Tractor Cruise

Tractor cruise to kick off Calamity Jane Days with car show to follow on Sunday

A tractor cruise will kick-off activities for Calamity Jane Days in Princeton this weekend. The name has been changed for Friday’s all-day event to the Danny Hagan Memorial Tractor Cruise. Spokesperson Duane Place says Hagan and his wife were “instrumental” in planning the cruise each year. Brenda was Danny’s wife who still helps with planning. […]

Motorcycle Crash

Motorcycle crash on I-35 in Daviess County sends rider to hospital

The operator of a motorcycle was injured Wednesday afternoon when he was ejected from the bike while traveling Interstate 35 in Daviess County. Fifty-two-year-old Steven Steinmetz of Kansas City, Kansas was taken by ambulance to Mosiac Life Care in St. Joseph with serious injuries. A trooper report Steinmetz was southbound when the motorcycle traveled off […]

Missouri Vietnam Wall Run 2019

Liberty Riders Of America announces first annual Missouri’s Vietnam Wall Run

Veterans In Defense of Liberty’s® (ViDoL) Board of Directors voted unanimously in favor of Liberty Riders of America™ (LRA) taking up the torch for the Midwest that was carried faithfully by Rolling Thunder, Inc® on the national level for 32 years. The affirmative vote authorized Liberty Riders of America™ to organize and coordinate the inaugural 256-mile ride […]

Jamey Aaron Griffin

Case of man who shot Trenton police officer certified to Division One of Daviess County court

A case has been certified to Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court for the Trenton man accused of wounding Trenton Police Officer Jasmine Diab in June. Thirty-nine-year-old Jamey Aaron Griffin waived his right to a preliminary hearing with an arraignment hearing scheduled for October 16, 2019. Griffin has been charged with the felonies of […]

Applying Oil on Road

MoDOT responds to issues with contract sealing projects

Sealing roads has been used as a preventative maintenance treatment for many years on roadways across the state. A sealing treatment uses oil to fill small cracks in road surfaces which helps prevent water from seeping into the pavement and reduces the damage done by the freeze/thaw/heat cycle that roads throughout Northwest Missouri are subject […]

Garland Joseph Joey Nelson

Hearing waived in case tied to Diemel brother’s disappearance

A Braymer man has waived a preliminary hearing in connection with charges that he drove a truck belonging to two missing Wisconsin brothers who are believed dead. Garland Joey Nelson appeared via Polycom video on Monday in the Associate Division of Caldwell County Circuit Court. The case involves first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle in […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 16-Years for illegally possessing a firearm

 A Springfield, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing a firearm. Alexander Monday Coleman, 48, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 16 years in federal prison without parole. Coleman was sentenced as an armed career offender due to his prior felony convictions.  On Nov. 13, 2018, Coleman pleaded guilty […]

Motorcycle Crash

Motorcyclist crashes on Highway 116 striking car west of Cowgill; driver accused of driving while intoxicated

The highway patrol reports a Richmond man received serious injuries when the motorcycle he was operating struck a car, then went off Highway 116 and overturned in southern Caldwell County. Forty-six-year-old Michael Milligan of Richmond was flown by medical helicopter to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City. The driver of the car, 54-year old Manley […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of September 16, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri region for the week of September 16 – 22. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole […]