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Chillicothe City Council denies request to repeal ordinance regarding zoning

The Chillicothe City Council did not accept a request the night of Monday, August 31st to repeal an ordinance regarding rezoning. City Administrator Darin Chappell reports 420 Martin Street was rezoned from R-3 to MU-1 about three weeks ago, and neighbors the night of Monday, August 31st night asked for the zoning to be reverted […]

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

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One dead, one life-flighted after ignoring railroad crossing signal

One person was killed and another was injured Sunday night at a railroad crossing in Ray County. The highway patrol said the accident happened when a vehicle containing two Richmond residents failed to yield to a railroad crossing traffic control device, drove around the train crossing arm and was struck by the westbound locomotive on […]

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Highway 129 north of Bucklin to close for maintenance of railroad crossing

The Missouri Department of Transportation reports railroad crews plan to close Highway 129 north of Bucklin next week for routine maintenance of the Marceline Sub railroad crossing. Highway 129 is expected to be closed from Tuesday morning at 7 o’clock until Friday evening at 5 o’clock. Motorists will need to use an alternate route during […]

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Canadian Pacific Railroad racks up complaints on railroad crossing in Laredo

Grundy County Sheriff Rodney Herring reports he has received an increased number of complaints lately regarding trains stopping on the tracks and blocking the Route E crossing in Laredo. Herring says the Canadian Pacific Railroad claims the reason trains are stopping in that location is because of flooding, traffic backups, and work on the rails. […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for the week of August 20, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of August 20th through August 26th from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be other road work conducted throughout the region. Many of these will be moving operations […]

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Highway 129 north of Bucklin to close for railroad crossing maintenance

Railroad crews plan to close Route 129 north of Bucklin next week for routine maintenance of the Marceline Sub railroad crossing. The road will close at approximately 7 a.m. on Monday, August 20 and will remain closed until approximately 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 21. During the closure, motorists will need to use an alternate route. […]