MoDOT Prepares For Winter Storm

You may have noticed the Department of Transportation trucks out today pre-treating the roads in anticipation for tomorrow’s winter storm. MoDOT spokesperson Judy Wagner says that the trucks spray liquid salt brine/ beat juice two hours before the ice hits. Depending on if we get snow or ice, the trucks then switch over to either a rock salt and cinder mix for ice, or plowing for snow. MoDOT began pre-treating the roads yesterday and will continue into tomorrow. All motorists are advised to drive safely and make room for service trucks.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 22 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 1 day ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

20 hours 20 min ago

Boys Basketball...
The Union Tournament resumes with two first round games this evening...
Borgia 82 Union 61. Spencer Juergens led Borgia with 18 points. Walt Eckelkamp pumped in 17. The Knights improve to 11-4. Nick Ziegler paced Union with 18. Ethan Hughes added 13 as the Wildcats dipped to 4-11