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Audio: Waterline replacement part of 9th Street sidewalk replacement

Sub-contractors are doing the waterline and sidewalk work along East 9th Street (or State Highway 6) in portions of Trenton. Missouri’s Department of Transportation, in their weekly reports, indicates utility and sidewalk project is expected to conclude by late July. City Administrator Ron Urton reviews the areas along East 9th Street that are to receive […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol and Commercial Vehicle Officer (MSHP)

Missouri State Highway Patrol now accepting applications for Commercial Vehicle Officer

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is accepting applications for new commercial vehicle officers. The 10th Commercial Vehicle Officer Class is scheduled to begin training on February 3, 2020. The application deadline is October 1, 2019. Interested parties are encouraged to apply. The Human Resources Division will contact each applicant to determine their location(s) of interest. […]

Canadian Pacific Train

Canadian Pacific Railroad racks up complaints on railroad crossing in Laredo

Grundy County Sheriff Rodney Herring reports he has received an increased number of complaints lately regarding trains stopping on the tracks and blocking the Route E crossing in Laredo. Herring says the Canadian Pacific Railroad claims the reason trains are stopping in that location is because of flooding, traffic backups, and work on the rails. […]

Thompson Farm Field Day

Thompson Farm field day, scheduled for September 17th, adds forest value to beef genetics studies

New research results will be featured at a September 17th field day at the University of Missouri Thompson Farm, Spickard. Woodland improvements on a beef farm will be the newest show-and-tell at the annual event, says Jon Schreffler, MU farm manager.  Wooded acres now provide income from timber harvest. Dusty Walter, MU forester, will share […]

Road Closed

Audio: Mid-Missouri ramp closure to affect Mizzou games, interstate and highway congestion

(Missourinet) – Mizzou sports fans can expect additional congestion when a traffic ramp closes for good next month in Columbia. Missouri Transportation Department engineer Mike Schupp says closing the business loop ramp where Interstate-70 and Highway-63 meet will be safer for drivers in the eastbound lanes of the interstate there.     When the ramp […]

Branson Airport

Audio: Branson takes another look at possible attraction to the city – Gondola’s

(Missourinet) – Branson, the state’s largest tourist destination is considering another draw to the city – Gondola’s. A plan calls for the aerial transportation to run along the 76 Highway corridor, the roadway along which much of Branson’s attractions are located, with two endpoints. Joel Hornickle, the city’s Director of Planning and Development, told KOLR-TV the […]