MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for the week of June 4, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of June 4 through the 10th from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter pick […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol releases details on arrest of Altamont man who removed motorcycle from accident scene

More information has been provided by the highway patrol regarding the arrest of 44-year-old Steven Periman of Altamont who was taken into custody in DeKalb County on Thursday. A probable cause statement from the Patrol says that the passenger on Periman’s motorcycle, 36-year-old Jessica Huskey, told a trooper that 42-year-old Joshua Verhagen of Jamesport had […]

Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Ducks Unlimited to begin major restoration at Swan Lake on June 1, 2018

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge south of Sumner reports Ducks Unlimited will begin a major habitat restoration project at the refuge Friday, June 1st. The refuge notes Ducks Unlimited secured a $1,000,000 grant from the North American Wetlands Conservation Act to restore and enhance the refuge’s wetland habitat. The project was bid out to CC […]

Boating Safety

Boat dock owners encouraged to check docks for safety issues

Boat dock owners are highly encouraged to take the necessary precautions to make their dock safe from stray electrical current. Tingling and numbness in the extremities while swimming in the water has been a common statement made by individuals who survived incidents involving electrical current near docks. Swimming away from any dock suspected to be […]

Missouri Public Service Commission Website

Missouri Public Service Commission approves addendum to terriorital agreement

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an addendum to a previously approved electric territorial agreement between Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri and Farmers’ Electric Cooperative. The Commission approved a territorial agreement between the two electric service providers in September of 1998 and an addendum in October of 2013. The Commission concluded […]

Fatal Accident

Missing Richmond man a victim of fatal motorcycle crash on county road

A man reported missing from his home in Richmond was discovered dead on Monday following a motorcycle accident. The Highway Patrol reports 23-year-old Richard Watson traveled west on Ray County Road 210 when his motorcycle apparently ran off the right side of the road, overturned, and ejected the driver, with Watson’s body coming to rest […]