Trooper Matthew Neely awarded Medal of Valor by Governor Parson

Governor awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2018

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 18 first responders and 6 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions in 2018. The awards are the state’s highest recognition for first responders working as individuals and as members of teams during critical incidents. The civilians were honored for taking on extreme risks […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of October 7, 2019

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 Oct. 7 – 13. 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, […]

Dorinda Makanaonalani Nicholson

Dorinda Nicholson “The Pearl Harbor Child” to speak at Grand River Historical Museum Society

Grand River Historical Museum Society will present a fascinating program on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at the Elk’s Lodge. You can register for dinner at 6:30 or attend only the program at 7:00 p.m. Dorinda Nicholson “The Pearl Harbor Child” will be the speaker. Dorinda Makanaonalani Nicholson, known as “The Pearl Harbor Child” is an […]

Job Opening or Now Hiring or Employment

Audio: Surge in construction jobs in Missouri leads to shortage of workers for MoDOT based jobs

There’s a surge in construction jobs in Missouri- especially to fix roads and bridges-thanks to federal and state support this year. Between July and August, the state gained 2,300 construction jobs, but while there’s a surge in opportunities- there’s a shortage of workers in the state filling these jobs. Eddie Welsh, the chief operating officer […]

Rollover Crash

Chillicothe woman injured during rollover crash on Highway 36

The Highway Patrol reports a Chillicothe woman sustained minor injuries when her 2005 PT Cruiser overturned on Highway 36 at Mooresville Friday night. Emergency medical services transported 48-year-old Jennifer Simmons to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. The vehicle traveled west on Highway 36 before its right wheels reportedly edged off the road and into the […]

Car Hydroplaning causing crash or accident

SUV hydroplanes on I-35 and hits bridge railing

Two Dallas, Texas residents were hurt north of Eagleville when sports utility vehicle hydroplaned on Interstate 35 and hit bridge railing. A passenger, 52-year old Cynthia Reeves, was taken to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany with minor injuries. The driver, 54-year old Michael Reeves, received minor injuries but refused medical treatment at the scene. […]