Life Summit

LIFE Summit to be held in St. Joseph

The Northwest Workforce Development Board and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Youth program providers sponsor a free event to help Northwest Missouri residents between the ages of 16 and 24 to become better prepared for college and/or the workplace. The LIFE Summit will be held at emPowerU at 518 South Sixth Street in Saint […]

Drone or Unmanned Ariel Vehicle

Researchers use UAVs to track insect dispersal patterns

In a paper to be released soon, researchers tell how they used drones to track migration patterns of pests. “This research will help us quickly determine habitat preference and dispersal patterns for newly detected invasive insect species,” says University of Missouri Extension field crops entomologist Kevin Rice. That information can help farmers decide how to […]

Pothole

Winter weather takes toll on north Missouri roads

Across Northwest Missouri, the effects of winter weather are evident everywhere you look frozen ground, canceled classes, snow-covered fields, and potholes. The Missouri Department of Transportation normally launches its pothole efforts in March, but with the extreme weather we’ve faced this year, the roads are taking a beating. When they’re not out plowing ice and […]

Fatal Crash

One dead, one injured in crash east of Milan

One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash last night five miles east of Milan. Seventy-one-year-old Kenneth Morris of Milan was pronounced dead at the scene by the Deputy Coroner, Robert Wyant.  The accident also left a Kirksville man, 35-year-old Fiston Muenyi, with minor injuries. He was taken by ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center […]

Fatal Crash

Carrollton woman dies in crash on County Road 335

The Highway Patrol reports a Carrollton woman died and a Marshall man sustained injuries as the result of a car losing control on a snow-covered road and hitting a sports utility vehicle in Carroll County Friday afternoon. Carroll County Coroner Steve Bittiker pronounced 32-year-old Hope Wilson dead at the scene of the crash and she […]

Mike Parson Governor of Missouri

Governor Mike Parson makes appointments to commissions and offices in area counties

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday appointments to various commissions and offices. Those appointments included Randy Huffman of rural Galt as the Sullivan County Western District Commissioner. Huffman replaces Danny Busick who resigned from the commissioner position and was to be sworn in today (Wednesday) as the Second District State Representative for Mercer, Sullivan, and […]