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Fire at Berry Church north of Galt ruled as arson, $5000 reward offered

The Missouri State Fire Marshal’s office investigated a blaze that caused minor damage at the old Berry Church off Route BB north of Galt. Chief Brian Smiley of the Galt Fire Protection District said an investigator with the State Fire Marshal’s office ruled the blaze was intentionally set. A passerby was credited with helping to […]

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Artwork by NCMC Instructor and local artist, Jim Norris, to be featured at Dorris Rider Art Gallery

A collection of works by a Trenton resident will continue the 2019-2020 exhibition schedule in the Dorris Rider Art Gallery at North Central Missouri College in Trenton.  “A Retrospective…So Far!” by Jim Norris is now open and will be on display through December 13. This collection contains work from two solo exhibitions – Cautionary Tales […]

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Audio: Garland “Joey” Nelson charged with two counts of murder in missing Diemel brothers case

A Braymer cattle farmer was charged on Wednesday with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two missing brothers from Wisconsin. Police found human remains on 25-year-old Garland “Joey” Nelson’s farm. According to the probable cause statement, the Diemels traveled to Caldwell county to get payment of $250,000  from Joey Nelson for the […]

Black Bear

Missouri Department of Conservation encourages public to be “Bear Aware” this spring

An estimated 350 black bears call southern Missouri home, and as the spring season gets underway, these magnificent mammals leave their winter dens in search of food. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is reminding Missourians to be proactive and “Be Bear Aware.” MDC Resource Scientist and Furbearer Biologist Laura Conlee said it is imperative […]

Student dressed as Klansman

Missouri teacher suspended after allowing student to dress as Klansman

(AP) – A southern Missouri teacher who oversaw a history class presentation in which a ninth-grader dressed as a member of the Ku Klux Klan has apologized for a “lapse of judgment” and is suspended indefinitely, the superintendent of the predominantly white district said Tuesday. The Poplar Bluff student who dressed as a Klansman Friday […]

Arson

Tips sought in arson investigation at Grand River railroad bridge near Chillicothe

Tips and information are sought from the public while the investigation continues into a fire on October 29 at the railroad bridge that crosses the Grand River just south of Chillicothe. Investigator Adam Crouch of the state fire marshal’s office has called the fire arson – meaning it was intentionally set. The blaze, described at […]

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Missouri Department of Conservation: Hunters should use free landowner permits properly

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds people using its free resident landowner permits for deer and turkey hunting to comply with the Wildlife Code of Missouri by being sure they qualify for the permits and use them properly. MDC issues free resident landowner permits for deer and turkey hunting to qualifying Missouri landowners and […]