Road Closed Barricade

MoDOT planned road closures in north Missouri June 1st

Listed below are the planned road closures in the Northwest Missouri region for Wednesday, June 1. This list may be incomplete and is subject to change. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, bridge deck washing, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs and other road work conducted throughout the region. Many […]

Borntreger to have preliminary hearing

Samuel Borntreger appears in court at Bethany on murder charge

An Amish man, accused of poisoning his wife almost ten years ago, appeared yesterday in Harrison County Circuit Court at Bethany. Circuit Court Judge Terry Tschannen of the ninth judicial circuit (Sullivan, Linn, and Chariton counties) was assigned by the Missouri Supreme Court to preside in the murder case. The charges claim Samuel Borntreger, after […]


Emergency responders fund raising softball tournament announced in Trenton

Advance plans have been announced for a fund raising softball tournament in Trenton on Saturday August 20th. It’s the third annual North Missouri Emergency Service charity softball tournament. Games are to be played at the Griffin ball field in Trenton. There’s an August 15th registration deadline. The cost is 150 dollars per team, with checks […]

Drug Busts

Chillicothe teen held in Trenton on $50K bond

A Chillicothe teen has been arrested at Trenton on an alleged drug charge. Eighteen year-old Brendon Brake faces felony charges of distribution of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, to a Highway Patrol narcotics officer on December 15th. A Grundy County warrant was approved by the circuit court in February. Brake turned himself in this morning at the […]

Trenton VFW members conduct flag raising ceremony on Memorial Day

Trenton VFW members conduct flag raising ceremony on Memorial Day

Under sunny skies, light winds, birds chirping, and approximately 75 people watching, VFW Post 919 at Trenton conducted a flag raising ceremony and rifle salute Monday morning, Memorial Day, to officially open up the Grundy County Museum properties for this season. While VFW members were hoisting the U.S. flag out in front of the Baker one-room school, […]

Missouri Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports several arrests in the area over holiday weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is reporting several arrests in the north Missouri area over the holiday weekend. Eighteen year-old Trystan Wilson of Winston was arrested on multiple charges of exceeding the posted speed limit, and failure to appear on a warrant out of Lathrop, Missouri. Sierra Polk, 24 of Bentonville, Arkansas was arrested in […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Carrollton big rig driver loses control on I-35

A truck driver from Carrollton, 43 year old Gary Sims, was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center shortly after 1 o’clock Tuesday morning, May 31st. The highway patrol reports Sims was northbound on Interstate 35 when his semi tractor-trailer traveled off the west side of the highway; the driver over-corrected, causing the big rig to […]

Big Rig Fire

Mercer County firefighters respond to big rig fire

Over the weekend, Mercer County Fire Protection District sent an engine, a tanker, and brush truck to a report of a semi-truck fire east of Princeton near Route CC. Upon arrival, the fire had been extinguished by a small dry chemical extinguisher. The truck was inoperable and blocking a portion of the roadway. Units remained on the scene for awhile […]

ATV Accident

Two ATVs collide near Albany sending one to hospital, 1 arrested for DWI

The highway patrol reports two all terrain vehicles collided Sunday night in Albany with injuries noted to one operator. One arrest also was made. Twenty five year-old Dylan Willis of Pattonsburg was taken by an ambulance to Northwest Medical Center in Albany serious injuries. The report noted ATV’s driven by Dylan Willis and 25-year-old Kalen Siddens […]

Vigorous spring thunderstorms bring funnel clouds over Daviess, Grundy Counties

Numerous funnel clouds were seen late Friday afternoon into the earlier evening across Daviess County and extending into western areas of Grundy County.  No damage was reported in either county, but two brief touchdowns were reported.  The first was five miles southwest of Trenton around 6:14, and the other one mile south of Brimson about […]

Sullivan County Museum opens for the summer on Saturday

The Sullivan County Museum in Milan opens for the season on Saturday.  A special guest, coinciding with the newest display at the museum in Milan, is an author, Carolyn Mulford.  Mary Courtney of the Sullivan County Historical Society was interviewed this week by KTTN’s John Anthony: Mrs. Courtney had information concerning the displays available for […]