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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports arrests in three counties in northern Missouri this weekend

The highway patrol reports arrests from early Monday and Sunday in Daviess, Macon, and Linn Counties. Texas teenager, 19-year-old Franko Rodriguez of San Antonio, was stopped in Daviess county before 6 am. Rodriguez has been accused of driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of a crash, and misdemeanor marijuana possession. He was taken on a […]

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New deaths related to COVID-19 reported in Livingston and Linn counties

The Livingston County Health Center announces another death related to COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to seven. Seven more cases were also reported Friday, October 16th, which brings the cumulative total to 398. Fifty-five of the cases are active, and there are 12 current hospitalizations. Eleven of the active cases are from facilities, […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of October 19, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in northern Missouri for the week of October 19 – 25. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of […]

Area residents inducted into Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame

Several of this year’s Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame inductees are from the Green Hills area. Inductees include Carol Ausberger from Grundy County, Dean Palmer from Linn County, Sheryl Thompson from Mercer County, Mary Oden from Putnam County, and a posthumous award for Steven Grooms from Caldwell County. The Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame recognizes […]

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Missouri Days Virtual Marching Festival rolls out 2020 competition

Appearing a bit different this year, the 2020 Missouri Days Virtual Marching Festival begins today with 30 Missouri and Iowa High Schools competing and Trenton High School performing in exhibition. Schools have submitted video’s and have chosen to enter any of the four areas of competition or all four with classes determined by the Missouri […]

Unemployment

Grundy County unemployment rate up a full percentage point, northern Mo counties at 4.6% to 7.8%

Grundy County’s unemployment rate went up by a full percentage point when comparing August with July. Those are the most recent months available from the state of Missouri in a county by county listing of the jobless rates. Online information shows Grundy County’s August rate is five point six percent, which is based on 248 […]

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MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of October 12, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in the north Missouri area for the week of September Oct. 12 – 18. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in […]

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Marceline woman injured in crash east of Brookfield

The Highway Patrol reports a Marceline woman sustained moderate injuries when a pickup truck struck the sport utility vehicle she drove 10 miles east of Brookfield the afternoon of Friday, October 2nd. An ambulance transported 72 year old Mary Stufflebean to the Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. No injuries were reported for pickup driver 59-year-old […]

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Missouri Department of Transportation planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of October 5, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri for the week of October 5 – 11. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of […]

Flu Season

Linn County Health Department to host flu shot clinic

The Linn County Health Department will host a drive-through flu vaccination clinic for individuals at least 18 years old. Flu shots will be administered at the Linn County Fairgrounds of Brookfield on October 8th from 10 to 6 o’clock or while supplies last. The health department encourages participants to pre-register by printing out, completing, and […]

Census 2020

October 5th announced as target date to conclude 2020 Census

The Secretary of Commerce has announced the target date of Monday, October 5th to conclude the 2020 Census self-response and field data collection operations. The date to conclude data collection operations were previously announced as Wednesday, September 30th. As of the morning of Wednesday, September 30th, the Census website showed 98.4% of households had been […]

Child Porn Charges

Brookfield man facing 33 counts of child porn possession and two counts of sexual exploitation of a child

A Brookfield man has been charged in Linn County with 33 counts of felony possession of child pornography—first offense. Forty-four-year-old James Dean Jackson also faces two felony counts of sexual exploitation of a minor child and one count of possession of child pornography—second and subsequent offense or possession of more than 20 pictures, one film, […]