Missouri Department of Conservation

Missouri Department of Conservation to host open house in Kirksville

The Missouri Department of Conservation will host an open house in Kirksville to share information and gather public feedback. MDC Director Sara Parker Pauley will attend and share insights on the department’s history, conservation priorities, and challenges on the horizon at the open house at the Northeast Regional Office at 3500 South Baltimore the night […]

ATV Accident

One child life-flighted after ATV crash

The Highway Patrol reports two children from Kirksville sustained injuries when they were ejected from an all terrain vehicle Friday evening. Eleven-year-old Lane Rongey drove the ATV eastbound on Spencer Lane one mile southeast of Kirksville when it overturned and ejected he and his passenger, 10-year-old Tristin Sherwood. An air ambulance transported Rongey to the […]

Captain Katy Modlin

Kirksville native receives diploma at Fort Bliss

Captain Katy Modlin a native of Kirksville recently received her diploma from the William Beaumont Army Medical Center at Fort Bliss. Modlin completed a three to five-year residency requirement or internship. Graduate Medical Education Programs at William Beaumont Army Medical Cente include internal medicine residency and internship, orthopedic surgery residency and internship, general surgery residency […]

Area Payless stores among those targeted to close

Payless ShoeSource stores in Chillicothe, Kirksville, and Maryville are three of the nearly 400 stores to be closed. The stores at Southtown Shopping Center in Chillicothe, Hastings Plaza in Kirksville, and Maryville Shopping Center will close due to Payless’s chapter 11 bankruptcy filing and restructuring in North America. The company is also restructuring its Hong […]

Audio-Nate Walker: Charter school bill advances despite local opposition

Republican State Representative Nate Walker from Kirksville thinks the proposed statewide expansion of charter schools will be an uphill battle. Alisa Nelson reports from Jefferson City.     The Missouri House last week passed the charter school measure by one more vote than the necessary minimum. Supporters of the legislation say charter schools, which are […]

Cattle at Sale

Don’t plan to sell high-price calves anytime soon, says MU economist

“Don’t look in the rearview mirror,” a University of Missouri Extension economist told cattle producers at the Kirksville Livestock Symposium. Scott Brown said record-setting high cattle prices are not likely to occur again soon. “The beef outlook approaches a new near-normal trend.” On the commodity price trend lines, Brown knocked out prices from the last […]