Coronavirus Concerns

Missouri prison system reports first COVID-19 related death

St. Joseph city officials in northwest Missouri report the first death in Buchanan County from complications brought on by COVID-19; the former St. Joseph state prisoner transferred to Kansas City. The Missouri Department of Corrections made the announcement. City officials say the prisoner was transferred to St. Joseph for an unrelated illness that required isolation, […]

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No charges to be filed against Livingston County deputy involved in shooting

Livingston County’s Prosecuting Attorney reports he will not file charges stemming from an investigation of the officer-involved shooting March 19th. The Highway Patrol identified the victim as 33-year-old Kyle Eichler of Chillicothe. Prosecuting Attorney Adam Warren on his Facebook page announced that his review of the reports, scene photographs, video and other evidence gathered by […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

USDA implements measures to help rural residents, businesses and communities affected by COVID-19

USDA Rural Development has taken a number of immediate actions to help rural residents, businesses and communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Rural Development will keep customers, partners, and stakeholders updated as more actions are taken to better serve rural America. Rural Housing Service Single-Family Housing Effective March 19, borrowers with USDA single-family housing Direct […]

Missouri Department of Corrections COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update (DOC)

Hospitalized inmate at WRDCC in St. Joseph tests positive for COVID-19

The Missouri Department of Corrections has received notification that an offender has tested positive for COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus. This notification marks the first reported case of COVID-19 among MODOC offenders. There are no reported cases of COVID-19 among staff. The offender is currently being treated at a Kansas City area hospital, where he […]

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North Mercer School District to provide carry-out school lunches to students during closure

The North Mercer School District will be providing lunches to all students during the COVID-19 closure. These will be carry-out and available from 10:30-11:00 each day for pick-up. A menu for lunches will be available on March 19, 2020, and posted on the Cardinal Nation Facebook page with Community Connection text messaging reminders. In helping […]

Coronavirus Cancellations

Local cancellations and restrictions announced due to Coronavirus concerns

KTTN has received notice of several announcements that are due to precautions taken out of concerns for the Coronavirus. Grundy County Jewett-Norris Library in Trenton will be closed as of March 17th and possibly longer.  The Jewett-Norris library has canceled the children’s story hour on Wednesdays. The Livingston County Library in Chillicothe is closed until […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of March 16, 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 March 16 – 22. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding. View routes closed due to flooding, as well as roadwork projects at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement […]

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Three organizations cancel or move events in order to reduce exposure risk to Coronavirus

Due to the possibility of those attending various events in northern Missouri being exposed to the Coronavirus, many organizations are taking precautions to reduce exposure risks. To that end, three organizations have either canceled or moved events to another date. The North Central Missouri College Ag Club Contest next Thursday, March 19th has been canceled in […]