Local News

Higginsville Police Department asking public for help in identifying theft suspect

The announcement was made by Higginsville Police Monday afternoon, July 24, 2017.

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Sedalia man injured in single-vehicle accident this afternoon in Pettis County

The vehicle struck an embankment and went airborne before striking the ground and overturning.

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BREAKING NEWS — Suspect arrested in connection to Saturday night shooting in Columbia

Willie Lee-Jacari Higgins of Bangor, Michigan, where he is a convicted felon, was arrested in connection to Saturday’s shooting.

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Farm

MDC confirms harmful zebra mussels in three Jackson County lakes

Kansas City, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) has confirmed that zebra mussels are now in the chain lakes of Prairie Lee, Lake Jacomo and Blue Springs Lake. Zebra mussels are a prolific invasive species that can harm boats, docks, and the aquatic ecology that supports sport fish. Boaters and anglers are asked to take steps to prevent them from spreading to other lakes.

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Southern corn rust becoming a problem for Midwest farmers

MISSOURI (DTN) — Hot and dry conditions can sometimes affect farmers livelihood but along with heat comes another problem that has infiltrated itself into corn crops extremely early this year.

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View the eclipse with the Missouri Department of Conservation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (press release) — Discover some unique activities in nature during the upcoming total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 by watching the rare event at one of 54 Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) areas that lie in the solar eclipse’s primary path across Missouri.

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Local Sports

Norborne Soybean Festival 5k taking place first weekend in August

All proceeds benefit the Norborne R-8 Athletic Department.

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NEWSMAKER– Upcoming Lions All-Star game featuring top gridiron talent in the state

The event is taking place Saturday, July 22, 2017, pre-game festivities begin at 6:30 p.m., with kick-off scheduled for 7:00 p.m. at the Warrensburg High School Tiger’s football field.

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2017 Mink League All Star Game

Shaffer Park in Chillicothe filled with activities all day.

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