Daviess County receives CARES Act funds to reimburse expenses due to COVID-19 pandemic

Daviess County has received grant funds from the U.S Treasury to reimburse businesses, non-profits, and other entities for expenses incurred because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Daviess County Clerk Ronetta Burton says the expenses are between March 1st and December 31st of this year. The funding is from the coronavirus CARES Act. The first application period […]

Operation Legend

Operation LeGend results in 97 arrests to date, including five murder suspects

U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison announced that 97 arrests have been made by local and federal law enforcement officers in less than two weeks since the launch of Operation LeGend.  “This is the impact of a targeted initiative to reduce violent crime, carried out by local and federal law enforcement working together,” Garrison said. “Many of […]

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“Outstanding Economic Impact Project” awarded to Main Street Trenton

Missouri Main Street Connection Inc. (MMSC) presented downtown revitalization awards on July 30, 2020, recognizing revitalization excellence during the annual Evening of Excellence Virtual Ceremony on Facebook Live. MMSC is a statewide non-profit organization designed to help Missouri communities preserve their historic commercial districts through economic revitalization. MMSC currently provides services and training to over […]

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NCMC Board of Trustees approve applying for CARES Act funding to curtail expenses from COVID-19

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved the evening of Tuesday, July 28th applying for Grundy County CARES Act funding to combat COVID-19 expenses. A Return to Fall Plan was also presented. NCMC President Doctor Lenny Klaver said the college could receive $89,000 in Grundy County CARES Act funding, which could be used […]

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Grundy County Commission approves formula for distribution of CARES Act funds

The Grundy County Commission Tuesday, July 28th approved a funding formula for county CARES Act funding. The formula uses percentages of assessed valuation for distribution to taxable entities within the legal borders of Grundy County. Any funds not distributed initially will be compiled for a second round of distribution to entities on an as-needed basis. […]

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North Central Missouri College announces creation of “Edward and Betty Hatcher Scholarship”

A recent North Central Missouri College Gifts in Action donation by Betty Hatcher created the Edward and Betty Hatcher Scholarship. The scholarship will assist a Milan C-2 or Grundy County R-5 graduate in pursuing an allied health degree or certificate at NCMC. The first award of the scholarship will be in the fall of 2021. […]

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Reminder: Route 190 west of Chillicothe set to close Wednesday, July 29, 2020

A bridge deck replacement project, led by contractors from Comanche Construction Inc., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, has been active since early March on Route 190 at the Thompson River Bridge just west of Chillicothe.  Up to this point, bridge construction has been staged to allow one lane of traffic over the bridge, […]

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MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of July 27, 2020

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 July 27 – Aug. 2. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some […]

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Kirksville Police Department announces second armed robbery this week

The Kirksville Police Department reports a second armed robbery in Kirksville this week. Officers responded to the 7th Heaven Conoco gas station at 1312 South Baltimore Street on the morning of Wednesday, July 22nd. A clerk advised a male entered the store, allegedly displayed a handgun, and reportedly demanded money from the register. Officers searched […]