Audio: Missouri candidates for state auditor, Nicole Galloway, Saundra McDowell take center stage in debate

(Missourinet) – Missouri’s top candidates running for state auditor have squared off in a debate-style forum and are clashing over their records. Todd Sauter reports from the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights.     Democratic incumbent Nicole Galloway wasted no time going after Republican challenger Saundra McDowell. “She’s so financially compromised, she might be willing […]

Child using asthma inhaler

Audio: Missouri’s school nurses key to managing kids’ asthma

A common childhood disease can negatively affect school performance, but Missouri’s school nurses are doing everything they can to turn that around. Asthma affects one in 12 school-aged children and, when poorly controlled, it’s likely to cause disruptions for the entire classroom.  It’s estimated that 150,000 school-aged children in Missouri have asthma, but school nurses […]

Road Work

Weather delays resurfacing project in Harrison and Daviess counties

Rain has significantly impacted the schedule to resurface two sections of U.S. Route 69 in Harrison and Daviess counties this month. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Herzog Contracting Corp. of St. Joseph to mill and complete surface leveling on U.S. Route 69 between U.S. Route 136 (Harrison) and Route C (Daviess) and between […]

Troy Franklin

Green City man who was subject of pursuit in August arrested

Two Green City residents have been arrested, one of them was the subject of a pursuit and manhunt in July and August. The highway patrol reports 35-year-old Troy Franklin was taken into custody without incident, at 1:30 Thursday afternoon. Later Thursday evening, 35-year-old Rikki Franklin of Green City was also arrested by the patrol.  Online arrest […]

Cattle

In drought, byproduct feeds help cow herds on short pastures, hay

In the 2018 drought forages for cow herds are short. Without rain, pastures didn’t grow and stored hay for winter feeding fell short. But feed options are at hand that were not available before. This drought has more feed grains available at possibly lower prices, says Scott Brown, University of Missouri beef economist.  Missourians hard hit […]

Main Street Chillicothe

Main Street Chillicothe named Great American Main Street Award Semifinalist

The National Main Street Center has named Main Street Chillicothe a 2019 Great American Main Street Award Semifinalist. The award recognizes Main Street America programs whose successes serve as a model for comprehensive, historic preservation-based commercial district revitalization. A national jury selected this year’s 10 semifinalists from a nationwide pool of accredited applicants based on […]