R-II District Office Construction

  Construction of the new Chillicothe R-II District Office Building reached a milestone today (Tuesday).  Superintendent Dan Wiebers says the concrete floor has been poured. The new district Office Building will be located on the property at the north end of Chillicothe. Wiebers says they will need to allow the concrete to cure and there will be a lull in […]

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MoDOT To Begin Flood Repairs On US 24 Near Carrollton

Repairs to the roadway on US 24 in Carroll County will begin this week.  The Missouri Department of Transportation says the flooding of 2019 damaged roadways and roadsides throughout Northwest Missouri. Repairs will begin soon to areas alongside a portion of US 24 south of Carrollton that were damaged by floodwaters. Lehman Construction, LLC, working with the Missouri Department of […]

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Chillicothe R-II District Office Progress

The new Chillicothe R-II School District Office that will be built with insurance funds from the flooding of the old building is nearing the end of the bidding phase.  Superintendent Dan Wiebers says they recently met with interested contractors. He says the cost to the District is the $1,000 deductible. When the bid is approved, KCHI will have the announcement […]

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FEMA Assistance Application Ending

The deadline to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA assistance is today. Homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained losses or damage in the April 29th – July 5th storms and flooding still have until next Monday to apply for disaster assistance. Today is the deadline to register for disaster assistance from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business […]

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P&Z to talk about Flood Plain

The Chillicothe Planning and Zoning Commission meets September 3rd at 5:30pm in the Council Chambers of Chillicothe City Hall. On the agenda is to review a request to repeal two sections and adopt new sections to adopt flood hazard maps, to designate a flood plain Administrator and all acts necessary to carry out the provisions of such an ordinance. Tammi […]

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FEMA Area Counties List – Updated

(UPDATED) The number of Missouri Counties now eligible for Federal Disaster Assistance has grown to 26 with the addition of six more counties, all of which are outside of the KCHI listening area. John Mills with the FEMA office in Jefferson City tells KCHI that FEMA has paid more than $150,000 in flood insurance claims in Grundy County. A Major […]

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FEMA Recovery Center in St Joe

A FEMA disaster recovery center is open Today and Tuesday in St Joseph. The center will provide one-on-one assistance to Missourians affected by recent flooding, severe storms and tornadoes. Missourians from any county may visit any recovery center. Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration will provide information on available services, explain assistance programs […]

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Swan Lake Returns To Life

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge near Sumner is re-opening after repairing flood Damage. Refuge Manager Steve Whitson says the Refuge has been closed since mid-June due to flood waters, which damaged the grounds, roads and structures. Whitson said the wildlife made it through the disaster. Whitson said the office building and visitors center was flooded. After studying the situation, the […]

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Recovering Flood Damaged Fields Meeting

When floods damage a field, recovery may not be a simple as the producer may think. The University of Missouri Extension service is offering programs around the region on repairing flood-damaged fields. University of Missouri Extension field specialist in livestock, Heather Conrow says Many crop fields and pasture lands in Missouri were damaged by flooding during the spring. She says […]

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