Coronavirus

Daviess, Linn and Livingston counties continue to see increases in COVID-19 cases

The Daviess County Health Department reports a total of 13 new cases of COVID-19 in the county this week, bringing the total to 37. Two cases have recovered this week, and the total number of recovered cases is 18. Nineteen Daviess County cases are active. The Linn County Health Department announces 91 total cases of […]

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Potential exposure of COVID-19 at Grand River Multipurpose Center Dance

The Livingston County Health Center is informing the public of potential exposure to a positive case of COVID-19 at the Friday night dance held from 7-10 p.m. at Grand River Multipurpose Center. Those attending should monitor themselves for symptoms of the virus for the next 14 days. Those reported as close contacts of the positive […]

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Fifteen cases of COVID-19 reported among congregation at Turning Point Church in Chillicothe

Livingston County Health Center is informing the public of an ongoing outbreak of fifteen symptomatic cases of COVID-19 among the congregation of Turning Point Church identified through contact tracing. All fifteen cases were experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and were tested as a result. Reported close contacts of the positive cases were notified by the Health […]

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Staff member tests positive for COVID-19 at Princeton R-5 School District

Princeton R-5 Superintendent Jerry Girdner reports the district learned Wednesday, September 2nd a high school staff member tested positive for COVID-19. This is the second positive case of which the district is aware. Both cases have been linked to separate events not related to Princeton R-5. The confirmed cases are not considered to have been […]

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Staff members at Sunnyview Nursing Home test positive for COVID-19

Several staff members of Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments of Trenton have tested positive for COVID-19. Administrator Jerry Doerhoff reported that, as the afternoon of Tuesday, September 1st at 12:55, two staff with symptoms tested positive using an antigen test, and three others without symptoms tested positive. They have been told to isolate themselves at […]

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Additional cases of COVID-19 reported in Grundy and Mercer counties

The number of COVID-19 cases, and the number of active cases, continues to rise in Grundy and Mercer counties. The health department office in Trenton on Monday morning reported a total of 49 confirmed coronavirus cases since testing began six months ago. That’s described as an increase by 17 from last Wednesday’s report. Grundy County […]

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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported at two churches in Chillicothe

The Livingston County Health Center reports it received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 positive individual who attended Saint Columban Catholic Church of Chillicothe and an additional positive case who attended Turning Point Church of Chillicothe Sunday, August 23rd. Individuals in attendance at the churches are asked to monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 and do […]

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‘Political trailblazer for women’ inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians

America’s first female county clerk has been inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians. A bronze bust of Annie White Baxter of southwest Missouri’s Carthage joins 47 others in the esteemed hall already showcasing journalist Walter Cronkite, radio host Rush Limbaugh, and the 33rd U.S. President – Harry Truman. They line the third floor of […]

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Gallatin Board of Aldermen notified of fiber optic cable installation by Grundy Electric

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen approved an ordinance Monday, August 24th regarding an update to an interfund transfer ordinance. City Administrator Lance Rains reported the update was needed because the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development wanted some of the wording changed. The update involved a few minor changes, including adding that the city […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View Board of Education increases tax rate; re-opening plan reviewed

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education increased the tax rate on the evening of Tuesday, August 11th. The tax rate will be $4.9508. That is up by 14.14 cents from the previous rate. During the regular meeting, the board adopted the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Special Education Compliance Plan. Items approved included […]

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Farm, Family & ME, conference for women, slated for September 3, 2020

The third annual Farm, Family & ME Summit for Women focuses on resilience, financial and farm stress, self-care, and mental well-being. The free virtual event is 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Sept. 3, says Karisha Devlin, a University of Missouri Extension agricultural business specialist and one of the organizers of the event. “Women are the […]