Road Work Sign

Motorists need to be aware of road closures near St. Joseph and Route C in Linn County

For those of you travelling through areas near St. Joseph and Linn County, you need to be aware of work crews from MoDOT.  Several areas will be under work with motorist needing to use alternate routes. Routine maintenance will close a ramp at the Interstate 229 and U.S. Route 36 interchange in St. Joseph. Crews […]

Annual Forage Systems Research Center Field Day set for September 13th in Linn County

The annual Forage Systems Research Center Field Day is coming up next month, Tuesday, September 13th. Activities and speakers are planned from 8:30 a.m. to noon and will include a free lunch at the University of Missouri farm in Linn County. Topics at the Field Day near Linneus include: Farm Pond Pest Control — Clay […]

Outstanding Service to Community Action Award Presented to Mayor Lawrence Allen

Outstanding Service to Community Action Award Presented to Mayor Lawrence Allen

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri presented its Outstanding Service to Community Action Award to Mayor Lawrence Allen at the 2016 Missouri CAN Annual Conference. This award recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that have contributed to Community Action’s mission of “helping people and changing lives.” Missouri CAN is the statewide network of Community Action […]

Livingston County sheriff

Man with Livingston County felony warrant arrested after allegedly making threats to kill law enforcement

One person has been taken into custody after what Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox says was an investigation that alerted law enforcement agencies statewide. A news release today from Sheriff Cox said the investigation began yesterday after information was received about a “person of interest”allegedly considering killing certain officials within the judicial and/or law enforcement system. The sheriff’s office […]

Audit

State auditor recommends increased oversight of Linn County property tax system

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an  audit of Linn County government, highlighting a need for increased measures to protect citizen data in the property tax system, a component of the county’s computer system. Auditors found multiple employees of the collector treasurer’s office shared log-in information, increasing the risk of unauthorized access to the […]

Life Flight

1 life-flighted after accident in Linn County

Two Kirksville residents were hurt Thursday morning in northeastern Linn County when a car overturned off highway eleven north of New Boston. A passenger, 30-year-old Chantelle Watson, was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital at Columbia with moderate injuries. The driver, 51-year-old Robert Pettibone, was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital at Brookfield with moderate […]

Rollover accident

Linn County accident injures two

Two Kirksville residents were hurt on Thursday morning in northeastern Linn County when a car overturned off Highway 11, north of New Boston. A passenger, 30-year old Chantelle Watson, was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia, with what the Highway Patrol described as moderate injuries. The driver, 51-year old Robert Pettibone, was […]