Road Work graphic

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of August 3, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in the North Missouri region for the week of August 3 – 9. 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 […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve ordinance, review city dump abuse issues

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen approved several ordinances the evening of Monday, July 27th. One ordinance involved establishing a procedure to disclose potential conflicts of interest and substantial interests for certain municipal officials. Another authorized a solid waste contract with Rapid Removal. There was also an ordinance appointed Julia Filley as the city prosecutor at […]

Bridge Closed Sign

Reminder: Route 190 west of Chillicothe set to close Wednesday, July 29, 2020

A bridge deck replacement project, led by contractors from Comanche Construction Inc., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, has been active since early March on Route 190 at the Thompson River Bridge just west of Chillicothe.  Up to this point, bridge construction has been staged to allow one lane of traffic over the bridge, […]

Interstate 35 or I-35

Northbound Interstate 35 ramp closures planned for this week at Route BB in Cameron area

As part of a resurfacing project on Interstate 35, crews from Herzog Contracting Corp., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, are paving the northbound lanes of I-35 in the Cameron area. In order to safely and successfully mill and repave the northbound entrance and exit ramps at Route BB (Exit 52), crews must close […]

Pershing Balloon Derby Generic

Changes to be implemented for health and safety reasons at Great Pershing Balloon Derby

Changes will be implemented for health and safety at the 44th Great Pershing Balloon Derby west of Brookfield September 5th through 7th. The event’s website says there will not be a Friday South Main Night Flame or Saturday Twin Parks activities. The Myron Peacher Memorial Launch Field will be closed to spectators.  Balloon flights and […]

Princeton Apartment Fire MCFPD

Mercer County Fire Protection District provides additional details regarding Cedar Ridge Apartments fire

A dispatcher with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office confirms there are no known injuries among occupants of the Cedar Ridge Apartments who were able to escape a raging fire with heavy smoke yesterday afternoon. The Mercer County Fire Protection District was dispatched to the blaze east of Princeton on Highway 136. When crews arrived, the […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of July 20, 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 July 20 – 26. 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 […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education discuss back to school procedures

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education the night of Thursday, July 16th discussed back to school procedures for the 2020-2021 school year. It was decided Superintendent Lucas McKinnis would create a plan, which can be amended as needed after review. The board approved MFA as the district provider of diesel and unleaded fuel. McKinnis reported […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve ordinances, presented reports from departments

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted several ordinances this week. One authorized the city entering into an equipment lease agreement with the Friends of Gallatin. Another approved an electric franchise with Farmers’ Electric Cooperative, Incorporated. A third authorized the city entering into a service contract agreement with the Missouri Rural Water Association to conduct sewer […]