Corn Field

Crop conference gives updates on dicamba, pests, disease

The annual University of Missouri Crop Management Conference offers updates on how 2018’s drought-to-downpour growing season affected crops, pests, and disease, and provides insights on how trade affects agricultural commodity markets. The event, Dec. 18-19 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, also includes information on dicamba research and label requirements, says MU Extension […]

Purple Heart County

Audio: Grundy County designated as a Purple Heart County

Ten veterans as well as family members, Grundy County commissioners, and other Grundy County employees attended the Purple Heart Ceremony at the Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton Tuesday morning. Senior Vice Commander for the Missouri Military Order of the Purple Heart Walt Schley presented a plaque to Presiding Commissioner Rick Hull recognizing Grundy County as […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC Board of Trustees approves IT purchases and new hires

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved information technology purchases at its meeting Tuesday night. One of the IT purchases was cybersecurity protection through Network Technology Partners of Saint Louis for $54,000 annually and a one-time setup fee of $12,500. It was the lowest of two bids for the services. The services included […]

Accident involving alcohol

Livonia man demolishes vehicle, arrested and charged with DWI

The Highway Patrol reports a Livonia man was arrested following a one-vehicle accident three miles east of Greentop Tuesday morning. Twenty-two year old Collin Williams traveled east on Route J when the pickup truck he drove ran off the left side of the road, crossed over another road, impacted the ground, and overturned. The truck […]


Assistance for enrollment in health insurance to be offered in Chillicothe

Health insurance open enrollment assistance will be provided at the Grand River Multipurpose Center of Chillicothe. A licensed navigator with the Heartland Health Insurance Navigator Program will be available by appointment Thursdays from 10 o’clock in the morning to 3 o’clock in the afternoon starting this Thursday, November 1st through December 15th. The navigator can […]

Rollover Crash

Rollover crash near Winston injures Georgia man

A man from Georgia was injured Monday night in a single-vehicle rollover accident approximately two miles west of Winston. The highway patrol reports 24-year-old Walter Calhoun of Decatur, Georgia received minor injuries in the Interstate 35 accident in Daviess County. He was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center. Calhouns’ southbound car had exited […]

Audio: Quaker Windows and Doors Groundbreaking is Thursday in Eldon

A groundbreaking ceremony is set for Thursday in the mid-Missouri town of Eldon for a massive 200-thousand square foot manufacturing plant that’s expected to create 300 new jobs.     The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) says Freeburg-based Quaker Windows and Doors will purchase about 100 acres in Eldon. Governor Mike Parson, Lieutenant Governor […]