Life Flight Helicopter

Princeton woman life-flighted to Des Moines hospital after crashing on Highway 65

A Princeton woman was flown to a hospital in Des Moines following an accident Tuesday evening four miles north of Princeton. The highway patrol listed injuries as moderate for 31-year-old Amanda Plowman-Martin and a medical helicopter flew her to Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Plowman-Martin was southbound on Highway 65 when her car struck the rear […]

Princeton Apartment Fire MCFPD

Mercer County Fire Protection District provides additional details regarding Cedar Ridge Apartments fire

A dispatcher with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office confirms there are no known injuries among occupants of the Cedar Ridge Apartments who were able to escape a raging fire with heavy smoke yesterday afternoon. The Mercer County Fire Protection District was dispatched to the blaze east of Princeton on Highway 136. When crews arrived, the […]

Mercer County Farm Tractor Truck crash

Mercer man sustains serious injuries after pickup strikes farm tractor on Route M

The Highway Patrol reports a Mercer man sustained serious injuries when the pickup truck he drove struck the rear of a farm tractor one-quarter of a mile east of Mercer on Wednesday morning. An ambulance transported 45-year-old Shawn Sims to the Liberty Hospital. Tractor driver 60-year-old David Stark of Mercer was not reported hurt. Both […]