State of Emergency

Governor Parson declares “State of Emergency” in Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snowmelt and excessive rainfall. Governor Parson also activated the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan, which allows state agencies to coordinate directly with local jurisdictions. […]

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Cameron man seriously injured in Clay County crash on I-35

Shortly after 3 o’clock Monday morning, a Cameron man was injured as the car he was driving struck the rear of a stopped vehicle on Interstate 35 in Clay County. Sixty-two-year-old Timothy Carr was taken by emergency medical services to North Kansas City Hospital with serious injuries. The highway patrol reports another vehicle with emergency […]

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Weather in 2018 was near normal, but averages hide record-setting events

Do the math on temperatures and rainfall for all of 2018. On average, you get “near normal,” says Pat Guinan, University of Missouri Extension climatologist. “Weather was anything but that,” Guinan adds. Record-setting numbers hide in an average.  For starters, look at the “non-spring” of 2018. April was the second coldest on record going back […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff completes investigations involving forced entry and child endangerment

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has completed two investigations and started another. Sheriff Steve Cox reports one of the completed investigations regarded a reported forced entry and possible burglary at a residence on LIV 387. The investigation led authorities to three Carroll County residents who reported they became stranded in high water, went to the […]

Trenton Fire Department

Trenton Firefighters respond to upper lake in Trenton

At approximately 12:40 pm on Monday, August 15th Firefighters responded with Grundy County EMS, Grundy County Sheriffs Department, and Trenton Police Department personnel to a situation at Upper Lake Trenton. An adolescent boy found himself stranded in the lake after his boat became entangled in something under the water.  Firefighters provided a rope to a bystander in […]