Unemployment

Missouri’s unemployment rate remains at 3.2% in latest jobs report

Missouri’s unemployment rate remained at 3.2 percent in February, while employment decreased slightly. This marks the 31st consecutive month in which Missouri’s unemployment rate has been lower than the corresponding U.S. rate, which was 3.8 percent in February. Missouri nonfarm payroll employment decreased slightly over the month. The seasonally adjusted jobs estimate was 2,898,600, down […]

MoDOT Road Work

Highway 65 shoulder work to begin south of Carrollton

Shoulder work on Highway 65 south of Carrollton will begin this week in preparation for the traffic shift moving motorists onto the shoulders during bridge rehabilitation work. Contractors from Lehman Construction LLC will begin prepping the Wakenda Creek and Missouri River Overflow bridge shoulders on Wednesday, March 20. Work is expected to continue through early […]

Natural Resources Conservation Service

NRCS seeks comments regarding Little Otter Creek Reservoir in Caldwell County

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has released a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Little Otter Creek Watershed Plan. The plan involves the construction of a proposed multipurpose reservoir in Caldwell County. This supplement addresses changes since NRCS prepared the Little Otter Creek Watershed Plan and Environmental Impact Statement in 2003. The supplement […]

Road Closed Due to Flooding

Interstate 29 closed at Mile Marker 110 on Missouri/Iowa border due to flooding

Interstate 29 at Rock Port which is mile marker 110 is closed at the Missouri/Iowa border due to flooding in Iowa. Anyone wanting to use I-29 northbound should use I-35 and then I-80 into Iowa. For more information visit: modot.org/2019-northwest-missouri-flooding Stay informed about Missouri road conditions by using MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map, available online at […]