Lawsuit

Missouri Attorney General files lawsuit against Branson business for inflated mask prices, deceptive sales practices

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that his office has filed a lawsuit against Branson-area business, Tuning Element, LLC, for alleged price gouging and misrepresentations regarding face masks and respirators it began selling during the COVID-19 pandemic. The markups included 5-layer KN95 masks for $20 each; 3-layer KN95 masks for $15 each; and 50-count boxes […]

Driver's License

Patrol to resume written and skills testing for all classes of driver licenses on Monday

Highway Patrol Superintendent Colonel Eric Olson has announced driver testing services will resume for written and skills testing of all classes at limited locations on Monday, May 11, 2020. That includes the Class F operator’s skills testing. The Patrol asks applicants to be patient and allow essential drivers with the most pressing need for service […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol announces written testing for CDL applicants

Missouri State Highway Patrol Superintendent Colonel Eric Olson has announced written knowledge testing will be provided for commercial driver license applicants with essential needs beginning today (Monday) The CDL written tests will be limited to specific testing locations statewide. A spokesperson says one of the CDL written testing locations to be open will be at […]

Coronavirus Concerns

Missouri prison system reports first COVID-19 related death

St. Joseph city officials in northwest Missouri report the first death in Buchanan County from complications brought on by COVID-19; the former St. Joseph state prisoner transferred to Kansas City. The Missouri Department of Corrections made the announcement. City officials say the prisoner was transferred to St. Joseph for an unrelated illness that required isolation, […]

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Health provider at Community Medical Associates Clinic of Brookfield tests positive for COVID-19

The Pershing Health System reports it has become aware of an employed provider at the Community Medical Associates Clinic of Brookfield who tested positive for COVID-19. The health system has worked with the Linn County Health Department regarding reporting and contact tracing of persons who may have been in contact with the provider. Patients who […]

Stay at Home Order

“Stay at Home” order issued for Linn County to slow spread of COVID-19

The Linn County Commission and Linn County Health Department Administrator have issued a Stay at Home Order for the county. The order’s intent is to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the county while enabling essential services to continue. The Stay at Home Order supersedes and replaces prior orders for Linn County for COVID-19. It […]