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Putnam County Health Department reports 2 new cases of COVID-19; Thirty one cases confirmed, 27 released from isolation

The Putnam County Health Department announces it received notification Wednesday, September 9th of two additional positive COVID-19 cases, and one of those cases died. That is the county’s second COVID-19-related death. No other information will be released about the individual. Putnam County’s total number of confirmed cases is 31. Two are being actively monitored, and […]

Sunnyview Nursing Home

COVID-19 testing at Sunnyview complete; all residents negative with five staff testing positive

COVID-19 testing is complete for residents at Sunnyview Nursing Home of Trenton, and all residents received negative results. The nursing home reports the antigen testing was done using equipment sent to the facility from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Five staff members tested positive with two of those having symptoms and tested at […]

Livingston County Sheriff Website

Livingston County Sheriff reports on recent investigations and activities

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox has released information on recent investigations involving his office. The sheriff’s office worked with the Midland Empire Alcohol Task Force on compliance checks of area alcohol sales. Cox reports investigation resulted in three individuals being cited for alleged violations. The person or persons responsible were cited for alleged supply of […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police arrest three after solving case of stolen and forged checks, child removed from home

Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples reports a case has been solved involving stolen and forged checks in Chillicothe and the surrounding area. A 64 year old man, 46 year old man, and 37 year old woman from the Kansas City area were arrested on several charges to include forgery, possession of forgery equipment, stolen property, […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen hold discussion on three engineering proposals

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen this week discussed three engineering proposals the City of Gallatin received for sewer plant clarifier repairs or replacement. Administrator Lance Rains has worked with all three firms in the past and was to schedule interviews with them. Aldermen Steve Evans and Dan Lockridge volunteered to attend the interviews. The city […]

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Clinton County Sheriff: Human remains discovered in case of missing Diemel brothers

Clinton County Sheriff Larry Fish announced during a news conference in Polo on Wednesday afternoon that investigators found human remains at the search area in Braymer where agencies have been searching for two missing Wisconsin brothers. Fish said the remains were found on Tuesday, however, the cause of death has not been determined, and the […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC Board of Trustees accepts resignations, fills open positions

Multiple topics were reported on during the North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday evening. NCMC President Doctor Lenny Klaver gave reports on behalf of Vice President for Academic Affairs Doctor Tristan Londre and Vice President for Student Affairs Doctor Kristen Alley. Londre and Alley were absent from the meeting due to other […]

Alcohol Compliance Checks

Three citations issued during alcohol compliance checks in Livingston County

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports his office and the Midland Empire Alcohol Task Force recently conducted compliance checks at places that sell alcoholic beverages by the drink and retail in Livingston County. Three violations were observed, and three Chillicothe residents were cited. Those cited were a 48 year old in the 1200 block of […]

Road Construction Ahead

Flooding Damage and Recovery: First flood repair roadway contracts awarded, repairs underway

Roadways in Northwest Missouri sustained significant damage in the floodwaters that first inundated the area in March 2019. In some places, water remains over roadways more than a month later. As floodwaters recede, broken and missing roadways, damaged bridges, debris, drainage issues, and hazardous materials have been left in their wake. The Missouri Highways and […]

Alcohol Compliance Checks

Alcohol compliance checks completed by Trenton Police Department

The Trenton Police Department and the Midland Empire Alcohol Task Force conducted alcohol retail outlet compliance checks in Trenton on Saturday, January 5th. According to Chief Rex Ross, the checks resulted in one under age purchase of an alcoholic beverage from a local business and a 32-year-old Blue Springs man cited for alleged supplying liquor […]

Health News

University of Missouri: Patients prefer to have cancer screenings despite risks and warnings

A large proportion of the American public opts to receive cancer screenings with the hope that testing will reduce their chance of cancer death. Now, a team led by University of Missouri psychological science researchers has determined that patients may want cancer screenings even if the potential harms outweigh the benefits. Researchers believe that clinicians […]