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Area counties continue to see additional cases of COVID-19

The Daviess County Health Department reports a total of 79 COVID-19 cases for the county, which is an increase of 23 since Thursday, September 10th. Fifty-seven of the cases are active, and 21 have recovered. There has been one COVID-19-related death reported for Daviess County. The Caldwell County Health Department announces 81 total cases of […]

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MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of September 14, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of Sept. 14 – 20. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of […]

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Janitor at Breckenridge School District accused of providing vape pen to 12-year-old boy

A Breckenridge R-2 School janitor accused of providing a vape pen to a 12-year-old boy has been charged in Caldwell County. Twenty-four-year-old Wesley Adams of Breckenridge faces misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child—second degree and an infraction of selling, providing, or distributing tobacco or alternative nicotine or vapor products to any person under 18 […]

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Driver falls asleep at the wheel demolishing pickup on Highway 13, airlifted to Truman Medical Center

The Highway Patrol reports a Fordland man sustained serious injuries when he fell asleep at the wheel, and a truck overturned several times two miles north of Polo the morning of Thursday, August 27th. Emergency medical services transported 62-year-old Stanley Phelps to Polo before a medical helicopter airlifted him to Truman Medical Center. The truck […]

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Crash in Caldwell County injures two senior citizens

Drivers of two vehicles were injured Friday morning when a collision occurred two miles east of Polo in Caldwell County. Eighty-six year old Althea Templeton of Richmond received moderate injuries 80-year-old Carolyn Rupe of Braymer received minor injuries. Both women were taken by emergency medical services to hospitals. Templeton went to Ray County Memorial in […]

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Caldwell County Health Department reports new case of COVID-19, five cases remain active

The Caldwell County Health Department reports one new case of COVID-19, bringing the county’s total to 47. Thirty-seven of the cases have been confirmed, and 10 are probable. Five are active, and 41 have recovered. There has been one COVID-19-related death in Caldwell County. The Caldwell County Health Department office is closed to foot traffic […]