State of Emergency

Governor Parson declares “State of Emergency” in Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snowmelt and excessive rainfall. Governor Parson also activated the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan, which allows state agencies to coordinate directly with local jurisdictions. […]

Road Closed Due to Flooding

Interstate 29 closed at Mile Marker 110 on Missouri/Iowa border due to flooding

Interstate 29 at Rock Port which is mile marker 110 is closed at the Missouri/Iowa border due to flooding in Iowa. Anyone wanting to use I-29 northbound should use I-35 and then I-80 into Iowa. For more information visit: modot.org/2019-northwest-missouri-flooding Stay informed about Missouri road conditions by using MoDOT’s Traveler Information Map, available online at […]

Road Closed Due to Flooding

Rain, runoff and melting snow close roads in North Missouri

Rain, runoff and melting snow have closed more roads in Northwest Missouri and many more are vulnerable to being overcome by floodwaters. Missouri Department of Transportation crews are monitoring road conditions closely, but floodwaters can rise quickly, before our crews and other emergency services are able to place barricades across the roadway. MoDOT reminds motorists […]

Healthcare

New report on the Health Insurance Market in Missouri released by Missouri Department of Insurance

A new report on the health insurance markets in Missouri was recently released by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions, and Professional Registration. The report, which focuses on major medical coverage, makes use of diverse data sources to provide an overview of Missouri’s health insurance market. In addition to data possessed by the DIFP, […]

Gavel and Law book

Governor Mike Parson appoints Chillicothe attorney as 43rd Circuit Court Judge

Governor Mike Parson has appointed a Chillicothe attorney, Ryan Horsman, as a Circuit Judge of the 43rd Judicial Circuit, Division 1 with five counties comprising the circuit: Livingston, Daviess, DeKalb, Caldwell, and Clinton. Horsman won the August 2018 primary election for the position and ran unopposed in the November general election. He fills a vacancy […]

Disbarred

Princeton attorney disbarred after violations from allegations arising two years ago

An attorney at Princeton, Jennifer Ann George, has been disbarred following an October 30th Missouri Supreme Court order over allegations arising from her actions two years ago that involved a divorce and child custody matter. The Missouri Supreme Court recently announced the disciplinary action after finding her guilty on multiple counts of professional conduct rules […]

Flood alert

Updated 8:15 am: Continuing rain causing area rivers and creeks to flood

Continuing rain has caused creek and river levels to rise, also likely spilling over onto roads that are prone to flooding. As of 8:15 am Monday morning, a Grundy County Emergency alert has been issued advising several roads are flooded with motorists advised to use caution when driving. In the Trenton area, a caller told KTTN […]

Wild Turkey

Missouri Department of Conservation predicts fall turkey hunting to be challenging

With fall firearms turkey season and archery season underway, the Missouri Department of Conservation advises hunters it could be a challenging season. This year’s annual wild turkey brood survey shows statewide turkey production was below average. The statewide poult-to-hen ratio (PHR) for this year was 0.9, which was 13% higher than last year’s ratio, but […]

Farm News

As meat supplies grow for export demand, trade and tariff doubts hurt on-farm prices

Large supplies of meat and dairy, possibly record-setting tons, are coming to U.S. consumers. For consumers, this can be good news with lower prices at grocery cases. For producers of beef, pork, chicken, and milk it doesn’t bode so well.  In a mid-year baseline update for livestock and dairy, University of Missouri economist Scott Brown […]

Democratic Party

Grundy County Democrats hold event at Rock Barn in Trenton

A Grundy County Democratic Candidate Cookout was held at the Rock Barn in Trenton Saturday night featuring candidates for the August 7th Primary Election appearing before what was described as a moderately sized crowd. Vying for the nomination for the office of Missouri’s 6th Congressional District, all three candidates: Winston Apple, Henry Martin, and Dr. […]

Crossroads Correctional Center

Riot at Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron resolved early Sunday morning

Authorities at Cameron are reporting there were no injuries to staff and “no serious injuries for inmates” during an uprising Saturday night. The Missouri department of corrections reports facility staff members and law enforcement officers resolved the incident at Crossroads Correctional Center. The corrections department reported around 8 o’clock Saturday night, a group of 200 […]

Trenton Municipal Utilities (TMU) or Trenton City Hall

Electric and water rates going up for customers of Trenton Municipal Utilities

  Water and electric rates are going up for customers of Trenton Municipal Utilities. The city council last night approved recommended increases with the largest percentage taking effect this year and smaller increases in subsequent years. Increases in water rates are based on the assumption ConAgra closes its Trenton plant next year; and no one comparable […]