Unemployment rate

Unemployment rate for Grundy County edges up

Grundy County’s unemployment rate has gone up when comparing June figures with May. The Missouri Division of Employment Security reported Grundy county has 157 on unemployment out of a civilian labor force of 4,255. That computes to a rate of three-point seven percent which is higher than the state average of three-point three percent. Grundy […]

Duck and Waterfowl

Missouri Department of Conservation announces changes to waterfowl reservations for fall hunting

The Missouri Department of Conservation announces changes to its reservation system for managed waterfowl hunts – starting this hunting season. MDC offers managed waterfowl hunting on more than a dozen conservation areas specially managed with a focus on wetlands. Hunters can apply for a reservation or participate in a daily morning drawing for opportunities to […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Kingston man arrested on multiple allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kingston man in Caldwell County on Friday afternoon on several allegations. Sixty-three-year-old Dennis Yoakum was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance—opiates, misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, speeding 26 miles per hour or more over the limit, and failure to drive on the right half of the […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Troopers arrest three in DeKalb County on Friday morning

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three Saint Joseph residents in DeKalb County, at the same time, overnight (Friday 12:46 am) each on alleged allegations of receiving stolen property. Thirty-year-old Allen McCarthy has been charged with felony resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing. The Patrol also accused him of no valid license, exceeding […]

Prisoner Partition in Police Car

Trenton Police Department receives donations to cover cost of two prisoner partitions in vehicles

The Trenton Hy-Vee donated $874.00 to the Trenton Police Department at the “Coffee with a Cop” event on Wednesday to help with purchasing prisoner partitions for police vehicles. Police Chief Rex Ross says that donation will cover about half of the cost of one partition which costs $1,654.70.  Hy-Vee Assistant Store Director Chad Boyd explains […]