Missouri’s record-breaking May heat and lack of precipitation set the stage for two unusual conditions in the state’s top cash crops—soybean and corn, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold. He urges farmers to look for rootless corn syndrome and heat canker in soybean, conditions that result from drought and heat effects on seedlings […]
Boat dock owners are highly encouraged to take the necessary precautions to make their dock safe from stray electrical current. Tingling and numbness in the extremities while swimming in the water has been a common statement made by individuals who survived incidents involving electrical current near docks. Swimming away from any dock suspected to be […]
A husband and wife from Lawson have both pleaded not guilty in Ray County to 26 counts each of child abuse or neglect. Joseph Gorham and Tiffany Gorham have each been charged with 26 counts of abuse or neglect of a child. They both face six Felony B counts, meaning the alleged abuse caused serious […]
The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of May 28 through June 3 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 pick […]
Commencement was held Sunday afternoon for 13 seniors at the Grundy R-5 High School in Galt. Announced as the top academic students of the class were Mady (Madyson) Williams as Valedictorian and Zoe Littleton as Salutatorian. Both were scheduled to give remarks during the graduation.
Bridge inspection crews based in Northwest Missouri work to inspect the bridges in our area. This program of inspection, repair, and maintenance of the more than 10,000 bridges across the state ensures the bridges are kept in the best possible condition for as long as possible for all those that travel across Missouri’s roadways. Specialized […]
It happened Wednesday, April 27 as a Livingston County Sheriff deputy was on Highway K near Liv 261. The deputy checked a vehicle on radar at 107 mph in a 55 mph zone. The driver from Wheeling, Missouri was stopped, cited for the high speed and posted bond for the violation. The driver is scheduled […]