Fraud

Chillicothe man pleads guilty in grain marketing scheme

Various media sources report a Chillicothe man faces potential prison time and a hefty fine after pleading guilty in U-S District Court in Iowa. Randy Constant appeared in federal court Thursday and pleaded guilty to a charge of wire fraud in an alleged scheme to defraud that authorities claimed involving the marketing of 140 million dollars of grain […]

Fatal Crash

Woman dies when SUV strikes farm implement on Highway 46

In northwest Missouri’s Nodaway County, the highway patrol reports a woman was killed when the vehicle she was driving struck a farm implement. The accident at 5:40 yesterday morning happened on Highway 46, about a mile south of Parnell.  The state patrol said 60-year-old Virginia Burns of Parnell was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators report […]

Traffic accident

Illinois man hurt after striking pickup following farm implement near Hamilton

An Illinois man was hurt when the sports utility vehicle he was driving hit the rear of a pickup truck east of Hamilton. 60-year-old James Stromer of Westchester, Illinois was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center with moderate injuries. The driver of the pickup, 42-year-old Melissa Webb of Breckenridge, was not reported hurt. The accident […]