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MoDOT asking drivers to stay off the roads this weekend

The Missouri Department of Transportation advises drivers to stay off the roads this weekend as bitterly cold temperatures combined with another major winter storm will hit Missouri. According to the National Weather Service, rain on Friday will give way to snow overnight and continue through Saturday. Forecasters say this will be a dry snow with […]

Trenton Chamber of Commerce

Trenton Chamber of Commerce to host trip to Mackinac Island, Michigan

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will host a trip to Mackinac Island, Michigan September 6th through 13th. Highlights of the Discover Mackinac Island trip will include Chicago, Millennium Park, Traverse City Winery, the Charlevoix Mushroom Houses, The Grand Hotel, Frankenmuth, Greenfield Village, and the Henry Ford Museum. The trip package includes seven breakfasts; four […]

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Customers of KCP&L to see reduction In electric rates

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved applications filed by Kansas City Power and Light Company and its Greater Missouri Operations Company to adjust the demand side investment mechanism charge on customer bills. The charge appears as a separate line item on bills and allows KCP&L and GMO to recover demand-side management program costs and […]

Crossroads Correctional Center

Audio: Additional details released on proposed shuttering of Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron

Story by Alisa Nelson of Missourinet The Crossroads Correctional Center in northwest Missouri’s Cameron could be closing. Governor Mike Parson’s state budget proposal includes shuttering the prison and moving the inmates and many of the workers to the other prison in town – the Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC).     “As governor, I am […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves tax levy

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved an operating tax levy Monday evening for the April ballot. Administrator Misty Foster reports the levy is for $1.40 and would run for five years. Tyler SIS financial management software was approved for purchase for $18,170. Foster says the board also approved purchasing five Smart Boards and projectors […]

Children's Mercy Hospital

Chillicothe FFA donates to Children’s Mercy Hospital

The Chillicothe FFA Chapter raised $1,000 during their December meeting to make blankets and give a monetary donation to Children’s Mercy Hospital of Kansas City. Members made 53 fleece blankets during class for patients at the hospital, and the assistant officer team took a $300 donation to the hospital. The assistant officer team also received […]

Trenton Fire Department

Trenton City Council overrides Mayor’s veto, hires law firm in regard to land and fire department burn tower

The Trenton City Council last night over-rode the Mayor’s veto and selected a special tax attorney to prepare legal documents related to the financing of the fire departments’ burn training tower and land development. The agreement is with the public finance law firm Gilmore and Bell. The company was represented at last evenings’ city council meeting […]

Audio: Heavy winter storm developing in Missouri

A winter snow storm is developing in Missouri that’ll leave substantial accumulations across the state. Ben Herzog with the National Weather Service in St. Louis says the system will have an extensive reach.     The storm is predicted to leave 1-2 inches of snow in southern Missouri and roughly six inches in the northern […]

Fatal Wreck

Crash in Platte County kills one, injures another

A two-vehicle crash early this morning in Platte County has claimed the life of one person and injured another. The highway patrol reports 31-year-old Aaron Lancaster was fatally injured and 19-year-old Matthew Tate of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas received moderate injuries and transported by EMS to North Kansas City Hospital. Tate was westbound on a lettered […]