18-Wheel truck big rig

Linneus man pulls into path of big rig, life-flighted to hospital after being ejected from SUV

A resident of Linneus was injured when the sports utility vehicle he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer on Highway 36 in Linn County. Forty-five-year-old Douglas Hale received moderate injuries and was flown by (Air Evac) medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. An investigator reports Hale was northbound when he allegedly pulled into the […]

Graduation

Chillicothe and Meadville announce top academic students

Graduation ceremonies were Sunday afternoon for 115 seniors of Chillicothe high school. Five of the students were announced as Valedictorians. According to the school, they are Libby Adkins, Matthew Anthony, Laney Gaston, Sarah Graves, and Kaylee Lewis. At the Meadville R-4 school Sunday, graduation was held for 16 seniors. The Valedictorian is Jordan Schmitz and […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education accepts resignations

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education approved salary increases at its meeting Wednesday evening. The base teacher salary was increased by two and three-quarters percent to $30,000 for a beginning teacher. Certified teachers will be able to move on the salary schedule based on experience and continuing education. A two and three-quarters percent salary […]