(AP) — A Missouri judge ruled that local health orders imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state are illegal and should be lifted. Cole County Circuit Judge Daniel Green ruled that orders such as quarantines and business closures violate the Missouri Constitution’s separation of powers clause affecting the executive, legislative and judicial […]
Three representatives of Rapid Removal Disposal met last night with the Trenton City Council and city officials to discuss issues regarding trash service, particularly complaints that have been received by staff at City Hall. Councilman Lance Otto led a discussion on his research on the banned breed dog ordinance as well as the dangerous dogs’ […]
Groups working to keep Missouri residents in their homes since the pandemic began are trying to identify the barriers to receiving emergency rental assistance. As of September, the state had given less than 20% of the funds it was allocated from the American Rescue Plan, despite many Missouri renters facing financial hardships and eviction notices. Katherine Fenerson, […]
After much discussion, for more than 30 minutes, the Trenton City Council Monday night met with citizens, many of whom were seeking a repeal of the breed-specific dog ordinance. Six members of the council were physically present at Trenton City Hall and another took part via Zoom. Twenty individuals were in the audience at city […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District has issued a boil advisory until further notice for part of Route Y. The advisory affects the area from Jewel Street to Hatbox Place. It also includes Imperial and Independence streets and Impulse and Indigo places. Daviess County Public Water Supply District Number 2 has lifted a boil advisory […]
After hearing a request from economic developer Scott Sharp of the North Missouri Development Alliance, the Trenton City Council Monday night authorized Sharp to offer parcels of the city-owned Industrial Park land for potential business and industrial development prospects. The council referred a request to the Administrative Committee on whether to repeal Trenton’s breed-specific dog […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District has issued a boil advisory due to water main repair. Customers asked to boil water until further notice include those from Highway 136 to the Grundy County line and from the Harrison County line to Route A. A boil advisory has been lifted that was issued earlier this week […]
A new boil advisory has been issued for a portion of Mercer County following water line repairs made on Monday. The precautionary boil advisory will affect rural water customers within the clockwise boundaries of Highway 136 on the north, Route U on the east, the Grundy County line on the south, and the Harrison County […]
The Mercer County Public Water Supply District reports ALL boil water advisories were lifted as of Monday afternoon. This includes those issued last week for rural water customers in various areas of Mercer County. Among them were Florence Street and Foley Place; Flatiron Avenue and Fleetwood Street; Harbor and Gaslight Place; Echo Road; and those […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District has lifted two precautionary boil advisories that were issued on Friday. Those lifted as of Monday afternoon, August 9, 2021, involved rural water customers in the Mill Grove area as well as Jasper Road, Kendall Avenue, and Kelsey Road.
Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has lifted a precautionary boil advisory issued due to a broken water main. The lifted advisory affected Sullivan Rural Water customers on Route H from Ivan Drive to Route FF and included Indian Drive and Owls Nest Trail.
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued two boil advisories due to water main repair. Customers asked to boil water until further notice include those on Jasper and Kelsey roads and Kendall Avenue as well as on Route D from Highway 65 to Mill Grove, including Mill Grove. Mercer County Public Water […]
The mandatory boil order for Putnam County has been rescinded. The order had been issued on July 9 after an interruption in the water treatment process resulted in the system exceeding the maximum turbidity level standard.
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed suit to stop the reimposition of a mask mandate in St. Louis County and St. Louis City. The suit, which was filed in circuit court in St. Louis County, names St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones, and the respective directors of the county and […]
The boil advisory for Putnam County remains in effect until further notice. The order was issued July 9 after an interruption in the water treatment process resulted in the system exceeding the maximum turbidity level standard. A representative from the Unionville Water System says the system will get water samples on July 26 and 27 […]
The Sullivan County Public Water Supply District today lifted two boil advisories issued last weekend after mains were washed out. One advisory involved customers along Highway 11 between Highway 129 and Marco Road, along with Marco Road, Impala and Image drives, Niagua Road, Moss Drive, and Mitoon Road. The other boil water advisory involved customers […]
(Missouri Independent) – Missouri Gov. Mike Parson vetoed legislation Friday that would have lifted a prohibition on licensed medical marijuana companies deducting business expenses on their taxes. In his letter vetoing the measure, Parson didn’t mention the medical marijuana provisions. He said his decision to reject the bill came down to a section lawmakers included that […]
(Missouri Independent) – In the last week of April, the Linn County Health Department signaled that the COVID-19 pandemic had cooled enough that it could discontinue weekly reports on new cases. With only three active cases on April 21, the urgency for frequent updates seemed to have passed. But the coronavirus came roaring back this […]