Environmental Protection Agency EPA

EPA takes action to investigate PFAS contamination

As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) extensive efforts to address PFAS, the agency is making new information available about EPA testing that shows PFAS contamination from fluorinated containers.   Through a coordinated effort with both the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and a pesticide manufacturer, the agency has determined that fluorinated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) containers that are used to […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County authorities report arrests on burglary and assault as well as probation violation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest Monday, October 5th of a Princeton man on burglary and assault charges and a Trenton man on a technical probation violation. Forty-seven-year-old Sean Clapham was arrested in Mercer County. He faces one felony count of burglary—second degree and two counts of assault—third degree. He posted his bond […]

Road Closed leading to bridge

Bridge over Shoal Creek on Route V in Harrison County near Cainsville to close today through January

The bridge on Harrison County Route V over Coal Creek, near Cainsville, will be closed starting today so that the bridge can be replaced. Contractors from Boone Construction Co., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, will begin the replacement of the 63-year-old, structurally deficient bridge on Monday, October 5, 2020.   The road will close […]

Road Work graphic

Missouri Department of Transportation planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of October 5, 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 October 5 – 11. 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 of […]

Jamesport Missouri Website

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 […]

Census 2020

October 5th announced as target date to conclude 2020 Census

The Secretary of Commerce has announced the target date of Monday, October 5th to conclude the 2020 Census self-response and field data collection operations. The date to conclude data collection operations were previously announced as Wednesday, September 30th. As of the morning of Wednesday, September 30th, the Census website showed 98.4% of households had been […]

Chillicothe R-2 School

Chillicothe Middle School students to attend classes using a “hybrid model” of instruction

Chillicothe Middle School students will attend in-person classes using a hybrid model starting Monday, September 21st due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 quarantined middle school students. Superintendent Dan Wiebers says students will be divided into two groups by the primary parent’s last name. A through M will report to class Monday and […]

Melissa Chapman

Worth County investigation closes as body of deceased Grant City woman is located

The Worth County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announces a missing person investigation has come to a close. Prosecuting Attorney Janet Wake Larison reports that the Worth County Sheriff’s Office received a tip of the location of the deceased, Melissa Lynn Chapman, the evening of Monday, September 14th. An ongoing homicide investigation continues. Law enforcement assisting includes […]