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Penalties increase for poaching in the state of Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri legislature and governor have taken actions to increase penalties for those caught poaching Missouri game animals and other native wildlife species.  Missouri Governor Michael Parson signed HB260 into law July 11. Called the Poaching Bill, it significantly raises fines for those convicted of illegally taking Missouri […]

Cow and cattle herd

Five ways to help cows beat the summer heat

As summer temperatures rise, dairy animals benefit from heat abatement, says Joe Zulovich, a University of Missouri Extension specialist in livestock housing systems. Lactating cows face the most risk from heat, says Zulovich. Dry cows and pre-weaned calves also fare better with heat abatement systems in place. Heat abatement systems are economically beneficial for dairy […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Authorities report two arrests in Caldwell County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two individuals in Caldwell County Wednesday night on various allegations. Sixty-two year old Gregory Dana of Saint Joseph was arrested on a Washington County Sheriff’s Office felony warrant for a traffic offense and was also accused of the felonies of driving while revoked or suspended, possession of a […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Authorities report the arrest of two Trenton residents on stalking, property damage and child abuse

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest on Monday of one Trenton resident on various charges, including stalking and property damage, and another on a child abuse-related charge. Thirty-seven-year-old Robert Andrew Brandon has been charged with the felonies of first degree stalking—first offense and first-degree property damage as well as the misdemeanors of fourth-degree […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Authorities report arrest of Galt and Princeton residents

Galt and Princeton residents, arrested Friday in Grundy County, are facing alleged drug-related charges. Twenty-nine-year-old Terry Michael Delauder Junior of Galt is charged with delivery of a controlled substance identified as methamphetamine and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia listed as digital scales. He’s also charged with driving while suspended or revoked as of June 27th. […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports arrest of area residents

A St. Joseph man faces several accusations in connection with his arrest Saturday night in Holt County. Forty-year-old Daniel Ajak was accused of first degree tampering with a motor vehicle; misdemeanor driving while intoxicated/prior offender; driving while revoked or suspended/first offense; exceeding the posted speed limit by 16 to 19 miles an hour; failure to […]