Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University theater fraternity staging annual children’s show December 15th and 16th

Alpha Psi Omega, Northwest Missouri State University’s honorary theater fraternity, is taking a show on the road again this winter and will present “Sunny Days” for area children.   The fraternity will tour to schools throughout the region during the University’s winter break. Additionally, the ensemble will stage two performances at 2 p.m. Saturday, December […]

Audio: Missouri House Majority Caucus Chair is disappointed about transportation vote

One of the top GOP lawmakers in the Missouri House is disappointed that voters rejected a ten-cent gasoline tax increase this month. Odessa State Representative Glen Kolkmeyer, who serves as the House Majority Caucus Chair, tells Missourinet talks are happening “behind the scenes”:     Kolkmeyer says he’s “very disappointed” that voters rejected a ten-cent […]

Justice Department

Audio: Justice department program to head off election fraud impacts Missouri

The U.S. Department of Justice is taking steps to prevent election fraud ahead of the midterm election on Tuesday. Missourinet contributor Jill Enders has the story.     Assistant U.S. Attorney Hal Goldsmith has been appointed to serve as the District Election Officer for the Eastern District of Missouri. This is all part of the […]

Funeral Arrangements

Services set for Chillicothe man who died in farm tractor incident

Funeral services for 43-year-old Mark Edward Burton of Chillicothe will be Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock at St John’s Lutheran Church in Chillicothe with burial to be held in the Arkadelphia Cemetery of Hale. A family visitation will be Tuesday night from 6 until 8 o’clock at Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe.  Survivors of this area […]

Take Back Drugs

Drug Take Back Day set for Saturday, October 27, 2018

Multiple law enforcement agencies in the area will collect unused and unwanted prescription drugs as part of the United States Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Take Back Day. Prescription drugs will be collected at various locations Saturday from 10 o’clock in the morning to 2 o’clock in the afternoon. Missouri locations include the Grundy County […]

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill

Claire McCaskill investigates Department of Agriculture staffing issues

United States Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri has called for answers regarding insufficient staffing levels at US Department of Agriculture offices in Missouri. McCaskill wrote to Natural Resources Conservation Service Acting Chief Leonard Jordan saying failure to hire and retain full-time staff during hard times puts producers and natural resources at risk. She added that […]

General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site

First World War Commemorative Garden to be dedicated at John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site

The General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site will formally dedicate its First World War Commemorative Garden next week. The ceremony will be held at the historic site in Laclede the afternoon of September 15th from 2 to 5 o’clock. Missouri State Parks report the dedication will commemorate the garden as a place […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work for the week of May 14, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri region planned for the week of May 14 through the 20th from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol extends testing process for next recruitment class

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has extended the testing process for its 106th Recruit Class with the application deadline of April 26, 2018.  Testing for prospective troopers will be administered in the following areas: Culver-Stockton College, Canton, MO ─ Tentatively scheduled for 04/27/2018 Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO ─ April 18, 2018 Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO ─ To be determined […]