical injuries. Online court information shows charges of domestic assault in the first degree were filed Tuesday on 26-year-old Toni Yarbrough and on Wednesday for 27-year-old Amber […]

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Galt woman charged in Daviess County with felony assault

A Galt woman has been charged in Daviess County after allegedly causing serious physical injuries to a woman at a wedding in Jamesport Saturday, August 8th. Twenty-seven-year-old Amber Gann faces felony domestic assault charges in the first degree.  Her bond was denied. A probable cause statement from Officer Loreanna Parker with the Daviess County Sheriff’s […]

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Community members express concerns about COVID-19 and wearing masks at Trenton Board of Education meeting

Three community members spoke during the public comment portion of the Trenton R-9 Board of Education meeting the evening of Tuesday, August 11th. They each have either children or grandchildren who will attend school in the district this year. Many of the concerns involved wearing masks. Susan Cooksey said her grandson was born premature and […]

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Mail sent to Livingston County voters causes concern from County Clerk, Sherry Parks

The Livingston County Clerk’s Office reports receiving calls regarding a mailing sent to registered Livingston County voters. The envelope has a return address of the President of the United States. County Clerk Sherry Parks says the information in the document was not provided by her nor her staff. If the document contains accurate information, she […]

Power Outage

Afternoon thunderstorms cause power outages for Evergy customers

Grundy County Emergency Management, early in the afternoon, on Monday, August 10, 2020, reported thunderstorm related power outages for customers of Evergy, formerly KCP&L. An online map from earlier in the afternoon at 1:45 pm showed six outages collectively causing over 1,300 Evergy customers to lose power. Locations include, but not limited to Laredo, Chula, […]

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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 […]