Unemployment Rate

Unemployment rates remain fairly steady in northern Missouri

Grundy County’s latest unemployment rate changed only slightly from the January figure. Statistics from the Division of Employment Security show Grundy County has 174 unemployed out of a civilian labor force of 4,400.  That’s a percentage of three-point-nine percent for February (the latest month available). In January, Grundy County had a rate of four percent, […]

Accident

Cameron man injured in crash near Osborn

A Cameron man was hurt when the car he was driving overturned on Highway 36 west of Osborn. Thirty-four-year-old Nathan Hess was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. The accident happened early Saturday about four miles west of Osborn on Highway 36as the westbound car went off the pavement, hit an embankment, […]

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NCRS)

Audio: NRCS issues disaster declaration for five north Missouri counties

The state Natural Resources Conservation Service has issued a local disaster declaration for five northwest Missouri counties affected by recent Missouri River flooding. Conservation Engineer Marty Comstock says the eligible counties for Emergency Watershed Protection Program aid are Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, and Platte.     Governor Parson says he expects to request a federal […]

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 […]

Crowder State Park

7-mile hike to be hosted at Crowder State Park

The Spring South Thompson Hike at Crowder State Park starting at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 27 will be a 7-mile rugged hike through one of the prettiest sections of trails at the park. Meet park staff at the campground amphitheater for a guided hike on South Thompson Trail. Participants are encouraged to bring water and […]

Trooper Matthew Neely

Trooper Matthew Neely receives award of Valor

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has honored 30 employees for their service, among them, an award of valor has been presented to Trooper Matthew Neely of the highway patrols’ Northwest Missouri troop. It was reported that on March 19, 2018, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department advised law enforcement of a theft in progress at Ridgeway. […]