Bridge Work

88-year-old Lewis Creek Bridge on Highway 139 scheduled for replacement

A project begins soon to replace the 88-year-old Lewis Creek Bridge on Highway 139, approximately one mile north of Meadville. This is to be the third bridge to be replaced under the Fixing Access to Rural Missouri (FARM) Bridge Program. The Lewis Creek Bridge is scheduled to close Monday, January 24th, and remain closed through […]

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Two from Brookfield injured in Monday afternoon crash on Highway 36

Two residents of Brookfield were injured Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle, rollover, accident one mile east of Wheeling. The driver of a sports utility vehicle, 21-year-old Mackenzy Royal, received minor injuries and his passenger, 23-year-old Keyera Adams, sustained serious injuries. Royal sought treatment at Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe while Adams sought treatment at Truman […]

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Meadville man injured after dump truck overturns near Chillicothe

The Highway Patrol reports a Meadville man sustained serious injuries when the dump truck he drove overturned three miles east of Chillicothe on Tuesday afternoon, November 30th. Emergency services transported 57-year-old Darrell Kraus to Hedrick Medical Center. The truck traveled east on Highway 36 before running off the north side of the road, striking a […]

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Meadville man facing multiple felonies in Livingston County

A Meadville man faces multiple felonies after illegal items were allegedly found during the execution of a search warrant at a residence in the 200 block of Livingston Street in Meadville on October 27. Online court information shows 42-year-old Brent Eric Bloss has been charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and […]

Flu Season Ahead

Linn County Health Department to hold multiple flu shot clinics

The Linn County Health Department will hold multiple adult flu shot clinics through December. A drive-through clinic will be in the Brookfield South City Park October 7th from 2 to 6 o’clock. Another clinic will be at the Marceline Walsworth Community Center October 14th from 10 to 1 o’clock. There will be three locations October […]

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MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of October 4, 2021

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of October. 4 – 10, 2021. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the […]

MDC is offering Free Hunter Education Classes during August in four Northwest Missouri communities

Department of Conservation offering free hunter education classes in northwest Missouri during August

Autumn hunting seasons are approaching quickly. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering free upcoming hunter education skills sessions for hunters to earn the safety certificate needed to obtain hunting permits. These sessions will teach and test participants for safe firearms handling and basic hunting skills. The upcoming sessions include: From 4 to 8 […]

Swine Hog Show Fair

North Central Missouri Fair officials announce results of Swine Show

Results have been announced from the North Central Missouri Fair Swine Show on August 4. The champion boar was shown by Carson Rhodes of Chillicothe, and the reserve champion was shown by Graydee Rains of Gallatin. Emily Oswalt of Princeton showed the champion gilt, and Carlie Kleeman of Braymer had the reserve champion. Cass Kleeman […]

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Missouri Department of Conservation to offer free Outdoor Skills Fun Day at Fountain Grove Conservation Area

The Missouri Department of Conservation will offer a free Outdoor Skills Fun Day at the Fountain Grove Conservation Area south of Meadville. Participants can learn basic hunting and shooting skills on July 17, 2021, from 10 to 2 o’clock. Participants can target shoot with shotguns, pellet guns, and archery. MDC staff and volunteers will provide tips […]

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Big rig driver injured in rollover crash near Meadville

An out-of-state truck driver was injured Wednesday afternoon in a single-vehicle rollover accident three miles east of Meadville. Sixty-seven-year-old Michael Kolpin of Versailles, Kentucky, was taken by ambulance to Pershing Memorial Hospital, then transferred to University Hospital in Columbia with moderate injuries. The tractor-trailer was eastbound when it went out of control on a rain-covered […]

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North Central Missouri Board of Trustees address lengthy agenda at latest meeting on Tuesday

The North Central Missouri Board of Trustees received a consolidated budget update on May 25, 2021. The 2021-2022 budget projection includes total operating revenue of $11,111,547. With auxiliary operations of $12,151,045, the total consolidated income is projected at $13,262,592. Revenues include $7,433,078 for tuition and fees and $2,939,169 in state appropriations. The budget projection also […]

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Jury trial scheduled for teenager accused of inappropriately touching child at daycare center

A two-day jury trial has been scheduled in Linn County for a Meadville resident accused of inappropriately touching a child less than 12 years old at a Meadville daycare. The trial will begin on November 16th for 18-year-old Leeroy Nickell. A pre-trial conference is set for October 5th. Nickell waived formal arraignment and entered a […]

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Meadville woman injured during attempt to avoid deer in roadway

The Highway Patrol reports a Meadville woman sustained moderate injuries when the car she drove swerved to miss a deer seven miles northeast of Meadville the morning of April 21st. An ambulance transported 40-year-old Angela Wiles to the Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. The car traveled east on Route B before running off the right […]

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Area students to receive Missouri FFA Degree at state convention in Sedalia

Numerous area students are eligible to receive their Missouri FFA Degrees at a recognition-only ceremony on May 1st during the state convention in Sedalia. The two-day convention on April 30th and May 1st will be held at the Matthewson Exhibition Center on the campus of the state fairgrounds. According to the Missouri FFA Association, state […]

Merry Mittens 2021

NCMC teacher education students conduct “Merry Mittens” service project

North Central Missouri College students enrolled in the Teacher Education Program, and the Student Missouri State Teacher Association members recently conducted their annual “Merry Mittens” service project. Hats and gloves were collected for children and distributed to three area school districts, Tri-County R-7, Laredo R-7, and Grundy R-5. “February has proven to be a very […]

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Grundy R-5 announces Homecoming candidates

Homecoming coronation will be held at Grundy County R-5 after February 17th’s varsity basketball games against Meadville starting at 6 o’clock. Candidates are seniors Macy Saul and Cooper Lewis, junior Kammi Phillips, sophomore Skylar Bonnett and Cole Peterson, and freshmen Kaylee Fischer and Slade Hill. Each attendee is required to have a ticket to be […]

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Missouri Department of Resources awards $1.36 million to Meadville and $4.18 million to Carrollton

The Missouri Department of Resources has awarded $1.36 million in financial assistance to the City of Meadville for upgrades to its wastewater collection and treatment system. The total project cost is estimated at $1.86 million and is expected to be complete by April 2022. Missouri DNR has also awarded $4.18 million to the City of […]