Immigration

Immigrants’ rights groups slam asylum rules taking effect today

Immigration rights groups, including the ACLU, are vowing to sue to stop the administration’s new asylum rules, which take effect today. President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that blocks non-Mexican migrants from applying for asylum if they arrive on the southern border without proof they were refused asylum in the first country they […]

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Net neutrality battle reignites in Washington D.C.

The battle over net neutrality is heating up again – as supporters in Congress have just introduced a bill to reinstate Obama-era consumer protections that were lost after the Federal Communications Commission repealed them in 2017.  The “Save the Internet Act” would bring back rules that prevent Internet Service Providers from slowing down or blocking […]

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Two drivers from Daviess County involved in 8-vehicle chain reaction crash in Clay County

The highway patrol reports just one injury when as many as eight vehicles were involved in an Interstate 35 accident around 6:35 this morning in Clay County. Two of the vehicles were operated by drivers from Daviess County. Taken to North Kansas City Hospital with moderate injuries was one of the drivers, 47-year-old Valerie Malott, of […]

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Chillicothe man hospitalized after crashing into big rig on Highway 36

A Chillicothe man was taken to the hospital following an accident Tuesday afternoon ten miles west of Chillicothe. The highway patrol listed injuries as serious for 30-year-old Danny Bullock of Chillicothe. An ambulance transported him to Hedrick Medical Center. Bullock was eastbound on Highway 36 when he attempted to overtake a tractor-trailer that was slowing […]

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Trenton City Council has full agenda; takes action on ordinances and bids

The Trenton City Council took action last night on several ordinances and bids. Approval was given for Advanced Environment Testing and Abatement of Belton to remove asbestos at two locations: 111 West 11th Street and 1502 Day. Combined, the cost of $3,100 comes from demolition money budgeted by the city.  The city will purchase properties on […]

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 […]

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Livingston County Sheriff reports busy week with investigations and arrests

The past week has been a busy one for the men and women of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department and it all began with an investigation of the alleged violation of a protection order.  Although no names have been released in the incident, it was reported that information collected during the investigation has led to a […]

Deer with Chronic Wasting Disease or CWD

Missouri Department of Conservation sets CWD sampling efforts for upcoming deer season

The Missouri Conservation Commission recently approved recommendations by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for its fall and winter efforts to find cases of chronic wasting disease and help limit the spread of the deadly deer disease to more deer and more areas. MDC confirmed 33 new cases of CWD following the testing of nearly […]