Storm Cleanup

Trenton City Administrator Ron Urton reports on damage assessments to city-owned properties

Trenton City Administrator Ron Urton reports damage assessments will be made to city-owned properties once flood water recedes. An engineer from Olsson Associates, Incorporated will evaluate the damage to the airport. An insurance adjuster was scheduled to arrive Wednesday to inspect damage from Sunday and Monday, but that has been postponed. Urton reports water is […]

Audio: Flooding Closes Highway 79 in Northeast Missouri’s Louisiana

The state Department of Transportation (MoDOT) says Mississippi River flooding has caused Highway 79 in northeast Missouri’s Louisiana to CLOSE. Missourinet Quincy affiliate WGEM reports the highway is COMPLETELY covered with high water. Driver Charles Shelton tells WGEM the road sits low to the ground and closes frequently.     The flooded waters have made […]

Boat Ramp

Missouri River flooding prompts closure of several conservation areas in northwest Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has closed several conservation areas in the state’s northwest region due to Missouri River flooding. Some areas are under water, others are inaccessible or will remain closed due to public safety issues until further notice. MDC staff on March 19 continued to work with local farmers and the levee […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff completes investigations involving forced entry and child endangerment

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has completed two investigations and started another. Sheriff Steve Cox reports one of the completed investigations regarded a reported forced entry and possible burglary at a residence on LIV 387. The investigation led authorities to three Carroll County residents who reported they became stranded in high water, went to the […]