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Elderly man killed in crash at intersection in Gallatin city limits

An elderly man was killed Saturday evening in Gallatin when the sports utility vehicle he was driving traveled through the highway 13 and 6 intersections. Eighty-nine-year-old Guy Stanley of Higginsville was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. His body was transported to Stith Funeral Home in Gallatin. The sports utility vehicle was northbound […]

State Representative Rusty Black

State Representative Rusty Black on this session in the House of Representatives, maps and re-election

The Missouri General Assembly has been on spring break this week and will reconvene March 21st. State Representative Rusty Black of Chillicothe says he thinks the House of Representatives did good work in the first part of the session.     Black is in his sixth year as a State Representative. He enjoys being involved […]

Ryleah Ishmael and Parker Whitacre (Booking photos courtesy Trenton Police Department)

Two area residents arrested on drug-related offenses

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two area residents on March 15th on drug-related charges. Twenty-year-old Ryleah Rayven Ishmael of Tindall has been charged with the felonies of possession of a controlled substance and delivery or possession of a controlled substance at a county or private jail or correctional center except with […]

Daviess County Health Department

Daviess County Health Department to celebrate National Public Health Week with a health fair

The Daviess County Health Department in Gallatin will celebrate National Public Health Week April 4th through 10th with a health fair. Free labs will be offered by appointment to Daviess County residents on April 4th and 5th from 7 o’clock to 11:45 each morning. Labs are to include CBC, CMP, A1C, TSH, lipid panel, and […]

Unemployment Rate

North Missouri unemployment rates change little in the last month

January unemployment rates for area counties range from Linn County at five percent, down to two point seven percent reported for Worth County. January is the most recent month the County by County statistics are available.  Missouri’s January unemployment rate is four point four percent. Grundy County is a little under the state average with […]

Andrea Middleton and Taylor Stufflebean booking photo (Photos via Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail)

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 4 arrests over the weekend

A Gallatin resident was arrested late Saturday night in Daviess County. Forty-one-year-old Andrea Middleton was accused of three counts of possessing a controlled substance, as well as being accused of possessing marijuana, paraphernalia, and a firearm. A Cameron resident was arrested Saturday night in Daviess County. Twenty-eight-year-old Taylor Stufflebean was accused of being a felon […]

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MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of March 14, 2022

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 March 14 – 20 All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the planned […]

Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation grant application deadline is April 1, 2022

The GEC Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications. The application deadline is April 1, 2022. Qualified applicants may apply for a grant by completing a grant application with supporting information. The grant application is available by logging online at www.grundyec.com or calling the Cooperative at 1-800-279-2249, extension 23. Applications will be reviewed by the […]

Winter Storm Warning

Upcoming winter storm prompts Winter Storm Warning in northern Missouri

A Winter Storm is set to track through northern Missouri tonight (Wednesday) through Friday Morning. Accumulating Snowfall is expected tonight through early Friday morning with the greatest Snowfall into west and northwest Missouri. Periods of moderate to heavy bands of snowfall are possible. Depending on the track of the storm, residents may find their Thursday […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Man arrested after fleeing from law enforcement near Chillicothe

A 37-year-old man was arrested near Chillicothe on Sunday night, March 6 after he allegedly failed to yield to law enforcement and fled. Chillicothe Police Sergeant Jeremy Stephens reports officers conducted a traffic stop near Mitchell Road and Corporate Drive, but the vehicle continued to the area of the 600 block of Corporate Drive. He says […]

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory issued for many northern Missouri counties north of Highway 36

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from 7 pm Sunday evening until 6 am Monday morning for the following counties in northern Missouri. Adair, Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Clinton, Daviess, De Kalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Mercer, Nodaway, Platte, Putnam, Schuyler, Sullivan, and Worth counties. Counties in far northeastern […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports two arrests on Friday

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a McFall woman and Bethany man in area counties on March 4th. Fifty-seven-year-old Sherin Thomas was arrested in Clinton County. She was accused of felony driving while intoxicated, felony driving while revoked, and careless and imprudent driving. Thomas was taken to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office on a […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen pursue contract with organization for Daviess County Central 911 and sheriff’s department

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen February 28th approved pursuing a Missouri Uniform Law Enforcement System contract with Daviess County Central 911 and the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office. The vote was taken after it was announced City Administrator Lance Rains and Police Chief Mark Richards attended the 911 Board meeting to discuss running MULES in Gallatin […]

Coronavirus or COVID-19 Death

Two COVID-related deaths reported for Harrison County, 1 in Daviess County

Two COVID-19-related deaths have been added for Harrison County. The county’s COVID-19 dashboard shows 33 deaths total had been reported as of March 1st. The total number of cases remained at 1,998, and the number of active cases dropped by one to zero. An additional COVID-19-related death has been reported for Daviess County. The health […]

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MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of February 28, 2022

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 February 28 – March 6 All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the […]

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Woman from Iowa injured in crash on I-35 in Daviess County

A Cedar Rapids, Iowa woman sustained injuries when the car she drove ran off the road in Daviess County on Thursday afternoon February 24. An ambulance transported 26-year-old Maria Sandoval-Diaz to the Cameron Regional Medical Center with moderate injuries. The car traveled south on Interstate 35 before reportedly losing control at the 76.2-mile marker, running […]

Chillicothe Elks website

North Missouri Sportsman’s Alliance to hold events at Chillicothe Elks Lodge

The North Missouri Sportsman’s Alliance will hold two events at the Chillicothe Elks Lodge on April 9th: a free deer antler scoring program and a Texas Hold ’Em Poker Tournament to raise funds for the alliance to fund the Share the Harvest program. Deer racks will be accepted from 9 o’clock to noon. Certified Pope […]

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Several candidates file for office in Daviess County

Candidates filed for several offices in Daviess County on Tuesday morning, February 22, for the August 2nd Primary Election. Those filing for office include incumbents Daren Adkins for Associate Circuit Court Judge and Jim Ruse for Presiding Commissioner. Sandy Dustman filed for circuit clerk. She was appointed by Governor Mike Parson earlier this year to […]