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KNOX CITY, Mo.-  A rash of vehicle thefts in the listening area continued early (Thursday) this morning.  Knox County law enforcement officers say that a 2008 Ford F-350 was stolen from a resident’s driveway at approximately 4:30 am.  The residents’ dog alerted them to something going on, and when they went to check, they witnessed […]

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites people interested in black bears in Missouri, how to Be Bear Aware, and hunting black bears in the state to join its free, online Wild Webcast, “Be Bear Aware: Missouri is Bear Country,” on Wednesday, May 11, from noon to 1 p.m. Register in advance […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Over the last week Kirksville Police have taken a number of reports involving theft of items from vehicles and theft of motor vehicles.  Kirksville Police are currently attempting to locate a red 2012 GMC Sierra 2500 extended cab truck with Missouri license 17H9FV that was stolen from the 700 block of East Cottonwood […]

KIRKSVILLE, MO – Local law enforcement are currently attempting to locate three stolen motor vehicles.  These vehicles were stolen from both inside the City of Kirksville and in Adair County.  The stolen vehicles are as follows: red 2012 GMC Sierra 2500 extended cab with Missouri license plate 17H9FV.  This vehicle was stolen from the 700 block of […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo.- On Friday, April 8, 2022, Kirksville Police arrested two suspects in separate incidents in possession of narcotics and stolen weapons. The first incident occurred near Osteopathy and Northtown Road when a Kirksville Police Officer stopped a vehicle for a motor vehicle violation.  The driver, 31-year-old Marion Anthony Aldridge of Kirksville, was initially arrested […]

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Easter lily used for spring decorations can provide beauty and fragrance for another season. After blooming ends, plant Easter lilies outside as soon as the ground can be worked, says University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist Jennifer Schutter. The following year, they will bloom in June and have a sweet fragrance. […]

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. – As temperatures rise, humans and animals become meal tickets for ticks. Heartland disease, an emerging infectious disease first found in northwestern Missouri in 2009, is another reason to take precautions against ticks, says University of Missouri horticulture specialist and entomologist Tamra Reall. Heartland disease symptoms include fever, fatigue, diarrhea, loss of […]

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As many head outside to enjoy the longer days and warmer weather this spring, they may come across a variety of newborn animals. It may appear young creatures are abandoned, but that’s usually not the case. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds Missourians that interfering with wildlife does more harm than […]

Kansas City, Mo. – Pollinators such as butterflies and bees are important to people and the natural world. They can also be classroom teaching tools. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering free virtual Buzz into Pollination workshops to help teachers incorporate pollinators into classroom instruction for grades 3 through 8. These virtual two-hour workshops will be […]

Captain Erik A. Gottman, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, MO, announces on April 11, 2022, 16 Troop B area residents completed a Community Alliance Program offered by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop B Headquarters. This was the 16th program of its type conducted at Troop B since 2001. The Community Alliance Program is […]