Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of February 17, 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 February 17 – 23. 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 […]

Grain Belt Express

Audio: Missouri House Speaker prioritizes eminent domain legislation

Legislation aimed at preventing private entities like the Grain Belt Express from using eminent domain could hit the Missouri Senate floor soon. Frankford State Representative Jim Hansen’s bill was the first bill sent by the House to the Senate earlier this year.     Hansen and House Speaker Elijah Haahr briefed Capitol reporters on Thursday, […]

Medical Marijuana

Area companies approved for Medical Marijuana licenses

The state has awarded 192 licenses to companies interested in selling medical marijuana inside highly-secured retail locations. Medical marijuana dispensary facility licenses were approved for several companies in the area. Those include Mo Med Chillicothe at 941 Washington Street at Chillicothe, Red Stag Retail at 509 North Main Street at Gallatin, BMD Cameron at 714 […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of January 20, 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 January 20 – 26. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding. View all routes closed due to flooding at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule […]

Winter Storm Watch

National Weather Service issues Winter Storm Watch for north Missouri

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a Winter Storm Watch that will go into effect late Thursday night, January 16 and continue through Friday evening, January 17, 2020. According to the weather service, A mixture of snow, sleet, and freezing rain will overspread the region from south to north as a strong […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of January 13, 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 January 13 – 19. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding. View all routes closed due to flooding at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of January 6, 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 January 6 – 12. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding. View all routes closed due to flooding at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes […]

United States Air Force Academy Website

Chillicothe student nominated for U.S. Air Force Academy

A Chillicothe resident is one of nine in Missouri’s Sixth Congressional District nominated for the United States Military Service Academy. United States Representative Sam Graves nominated Isaac Washburn for the U. S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs. Washburn was an All-District football player, qualified for state in wrestling, and has been involved in Student […]

Road Work

MoDot planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of December 9, 2019

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 December 9 – 15. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding.  Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may […]

Ayers Family on Horses

Three generations of family build a beef business at Ayers Stock Farm in Green City

Ayers Stock Farm in Green City, Mo., has spent three generations in the rolling hills of northern Missouri building a beef business driven on horseback. Rick Ayers has been involved in his family’s livestock farm since 1967 and his wife, Jonna Ayers, joined the family farm while both were teaching agriculture education at the local […]