Disaster Declaration

President Trump approves Governor Parson’s request for major disaster declaration for Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has announced that President Donald Trump has approved his request for a major disaster declaration to help local governments and nonprofit agencies in 13 Missouri counties recover from devastating flooding and severe storms that occurred from March 11 to April 16. The declaration makes federal assistance available for the repair of damaged […]

Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson Requests Federal Disaster Declaration in Response to Flooding

Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday requested that President Donald Trump approve a major disaster declaration for Missouri to provide federal assistance to a total of 13 counties in response to devastating flooding that began March 11. The Governor said he expects the request to be expanded to include additional counties once floodwaters recede and full damage assessments can be […]

Preferred Family Healthcare

Former executives at Preferred Family Healthcare indicted for embezzlement and public corruption scheme

Two former executives of a Springfield, Mo.-based charity and an Arkansas state senator have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a multi-million-dollar public corruption scheme that involved embezzlement, bribes and illegal campaign contributions for elected public officials in Missouri and Arkansas, announced U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison of the Western District […]

Mike Parson Governor of Missouri

Governor Parson calls for damage assessments in preparation for federal disaster declaration request

Governor Mike Parson has requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency participate in joint Preliminary Damage Assessment in seven Missouri counties in response to devastating Missouri River flooding that began in March. The joint teams will survey damage in preparation for a request from the Governor for federal disaster assistance. “Although the floodwaters have not fully […]

Taylor L'Heureux

Brookfield Police Department reports Taylor L’Heureux found in Illinois

The Brookfield Police Department reports a missing or runaway juvenile last seen in Brookfield March 29th has been found. The department reports 15-year-old Taylor L’Heureux was located Thursday along with a subject who was taken into custody in Illinois. That individual faces possible charges in Illinois and Missouri. The Brookfield Police Department expressed appreciation to […]

Absentee Voting

Grundy County Clerk reports on number of absentee ballots cast for April 2 election

The Grundy County Clerk’s Office reports 111 absentee ballots for Tuesday’s Municipal Election had been returned or voted on as of Friday morning, March 29, 2019. Another 20 absentee ballots had been requested but had not yet been received by the county clerk’s office. Seventy-three voted absentee in Grundy County in last April’s election. Tuesday’s […]

Special Olympics

Volunteers needed for Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games March 29-31

The Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games will bring nearly 3,000 athletes, coaches, and Unified Partners from across the state to St. Joseph to compete in basketball and bowling, as well as take part in other special events. This state-level event takes place March 29-31, at various facilities in St. Joseph. Competition events will take […]

Special Olympics Missouri

2019 Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games coming to St. Joseph

The Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games will bring nearly 3,000 athletes, coaches, and Unified Partners from across the state to St. Joseph to compete in basketball and bowling, as well as take part in other special events. This state-level event takes place March 29-31, at various facilities in St. Joseph.  The State Indoor Games […]

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 […]

Trenton Downtown Improvement Association (TDIA)

Open house to be held in Trenton showcasing building at 905 Main Street

Main Street Trenton/Trenton Downtown Improvement Association (TDIA) will hold an open house next week to showcase a newly renovated building. TDIA Executive Director Megan Derry says the public is invited to view the historic building at 905 Main Street the evening of March 29th from 4 o’clock to 6:30. North Central Missouri Development Alliance Director […]

Calamity Jane Docudrama website

“The Real Calamity Jane” docudrama to be presented at North Mercer School

Mercer County residents will perform a 14-scene historical, 90-minute docudrama March 29th through 31st. “The Real Calamity Jane” will be performed in the North Mercer School Auditorium the afternoon of March 29th at 1 o’clock, the night of March 30th at 7 o’clock, and the afternoon of March 31st at 1:30. Tickets cost $10.00 for […]