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Five car crash injures three Wednesday morning

The Highway Patrol reports a Polo woman was one of three individuals injured in an accident involving five vehicles south of Kearney Wednesday morning. Fifty-one-year-old Richard Ojeda of Polo, 23-year-old Amanda Tyne of Lawson, 46-year-old Jacki Ohrenberg of Lawson, and 30-year-old Katherine McClure of Polo all were stopped in congested traffic on southbound Interstate 35 […]

Audio: Missouri State Senate seat turns from red to blue

(Missourinet) – A Missouri Senate seat has turned from red to blue.  Alisa Nelson with the Missourinet has this report.     Democratic State Rep. Lauren Arthur has pulled off a double-digit victory for the 17th Senatorial seat in a Kansas City area swing district. She defeated Republican State Rep. Kevin Corlew in a special election.  […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Investigation in Livingston County results in arrest and seizure of evidence

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports charges are pending on multiple individuals following an investigation that began last week, which resulted in the discovery of a fugitive and the seizure of alleged drugs. The sheriff’s office requested assistance from the Chillicothe Police Department in the investigation on Clay Street in Chillicothe. Officers subsequently arrested 41-year-old […]

KCP&L

KCP&L files application to increase charge on consumer bills

KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to adjust the Demand Side Investment Mechanism (DSIM) charge on customer bills.  The DSIM charge, which appears as a separate line-item on customer bills, allows GMO to recover demand-side management program costs and incentives under the Missouri Energy […]

School Safety

Audio: Members of Missouri’s delegation to Washington consider school safety legislation

There’s renewed attention to look at gun violence on campus after a gunman killed 10 students at a Texas high school last week. Missouri Republican Congresswoman Vicki Hartzler is sponsoring a bill in Congress to address the issue. She told KOLR-TV that her “Police Officers Protecting Children Act” would allow armed, off-duty or retired officers […]

Trenton, Missouri Middle School

Trenton Middle School recognizes students at awards ceremony

Trenton Middle School recognized one female and one male student from fifth through eighth grade for demonstrating academic success, citizenship, and character education at awards ceremonies Friday morning. Students receiving the Top Dawg award included fifth-graders Traeh Swank and Mason Rongey, sixth graders Jena Harris and Cade Claycomb, seventh graders Eliana Cowling and Levi Johnson, […]

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Trenton authorities report two arrests on Sunday

Authorities are reporting the arrest of two individuals on Sunday. Trenton resident 24-year-old Levi Judson O’Neal has been arrested on a Grundy County warrant accusing of two counts of second-degree burglary.  O’Neal is accused of burglary, for the alleged purpose of stealing, at two of the Plaza Apartments. The court information indicates the incidents happened between August […]

Missouri Department of Conservation

Graduating conservation agents assigned to area counties

The Missouri Department of Conservation recently added 14 new agents. The conservation agent class of 2017 graduated during a special ceremony at the Department’s Runge Conservation Nature Center in Jefferson City on Wednesday, Oct. 4. During the graduation, the new agents were pinned with a badge by their families and also took the oath to […]

MoDOT road work schedule for North Missouri

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northwest Missouri region planned for the week of Feb. 29 – March 6 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, brush cutting, guardrail repairs and other road work conducted throughout […]