18-Wheel truck big rig

Head-on tractor trailer crash sends 1 to hospital near Salisbury

A central Missouri resident was hurt when the sport utility vehicle he was driving collided head-on with a tractor trailer unit south of Salisbury. The highway patrol reports 54-year old Sam Strodtman of Armstrong was taken to University Hospital at Columbia with serious injuries. The truck driver, 45-year old Brad Benge of Eldon, Iowa, was […]

Dunn Ranch Prairie

“Prairie Days” activities planned for Harrison County’s Dunn Ranch, final weekend of June

Northwest Missouri’s grassland heritage will be celebrated at Prairie Days June 24-25 at Dunn Ranch in Harrison County. Bison, butterflies, birds and native plants that support them will be on display. Experts will interpret prairie ecology at a free event sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), The Nature Conservancy, and the Missouri Prairie […]

St. Joseph man sentenced to 15 years in prison for role in meth distribution

A St. Joseph, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for role in a large-scale conspiracy that distributed more than 15 kilograms of methamphetamine in St. Joseph and across a four-state region. Shannon Wayne Martinez, also known as “Big Homie,” 39, of St. Joseph, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays to […]

Missouri Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports recent arrests, including Trenton and Princeton residents

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is reporting the arrests of several individuals in the area. Including Trenton and Princeton residents. Stetson Turley, 24 of Trenton was arrested on May 8, and placed on a 24-hour hold at the Grundy County Law Enforcement center at the time of his arrest. The patrol alleged that he filed […]

Traffic accident

Accident in Clinton County sends three to hospital, including Braymer, Mo. woman

An accident in Clinton County involving two vehicles, and five people, including a Braymer, Missouri woman, sent three to Cameron Regional Medical Center. The accident happened at 6:42, Saturday evening, May 7, 2016 when 70 -year-old Gary Batchelar of Bettendorf, Iowa was traveling north on US 69. 17-year-old Katelynn Dimes of Excelsior Springs, Missouri was […]

Rollover Accident

Highway patrol makes arrest after rollover accident near Eagleville

The highway patrol arrested an Iowa man who was injured yesterday in a rollover accident four miles east of Eagleville. Twenty five year-old Seth Coleman of Ogden, Iowa received what the patrol called moderate injuries. He was taken by ambulance to the Harrison County community hospital in Bethany. The patrol report stated a westbound pickup traveled […]

Motorcycle Accident

Iowa man injured in Sunday motorcycle accident near Bethany

An Iowa man was injured late Sunday in a motorcycle accident one mile north of Bethany. The highway patrol reports 59-year-old Carl Hoffmann of Kellerton, Iowa received minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. Hoffmann was northbound when the motorcycle failed to navigate a turn and it went […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Free sports physicals to be offered May 4 and May 11

Wright Memorial Hospital and the Grundy County Health Department are once again working together to offer sports physical exams for all area students planning to participate in athletic/cheerleading activities during the 2016-2017 school year. Free sports physical exams will be offered on May 4 and May 11 from 3 – 5:30 p.m., at Wright Memorial […]

NCMC softball splits doubleheader at Southwestern Iowa CC

The North Central Missouri College softball team received a brilliant pitching performance in Game 1 of a Tuesday afternoon doubleheader at Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa, as Allison Hilsabeck fired a five hitter in a 4-1 victory, the Lady Pirates 24th triumph of the season. NCMC had a two-run home run by TeriAnna Mohler, […]

MoDOT road work schedule for North Missouri

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northwest Missouri region planned for the week of Feb. 29 – March 6 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, brush cutting, guardrail repairs and other road work conducted throughout […]