Stay at Home Order

“Stay at Home” order issued for Linn County to slow spread of COVID-19

The Linn County Commission and Linn County Health Department Administrator have issued a Stay at Home Order for the county. The order’s intent is to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the county while enabling essential services to continue. The Stay at Home Order supersedes and replaces prior orders for Linn County for COVID-19. It […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe Police Department responds to call of man with a machete

The Chillicothe Police Department responded to the 100 block of North Herriford Street on Friday in reference to a violation of a protection order. Assistant Police Chief Rick Sampsel reports a 53-year-old Chillicothe resident was taken into custody, transported to the police department for processing, became uncooperative, had to be physically subdued, and calmed. Sampsel […]

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Bethany man charged with kidnapping, assault and abuse of a child

A Bethany man has been charged in Harrison County with three felonies after an alleged incident on Monday, March 23, 2020. Thirty-nine-year- old Jeremiah Searles has been charged with first-degree kidnapping, facilitating a felony, inflicting injury, terrorizing, first-degree domestic assault, and abuse or neglect of a child—no sexual contact. Arraignment was held on Tuesday, and […]

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NCMC Board of Trustees approve Pandemic Response Policy at busy meeting on Tuesday

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved a Pandemic Response Policy and several other items related to COVID-19 Tuesday evening. The Pandemic Response Policy allows for 10 days of paid emergency leave to be made available immediately for current full-time employees who are unable to work due to needing to care for a […]

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Grundy County Assessor’s office to temporarily close

Grundy County Assessor Kathy Veatch has announced her office at the Courthouse in Trenton will be closed beginning Tuesday, March 24 through Friday, March 27, 2020, as a health and safety precaution for employees and the public. The assessors’ office, she said, plans to reopen on Monday, March 30th. Individuals with property tax assessments may […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Authorities called to Walmart when shoppers disrupt store operations

Chillicothe Police were called to Walmart at 8 o’clock Sunday night on a report of peace disturbance and trespassing. Police report two people had entered the business and attempted to obtain a larger amount of limited product than the business allowed. When advised of the store limits, the two individuals allegedly became loud and vulgar […]

Officer Involved Shooting

Officer-involved shooting in Wheeling claims the life of one individual

An individual has died after an officer-involved shooting in Wheeling Thursday evening. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports deputies had performed a vehicle stop/investigation and allegedly had problems with the adult male driver. No details at this time have been provided, however, Cox is reporting that the deputy sheriff shot the individual, who was later […]

Food Pantry

Grundy County Food Pantry to close through April, 2020

The Community Food Pantry of Grundy County will distribute April commodities, senior boxes, and Easter meals Friday. A spokesperson says distribution at the pantry in Trenton will run from 9 to 3 o’clock and will continue through the lunch hour. Distribution will drive-through only. After the Friday distribution, the pantry will be closed until further […]

State of Emergency

Grundy County Commission declares “State of Emergency” for Grundy County

The Grundy County Commission has declared a state of emergency for Grundy County until further notice in recognizing the threat posed by COVID-19. The commission encourages everyone to do their part in lowering the curve as resources are and will continue to be limited. Under the declaration, the commission asks the public limit activity to […]

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Laredo Board of Aldermen approve 2020 budget, raise city clerks salary

The Laredo Board of Aldermen has approved ordinances regarding the 2020 budget and the city clerk’s salary. Regarding the budget, the total overall income is anticipated at $154,185 with expenses expected to be $152,444. That leaves a projected profit of $1,741. The budget includes general, sewer, water, street, and trash funds. The city clerk’s salary […]