Road Closed

Emergency shoulder repairs to close Highway 65 south of Chillicothe

Highway shoulders are not built to withstand constant traffic on them as roadways are. With traffic patterns changed for the Grand River Bridge deck replacement project on U.S. Route 65 south of Chillicothe, the shoulders at the end of the bridge have taken a beating from heavier traffic. Contractors from Radmacher Brothers Excavating Co, working […]

Labor Day Weekend

Missouri State Highway Patrol to be out in force on roads and waterways during Labor Day weekend

As you plan your Labor Day weekend, incorporate safety into every facet, choosing your route, making sure your equipment is in good working condition, being aware of and following Missouri’s traffic and boating laws, driving your vehicle or vessel courteously, and wearing a seat belt or a life jacket. Help ensure a safer Labor Day […]

Bruno Bear Transported to habitat

Social media star “Bruno the Bear” sedated and transported to safety

The adult male bear who attracted public attention and was christened “Bruno” by social media has been sedated and transported to suitable habitat outside the urban area, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation. The bear is suspected to have traveled from Wisconsin, through Illinois, and into Missouri.  He was first spotted in the Show-Me-State […]

Scrub Seal Road Work

Scrub seal project planned for 13 north Missouri counties

A preventative maintenance project across several counties is set to begin soon and will continue through the beginning of October. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with Vance Brothers to scrub seal routes in 13 counties beginning Monday, April 27. Crews will work daylight hours, Monday through Friday. Some work may be necessary on […]

Winter Storm Warning

Northern Missouri hit with double whammy as Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory issued

Scattered rain showers are expected to transition to a rain-snow mix then over to all snow across far northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri by early Thursday morning. Periods of snow will continue through Friday morning. Several inches of snowfall is possible across northern Missouri with lighter amounts further south. Given the time of year, snowfall […]

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) (License Bureau)

Department of Revenue implements automatic extensions for driver licenses and vehicle registrations

To alleviate public congestion in local license offices, DOR has implemented automatic extensions for expiring driver licenses and motor vehicle registrations. These extensions are effective immediately: Vehicle owners with registrations or license plates expiring in March and April have been granted an automatic two-month extension. Owners will be able to continue operating their vehicles on […]

Governor Mike Parson

Governor Mike Parson addresses the many concerns of Missouri citizens impacted by COVID-19

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Governor Mike Parson and his administration are taking daily steps to respond accordingly and protect the health and well-being of Missourians. “My administration and I are committed to providing quality healthcare to those most dependent on state assistance and ensuring access to those in need of medical services or medications,” […]

Winter Weather Advisory issued for areas outlined in blue

Winter Weather Advisory issued for northern Missouri

Mother Nature is reminding residents of northern Missouri that Spring doesn’t start until mid-March. A winter storm will spread across Missouri this morning, and linger through tonight. This storm will start as snow, but surface temperatures may warm up just enough to convert the precipitation type to rain or a rain/snow mix by the afternoon […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen review investments while tackling a busy agenda

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen took action on various matters Monday evening. Certificate of deposit rates from Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri and BTC Bank were reviewed. The board approved cashing out the sales tax CD that matures January 27th for $65,199.06 and purchasing a 36-month CD at the highest interest rate between Farmers and […]