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Iowa man life-flighted to hospital after crashing on Highway 136 west of Stanberry

A Mount Ayr, Iowa resident was hurt early Sunday, four miles west of Stanberry, when a sports utility vehicle traveled off Highway 136 east of Primrose Road, hit a field entrance, and overturned. Twenty-year-old Brayden Martinez was flown by medical helicopter to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph with serious injuries. Martinez was listed as […]

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Three sent to hospital after crashing west of Princeton on Highway 136

Two Mercer residents and a 12-year-old boy from Excelsior Springs sustained injuries when a sports utility vehicle overturned and struck several trees six miles west of Princeton on January 4th. A passenger, 24-year-old Kayla Brown, received serious injuries, the child sustained moderate injuries, and the driver, 26-year-old Justin Sharp, had minor injuries.  All were transported […]

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Princeton graduate presents $15,000 gift to be used in construction of new ball fields

Kathy Thompson of the Princeton High School Class of 1973 presented a $15,000 check to be used for the construction of the new ball fields in Princeton. The Princeton Ball Association, City of Princeton, and Princeton R-5 School District are working to relocate the softball and baseball complex from the lower Mercer County Fairgrounds to […]