Burn Ban Lifted

Burn ban temporarily lifted in Livingston County

The burn ban for Livingston County has been temporarily lifted due to conditions temporarily improving with Thursday’s rain. Chillicothe Fire Chief Darrell Wright reports Livingston County Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas has authorized the 48-hour temporary lifting of the ban to allow for necessary burning. The ban will return Saturday morning at 9 o’clock. The decision […]

Burn Ban

Burn ban issued for city of Chillicothe and Livingston County

A burn ban has been initiated for Livingston County and the city of Chillicothe due to the continued dry weather. Emergency Management Director Darrell Wright said the ban on outdoor burning was authorized today through the office of the state fire marshal and Livingston County Commission.  The Mayor of Chillicothe also authorized a ban on open burning as set […]

Mercer County Search for Missing Centerville man

Search for missing Centerville, Iowa man in Mercer County yields no results

Missouri Region H Hazmat based out of Saint Joseph assisted law enforcement in a confined space search in Mercer County Thursday to look for a missing Centerville, Iowa man. Mercer County Sheriff Stephen Stockman reports an area near a hog barn was drained Wednesday in preparation for Thursday’s search for Sebastian Husted, who has been […]


Chillicothe Firefighters respond to machine shed fire at 11621 LIV Road 259

A machine shed, filled with farming equipment, burned late last night and early this morning east of Chillicothe. The Chillicothe fire department responded to 11621 LIV Road 259. The owner was listed as Terry Mammen. Fire Chief Darrell Wright reported upon arrival, the structure was fully involved with fire.  Several pieces of farm equipment included […]