Motorcycle Crash

Milan couple ejected from motorcycle after striking dog in roadway

The Highway Patrol reports a Milan couple sustained moderate injuries when they were ejected from a motorcycle about three miles west of Milan Tuesday night. Twenty-year-old Samuel Eller drove the motorcycle west on Route E when it struck a dog in the road. The motorcycle overturned and ejected both the driver and passenger, 22-year-old Ashlin […]

William Coyle

Brookfield man arrested on alleged animal abuse; eleven animals seized

Brookfield police report the arrest of 41-year-old William Coyle of Brookfield Friday night following an investigation into a report of alleged animal abuse. Officers recovered eleven animals from a residence in the 100 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue in Brookfield. The animals’ welfare was being evaluated and information was to be forwarded to the Linn […]

FFDD Fishing Trip

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled attend fishing event

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled attended an evening of fun and fishing on June 3rd sponsored by Missouri Department of Conservation, Green Hills National Wild Turkey Federation, North Central Missouri College.  A total of thirty-seven participants and volunteers were in attendance at the event which included a cookout of hotdogs, chips, cookies and […]

Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge kicks off “First Fridays at the Refuge” tonight

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge south of Sumner will host its first “First Fridays at the Refuge” event of the year Friday night June 1, 2018. David Shuey of Carlisle, Pennsylvania will portray General John Pershing at the event from 5 o’clock to 8:30 and will discuss Pershing’s achievements and his connection to wildlife and […]

Back to School

Mercer County organizations seek donations for “Back to School” event

The Mercer County Health Department and the Mercer County Ministerial Alliance are seeking donations from local businesses, individuals, and community organizations for their Back to School Event. The event at the Mercer County Fairgrounds in Princeton the evening of July 27th at 5:30 will provide children with recommended school supplies. The event will also include […]

Electric Transmission Line

Watchdog groups say massive utility bill just passed in Missouri favors corporate utilities

A far-reaching utility bill just passed by the state legislature calls on Missouri power companies to pass the savings they’re getting from corporate tax cuts on to customers. David Woodsmall with the Midwest Energy Consumers Group contends the stipulation has an out clause for the utilities. He says it allows them to delay the savings […]