Fiery Crash Accident MSHP

Clark man injured when van strikes rear of big rig and catches fire south of Breckenridge

The Highway Patrol reports a Clark man sustained moderate injuries when the van he drove struck a tractor-trailer one mile south of Breckenridge Friday morning, and the van caught on fire. Emergency medical services transported 31-year-old Dakota VanLandingham to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. Tractor-trailer driver 27-year-old Lester Mead of Pleasantville, Iowa was reported as […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Troopers arrest three in Caldwell County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three individuals in Caldwell County on Thursday afternoon on drug-related charges. Twenty-nine-year-old Daniel Eriksen and 29-year-old Sierra Clubine, both of Kansas City, as well as 35-year-old Brandi Bibby of Pattonsburg, were accused of the felonies of possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a weapon, and stealing as well […]

Unemployment Rate

Unemployment figures in north Missouri remain steady

Grundy County’s latest unemployment rate for May is steady with the previous month. The Division of Employment Security reports Grundy County has a jobless rate of three point two percent which is a small fraction lower than the statewide average of three point three percent. May’s rate is based on 142 unemployed out of a […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Authorities report two arrests in Caldwell County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two individuals in Caldwell County Wednesday night on various allegations. Sixty-two year old Gregory Dana of Saint Joseph was arrested on a Washington County Sheriff’s Office felony warrant for a traffic offense and was also accused of the felonies of driving while revoked or suspended, possession of a […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Cowgill resident injured when big rig overturns

The Highway Patrol reports a Cowgill man sustained minor injuries when the Peterbilt truck he drove overturned into a barbed wire fence six miles east of Cameron Tuesday morning. A private vehicle transported 32-year-old Christopher Ray to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. The truck reportedly attempted to turn south on to Crow Road from Route […]

Disaster Declaration

Missouri requests second federal disaster declaration this year in response to flooding and tornadoes

Acting on behalf of Governor Mike Parson, Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe requested that President Donald Trump issue a major disaster declaration to assist residents and businesses in 41 Missouri counties that have been hard hit by flooding, tornadoes, and severe storms beginning on April 29 and continuing throughout the spring. “Historic long-term flooding continues to devastate families, businesses, […]