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Audio: Human remains found in Rock Bridge State Park verified as that of Mengqi Ji

Authorities say human remains found in Columbia’s Rock Bridge Memorial State Park in late March have been verified to be those of a missing woman. Reporter David Gaines from our Columbia affiliate KFRU has the update.     Columbia Police held a press conference Tuesday verifying the remains belong to Mengqi Ji, who was last […]

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Grundy County Health Department reports 48 active COVID-19 cases as of Monday, October 19, 2020

Grundy County Health Department on Monday morning reported there are 48 active cases of the COVID-19. That’s out of a total number of 315 cases since testing began earlier this year with 232 tests confirmed as positive and 83 listed as probable. The health department reports there have been 13 deaths in Grundy County attributed […]

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Missouri’s new version of “Show Me Strong” COVID-19 Dashboard has reporting errors

Missouri launched a new version of the Show Me Strong COVID-19 Public Health Dashboard Sept. 28 to integrate pandemic response data across public health, economic, employment, and social impact indicators. This single point of access provides recovery information with greater detail and specificity across the various sectors and also seeks to streamline data reporting, however, […]

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Jamesport annual quilt auction set to begin online beginning October 5th

Online bids will be accepted for the 22nd Annual Quilt Auction at Jamesport. Vicki Harding with the Jamesport Community Association says hand quilted items will be available online at shetlerauctions.hibid.com starting October 5th. Bids will also be taken live and in-person at the A. V. Spillman Event Center of Jamesport on October 10th.  The doors […]

Crime and Courts

A busy day for Tuesday session of the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court

Preliminary hearings were waived by five defendants during Tuesday’s session in the Associate Division of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Tonya Arlene Baumgartner of rural Spickard is charged with felony driving while intoxicated involving serious physical injury as well as failure to drive on the right half of the road and no proof of insurance […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

One arrested, one extradited to Grundy County

Two separate arrests are in a report from the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department. Forty-year-old Joanna Gard was arrested by Trenton Police on Friday and charged Saturday with the alleged delivery of a controlled substance/synthetic cannabinoid. Bond was set at $30,000 and she is scheduled to appear October 8, 2019, in the Associate Division of Grundy […]