Burn Ban

Burn ban instituted within Spickard city limits

A burn ban has been enacted within the corporate city limits of Spickard. Mayor Jesse Richmond says the burn ban will be in effect until there is a substantial amount of rain. He advises residents to not throw out cigarette ashes and put out cigarettes in car ashtrays. Grundy County Emergency Management Monday encouraged county […]

Economic Development

Northern Missouri companies expanding, creating new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development has announced northern Missouri companies are expanding and creating jobs. Thermoformed plastic food container manufacturer Sonoco Plastics plans to create 16 new jobs in Chillicothe. The company is a five billion dollar global provider of consumer packaging, industrial products, and packaging supply chain services. Operations consist of its global […]