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Governor Parson appoints Meadville woman as Linn County Public Administrator

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has appointed a Meadville resident as the Linn County Public Administrator. Colby Baker processes physician orders and supplies patients with medical equipment needs as a customer service representative for Lincare in Chillicothe. Baker previously worked as a dietary manager for Life Care Center of Brookfield and as a social service representative […]

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Trenton Marching Festival slated for October 19th

Approximately two dozen schools (23) will participate in the 23rd Annual Trenton Marching Festival next week in conjunction with the Missouri Day Festival. The event formerly known as the Missouri Day Marching Festival will include a parade, field show, drumline, and Colorguard competitions on October 19, 2019. Schools participating in the one-mile parade competition will […]

Crime and Courts

A busy day for Tuesday session of the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court

Preliminary hearings were waived by five defendants during Tuesday’s session in the Associate Division of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Tonya Arlene Baumgartner of rural Spickard is charged with felony driving while intoxicated involving serious physical injury as well as failure to drive on the right half of the road and no proof of insurance […]

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SUV hits big rig broadside at intersection of Highway 36 and Highway 5

The Highway Patrol reports a Marceline woman sustained moderate injuries when the sport utility vehicle she drove struck a Freightliner truck in Linn County on Thursday afternoon. An ambulance transported Darien Bloomfield to Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. Truck driver 73 year old Gary Frenzel of Shubert, Nebraska was reported as not injured. The SUV […]

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Three teenagers from Salisbury injured when car crashes into creek

The Highway Patrol reports three Salisbury teens sustained minor injuries when a car ran off a bridge and landed in a creek three miles southwest of Marceline early Saturday morning at approximately 1:40 am. The driver 17-year-old Alyssa Johnson and passengers 18-year-old Kassie Johnson and 17-year-old Brittney Tweedy were transported by ambulance to Pershing Memorial […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees reviews student enrollment

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved the formation of a lay committee Tuesday evening. Board President Don Dalrymple was interested in creating a lay committee to review and possibly change existing policies for recognition of donors and naming opportunities. He appointed Trustee and NCMC Foundation Board of Directors member Chris Hoffman to […]

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Brookfield and Princeton residents arrested in Grundy County

Two arrests, in separate cases, were released this morning by the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department. A forty-two-year-old resident of Brookfield, Kelli Sethman, has been charged in Grundy County with receiving stolen property September 1, 2019. Sethman is accused of receiving, retaining, and/or disposing of two items, a John Deere Model 20 pedal car and a […]

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Brookfield man life-flighted to Columbia after motorcycle strikes deer

The Highway Patrol reports a Brookfield man sustained serious injuries when the motorcycle he drove struck a deer and ejected him from the vehicle on Friday night. An air ambulance transported 29-year-old Douglas Palmer to the University Hospital in Columbia. The motorcycle traveled south on Route M one and a half miles north of Brookfield […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of September 23, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in northern Missouri for the week of September 23 – 29. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole patching, […]

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Teenager hospitalized after crashing on Highway 11 in Linn County

A teenager from Liberty was injured Thursday afternoon when he drove off Highway 11 in Linn County resulting in the vehicle overturning and striking a utility pole six miles north of Saint Catherine. Nineteen-year-old Jacob Kane was taken by emergency medical services to the Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield with moderate injuries. The sports utility […]