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Audio: Additional details released on proposed shuttering of Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron

Story by Alisa Nelson of Missourinet The Crossroads Correctional Center in northwest Missouri’s Cameron could be closing. Governor Mike Parson’s state budget proposal includes shuttering the prison and moving the inmates and many of the workers to the other prison in town – the Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC).     “As governor, I am […]

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Laredo Board of Aldermen meet

The Laredo Board of Aldermen conducted the clerk’s annual employee evaluation at its meeting Monday. The pay rate increased three percent to $13.88 per hour. Four candidates filed for two two-year terms Alderman-at-Large positions: Derek Eckert and Cassidy Russell as well as incumbents Brett Mathews and Saundra Marrs.

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Laredo Board of Education approves tax levy

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved an operating tax levy Monday evening for the April ballot. Administrator Misty Foster reports the levy is for $1.40 and would run for five years. Tyler SIS financial management software was approved for purchase for $18,170. Foster says the board also approved purchasing five Smart Boards and projectors […]

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Missouri Department of Conservation reports final deer harvest for the season at more than 290,300

Missouri’s 2018-2019 deer-hunting season ended January 15 with the Missouri Department of Conservation reporting a preliminary total harvest of 290,339 deer. Top counties for the overall season were Franklin with 5,826 deer harvested, Callaway with 5,545, and Howell with 5,350. Of the 290,339 deer harvested, 136,776 were antlered bucks, 30,116 were button bucks, and 123,447 […]

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Three of six passengers injured in Tuesday evening crash east of Chillicothe; driver arrested on multiple allegations

Three people out of six who reported injuries were taken to the hospital who were involved in a sports utility vehicle accident Tuesday night on an icy road three miles east of Chillicothe.  The driver, who was not injured, was later arrested by the highway patrol. Thirty-six-year-old Mathew Pike of Chillicothe was driving westbound with six […]

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Gallatin Board of Aldermen accept bids

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted a bid for electric poles at a meeting Monday evening. A bid for southern yellow pine poles was accepted from Arkansas Electric Cooperative for $10,899 with confirmation of grant money from Missouri Public Energy Pool. Other submitted bids were from Boarder States for $10,995.75 and Bridgewell for $11,029.95. The […]