Theft

Missouri State Auditor finds former clerk misappropriated over $300,000 from City of Center

State Auditor Nicole Galloway released an audit of the City of Center that detailed how the former clerk, Tracey Ray, misappropriated more than $300,000 in taxpayer funds. The audit, which focused on the period between January 2015 and July 2019, was performed by the Auditor’s Public Corruption and Fraud Division after information was received through […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Fifteen cases of COVID-19 reported among congregation at Turning Point Church in Chillicothe

Livingston County Health Center is informing the public of an ongoing outbreak of fifteen symptomatic cases of COVID-19 among the congregation of Turning Point Church identified through contact tracing. All fifteen cases were experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and were tested as a result. Reported close contacts of the positive cases were notified by the Health […]

Chillicothe R-2 School

Staff member at Chillicothe R-2 School District tests positive for COVID-19

Chillicothe R-2 Superintendent Dan Wiebers reports the school district has been notified a teaching aide at the middle school tested positive for COVID-19. District staff and the Livingston County Health Center have contact traced individuals who may have come into contact with the teaching aide. The health center notified those who were within six feet […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Several Rissler Elementary classes sent home to quarantine as COVID-19 rears its head in the school system

Several classes at Rissler Elementary School have been sent home to quarantine due to being close contacts with a positive case of COVID-19. Trenton R-9 Superintendent Mike Stegman reports the elementary grades stay in their cohort groups to make it easier to trace contacts and so the whole building does not have to be quarantined. […]

Calamity Jane Days

Eleven contestants vie for crown at Calamity Jane Queen Contest

Eleven young women have been announced for the Calamity Jane Queen Contest scheduled in Princeton on September 12th. The event begins at 7 o’clock Saturday evening, September 12, 2020, at the Princeton United Methodist Church. The winner reigns over Calamity Jane Day activities on September 18th through the 20th. Each contestant has a sponsor which […]

back to school

Missouri Board of Education President pleased with school preparation

Many Missouri schools have kicked off fall classes and others will soon start. Missouri Board of Education President Charlie Shields says board members have been impressed with the plans schools have made to reopen this fall amid a pandemic. “The thing that we have been impressed with is the local schools, the school boards, and […]

Road Work graphic

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of August 24, 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 August 24 through August 30. 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 […]