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Four injured in Sunday crash east of Maryville

The highway patrol reports four people were injured, three of them seriously, when two vehicles collided at a Nodaway County intersection Sunday afternoon at 1:45 pm five miles east of Maryville. All of the injured were transported by ambulance to Mosiac Medical Center in Maryville. The patrol reports serious injuries to the driver of the […]

Unemployment Rate

Unemployment rates remain fairly steady in northern Missouri

Grundy County’s latest unemployment rate changed only slightly from the January figure. Statistics from the Division of Employment Security show Grundy County has 174 unemployed out of a civilian labor force of 4,400.  That’s a percentage of three-point-nine percent for February (the latest month available). In January, Grundy County had a rate of four percent, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol has busy Friday night with arrest of three

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three individuals in the area Friday night on various allegations. Thirty-six-year-old Brenda King of Kirksville was arrested in Daviess County and was accused of driving while intoxicated: drugs, failure to move a vehicle not in motion as far right as practicable, no valid driver’s license, possession of drug […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports two arrests

An Albany man was arrested early Sunday in Gentry County. Thirty-two-year-old Mathew Flowers accused of speeding 95 miles an hour in a 60 zone, driving while intoxicated, and failure to display valid registration. Flowers was taken to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail. A 33-year-old Pontiac, Michigan man, Odgra Bobo, was arrested Saturday afternoon in Linn County […]

Bridge Work

Work to begin on bridges in Daviess County

A project to replace expansion joints and guardrail on two Interstate 35 bridges will begin Monday. Contractors from PCiRoads, LLC., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, plan to begin work on the I-35 Grand River and Grand River Overflow Bridges on Monday, April 22. Traffic will be narrowed to one lane during the bridge […]

University of Missouri

University of Missouri to stop housing development

The opposition is growing to a proposed housing development on land owned by the University of Missouri that could disrupt popular outdoor destinations in the state.  The proposed subdivision on the Missouri Bluffs would include approximately 275 units and be built next to the Weldon Spring and Busch Conservation areas and Katy Trail State Park. […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol to hold DWI saturation in Livingston County

Highway Patrol Troop H Commanding Officer Captain James McDonald announces that a driving while intoxicated saturation will be conducted in Livingston County sometime in May. The areas selected for enforcement are based on a high number of drinking-related crashes and contacts with drivers who have been drinking as well as officers’ input as to probable […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Arrest warrant served on man already in custody

An arrest warrant was served Wednesday on a Milan man already in custody at the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 34-year-old Dustin Eli Nickell has been charged with the misdemeanors of driving while revoked or suspended—first offense; display or possess fictitious, canceled, suspended, revoked, or altered driver’s license; and […]

Flood of 2019

USDA hosting public meetings about assistance available for flood damages

Representatives of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and State of Missouri agencies will participate in public meetings May 2-3 in northwestern Missouri to explain various types of flood-recovery assistance available to landowners and units of government. During the meetings, representatives of the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Farm Service Agency (FSA), Rural Development […]

Gary Riedel

Missouri farmer inducted into Missouri Soybean Hall of Fame

Missouri Soybean Hall of Fame 2019 inductee Gary Riedel says demand for soybean increased greatly since farmers approved checkoff dollars to fund research and promotion. Riedel served as head of Missouri Soybean Association in the early 1980s and was president of the American Soybean Association when the national soybean checkoff went into effect. This year, […]

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Crash south of Princeton sends Clarence woman to Wright Memorial Hospital; later accused of DWI

A northeast Missouri woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Mercer County. She’s also been accused of several violations in a Highway Patrol arrest report. Twenty-four-year-old Carly Smith of Clarence received moderate injuries, and was taken by another driver to a doctor’s office in Princeton, then was transported by ambulance to Wright […]