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Teenager issued citation after striking SUV and utility pole in Trenton

The Trenton Police Department reports a Trenton teen was checked by Grundy County Ambulance personnel and issued a citation after the car she drove struck a sports utility vehicle on Wednesday afternoon, January 19th. Sixteen-year-old Lilly Paige Berti reported her right eye was hurting, however, no injuries were reported at the time for passengers in […]

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Stewartsville man injured in crash at intersection of Highway 36 and Highway 31

The highway patrol reports a vehicle attempting to cross Highway 36 in western DeKalb County was hit by another vehicle. Thirty-seven-year-old Jacob Bennett of Stewartsville received minor injuries and taken to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. The crash happened early Saturday evening three miles west of Stewartsville at the intersection of Highway 36 and […]

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Abandoned vehicle blocks drop off/pick up lane at Dewey School in Chillicothe

Chillicothe Police School Resource Officer Eric Menconi reports an abandoned vehicle was parked in the school bus drop off/pick up line of Dewey School in Chillicothe the morning of January 5th. Menconi says it caused a hazard by blocking the buses from safely unloading students at their designated stop. There was also traffic congestion at […]

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18-wheeler overturns in entrance to Landes Oil on 28th Street

The Trenton Police Department has released additional information about the tractor-trailer truck overturning into the ditch near Landes Oil Amoco on December 28th. Lieutenant Larry Smith reports the truck with one unit was unoccupied at the time it overturned. Aaron Bunnell was identified as the operator prior to parking it. Bunnell advised he parked the […]

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Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District recalled to scene of grain bin fire

The Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District returned to a grain bin about two miles north of the intersection of Routes O and Y on Tuesday, December 22nd. Grundy County Rural was called to the bin on the Gary Bunnell property as mutual aid for the Spickard Fire Protection District on December 17th. Grundy County […]

Woman hospitalized after crashing at Bucklin intersection

A Bucklin woman was taken by ambulance to a hospital after she was injured Thursday afternoon when two vehicles collided at Highway 129 and East 3rd Street in Bucklin. Forty-year-old Eva Gillespie received moderate injuries and was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital. A van, driven by 17-year-old Gavin Wright of Bucklin, allegedly pulled into the […]

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Driver of pickup that left the scene of an accident reports to Trenton Police Department to “Give his side of the story”

The driver of a pickup involved in a crash on December 1st at Ninth and Harris in Trenton has been identified after leaving the scene of the crash. Trenton Police Chief Rex Ross reports Anthony William Hughes of Trenton came to the police station to report he was the driver of the pickup previously said […]

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Trenton police continue investigation into crash on Harris Avenue in which driver left the scene

Investigation continues regarding an accident in Trenton the morning of December 1st in which the police report a pickup truck left the scene. Chief Rex Ross says a car driven by 38-year-old Jeffrey Alan Brown of Blue Springs traveled south on Harris Avenue and stopped in the left turn lane at Ninth Street. The pickup […]

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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 […]