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University of Missouri Extension offers farm lease program on November 10th

Landowners and renters can learn about farm leases from the University of Missouri Extension specialists 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10. Participants can attend in person or through Zoom, says Joe Koenen, MU Extension agriculture business specialist, and longtime presenter on farm leases. “Open communication is the key,” Koenen says. “Communication helps landlords and tenants find […]

Motorcycle Police Chase or Pursuit

Breckenridge man being pursued by authorities ejected from bike during crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Breckenridge man being pursued by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department sustained serious injuries when he was ejected from a motorcycle last (Monday) evening. An ambulance and air ambulance transported 35 year old Shane Walter to the University of Missouri Hospital of Columbia. The driver of a pickup truck involved in […]

Sexual Assault

Missouri State Highway Patrol seeking assistance from public in sexual assault investigation

Following the recent arrest of a Kansas couple, the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control is seeking further information for an ongoing sexual assault investigation in the Lake of the Ozarks area. In January, Carl Mort, 41, and Cassandra Wedeking, 39, of Overland Park, Kansas, were formally charged by the Morgan […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 12 fatalities over July 4th holiday weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released their fourth of July holiday period statistics for 2019, which include 12 statewide traffic fatalities and three drownings.  The 2019 fourth of July counting period began at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 and continued through midnight Sunday, July 7, 2019. During the counting period in 2018, four people […]

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Cameron man injured when SUV is struck from behind by teenage driver

A Cameron resident was hurt late Thursday morning when the sports utility vehicle he was driving was hit from behind in Morgan County in central Missouri. Forty-nine-year-old Dean Holden was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City with moderate injuries. The patrol reports the SUV Holden was operating was stopped in traffic on Highway […]