Farmer Combining Corn in Field

As harvest time approaches, be patient with farm equipment on public roads

Farming plays a vital role in Missouri’s economy, history, and identity and In the coming weeks, farmers across the state will be harvesting their crops. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers to share the road. Expect to see an increase in farm machinery traffic–especially on rural highways. Please obey all traffic laws and remain […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of August 5, 2019

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 August 5 – 11. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole patching, […]

Tractor on Road with Farm Implement

Motorists and farmers are reminded to share the road during planting season

Spring is here and temperatures are warming up, meaning farmers throughout Missouri will be busy planting crops and moving livestock. Drivers are reminded to expect heavier farm machinery traffic, especially on two-lane highways in rural parts of the state. Please obey all traffic laws and remain vigilant. Most importantly, everyone is encouraged to share the […]

Democratic Party

Grundy County Democrats hold event at Rock Barn in Trenton

A Grundy County Democratic Candidate Cookout was held at the Rock Barn in Trenton Saturday night featuring candidates for the August 7th Primary Election appearing before what was described as a moderately sized crowd. Vying for the nomination for the office of Missouri’s 6th Congressional District, all three candidates: Winston Apple, Henry Martin, and Dr. […]

Fire Graphic

Fire of unknown origin burns two outbuildings and barn near Bethany

Several fire departments responded to a fire near Bethany on Monday that burned several structures. Bethany Fire Chief Jacob Denum reports departments from Bethany, Pattonsburg, New Hampton, and Gilman City responded to the fire south of Bethany on Route AA.  He says the fire burned two outbuildings and a barn as well as farm equipment, […]