Crowder State Park

Crowder State Park to host an evening of Nature Games

Join Crowder State Park staff at the Campground Amphitheater at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, for an evening of nature games including nature bingo. Learn about nature in Missouri while you play friendly competitive games with your camping neighbors. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.  Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather […]

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Audio: Interstate 29 in northwest Missouri to Rulo, Nebraska expected to open to traffic soon

The heavily-traveled route between northwest Missouri’s I-29 and Rulo, Nebraska is expected to re-open soon. Floodwaters destroyed the Little Tarkio Creek bridge on Highway 159 near Fortescue, blocking access to the Missouri River bridge at Rulo. Missouri Department of Transportation engineer Adam Watson says MoDOT hoped to have the bridge repaired earlier.     Highway […]

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Unionville man hospitalized after crashing near Lancaster

The Highway Patrol reports a Unionville man sustained moderate injuries when the sport utility vehicle he drove overturned after a tire blew out five miles west of Lancaster on Thursday. Sixty-three-year-old Joseph Koenen was transported to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. The SUV traveled west on U. S. Highway 136 before the left […]

Rollover Accident

Bucklin woman injured in rollover crash on Highway 129

A Bucklin resident received minor injuries in a rollover accident five miles north of Bucklin, in eastern Linn County. Fifty-eight-year-old Lori Jackson of Bucklin was taken by ambulance to the Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield. An investigator reported she was southbound on Highway 129 when she swerved the car she was driving to miss a […]

Police pursuit

Police pursuit of motorcycle ends in crash

A Lathrop man being pursued by Plattsburg police was hurt when he lost control of the motorcycle he was operating. Thirty-two-year-old Michael Johnston was taken to Liberty Hospital with minor injuries. The crash happened early Saturday six miles east of Lathrop on Highway 116 at Highway 69 when the eastbound motorcycle went out of control […]

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One injured in crash east of Trenton

The Highway Patrol reports a Kansas City resident sustained minor injuries as the result of a car striking a utility pole about 12 miles east of Trenton Thursday morning. Emergency medical services transported 18-year-old Brittany Savage to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. The driver, 17-year-old Tiffany Savage of Kansas City, was reported as not injured. […]

Pershing State Park

Pershing State Park in Linn County to host public meeting

Pershing State Park in Linn County will host a public information meeting on Saturday, August 10th. The 7 o’clock evening meeting will be held at the campground amphitheater. Park staff will be there to provide information about the Pershing State Park, obtain comments from the public, and answer questions. The information meetings are held in […]

Rollover Accident

Two from Princeton injured in Sunday rollover crash

Two Princeton residents were injured in a rollover accident Sunday afternoon four miles east of Princeton. The driver, 32-year-old Mirlande Hector, and her passenger, 34-year-old Wenchel Dorzin were taken by emergency medical services to the Wright Memorial Hospital with moderate injuries. The car was westbound when it crossed the center of Highway 136 and drove […]

Traffic Accident

Princeton man involved in northeast Missouri crash

A northeast Missouri resident was hurt when the car she was driving was hit from behind by a vehicle operated by a Princeton man. Forty-year-old Crystal King of Alexandria was taken to Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri with minor injuries. The driver of the other car, 35-year old Landon Brown of Princeton, was not […]