Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of April 1, 2019

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in northern Missouri for the week of April 1 – 7. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole patching, […]

Road Closed Due to Flooding

Many structures may remain closed for an extended time, even after floodwaters recede

Flooding along the Missouri River has devastated parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, and Kansas. In addition to the continued closure of Interstate 29 and many other routes throughout Northwest Missouri, receding floodwaters in Atchison and Holt counties have exposed damage to roadways and bridges that may require emergency contracts. An estimated date for reopening the […]

Clinton County Chase starting in Daviess County

High-speed chase beginning in Daviess County results in multiple crashes, injuries to three children

Three children were injured and the driver of their vehicle was arrested on multiple counts, including excessive speeding, that ended in a three-vehicle wreck on Tuesday in Clinton County. The highway patrol identified the driver of a car as 32-year-old Kenneth Sneed of Kansas City. Three children in the car, whom the patrol said were […]

Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education offers contract to Superintendent

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education has offered a one-year contract to the Superintendent. The board offered the contract to Jonnie Beavers from the South Harrison R-2 School District. The salary has not yet been disclosed. The board also approved a new salary schedule with a $500 increase in the base. Superintendent Burnie Schneiderheinze reports […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

North Central Missouri College selected to participate in college-level “mathematics pathways” initiative

Students at North Central Missouri College along with eight other universities and community colleges in Missouri will soon receive expanded options for mathematics courses that are more aligned to their intended majors. A new initiative, led by the Missouri Department of Higher Education in collaboration with the Charles A. Dana Center at The University of […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of March 25, 2019

Flooding has closed several routes across northern Missouri and harsh winter has riddled the area with potholes. Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation will be on roadways across the region managing flooded, closed roadways, making repairs the flooding caused, and patching potholes on as many routes as time, material and weather allow. In addition […]

Think Road Safety

Annual grant funds now available for Northwest transportation safety programs

Over the past several years agencies and programs across Northwest Missouri have received almost no funding for programs working towards reducing the number of injuries and fatalities on our roads. With more than 60 fatalities in the 20 counties of Northwest Missouri during 2018, the work is not over yet. To assist agencies in this […]

Flooding in northwest Missouri

Audio: Missouri Congressman Graves says “flooding worse than in 1993”

Northern Missouri Congressman Sam Graves is concerned about long-range effects of flooding underway in his region. Many people are comparing this disaster to the epic 2011 Missouri River flooding. The Tarkio Republican says this event is worse than the flood of 1993.     The Republican from northwest Missouri’s Tarkio tells affiliate KMA in Shenandoah, […]