• Two Injured in ATV Accident

    Two teens from Illinois were injured in an ATV accident in Spickard. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol 18 year old Abigail Hearne of Rockford, Illinois was on an […]

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  • Area State Tennis Results Day One

    Chillicothe Senior Tennis Player Tyler Maasdam’s season is over. Maasdam lost two matches in the MSHSAA Singles Tournament on Friday. Maasdam lost to Ian Ding of Thomas Jefferson Independent 0-6, […]

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  • Grand River Roller Coaster

    According to the National Weather Service, here are the latest forecasts for the Grand River as of Saturday 5/25/2019 at 5:00am: Grand River at Chillicothe: Flood Stage is 24 feet, […]

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  • Take Care of Yourself First

    As we all know, these are hectic times with dramatic changes potentially taking place every day in our everyday lives. Jessica Trussell with the University of Missouri Extension Service says […]

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  • No Trash Pick Up Monday

    Chillicothe Municipal Utilities Trash Pick-up for Monday will be moved back a day. Refuse Director Troy Figg says because Monday is Memorial Day, the Refuse Department will have the day […]

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  • Weather Causes Injury Accident

    Weather is listed as one of the causes in an injury accident in DeKalb county. The Missouri Highway Patrol says 25 year old Jacob Wuerfele of Plattsburg suffered minor injuries […]

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  • Hiring & Resignations In The Chillicothe School Board Executive Session

    The Chillicothe R-II School Board approved hiring and resignations in their executive session Tuesday night.  Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes has the announcements. Barnes says the paraprofessional positions will be filled, […]

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Grand River Flood Warnings

Flood warnings are issued for the Grand River from Pattonsburg to Brunswick.  That includes Major flooding for the Chillicothe area. For the Grand River at Chillicothe, the river is above flood stage of 24 feet and continues rising to a crest of 37.8 feet Wednesday.  This could affect travel on both US 36 and 65.  Flooding is expected to continue […]

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Flash Flooding Overnight

Heavy rains overnight caused Chillicothe Police to close a portion of West Third Street.  Chillicothe received 1.93 inches of rain since 4:00 pm on Monday.  Flash flooding during the heaviest rain resulted in water over the roadway on Third Street near the old Prison.  Additional rainfall is expected today and it could be heavy at times.  Be aware of the […]

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Federal Disaster Declaration Approved

A major Disaster Declaration for portions of Missouri was approved by President Donald Trump.  The declaration includes 13 countries, including Carroll and Chariton Counties in the local area.  The declaration is for the flooding on the Missouri River from March 11th to April 16th.  The declaration makes assistance available to agencies assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hazard Mitigation […]

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Commendations For Two Deputies

Two deputies at the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department received commendations for their work at the Ryan Lane Bridge accident.  Sheriff Steve Cox says Captain Aaron Minnick of the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services sent the letters of commendation for Chief Deputy Michael Claypole and Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter for their “Above and Beyond” assistance. Captain Minnick said they greatly appreciated the […]

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