Highway patrol releases details of Labor Day operations in multiple counties

The Highway Patrol office in St. Joseph has released results of the Labor Day holiday weekend impaired driving enforcement operations. The northwest Missouri troop conducted DWI saturations in eight counties: Andrew, Buchanan, Daviess, Dekalb, Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, and Nodaway. There was one driving while intoxicated arrest, 39 traffic citations, five drug arrests, and two misdemeanor […]

University Of Missouri

Audio: Mizzou releases freshmen enrollment numbers

(Missourinet) – About 4,700 freshmen began classes Monday at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Brian Hauswirth has details on the numbers.     Mizzou officials say that’s a 13.1 percent increase compared to 2017 and is the largest increase in ten years. Mizzou says the 87 percent retention rate is the highest in school history. School […]

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway

State Auditor Galloway releases monthly reports on local government and special district financial information

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway issued monthly reports detailing the compliance of local governments and other political subdivisions with financial reporting laws. One report includes cities, towns, and villages while the other lists political subdivisions such as water, fire protection, and other taxing districts.  These entities are required to file annual financial reports with the […]

Corn in Beginning Stages of Drought

Farmers seek forage options as drought cuts grass growth

Shortage of cattle forage is forcing some Ozark herd owners to chop trees to feed leaves. That method was used in big droughts of the 1930s and 1950s. Damage comes from more than an intense drought, said Craig Roberts, University of Missouri forage specialist in a weekly teleconference. Regional extension specialists update state staff on […]

Eric Greitens

St. Louis Circuit Attorney releases previously sealed portions of agreement with Greitens

(Missourinet) – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney Wednesday released the full agreement which led to a felony charge being dropped against former Governor Eric Greitens. Two of the seven conditions in a stipulation for dismissal of a computer tampering charge against Greitens had originally been sealed. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s office told Missourinet Tuesday it […]