Unemployment Rate

Unemployment rates remain fairly steady in northern Missouri

Grundy County’s latest unemployment rate changed only slightly from the January figure. Statistics from the Division of Employment Security show Grundy County has 174 unemployed out of a civilian labor force of 4,400.  That’s a percentage of three-point-nine percent for February (the latest month available). In January, Grundy County had a rate of four percent, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol has busy Friday night with arrest of three

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three individuals in the area Friday night on various allegations. Thirty-six-year-old Brenda King of Kirksville was arrested in Daviess County and was accused of driving while intoxicated: drugs, failure to move a vehicle not in motion as far right as practicable, no valid driver’s license, possession of drug […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports two arrests

An Albany man was arrested early Sunday in Gentry County. Thirty-two-year-old Mathew Flowers accused of speeding 95 miles an hour in a 60 zone, driving while intoxicated, and failure to display valid registration. Flowers was taken to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail. A 33-year-old Pontiac, Michigan man, Odgra Bobo, was arrested Saturday afternoon in Linn County […]

Bridge Work

Work to begin on bridges in Daviess County

A project to replace expansion joints and guardrail on two Interstate 35 bridges will begin Monday. Contractors from PCiRoads, LLC., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, plan to begin work on the I-35 Grand River and Grand River Overflow Bridges on Monday, April 22. Traffic will be narrowed to one lane during the bridge […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Suspect who escaped custody arrested in Livingston County

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office concluded a fugitive investigation Tuesday with an arrest in Wheeling. Sheriff Cox reports the office had attempted to locate and arrest 31-year-old Joshua Caudill since January 8th on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged felony forgery, with a bond set at $25,000. Caudill eluded law enforcement for “some time”, […]

Trooper Matthew Neely

Trooper Matthew Neely receives award of Valor

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has honored 30 employees for their service, among them, an award of valor has been presented to Trooper Matthew Neely of the highway patrols’ Northwest Missouri troop. It was reported that on March 19, 2018, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department advised law enforcement of a theft in progress at Ridgeway. […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education approves sports cooperatives

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved a bid for audit services on Wednesday evening. The bid was from Conrad and Higgins for $5,450 for the 2018-2019 fiscal year audit. Several sports cooperatives were approved including junior high football and varsity Spring baseball with Gallatin and junior high softball and varsity fall baseball with North […]

Arrest

Highway patrol reports four arrests over the weekend

The highway patrol reports a Milan man was arrested Saturday afternoon in Sullivan County on a Grundy County warrant accusing him of drug trafficking. Thirty-four-year-old Dustin Nickell was also was accused of possessing methamphetamine, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Nickell was being held in Sullivan County. A Bethany man was arrested early Sunday in […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Kidder woman arrested on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kidder woman in DeKalb County Friday afternoon on several allegations. Thirty-one-year-old Elysia Stone was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to drive on the right half of the roadway. Stone was transported to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail on […]