Flood of 2019

USDA hosting public meetings about assistance available for flood damages

Representatives of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and State of Missouri agencies will participate in public meetings May 2-3 in northwestern Missouri to explain various types of flood-recovery assistance available to landowners and units of government. During the meetings, representatives of the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Farm Service Agency (FSA), Rural Development […]

Accident with DUI/DWI

Crash north of Trenton results in arrest for DWI

The Highway Patrol reports a Ridgeway man sustained minor injuries in a one-car accident five miles north of Trenton Thursday morning and was later arrested. An ambulance transported 49-year-old Glen Roberts to Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. The car traveled south on Route A before it reportedly failed to negotiate a curve at 33rd Avenue […]

Wellness Challenge

Green Hills Wellness Challenge winners announced

The 12th Annual Green Hills Wellness Challenge had it’s final weigh-in last Thursday, April 4th and Friday, April 5th. The Grundy County Health Department reports 23 participants obtained 10% or greater weight loss from their initial weigh in. The individuals in the top five with the highest percentage of weight loss were Tona Crawford with 16 […]

Sex Crime

Harrison County man arrested, bond revoked for failure to appear on child sex charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Hatfield man in Harrison County Monday on a capias warrant for failure to appear in court on several felony sex-related charges. Forty-one-year-old Michael John Welling has been charged with three counts of first-degree child molestation, first-degree statutory rape—sexual intercourse with a person less than 14 […]

Taylor L'Heureux

Brookfield Police Department reports Taylor L’Heureux found in Illinois

The Brookfield Police Department reports a missing or runaway juvenile last seen in Brookfield March 29th has been found. The department reports 15-year-old Taylor L’Heureux was located Thursday along with a subject who was taken into custody in Illinois. That individual faces possible charges in Illinois and Missouri. The Brookfield Police Department expressed appreciation to […]

Audio: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Missouri flooding outlook

Flooding will continue to be a problem along Missouri’s major rivers—into July. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  In a Flood condition update Thursday, scientist Kevin Low stressed the problem of saturated soil and above-average rain expected over the next few months.     Doug Kluck, a regional climate service director with NOAA […]