Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA yet to obligate funds to several projects in Grundy County

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated about $1.1 million dollars to Grundy County in reimbursement funds so far for flooding last year. That is according to Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs who notes the amount involves estimates from townships. FEMA has yet to obligate funds to several projects, and Briggs notes that could push […]

Medical Marijuana Dispensary

First medical marijuana facilities in Missouri complete commencement inspections

Two state-licensed medical marijuana facilities have successfully completed commencement inspections with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), the agency tasked with regulating the state’s new program.  Both facilities, which have received authority from DHSS to operate, are cultivation facilities and will be among 60 total facilities in Missouri able to grow medical […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission approves digitization of mapping for county assessors office

The Grundy County Commission approved Tuesday, June 16th the digitization of mapping for the Grundy County Assessor’s Office. The mapping will allow mobile access to Midland GIS data. GIS stands for Geographic Information System. The Grundy County Road and Bridge Department reported deck repair is complete on a bridge on Northeast 30th Street. The bridge […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission review procedures at Monday meeting

Several topics were discussed during the Grundy County Commission meeting Monday. Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs reported there were site inspections not completed related to the Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster regarding last year’s flooding. The inspections will resume June 15th. They involve verifying damage. Briggs also talked about elected officials and staff needing to […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission reviews various county departments

The Grundy County Commission Tuesday morning discussed a closed bridge on Southwest 86th Avenue. A replacement tube order for the bridge has been canceled. The Southwest 86th Avenue bridge will remain closed due to a failed inspection by the Missouri Department of Transportation in April. Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray says the county is looking into […]

Little Bit Ranch in Sullivan County Mo (Milan)

Missouri Attorney General shuts down down dog breeding facility, Little Bit Ranch, in Sullivan County

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that his office has filed suit and obtained a temporary restraining order (TRO) against Little Bit Ranch, a dog breeder in Sullivan County, for violations of the Animal Care Facilities Act (ACFA) and for operating without a license. The lawsuit and application for a temporary restraining order without notice […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission reviews bridge closures with MoDOT

Two bridges in Grundy County have been closed by the Missouri Department of Transportation due to structural deficiencies. During a conference call this (Tuesday) morning regarding recently completed bridge inspections, a MoDOT representative told the Grundy County Commission one bridge was closed on Northeast 90th Street and another was closed on Southwest 86th Avenue. Presiding […]

City of Chillicothe Website

Chillicothe City Council to consider capital improvement funds for street equipment at Monday meeting

The Chillicothe City Council will consider $170,000 of capital improvement funds for street equipment and an ordinance amending the 2019-2020 budget. The council will meet Monday evening, April 27th at 6:30 by teleconference due to the COVID-19 pandemic and emergency declaration in effect. Other ordinances on the agenda would accept a bid for two new […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of April 27, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of April 27 – May 3. All road closures for roadwork, incidents, and ongoing flooding can be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule […]

Driver's License

Patrol extends suspension of license testing

Missouri State Highway Patrol Superintendent Colonel Eric Olson announces that the Patrol is extending again the suspension of written and skills-based driver road testing at all locations until April 27th. The suspension includes operator, commercial driver’s license, and motorcycle testing. The Patrol is also extending the suspension of salvage inspection at all locations and bus […]