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Audio: Mandatory job searches resume this week for unemployed Missourians

Mandatory job searches resume this week for unemployed Missourians.      Missourians who want to continue getting unemployment benefits are required to do job hunting again. The mandate had been lifted temporarily for those who had filed a COVID-19 related unemployment claim.  Individuals without jobs are required to do three work searches each week. Since […]

Deputy Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki

K-9 Zaki essential to law enforcement in Livingston County

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports K-9 Handler Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki logged more than 272 hours of training in 2019. The training included narcotics detection; obedience; tracking, article search, and bite work; and certifications. The two have found and seized various amounts of drugs with a suspected combined street value of $27,527. […]

Deputy Leadbetter and Zaki

Authorities conduct search of THS and TMS for narcotics

The Trenton Police Department reports nothing of evidentiary value was located during a search for illegal narcotics at Trenton High School and Middle School on Tuesday. Trenton Police officers, as well as Livingston County Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki, conducted the search at the request of the Trenton R-9 School District. THS Principal Kasey […]

Carey Portell

‘Stronger Than Yesterday’ blogger to speak at Pearls of Production event for women

Beef producer Carey Portell will tell women at Pearls of Production how she survived and thrived after a car accident nearly took her life almost nine years ago. The seventh annual event for women in production agriculture runs Nov. 1-2 in Columbia. Pearls of Production provides hands-on training and leadership opportunities for women in livestock […]

Garland Joseph Joey Nelson

Judge denies bond for Braymer man arrested in connection with missing Diemel brothers

A judge has initially denied bond for a Braymer man arrested for alleged driving of a rental truck without permission of two brothers from Wisconsin who used it to travel to a farm near Braymer. Online court information indicates arraignment was held on Monday in the Associate Division of Caldwell County Circuit Court for 25-year-old […]

State Patrol Vehicles on Highway as authorities search for Diemel brothers

Search warrants executed in Clinton and Caldwell counties for missing Diemel brothers

Searches have been continuing in Caldwell and Clinton counties authorities try to locate two brothers from Wisconsin who are listed as missing. A news release issued Thursday night by the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department calls it a very active investigation. Sergeant Donald Fuller of the sheriff’s department reported search warrants have been served in both […]

Nicholas and Justin Diemel

Search warrants being executed in case of missing brothers

The investigation into the disappearance of two missing brothers from Wisconsin continues and The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department reports searches have been conducted and are underway in Clinton and Caldwell counties for 35-year-old Nicholas and 24-year-old Justin Diemel. According to Buchanan County Sheriff Bill Puett, his deputies are participating in a multi-agency search after their […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Suspect who escaped custody arrested in Livingston County

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office concluded a fugitive investigation Tuesday with an arrest in Wheeling. Sheriff Cox reports the office had attempted to locate and arrest 31-year-old Joshua Caudill since January 8th on a Livingston County arrest warrant for alleged felony forgery, with a bond set at $25,000. Caudill eluded law enforcement for “some time”, […]

MU Soybean Center

MU Soybean Symposium to be held April 10th in Columbia

Technology in the form of “big data” may guide farmers’ selection of soybean varieties best-suited for their fields.  Data may come from drones overhead or in-depth analysis of soil. Data may include climate impact.  Big numbers are topics for talks April 10 at the U.S. Soybean Symposium on the University of Missouri campus, Columbia. Speakers […]