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Linn County crash sends one to hospital via Life-Flight helicopter

A two-vehicle accident involving pickup trucks on Thursday afternoon in eastern Linn County injured one driver. The crash happened on Highway 11 two miles west of New Boston. Seventy-one-year-old Robert Long of Kirksville received moderate injuries and was flown by a medical helicopter (Life Flight) to University Hospital in Columbia. The driver of the other […]

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Brookfield man injured in rollover crash on Highway 11

A Brookfield man was taken to a hospital following a single-vehicle rollover accident late Sunday morning three miles east of Brookfield. Sixty-five-year-old Norman Duncan received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Pershing Memorial Hospital. The sports utility vehicle was southbound when it traveled off the left side of Highway 11, went down an […]

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MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of February 28, 2022

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of February 28 – March 6 All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three individuals on Friday and Saturday

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three individuals in Green Hills counties. Twenty-nine-year-old Deanna Awadallah of Campbell, Illinois was arrested in Linn County the night of February 18th. She was accused of driving while intoxicated with drugs and exceeding the posted speed limit. She was taken to the Brookfield Police Department and released. Sixty-eight-year-old […]

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Milan woman life-flighted to hospital after head-on crash on Highway 5

A Milan resident was flown to a Columbia hospital Thursday night after being injured in a two-car crash on Highway 5, one mile north of Laclede, in Linn County. Twenty-seven-year-old Kirsten Tharp of Milan received moderate injuries and she was taken by a LifeFlight medical helicopter to University of Missouri Hospital. The car Tharp was […]

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MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of February 14, 2022

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of February 14 – 20. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map.   Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the planned […]

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Brookfield man sentenced to 14 years in prison on charges of child molestation and sexual abuse

A Brookfield man was sentenced to 14 years in the Department of Corrections in Linn County Circuit Court on February 8th on sex-related felony charges. A Linn County jury found Coyle guilty in November. The Linn County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office reports 44-year-old Rocky Coyle was sentenced to 10 years in the Department of Corrections on […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the arrest of 7 individuals over the weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a Columbia Heights, Minnesota resident was arrested Saturday afternoon in Harrison County. Forty-two-year-old Dheyaa Mohammed Ali was accused of speeding 100 miles an hour in a 70 zone, following too closely to another vehicle, and failure to drive in the right lane. Ali was taken to the Harrison County […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports one arrest on Friday

The Highway Patrol arrested a Van Meter, Iowa man in Linn County on Friday, February 4, 2022. He has been accused of multiple allegations. Thirty-two-year-old Kyle McGrath was accused of felony driving while intoxicated as a persistent offender, driving while suspended, not having insurance, and careless and imprudent driving involving a crash. He was taken […]

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MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of February 7, 2022

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of February 7 – 13. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the planned […]

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Daviess County reports 2 COVID-related deaths; four health departments report on new cases of COVID-19

Two COVID-19-related deaths have been added for Daviess County, raising the total to 28. The health department February 1st reported the deaths involved residents who were 44 to 90 years old, and they were all unvaccinated. Fifty-two COVID-19 cases had been added since January 26th, bringing that total to 1,556. The number of active cases […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 3 additional arrests on Sunday

The highway patrol made two separate arrests on Sunday in Livingston County. Thirty-two-year-old Phillip Early of Chillicothe has been accused of two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance. He’s also accused of marijuana possession and forgery. Early was taken Sunday evening on a 24 hour to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail. Twenty-three-year-old Brendon Brake […]

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MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of January 31, 2022

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of January 31 – February 6th. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the […]

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Caldwell County reports COVID-related death; Five area health departments report on new cases of COVID-19

A COVID-19-related death has been added for Caldwell County. The health department reports the total as 28. Forty-nine COVID-19 cases have been added since January 20th, bringing that total to 1,731. There are 80 active cases. The Livingston County Health Center reports 61 COVID-19 cases have been added since January 24th, raising the total to […]

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MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of January 24, 2022

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in Northern Missouri for the week of January 24 – 30. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map.  Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the planned […]