Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Photo Credit: Missouri Life Magazine)

Audio: Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church to be restored and converted to Bethel Black History Museum

The Grand River Museum of Chillicothe was involved in the moving of the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Chillicothe in September 2018. Museum Curator Pam Clingerman explains a board member informed her before the move that a church built in 1868 was going to be torn down, and the board wanted to save the […]

Coronavirus Concerns

Linn County Health Department reports investigations with local business and wedding at Young’s Lodge

The Linn County Health Department is working on COVID-19 contact investigations. As part of one investigation, the health department has worked with Tastee Treat and its owners Larry and Ethel Head to follow recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. The health department notes […]

Coronavirus Concerns

Experts say Coronavirus not a food safety concern

While some members of the public have expressed concerns about the Coronavirus and the food supply, experts say its unlikely coronavirus spreads through food. While the USDA and FDA have not released any specific details for how Coronavirus could affect food safety, the World Health Organization says consumers should practice good food safety measures. During […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission accepting bids for lawn mowing

The Grundy County Commission is seeking bids for lawn mowing at the courthouse; courthouse annex; law enforcement center; Bethel, Sires, and Wynne cemeteries; and Road and Bridge lot. Bids must state the cost per mowing per location and equipment used. A successful bidder must supply the county with proof of liability insurance. Forms can be […]

Tractor Cruise

Tractor cruise to kick off Calamity Jane Days with car show to follow on Sunday

A tractor cruise will kick-off activities for Calamity Jane Days in Princeton this weekend. The name has been changed for Friday’s all-day event to the Danny Hagan Memorial Tractor Cruise. Spokesperson Duane Place says Hagan and his wife were “instrumental” in planning the cruise each year. Brenda was Danny’s wife who still helps with planning. […]

Phi Theta Kappa Spring 2019 Group Photo

North Central Missouri College students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

Twenty-two North Central Missouri College students accepted membership into Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society for Spring 2019. New members include Skyler Adkison (Hamilton, MO); Katie Blanchard (Lucerne, MO); Scotty Bowman (Unionville, MO); Jesus Diaz (Milan, MO); Chasidy Finney (Princeton, MO); Makaylah Gordon (Trenton, MO); Carson Hall (Moberly MO); Kali Harrison (Shelbyville, MO); April Jackson […]

Missouri livestock symposium

Livestock Person of the Year applications due May 1, 2019

Applications are being accepted for the 2019 Northeast Missouri Livestock Person of the Year award. Applications are open to residents from the following counties in northeast Missouri: Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Linn, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Putnam, Randolph, Ralls, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, or Sullivan. The individual receiving this award must have made a significant contribution […]

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70-year-old Ethel woman crashes on icy Highway 63

The Highway Patrol reports an Ethel woman sustained minor injuries when she lost control of the pickup truck she drove on ice and overturned near Kirksville Wednesday evening. An ambulance transported 70-year-old Barbara Schwebach to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. The pickup traveled east on Highway 11 one mile west of Business Highway […]