New law changing age requirements for marriage become effective August 28th

Age requirements for marriage licenses in Missouri will change next week due to legislation passed by the Missouri Legislature and recently signed into law by Governor Mike Parson. Senate Bill 655 prohibits marriage licenses from being issued if either party is younger than 16 years of age. The legislation also bars the marriage of anyone […]

Republican Party

Grundy County Republican Central Committee elects officers

The Grundy County Republican Central Committee elected officers and appointed individuals to fill vacancies at its biannual reorganization meeting Tuesday evening. Joe Brinser was elected as Chairman who replaces Gary Black. Jill Eaton was elected as secretary, who replaced Diane Lowrey. Black and Lowrey did not file for re-election to the committee.  Becky McDonald recognized Black […]

Crash and accident graphic

Three injured in crash at intersection of Highway 6 and NN near Jamesport

The Highway Patrol reports three individuals sustained minor injuries as a result of a three-vehicle accident in Jamesport Tuesday morning. Forty-year-old Amelia Rick of Cameron drove a van east on Route NN, attempted to cross Highway 6 to continue east on Route F, and reportedly crossed in front of another eastbound car driven by 47-year-old […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for the week of August 20, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of August 20th through August 26th from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be other road work conducted throughout the region. Many of these will be moving operations […]

Drought Graphic

Exceptional drought, or D4 conditions, continue to expand in Northern Missouri

More Missouri counties were placed under extreme or exceptional drought conditions before significant rain fell in areas of north Missouri. Data for the U.S. Drought Monitor map for Missouri was prepared on Tuesday, while rain was falling, with the newest map was released Thursday. The worse possible condition, D-4, shows exceptional drought conditions existed in all […]