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Missouri Supreme Court upholds decision by court of appeals on Grain Belt Express

The Missouri Supreme Court upheld the Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District’s 2019 decision reaffirming a PSC decision that approved a certificate of need and necessity for the Grain Belt Express Project (GBX). This Supreme Court action ends a long effort by project opponents to overturn the PSC decision on the Grain Belt Express. This […]

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Patrol reports arrest of two area residents

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of area residents on Friday night. Forty-eight-year-old Shawn Howell of Chillicothe was arrested in Grundy County. He was accused of felony driving while intoxicated, driving while suspended, and no insurance. He was transported to the Grundy County Jail on a 24-hour hold. The Patrol arrested 41-year-old Margaret Harryman of […]

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Grundy County authorities report the arrest of two and extradition of one

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of one individual on stealing charges and one on a domestic assault charge. Forty-eight-year-old Kellie Holtman of Saint Joseph was extradited from Buchanan County and arrested on Wednesday. She has been charged with the felonies of stealing—motor vehicle, watercraft, or aircraft and stealing–$750 or more. Bond is […]

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Man who moved into vacant house in Spickard arrested on allegation of receiving stolen property

A man described as a convicted felon with multiple offenses in his past was arrested on Saturday by members of the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department. Forty-two-year old John Ervin Peterson was reported to have moved into a vacant house at Spickard and now faces two counts of receiving stolen property. Bond is $25,000 cash with […]

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Kansas City, Kansas man arrested on multiple allegations after crashing south of Cameron

A man from Kansas City, Kansas was injured in an early-morning crash four miles south of Cameron. Forty-eight-year-old Dion Martin was northbound on Interstate 35 when he attempted to exit onto Highway 69. The van exited the interstate at a high rate of speed, failed to halt for a stop sign, and traveled through the guard […]