Life Flight Helicopter

Marceline man life-flighted after mower runs off road in Brookfield

The Highway Patrol reports a Marceline man sustained moderate injuries when the mower he operated ran off the road in Brookfield the afternoon of Tuesday, August 4th. An ambulance transported 67-year-old John Polson to Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. An air ambulance then took him to the University Hospital of Columbia. The mower traveled west […]

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New Cambria man facing burglary and theft charges in Linn County

A New Cambria man faces several felony charges in Linn County after an alleged incident in Meadville Saturday, August 1st. Forty-three-year-old Richard Neal Elam has been charged with burglary—second degree, harassment—first degree, and stealing—firearm, explosive weapon, or ammonium nitrate. He has also been charged with misdemeanor assault—fourth degree. An arraignment is scheduled for Wednesday, August […]

Medicaid

Missouri becomes 38th state to expand Medicaid

Missouri voters have spoken. They want to join 37 other states that have expanded Medicaid. About 53% voted during Tuesday’s primary election in favor of providing Medicaid to another 230,000 low-income adults. Roughly 47% of Missouri voters opposed the ballot measure. The outcome highlights Missouri’s urban and rural divide. Of Missouri’s 114 counties, 105 voted […]

Road Closed leading to bridge

Highway 65 south of Chillicothe to close for 3 days next week

A bridge deck replacement project, led by contractors from Radmacher Brothers Excavating Co., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, has been active since early March on U.S. Route 65 at the Grand River Bridge just south of Chillicothe. This bridge is included in Gov. Mike Parson’s $351 million Focus on Bridges program, which will repair or replace […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County Sheriff reports arrest of men from Spickard and Trenton

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Spickard man on two charges and a Trenton man on a parole violation. Forty-seven year old William Anthony Stoneburner was arrested Monday, August 3rd and has been charged with felony operated vehicle on highway without valid license—third and subsequent offense and misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. […]

Man and Son watching Tractor

America’s Farmers Grow Communities program partnering with farmers to fund organizations that help farmers

Bayer Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities program is partnering with farmers to find and fund organizations and institutions that help farmers and their communities. Eligible farmers can enroll for the chance to direct a $2,500 donation to a local eligible nonprofit of their choice until November 1st. Farmers are eligible to enroll in Grow Communities […]