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Boys Basketball — Hermann at Union

Union defeated Hermann in boys basketball action in Union Tuesday, Feb. 12. To order photo reprints, click the "Buy This Photo" button below the photo you are viewing. Reprints are processed through our photo lab partner MyCapture. Photo orders can now be processed any time, day or night, through ou


First responders search Missouri River for person that may have gone into river

(KTIV) – First responders Tuesday afternoon were on the scene where a person may have jumped into the Missouri River. It happened at the railroad bridge that goes from Sioux City to South Sioux City, Nebraska, just around 11 a.m.


Girls Basketball — Hermann at Union

Hermann won a Four Rivers Conference girls basketball game at Union Tuesday, Feb. 12. To order photo reprints, click the "Buy This Photo" button below the photo you are viewing. Reprints are processed through our photo lab partner MyCapture. Photo orders can now be processed any time, day or night,


City Council backs MoDOT plan to build a new bridge over the Missouri River

The traffic delays that would come with repairs to the existing Interstate 70 bridge over the Missouri River near Rocheport would pose an unacceptable blow to Columbia’s economy, members of the Columbia City Council agreed Monday night.


Snow and ice heading for much of Missouri (AUDIO)

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Pleasant Hill and the state Department of Transportation (MoDOT) are warning about possible white out conditions across parts of Missouri on Tuesday evening.


Missouri sheriff's expenses, including Earp gun replica, questioned

HERMANN, MO (AP) -- A Missouri audit says a sheriff's office used an unauthorized account to make inappropriate purchases, including nearly $800 for a replica Wyatt Earp revolver.


Missouri lawmakers targeting tax break for seniors who rent

JEFFERSON CITY • Republican lawmakers in the Missouri Legislature are again trying to shut down a program that allows seniors who rent to claim a property tax credit. Under legislation affecting an estimated 91,000 senior citizens, the so-called “Circuit Breaker” program would be available only to h


Gasconade County audit receives fair rating

An audit of Gasconade County government by Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway gave the county an overall rating of “fair” in its business practices, but questioned the appropriateness of several purchases made using an account maintained by the former sheriff outside of the county treasury.


Missouri State Highway Patrol Arrests (Feb. 10-16)

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the following arrests in Ste. Genevieve County or involving county residents from February 10 through February 16:. Bradley G. Halencak, 40, male, of O’Fallon, Missouri, was arrested at noon on February 12 in Ste. Genevieve County on a Wentzville Police Dep


Suspect thought dog was spying for police, charges in Missouri animal abuse case say

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Missouri -- A man who authorities say bound a small dog with tape and threw him in a rural Missouri ditch last week believed the dog was spying on him for the police, charging documents say.


Missouri City Taking Part In 2019 Warrant Round Up

MISSOURI CITY, TX — Residents Missouri City, and other surrounding communities, who have warrants have until March 9 to pay their fines, or they could risk an embarrassing arrest.


A Primer: Hermann’s drinking water

The City of Hermann has good water. That’s according to Public Works Director Wayne Bruckerhoff, who must send regular tests to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the agency responsible for testing municipal water across the state. But it’s not just “water.” It’s hard water, and as


House advances plan to end mandatory minimum sentencing laws in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY • A plan to loosen mandatory minimum sentencing laws for many nonviolent criminals won preliminary approval in the Missouri House Tuesday. The legislation would allow judges to make exceptions to a state law requiring offenders to serve 40, 50 or 80 percent of their prison terms, depe


Sullivan Police Department Weekly Arrest Report

The Sullivan Police Department made 19 arrests for the week of February 11 through February 17 in the City of Sullivan. Feb. 11: Johnathan P. West, 21, Sullivan, was arrested for alleged driving while revoked. West was held in the Sullivan Jail and released on a court summons.


Counties in north Missouri placed under Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory

More winter weather is expected for Northwest Missouri on Tuesday. February 19th. The system will bring snow beginning in the early afternoon and lasting into the late evening in some areas.


Raytown broke Missouri Sunshine Law, refused to provide records after fatal crash

The city of Raytown has been ordered to pay $42,000 in legal fees after a judge ruled the city violated the Missouri Sunshine Law when it denied a public records request about a fatal traffic wreck.


Supreme Court staying out of actor's 'Empire' lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is staying out of a lawsuit involving the television show "Empire." The high court said Tuesday it won't take a case involving the Fox show, which follows a black family navigating the ups and downs of the record industry. That means a decision in favor of "Empire


Firefighters Responded to Downtown House Fire Tuesday Evening

Washington fire crews responded to a house fire at 311 West 4th Street around 6:30pm Tuesday evening. Details to come as they are released.


ATTORNEY'S OFFICE OF MISSOURI: U.S. Attorney's Office Collects $13,722,965.04 in Civil and Criminal Actions for U.S. Taxpayers in Fiscal Year 2018

U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Missouri issued the following announcement on Feb. 15. U.S. Attorney Jeff Jensen announced today that the Eastern District of Missouri collected $13,722,965.04 in criminal and civil actions in Fiscal Year 2018. Of this amount, $8,191,278.06 was coll


Meth again a dangerous scourge in Missouri

Missouri was once considered the meth lab capital of the country. The frequent busts and tales of exploding labs in residential neighborhoods became so commonplace that they were no longer newsworthy.