Rollover Accident

Bucklin woman injured in rollover crash on Highway 129

A Bucklin resident received minor injuries in a rollover accident five miles north of Bucklin, in eastern Linn County. Fifty-eight-year-old Lori Jackson of Bucklin was taken by ambulance to the Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield. An investigator reported she was southbound on Highway 129 when she swerved the car she was driving to miss a […]

Pershing State Park

Pershing State Park in Linn County to host public meeting

Pershing State Park in Linn County will host a public information meeting on Saturday, August 10th. The 7 o’clock evening meeting will be held at the campground amphitheater. Park staff will be there to provide information about the Pershing State Park, obtain comments from the public, and answer questions. The information meetings are held in […]

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One injured in Tuesday construction zone crash

One person was injured Tuesday night in a two-vehicle accident at a hill crest five miles to the east of Purdin. The highway patrol reports 37-year-old Ronald Wheeler of Independence went to Pershing Memorial Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. Wheeler was a passenger in a car driven by 22-year-old Preston Kleoppel of Independence. Also […]

Traffic Accident

Osborn woman hurt in crash that demolishes car

A resident of Osborn was injured Monday morning in a two-vehicle accident in Linn County one mile east of Laclede. Twenty-five-year-old Hannah Ford received moderate injuries and was taken by emergency medical services to the Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. The driver of a second vehicle, 62-year-old Gary Alexander of Linneus, wasn’t hurt. Both vehicles […]