Missouri launches first 420 drugged-driving enforcement campaign

    April 20, also referred to as 420 by cannabis enthusiasts as code for smoking marijuana, has quickly spread as a celebratory day across the country. While cannabis is now legalized for recreational and medicinal use in many states, it is still illegal in all states to drive under the influence of it.

MoDOT reminds motorists that lives are at stake in work zones

    You won’t find 9-year-old Kooper Lackman’s favorite superhero in the pages of a comic book or on the big screen. But drive along a highway in mid-Missouri, and you might spot him in reflective yellow and orange.     

Please watch out for MoDOT mowing crews 

    The Missouri Department of Transportation will start its annual mowing operations and is urging motorists to be on the lookout for slow-moving equipment. MoDOT mows about 400,000 acres of grass each year, which is equivalent to 300,000 football fields.

Steelville man arrested with meth and loaded guns

Crawford County Sheriff Darin Layman issued the following press release on Thursday afternoon, April 18:

On April 17, members of LANEG and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office executed a drug related search warrant south of Steelville. As a result, approximately 193 grams of crystal methamphetamine, digital scales, two loaded handguns, one laptop, and other items were located and seized. One white male suspect, identified below, was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office Adult Detention Facility for processing. On today's date, a warrant was issued for two counts of Unlawful Use of a Weapon, one count of Delivery of a Controlled Substance, and two counts of Unlawful Use of Drug Paraphernalia with a bond of $10,000 against: Travis Townzen, 34 years of age from Steelville.

Cuba City Council Notes: April 16, 2019

The Cuba City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, April 16 to discuss the following items of city business:

• The council approved the regular meeting minutes of April 4, the special meeting minutes of April 8 and the closed session minutes of April 8 as presented.