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HANNIBAL, MO – Weather permitting, November 28th, Route H will close at North Fork North Wyaconda River, approximately 4 miles East of Route 15 in Scotland County for a bridge replacement project. Originally built in 1949, it is the sixteenth bridge to be replaced under the FARM (Fixing Access to Rural Missouri) Bridge Program. “When […]

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Made famous by the Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving, cranberries have long been a favorite at holiday dinners despite their sharp, bitter taste. Americans gobble up about 400 million pounds of the bitter berry annually, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. About 20% of its consumption comes during the Thanksgiving season. Pilgrims […]

Iowa’s most popular deer hunting seasons are just around the corner, when roughly 100,000 blaze orange clad hunters take to the timber and wildlife experts are forecasting another good year. “Our deer population is stable to slightly increasing statewide, so hunters should expect to see numbers similar to last year,” said Tyler Harms, with the […]

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) thanks the many deer hunters who participated in its mandatory sampling efforts in 34 counties this past weekend to test for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in harvested deer. Thanks to hunter participation, MDC collected tissue samples from more than 19,400 hunter-harvested deer for CWD testing on […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo.- The first snow accumulation of the season has been forecasted for the Kirksville area. A winter weather advisory projects one to two inches of snow between 11:00 pm this evening and 9:00 am Tuesday. Although some preparation will take place today, City crews will begin plowing streets at 7:00 am on Tuesday. If […]

Captain Erik A. Gottman, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces the following promotion effective December 1, 2022. Sergeant Paul M. Behrens will be promoted to lieutenant and designated a member of the Troop B command staff. Behrens was appointed to the Patrol on January 1, 1997. After graduating from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy, […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo.- Mayor Zac Burden issued a proclamation on Monday, November 7, 2022, recognizing National Hospice and Palliative Care Month in the City. Linnette Baker, Director of Hospice of Northeast Missouri, was in attendance to receive the proclamation. Hospice of Northeast Missouri started in 2000 as a volunteer organization to address the community’s need for […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo.- On Sunday, at approximately 1:25 AM, Kirksville Police and other first responders were dispatched to the 500 block of East Pierce Street in reference to an unconscious male.  Police and medical personnel arrived on scene and located the male, a 27-year-old male of LaPlata.  The man was seriously injured and was transported for […]

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) confirms additional cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been detected this fall in Missouri. Outbreaks affecting waterfowl species have been reported in Chariton, Jackson, St. Charles, and St. Louis counties. “In September, HPAI was detected in waterfowl returning from arctic nesting grounds in northern […]

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Opening weekend of firearms deer season is right around the corner and what better way to prep for the season than a trip to one of the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) shooting ranges? MDC has five staffed shooting range and outdoor education centers across the state that can help hunters become […]