USDA Reconnect Program

USDA announces $61 million investment to bring broadband to rural Missourians

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Donald “DJ” LaVoy announced USDA has invested $60.9 million in high-speed broadband infrastructure that will create or improve e-Connectivity for more than 11,000 rural households, 81 farms, 73 businesses, 16 educational facilities, 12 critical community facilities, and two health care facilities in rural Missouri. […]

Arrest

Four arrested, one extradited to Grundy County in report from authorities

Four arrests are in today’s report from the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department. Two arrests are for alleged failure to appear in circuit court at Trenton. Nineteen-year-old Desmond Alexander Calton of Excelsior Springs has been charged in Grundy County with third-degree assault on October 13th for using a closed fist to allegedly strike the face of […]

Coffee in a cup

“Coffee With a Cop” slated for Friday at Comfort Inn and Suites in Chillicothe

Community members can join the Chillicothe Police Department for food, coffee, and conversation at the department’s quarterly Coffee with A Cop. The event will be at the Comfort Inn and Suites of Chillicothe Friday morning, July 12, 2019, from 9 to 11 o’clock. The Chillicothe Police Department will discuss with the public current events in […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of July 8, 2019

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 July 8 – 14. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole patching, […]

USDA Reconnect Program

United States Department of Agriculture Accepting Applications for Rural Broadband Program

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced Tuesday that the United States Department of Agriculture is accepting online applications for funding through the new ReConnect Rural Broadband Pilot Program. The funds will enable the federal government to partner with the private sector and rural communities to build modern broadband infrastructure in areas with insufficient internet service. Insufficient […]