E-coli Discussed By County Commission

E-coli levels on the Thompson River were discussed by the Livingston County Commissioners as they met with Doug Doughty and Susan Fair.  Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says they learned of some ways the county can assist in preventive measures available to landowners. The Commissioners have planned meetings with the Green Hills Regional Planning commission later in the month to explore […]

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Thompson River, Weldon River and No Creek Listed As “Impaired Waters”

The E. coli contamination of the Thompson River, Weldon River and No Creek is due to “Non-Point Source Pollution.”  Chief of the Total Maximum Daily Load and Modeling Unit in the Water Protection Unit of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Michael Kruse says those waterways are outside the limits for E. coli Kruse says they have placed no restrictions, […]

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DNR Recommends NO SWIMMING In Thompson River

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources says the waters of the Thompson River are not safe for swimming. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has released a report identifying heightened levels of Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria concentrations in Thompson River, Weldon River, and No Creek resulting in the water body’s placement on Missouri’s 303(d) List of Impaired Waters. The […]

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Crowder State Park Fall Hike

A Fall Hike on the North Thompson Trail at Crowder State Park will be offered on October 30th.  The staff at Crowder State Park will offer the guided Fall Hike that begins at the equestrian parking. Participants will learn about plants, trees, and animals along the way.  North Thompson Trail allows visitors to hike by the Thompson Cemetery, the Thompson […]

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River Flooding In The Area – Grand River & Thompson River

Flooding on the Grand River is expected.  The river will rise rapidly through the day. Crests expected on the Grand include: Pattonsburg   Moderate flooding at 30.4 feet by 7:00 pm Friday Gallatin   Minor flooding at 29 feet 1:00 pm Saturday Chillicothe   Moderate Flooding at 34.6 feet by 1:00 am Saturday Sumner   Moderate Flooding at 37.1 feet cresting 7:00 pm Saturday […]

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