October Unemployment Report

The Unemployment rate for Livingston County is up slightly following the slight increase for September.  In October, Livingston County’s Unemployment rate is 2.2%, up from 2.1% in September.  In October 2020, the rate was 2.5%. Looking at the area counties, from lowest to highest… Daviess…………. 2.1%, down from 2.6% Chariton…………. 2.1%, up from 1.8% Livingston………. 2.2%, up from 2.1% Grundy………….. […]

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Deer Hunting – Late Youth Totals & YTD Totals

Young hunters across Missouri harvested an additional 3,519 deer in the Late Youth Portion of the season, November 26th to the 28th.  The MDC says the Late Youth Portion is for hunters age 6 through 15. In the local counties, the Late Youth Portion totals are: Livingston………………… 26 Caldwell………………….. 28 Carroll…………………….. 31 Chariton………………….. 23 Daviess…………………… 29 Grundy……………………. 12 Linn………………………… 31 […]

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Chillicothe Police Report

The Chillicothe Police Department responded to 93 calls for service Monday.  Some of the calls include: 7:46 am, Officers received a walk-in report of property damage that occurred in the 10 block of Elm Street. A statement was collected and an investigation is ongoing. Officers continued investigations and took reports of property damage related to Friday’s Slingshot incidents, 9:25 am, […]

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Siren Testing Wednesday Morning

Livingston County Emergency Services and the Chillicothe Fire Department will test Storms Sirens in Chillicothe Wednesday.  The department normally suspends the testing in the winter months, but due to maintenance, they will have the test on Wednesday at 11:00 am. If you have storm sirens near your location in Chillicothe and they do not sound Wednesday at 11:00 am, contact […]

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Two Senior Citizen Fund Board Meetings

The Livingston County Senior Citizens Fund Board will meet twice in early December.  The meetings will take place at the Grand River Multi Purpose Center. The first meeting is Thursday, December 2nd at 5:30 pm.  That agenda includes accepting the resignation of a board member and handing out grant applications. On Tuesday. December 7th at 5:30 pm, the board will […]

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Representative Rusty Black Spoke Of Community Colleges At Forum

Several State representatives and senators spoke at a political forum in Trenton Monday morning.  One of the questions asked was their perspective on Community Colleges.  Representative Rusty Black says for economic development, they are very important. Black says the Community Colleges are able to respond to the need of the rural workforce, including farming and small businesses. He says his […]

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Linn County Restitution

The Linn County Prosecutor’s Office released their report on the Restitution collections and disbursements in November.  For the month, the office has collected $10,290 in Court-Ordered Restitution. They also made Restitution payments to the victims of crimes totaling $10,235. The total for 2021 Restitution collections is nearly $46,478, with disbursements totaling just over $57,673.

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