Traffic Accident

Teenagers injured in crash on ice-covered Highway 146

The Highway Patrol reports two teens sustained minor injuries when a sports utility vehicle skidded on ice and overturned half of a mile east of Melbourne Wednesday afternoon. Eighteen-year-old Bailey Mehrhoff of New Hampton and 19-year-old Emily Creasey of Bethany were transported to the Harrison County Community Hospital with minor injuries. Mehrhoff drove the SUV […]

Seatbelt on road

Two area residents hurt in crash on I-35

The Highway Patrol reports two area individuals sustained moderate injuries when their vehicle collided with a semi truck in Clay County Wednesday morning. Sixty-two-year-old Connie Queery of Bethany traveled south on Interstate 35 when she reportedly attempted to pass the semi, driven by 52-year-old Carlton Coleman of Parsons, Kansas. Her vehicle hit the truck’s rear […]


Brookfield man involved in I-35 crash near Cameron

An accident six miles south of Cameron caused 75-year-old Barbara Corbitt of New Hampton, Iowa to receive minor injuries. She was transported by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center. The highway patrol reports cars driven by Ms. Corbitt and by 31-year-old Matthew Garvey of Brookfield were northbound on I-35 when Garvey, according to investigators, rear-ended […]

SUV Accident

Albany woman injured in crash on Highway EE

The Highway Patrol reports an Albany woman sustained minor injuries as the result of her sports utility vehicle striking an unoccupied vehicle and a house in Harrison County early Friday afternoon. Eighty-four-year-old Elizabeth Fountain traveled south on Highway EE south of Washington Street in New Hampton when she lost consciousness due to a medical condition. […]

New Hampton mans wins $10K on scratch off ticket

A New Hampton resident won a total of $11,200 through Missouri Lottery Scratcher tickets this month. Fifty-two-year-old Kenneth Hurkman’s biggest prize was $10,000 from a “50 Times the Cash” ticket. Hurkman says he had just won $100 and thought he would try another. He says he had to look at the ticket three times before […]