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Audio: Good turnout for teacher vaccinations in rural northeast Missouri

Monday marked the first day of the next tier of Missouri COVID vaccinations, a tier that includes teachers. WGEM’s Frank Healy reports the Lewis County health department in northeast Missouri brought shots to a public clinic and to two school districts.     The new tier includes teachers. Canton School Superintendent Jesse Uhlmeyer says when […]

Election Results

Northern Missouri election results for November 3, 2020

Grundy County experienced a 76 percent voter turnout in yesterday’s general election – favoring Republicans in their races and each of the unopposed Republican candidates for countywide offices. Donald Trump received 81 percent of the presidential vote from Grundy County while Joseph Biden had 18 percent of the vote. Also receiving huge majority support in […]

Presidential Election 2020

Missouri Secretary of State predicts 70% voter turnout for general election

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says he expects about a 70% voter turnout for the general election. In 2016, Missouri had about a 67% voter turnout. Local election authorities project their jurisdiction’s voter turnout and then Ashcroft’s office compiles a statewide estimate. And this year, at best, it’s going to be a guess because […]

Will St. Louis lead the charge in Approval Voting?

During historically divisive times, one Missouri city could be moving toward a nonpartisan way of electing its leaders. St. Louis voters will decide on Proposition D on the November 3 ballot. It would create a nonpartisan primary system, and implement what’s known as “approval voting” in municipal elections. Mallory Rusch, campaign manager for STL Approves, the group […]

Election Results

August 4th Primary Election results in northern Missouri

Grundy County will have a new commissioner at the first of the year following Businessman Brad Chumbley’s victory Tuesday evening in the Republican primary. Chumbley received 442 votes to defeat two others. Incumbent Joe Brinser had 296 votes and challenger Martha Roberts received 245. There’s no Democratic opponent for Chumbley in the November general election. […]

Democrat and Republican Parties

Missourians going to vote will need to declare party affiliation for Tuesday’s presidential primary

Missouri’s local election officials are projecting about a 40 percent voter turnout for Tuesday’s presidential preference primary. Polls will open Tuesday morning at 6 and will close at 7 p.m. statewide. Under Missouri law, you can only choose one political party ballot at the primary: Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, Green or Constitution.  Poll workers will ask […]

Wright Memorial Living Nativity

Wright Memorial Hospital to host third annual Live Nativity Scene

The Wright Memorial Hospital Spiritual Wellness Team will be hosting the third annual Live Nativity on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. The event will begin underneath the Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group entrance awning and will conclude inside the hospital’s Education Center. The live display will feature five simple scenes that illustrate […]

Tractor Cruise

Tractor cruise to kick off Calamity Jane Days with car show to follow on Sunday

A tractor cruise will kick-off activities for Calamity Jane Days in Princeton this weekend. The name has been changed for Friday’s all-day event to the Danny Hagan Memorial Tractor Cruise. Spokesperson Duane Place says Hagan and his wife were “instrumental” in planning the cruise each year. Brenda was Danny’s wife who still helps with planning. […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital to host “Live Nativity Scene” on Thursday, November 29

The Wright Memorial Hospital Spiritual Wellness Team will be hosting the second annual Live Nativity on Thursday, November 29 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The event will begin on the hospital’s walking trail and will end inside the hospital’s Education Center. The live display will feature five simple scenes that illustrate the story of Christmas. […]