Two water district offices of the area have separate boil advisories for rural water customers. One advisory is in Mercer County and the other is in Putnam County. Due to repairs yesterday to a water line, the Mercer County Public Water Supply District requested a precautionary boil advisory for customers within the boundaries of Route […]
The Highway Patrol reports a Marceline man sustained minor injuries when the sport utility vehicle he drove struck a deer two miles east of Chillicothe Thursday morning. A private vehicle transported 37-year-old Matthew Cooper to Hedrick Medical Center as a precaution. Cooper traveled west on Highway 36 when the deer reportedly traveled into the path […]
Missouri Department of Transportation crews will be focusing on repairs through April. Crews started working to address the pesky potholes as soon as there was a break in the weather. MoDOT will have about 300 pothole patching crews statewide working to make roadways safer. About 400,000 potholes have been patched during the first two months […]
Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil advisory due to a water main break. The order affects Sullivan County Rural Water customers north of Browning on Highway 5 to Denver Road, including Denver, Woodland, Estes, White, and Ember roads. The precautionary boil advisory continues until further notice.
Rain, runoff and melting snow have closed more roads in Northwest Missouri and many more are vulnerable to being overcome by floodwaters. Missouri Department of Transportation crews are monitoring road conditions closely, but floodwaters can rise quickly, before our crews and other emergency services are able to place barricades across the roadway. MoDOT reminds motorists […]
Some Sullivan county rural water customers south of Milan have been placed on a precautionary boil advisory following repairs to a water main break. According to the water district office announcement, affected are rural water customers on Route T from Route C south to Tiger Road, including Tiger Road from Route T to Texas. Sumter, […]
With Spring scheduled to start on March 20, 2019, Mother Nature is reminding us that its still Winter here in northern Missouri. A band of quickly accumulating snow is expected to move from southern and central Kansas through central Missouri late this evening through Sunday morning. Road conditions will quickly deteriorate overnight and into Sunday […]
Trenton City Administrator Ron Urton reports the fire scene in the 600 block of Main Street in Trenton is now under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and the State Fire Marshal. Authorities have not allowed Main Street to be reopened to traffic as they continue their investigation. Detour routes […]
On top of dealing with harsh winter weather in feeding cows, cattle farmers must guard against too much nitrate in poor-quality hay. “Just from cases we’ve confirmed, I know of 150 cows dying in the last month,” says Tim Evans, head toxicologist at the University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory. High nitrate, mostly concentrated in […]
Shortly after 3 o’clock Monday morning, a Cameron man was injured as the car he was driving struck the rear of a stopped vehicle on Interstate 35 in Clay County. Sixty-two-year-old Timothy Carr was taken by emergency medical services to North Kansas City Hospital with serious injuries. The highway patrol reports another vehicle with emergency […]
Grundy County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil advisory due to repairs. The advisory affects customers from Highway 6 south to the Grundy County line and from the Thompson River west to the Grundy County line. The precautionary boil advisory remains in effect until further notice.
As officials from the National Weather Service and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Region VII office continue monitoring the development of an arctic outbreak that could bring recording-setting cold temperatures to several cities throughout the Midwest, residents are encouraged to act now, preparing both their home and families for whatever may arise. “We are […]