News Briefs for Tuesday (March 28, 2023)

Polo Woman Arrested on Two Driving Charges Saturday in Lafayette County Troopers report the arrest of a Polo woman Saturday afternoon in Lafayette County on a felony driving charge. Read more…

MDC Bringing Free Archery Class to Smithville A free archery class is coming to the Smithville area next month. Read more…

Harrison County Route F Now Closed Due To Damaged Culvert The Missouri Department of Transportation reports a section of Harrison County Route F, located west of Bethany, was closed Monday evening due to a damaged culvert pipe under the roadway. Read more…

Worth County Awarded USDA Grant & Loan for Purchase of Grader and Excavator GRANT CITY, MO – Worth County officials unveiled their new road grader and excavator during an event held in conjunction with USDA on Monday.  Read more…

Hy-Vee Recalling Skillet Hamburger Meal For Allergen Risk Hy-Vee has announced a voluntary recall on one variety of its Hy-Vee Chili Macaroni Hamburger Skillet Meal due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (dairy) not listed in the product packaging. Read more…

Highway 92 Resurfacing Project Near Smithville Announced The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced a resurfacing and shoulder work project on Missouri Route 92 in Platte and Clay Counties that will require lane closures for about two months. Read more…

St. Joe Woman Arrested On Drug and Driving Charges A St. Joseph woman was arrested late Monday night on a drug possession and driving charges. Read more…

St. Joe Man Arrested on Driving Charges A St. Joseph man was arrested on a string of driving related charges Monday in Andrew County. Read more…

Ray County Authorities Warn Public of Inmate Escape Ray County Authorities are warning the public of an escapee from the county jail. Read more…

Boyd’s Anti-Reg Flag Legislation Heard In Committee Missouri 2nd District Representative Mazzie Boyd says her anti-Red Flag legislation has received a committee hearing. Read more…

Online Parkinson’s Registry Proposed To Determine Causes Of The Disease (MISSOURINET) –  Missouri is considering creating an online registry for those with Parkinson’s Disease.  Read more…

Area Red Cross Helping Victims Of Tornado In Mississippi (MISSOURINET) – The Red Cross is on the ground, helping several communities in the Deep South recover from a series of deadly storms last week.  Read more…

Missouri House Could Pass Graduate Medical Education Grant Program Bill (MISSOURINET) – The Missouri House of Representatives could pass a bill this week that looks to establish a medical residency grant program through the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). Read more…

Governor’s I-70 Expansion Plans Could Be In Limbo (MISSOURINET) – It’s back to the state budget this week. Read more…

UNI Trying to Increase Number of School Psychologists in Rural Areas (Radio Iowa) The University of Northern Iowa is using a U.S. Department of Education grant to try to improve access to mental health professionals in rural schools.  Read more…

Iowa Legislature Ponders New Rules to Determine County Official’s Pay (Radio Iowa) Four bills introduced in the Iowa legislature this year have been designed to set a new statewide policy for determining how much elected officials in Iowa’s 99 counties are paid, but lawmakers are still working out the details. Read more…

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Update on Retail Egg Prices (USDA) Will supermarkets give shoppers a break on eggs this year? Read more…

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