Disaster Declaration

Governor Parson requests federal disaster declaration for 19 Missouri counties due to severe storms in May

Governor Mike Parson has requested that President Trump approve a major disaster declaration for Missouri to provide federal assistance to a total of 19 counties in response to severe storms and tornadoes that swept across the state on May 3 and 4, resulting in widespread destruction. “Our local, state and federal assessment teams have documented extensive damage to electric power […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council approves farmers market on square

The Princeton City Council the evening of Monday, June 8th approved a farmers market using the Princeton Square Saturday mornings. City Clerk Danette Snapp reports the farmers market has been meeting Saturdays but not within the city limits. The council also approved the Princeton Chamber of Commerce using the ball field for a July 4th […]

Jeffrey Sterling Final

Former Crossroads Correctional Center inmate charged with felony violence against staff

A former inmate at the Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron has been charged with felony violence against an employee of the Department of Corrections or to an inmate by an inmate stemming from an alleged incident in March 2019. Fifty-two-year-old Jeffrey Sterling is scheduled for an initial appearance is scheduled in DeKalb County Circuit Court […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of April 27, 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 April 27 – May 3. All road closures for roadwork, incidents, and ongoing flooding can be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule […]

Farmers Market

Farmers market vendors prep for season amid COVID-19 concerns

University of Missouri Extension food safety specialist Londa Nwadike says that, right now, science is on the side of produce growers.  “There is currently no evidence that the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, has been transmitted through food or food packaging,” said Nwadike, who has dual extension appointments with MU and Kansas State University. That’s […]