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2 hurt in crash west of Chillicothe

Two residents of Raytown were injured last night in an accident in Livingston County, one mile west of Chillicothe. The highway patrol listed injuries as minor for 35-year-old Douglas Markussen and for 30-year-old Nicole Lockler who were both transported by emergency services to the Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. A westbound car driven by Markussen […]

Fatal Crash

Lineville, Iowa man killed in head-on motorcycle crash

The Iowa Highway Patrol reports two people on separate motorcycles were killed when they collided this weekend in a crash in Decatur County, Iowa. The Iowa patrol identified the victims as 29-year-old Alex Naylor of Lineville, Iowa and 33-year-old Cody Evans of Altoona, Iowa. Both were pronounced dead at the scene on 302nd Avenue, south […]

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Grand Oaks Camp near Chillicothe to hold retreat

Grand Oaks Camp Northwest of Chillicothe holds what it’s calling the “Wonders of Creation Solar Eclipse Family Retreat” August 20 and 21. Organizers say the event includes swimming, paddle boating, hiking, and other family activities plus learning opportunities in connection with the total solar eclipse August 21st. A worship celebration will be held the evening […]

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Saturday fire damages pickup in Chillicothe

The cab of a parked pickup truck was extensively damaged by fire in Chillicothe Saturday evening. The Chillicothe Fire Department reports the owner of the truck, Steven Drechsel of 1555 Bryan Street used a dry chemical fire extinguisher to put out most of the blaze. Firefighters used a hand line to finish cooling the dash […]

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3-car crash injures 2 north of Platte City

Unionville and St. Joseph residents received minor injuries in a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 29 north of Platte City. One of the drivers, 60-year old Robert Threet of Unionville, and a passenger in the car driven by Threet, 44-year old Tanya Augustine of St. Joseph, both refused treatment at the scene. The accident happened late […]

County Fair

Winners announced in Mercer County beef show

Winners have been announced for the beef show held Saturday at the Mercer County Fair in Princeton Allena Allen of Trenton showed the Grand Champion bull and the Grand Champion heifer then went on to win Senior Showmanship honors. Gracie Rogers of Princeton exhibited the Reserve Champion bull and was the county performance winner. Chase […]