USDA prioritizes investments in telemedicine to address opioid crisis in rural America

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture is giving funding priority in a key grant program for applications to address opioid misuse in rural communities. “The opioid epidemic is dramatically impacting prosperity in many small towns and rural places across the country,” Hazlett said. […]

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Milan man loses control of SUV on county road

The highway patrol reports a Milan resident was hurt when the sports utility vehicle he was driving slid off a road Northeast of Milan, traveled over a bridge, became airborne and landed in a creek striking an embankment. Seventy-four-year-old Lanny Crawford was transported by private vehicle to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan with moderate […]

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Three from Hamilton hurt in crash on icy Highway 36

Three residents of Hamilton, including an infant, received injuries Wednesday night when a car slid off an icy highway 36 in Buchanan County one mile east of Easton. The highway patrol listed injuries as minor for the driver, 29-year-old Timothy Stone, and an infant boy Karter Stone. Another passenger, 23-year-old Kasey Elliott, received moderate injuries. […]

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Four injured on ice covered I-35 south of Eagleville

The Highway Patrol reports several individuals sustained moderate injuries when a pickup truck lost control on ice and overturned five miles south of Eagleville Wednesday afternoon. Forty-five-year-old Sara Canelas and 13-year-old Isaac Verduzco, both of Colby, Kansas were transported by North Harrison Ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital of Bethany. Forty-one-year-old Jose Verduzco-Hernandez of Colby, […]

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Teenagers injured in crash on ice-covered Highway 146

The Highway Patrol reports two teens sustained minor injuries when a sports utility vehicle skidded on ice and overturned half of a mile east of Melbourne Wednesday afternoon. Eighteen-year-old Bailey Mehrhoff of New Hampton and 19-year-old Emily Creasey of Bethany were transported to the Harrison County Community Hospital with minor injuries. Mehrhoff drove the SUV […]