Pickup plowing snow

Pickup with snowplow backs into van during snow removal from streets in Trenton

The weekend process to remove snow downtown included an accident in which a city of Trenton vehicle backed into a van that was trailing the snowplow. No injuries were reported from the accident just before midnight Saturday night on Main street near 11th Street. Police reported the city of Trenton pickup was driven by 57-year-old […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Two big rigs crash on northbound I-35 injuring one driver

The Highway Patrol reports an Indianola, Iowa man sustained serious injuries when the Freightliner truck he drove hit the towed unit of a Kenworth truck in northeastern Clinton County at noon on Friday, October 15. An ambulance took 61-year-old James Paul to Mosaic Life Care in Saint Joseph. No injuries were reported for the other […]

Ambulance with Medic Symbol (accident)

Kirksville woman crashes three-wheeler on Highway 63

The Highway Patrol reports a Kirksville woman sustained serious injuries when she lost control of the three-wheeler she drove one-half mile south of Kirksville. An ambulance took 55-year-old Cynthia Partin to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. The crash happened on Friday, August 13, 2021, as the three-wheeler traveled north on Highway 63 before […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Trenton Police Department releases information on big rig hitting stop sign at intersection of 22nd Street and Pleasant Plain

The Trenton Police Department has released information about a semi-truck with one unit hitting a stop sign at 22nd Street and Pleasant Plain on June 3rd. No injuries were reported for the driver, 77-year-old James Gruver of Kansas City. Officer Keith Edmonston reports Gruver drove the semi into a residential area following a GPS while […]

UTV or Utility Terrain Vehicle Crash

17 year old driver crashes UTV; passenger taken to Bethany hospital

A passenger was hurt Saturday night when a UTV overturned in a field north of Blythedale. Forty-one-year-old Melanie Kampman was taken by private vehicle to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany with minor injuries. The crash happened in a field on private property one mile north of Blythedale when a 17-year old Eagleville boy, who […]


Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District dispatched to fire on Bill Brinser property

Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District responded in the late afternoon yesterday to a woodpile on fire at the property along Route Y. Rural Fire Chief Kenny Roberts said the location is on the Bill Brinser property south of the Grundy Center Church. A neighbor driving by reported seeing the fire involving chunks of wood. […]


Chillicothe Fire Department responds to “exploding trailer” at Calhoun and Washington street

The Chillicothe Fire Department reports it responded to a call of a trailer exploding at the intersection of Calhoun and Washington street on Thursday afternoon, January 29th. Captain/Emergency Medical Technician Tracy Bradley says flames came from the rear axles of the trailer. A hand line was used to start extinguishing the fire, two trucks were positioned […]

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Three-vehicle crash totals highway patrol vehicle on Interstate 35 near Eagleville

A Patrol trooper and another man sustained minor injuries in a three-vehicle accident two miles south of Eagleville on Thursday night, January 7th that involved a patrol emergency vehicle en route to a priority call and a tractor-trailer truck. Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper, 29-year-old Dylan Wilburn of Saint Joseph, and the driver of another […]

Flood Recovery

Updates on road repairs in north Missouri from damage due to flood waters

The Missouri Department of Transportation understands the continued road closures due to flooding and flood damage are impacting lives and are working to repair and restore mobility to routes as waters recede. Local maintenance crews are clearing debris and repairing shoulders and minor road surface issues as they are able. More extensive work, including debris […]

Trenton Fire Department

Trenton Fire Department responds to church on Hillcrest

Trenton firefighters responded to the River of Life Church at 1900 Hillcrest on Sunday morning. The fire had been extinguished before firefighters arrived and no damage was reported. Firefighters ventilated the kitchen area to remove smoke.  Gary Pauley, on behalf of the church, told KTTN that no food was being cooked on the stove. He […]

Flooded Trenton Airport May 29 2019

Trenton Municipal Airport floods twice in one week, 12-inches of water reported in main hangar

With the airport in Trenton flooding twice in one week, Airport Manager Donnie Vandevender reports water from Sunday’s rain measured 12 inches in the main hanger and the former Trenton R-9 administrative and storage building and 36 inches plus in the T-hangars. Water from the most recent rain entered into both structures in the T-hangars, […]


Chillicothe Fire Department responds to smoke at Grand River Health Care Nursing Home

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a report of smoke in the medication room at the Grand River Health Care Nursing Home in Chillicothe Wednesday morning. Assistant Chief Eric Reeter reports firefighters did not see any smoke upon arrival, but there was an odor of burned electrical wiring. Crews used a thermal imaging camera and […]

Chillicothe Fire Department

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to construction site

The Chillicothe Fire Department on Saturday extinguished debris in a 14-foot trailer at 1301 Monroe Street. The debris half-filled the trailer, which was attached to a vehicle at a construction site. Firefighters used a hand-line to extinguish the blaze and Assistant Fire Chief Eric Reeter said the blaze was contained to the trailer and with […]