Guilty Plea

Carrollton man pleads guilty to two counts of manslaughter

A Carrollton man pleaded guilty in Division One of Carroll County Circuit Court Wednesday to two felony counts of second-degree involuntary manslaughter stemming from an automobile accident in December 2017. Online court information shows a plea agreement was involved in the case for Blake Wilson, and the court ordered a sentencing assessment report. The case […]

Fatal Crash

One dead, two injured in crash on Interstate 49

One person was killed and two others injured early Saturday night when a car hit the rear of another auto stopped on Interstate 49 south of Harrisonville. Fatally injured was the operator of the stopped vehicle, 82-year-old Doris Graef of Harrisonville. An occupant in the other car, 28-year old Lauren Findley of Archie, was flown […]

Fatal Crash

One dead, one injured in northeast Missouri crash

One teenager was killed and another was seriously hurt when a car went off a road in far northeast Missouri, striking a tree, and overturning. Fatally injured was the driver, 18-year-old Damon Krogmeier of Kahoka. A passenger, 18-year-old Logan Claiborne, also of Kahoka, was taken to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois with serious injuries. The […]

Branson Duck Boat

Audio: Missouri’s Senator-elect Hawley to reintroduce opponent McCaskill’s duck boat bill

Missouri Republican Senator-elect Josh Hawley plans to reintroduce Senator Claire McCaskill’s duck boat legislation in the new Congress.     Hawley released a statement Wednesday announcing his intention. McCaskill, a two-term Democrat who was defeated by Hawley in November’s election, filed her bill in August after 17 people died in July when a duck boat […]

Farm News

Farm labor workshops expose complexity of hiring, firing

Major farm management decisions concern capital and labor. Too little attention goes to the labor side of farming, says agricultural economist Joe Horner. To help decision-makers, he plans three University of Missouri Extension workshops across Missouri.  Farm labor management isn’t like the old days when a farmer could hire neighbor boys to help. Also, present-day […]

Audio: Missouri State Highway Patrol participating in Operation C.A.R.E. over Thanksgiving weekend

You’ll see extra Missouri state troopers on the road this Thanksgiving holiday weekend, starting today (Wednesday). They’re participating in Operation C.A.R.E, which stands for crash awareness and reduction effort. Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain John Hotz predicts a record travel weekend nationally and in Missouri.     Missouri state troopers are urging you to put […]