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Chillicothe man injured in crash near Avalon

The highway patrol reports a Chillicothe man was injured in a single vehicle accident six miles northwest of Avalon. Thirty-one-year-old Shane Glasgow received minor injuries was taken by private vehicle to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. The sports utility vehicle was westbound when it traveled off the north side of Livingston County Route Double J […]

Rollover Accident

Eagleville teen demolishes vehicle after losing control on snow-covered roadway

A single vehicle rollover accident on a snow-covered road Sunday evening in Harrison county injured an Eagleville teenager. Seventeen-year-old Olivia Babinski was taken by private vehicle to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany with minor injuries. Babinski was northbound when the sports utility vehicle went out of control on snow-covered Route W, the vehicle crossed […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Missouri Department of Corrections announces plan to consolidate Crossroads and Western correctional facilities

The Missouri Department of Corrections has announced a new plan that, if approved by the General Assembly, will help address two chronic department issues: a staffing shortage and low employee wages. The department plans to consolidate Crossroads Correctional Center (CRCC) and Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC), both in Cameron, Missouri. The plan calls for moving […]

Air Ambulance Bill of the month

Missourians face large bills, aggressive collection tactics from air ambulance transports

Missourians are frequently subjected to aggressive collection efforts by air ambulance providers totaling tens of thousands of dollars in a practice called balance billing, according to a detailed report released today by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP). To assess the scope of the problem, the DIFP initiated a data call for […]

Grundy County Health Department

Grundy County Health Department to hold annual Flu Shot Extravaganza and Holiday Open House

The Grundy County Health Department of Trenton will hold its annual Flu Shot Extravaganza and Holiday Open House next week. Flu shots will be administered, and Christmas cookies and hot cocoa will be served at the health department office Tuesday afternoon, December 18th from 2 to 4 o’clock. The health department reports flu shots are […]

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Audio: Missouri farm and environmental groups clash over Trump administration’s rollback of clean water protections

The Trump administration announced plans Tuesday to roll back Obama-era rules which placed federal regulations on creek beds and ponds that aren’t directly connected to larger bodies of water. Eric Bohl (Bowl) with the Missouri Farm Bureau says the rules are a legal overreach because creek beds and ponds aren’t navigable.     Eric Bohl […]