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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s 2021-2022 deer-hunting season ended Jan. 15 with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reporting a preliminary total deer harvest for the season of 293,670. Of the deer harvested, 143,049 were antlered bucks, 26,599 were button bucks, and 124,022 were does. Top harvest counties for the overall deer season were Franklin with […]

(Kirksville, MO) On Thursday, December 30, 2021, at 1127 hours, Kirksville Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 700 block of West Dodson.  Police arrived and found multiple victims with apparent gunshot wounds outside and inside of a nearby residence.  Since that time police have been investigating the shooting.  Ray Rijos Romero was […]

Ottumwa, Iowa – The City of Ottumwa is accepting applications for property tax abatement until January 20, 2022. The residential and commercial property tax abatement programs are designed to encourage improvements and new development by reducing the additional taxes assessed on the improvement. The residential tax abatement program is available citywide and reduces property taxes […]

Ottumwa, Iowa – The Ottumwa Water Works is replacing the Vine St. River Crossing water main. The original water main installed in 1912 was damaged by the river ice jam almost three years ago. FEMA will be reimbursing the Water Works 85% of the $1.4 million project. Ellingson Drainage, Inc. from West Concord, MN is […]

ST. PAUL, Ia.- An early morning crash in St. Paul, Iowa left a man dead and a semi buried in a local store.  The crash happened just before 4:00 AM at a “T” intersection of J38 and Main Street.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, a 2015 Freightliner semi was being driven eastbound on J38 […]

The City of Kahoka has lost a civic leader.  Sixty-six year-old Jerry Webber of Kahoka passed away Wednesday at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.  Webber was serving a term as Mayor that would have run until April of 2023.  Kahoka City Clerk Sandie Hopp tells KMEM News that Alderman Larry Young was designated as Mayor Pro-Tem […]

(Kirksville, MO) — Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day activity with your kids? The City of Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce our newest program! Sign up for Build A Buddy and choose from six different Build A Buddy kits. Each kit contains everything you need to build your very own stuffed buddy. Each […]

KAHOKA, Mo.- There is good news to report for Clark County deer hunters.  Conservation agent Rudd Binsbacher told KMEM News that in the most recent round of sampling during the 2021 deer season there were no positive results for Chronic Wasting Disease, or CWD, from any of the deer sampled during mandatory testing in Clark […]

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 9,965 deer during the alternative-methods portion of the firearms deer season, Dec. 25 – Jan. 4. Top harvest counties were Osage with 223 deer harvested, Franklin with 211, and Callaway with 201. The harvest total for […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Northeast Regional Office in Kirksville is open and ready to help you connect with nature in the new year. To help ensure public health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, MDC asks all visitors to observe current, local guidelines regarding physical distancing and masking. Participants should wear […]