MoDOT Road Work

Audio: MoDOT to Close I-70 in Kansas City This Weekend

(Missourinet) – The Missouri Department of Transportation is reminding motorists that I-70 in Kansas City will be COMPLETELY CLOSED in both directions this weekend, between I-435 and I-470. MoDOT resident engineer  James Pflum says a good detour is in place, adding that the work is needed so three aging bridges over I-70 can be demolished.   […]

Audio: Could state Senator Kehoe be the right fit to be Missouri’s Lieutenant Governor

(Missourinet) – Governor Mike Parson is considering what to do with the lieutenant governor position now that he’s vacated the seat to replace former Governor Eric Greitens who resigned. There’s currently no line of succession in Missouri law. Republican State Senator Caleb Rowden of Columbia thinks Jefferson City Republican Senator Mike Kehoe would be a […]

Mo Farm Bureau Tractor Cruise

Missouri Farm Bureau fifth annual tractor cruise registration now open

Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is holding its fifth annual Keep Missouri Farming Tractor Cruise on July 21, 2018. Tractors will travel through Buchanan County, Missouri, on a 38-mile loop that will begin and end at the Ag Power John Deere dealership at the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 36 and SE State Hwy. Z. […]

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission Website

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission holds meeting to address public transportation

Eight people attended a meeting held by the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission Wednesday to discuss the region’s public transit system. Assistant Director Jackie Soptic reports those attending included the manager of OATS and representatives of agencies whose clients need and use public transit systems. She says the meeting only addressed the needs and gaps […]

Rockhurst University

Rockhurst University announces partnership to provide educational opportunities to Chillicothe Correctional Center

Rockhurst University is announcing a partnership with the Missouri Department of Corrections to provide new educational opportunities for both incarcerated offenders and staff at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, an all-female facility with approximately 1,660 inmates located about 90 miles northeast of Kansas City. Funded by grants from The Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, The Laffey-McHugh […]

Ag Census

Ag census deadline extended to July 30

The deadline for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2017 Census of Agriculture has been extended to July 30. Forms can be returned by mail or securely submitted online. University of Missouri Extension economist Ryan Milhollin says federal, state and local governments, as well as agribusinesses, researchers, trade associations and others, use the data to serve […]

Eric Greitens

St. Louis Circuit Attorney releases previously sealed portions of agreement with Greitens

(Missourinet) – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney Wednesday released the full agreement which led to a felony charge being dropped against former Governor Eric Greitens. Two of the seven conditions in a stipulation for dismissal of a computer tampering charge against Greitens had originally been sealed. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s office told Missourinet Tuesday it […]

Damsel in Defense

“Damsel in Defense Warrior Workshop” for women to be held in Chillicothe

The Salvation Army of Chillicothe will hold events this month to celebrate its anniversary and provide basic self-defense techniques. An open house will be held at the church at 621 Mohawk Drive in the north part of Chillicothe to celebrate that the church has served Livingston and Grundy counties for 130 years. The open house […]

Moberly Park Trenton Missouri

Trenton Aquatics Center reports highest attendance since 2010

The Trenton Park Board approved the purchase of a lifeguard stand for the Trenton Family Aquatic Center at its meeting Wednesday evening. The lifeguard stand will be purchased from Recreonics for $2,470. Aquatic Center Manager Alexis Whitney reported a lifeguard stand bottom had cracked and needed to be replaced. She was told she could not […]

Gavel and Law book

Two appear in court in case involving Chillicothe crash that claimed life of Danette Rardon

Two individuals appeared in Livingston County Circuit Court today on felony charges stemming from a late November crash in downtown Chillicothe that claimed the life of another person and seriously injured a young girl. One waived a preliminary hearing while the other received a continuance until next month. According to online court information, 23-year-old Shawn […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Princeton teen waives preliminary hearing on charge of involuntary manslaughter

A Princeton teenager has waived a preliminary hearing in Mercer County Circuit Court on charges stemming from an accident last October that claimed the life of a Lineville resident. Seventeen-year-old Elijah Charles Mandich of Princeton appeared Tuesday before Mercer County Associate Judge Matthew Krohn. The case, with a felony charge of involuntary manslaughter in the […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Audio: Sealed conditions in agreement to drop charges against Greitens can be disclosed

(Missourinet) – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney is considering her options after being told she can release the full agreement which led to charges being dropped against former Governor Eric Greitens.     Two of the seven conditions in a stipulation for dismissal of a felony computer tampering charge against Greitens have been sealed. The office […]

Carl Debrodie

Audio: Five people charged in death of mid-Missouri man found months later encased in concrete

(Missourinet) – The police chief in mid-Missouri’s Fulton’s police chief says you can expect more charges tied to the grizzly death of Carl DeBrodie. Steve Myers says it’s been emotionally draining for his department.     Officers arrested five people Tuesday. DeBrodie’s body was found encased in concrete in a storage unit in April 2017. Police […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Investigation in Livingston County results in arrest and seizure of evidence

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports charges are pending on multiple individuals following an investigation that began last week, which resulted in the discovery of a fugitive and the seizure of alleged drugs. The sheriff’s office requested assistance from the Chillicothe Police Department in the investigation on Clay Street in Chillicothe. Officers subsequently arrested 41-year-old […]