Tube Repairs In Livingston County

The roads in Livingston County closed Wednesday due to tubes washing out will be repaired as soon as possible.  Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says one of the repairs should be taken care of next week. They will re-use the tube that had washed out if possible. The second repair, on LIV 261, will take a bit longer. Announcements are expected […]

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District Office Receives Final Recovered Items From Flood Damage

As the Chillicothe R-II School District staff complete their transition into their new office space, Superintendent Dan Wiebers says they are receiving the final items preserved from the old District Office that was flooded.  This included Freeze-Dried Documents Wiebers says the process eliminates any concerns of contamination or mold, and they can retain the original documents.

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FEMA Approves Missouri’s Disaster Declaration Request

Missouri’s request for a major disaster declaration was approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Governor Mike Parson announced a total of 21 counties will receive federal assistance in response to severe storms and flooding beginning in late June and continuing through July 1. FEMA’s approval of Missouri’s request means millions of dollars in federal and state reimbursements will […]

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Grand River Flooding

Flooding continues on the Grand River at Sumner.  Moderate flooding is taking place as the river is dropping from a crest Monday of 32.8 feet.  The river this morning is at 32.2 feet and will slowly drop today and then begin to rapidly drop off toward the 26-foot flood state mark early Wednesday morning. At Brunswick, the river is slowly […]

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Gathering Data For Possible Flood Relief

With the flooding causing damage to roads and possibly to bridges around the region, the Local Emergency Managers are gathering data to submit to the state. Chillicothe Emergency Service Manager Eric Reeter says they are requesting Livingston County Townships with significant road or bridge damage due to the recent flooding to contact his office at 646-2139. For claims, the county […]

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Flash Flood Watch Issued

With saturated ground and a line of showers moving through the state, the National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch until Tuesday Evening, for Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, Linn, and Livingston counties in the KCHI listing area. The weather service says most people will see light showers, but areas of heavy rain will create run-off and flash flooding.  This could […]

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Grand River Flooding At Chillicothe

The National Weather Service predicts the Grand River at Chillicothe will reach 35.7 feet for a crest. Floodstage at Chillicothe is 24 feet and the river is currently at 29.1 feet. Historic data from The National Weather Service indicates at 35 feet, Us 65 south of Chillicothe is threatened by floodwaters. Drivers that will need to travel south of Chillicothe […]

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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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