Police Chase

Two Brookfield residents fleeing from police crash on Jewel Drive

Two residents from Brookfield, described by the highway patrol as fleeing from police, were injured in a single-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon in Linn County. The driver, 42-year-old Christopher Wilson, received serious injuries and passenger, 28-year-old Alisha McCollum, received minor injuries. Both were taken by ambulance to the Pershing Memorial Hospital. The sports utility vehicle was […]

Motorcycle Crash

Bucklin man injured after losing control of bike on Highway 11

A Bucklin resident was hurt Saturday evening when the motorcycle he was operating overturned on Highway 11 in eastern Linn County. Forty-four-year-old Ronald Eakins was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield with moderate injuries. The accident happened five miles west of New Boston on Highway 11 as the westbound motorcycle ran off the right […]

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Health provider at Community Medical Associates Clinic of Brookfield tests positive for COVID-19

The Pershing Health System reports it has become aware of an employed provider at the Community Medical Associates Clinic of Brookfield who tested positive for COVID-19. The health system has worked with the Linn County Health Department regarding reporting and contact tracing of persons who may have been in contact with the provider. Patients who […]

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Teenager and 4-year-old sent to hospital after crash near Linneus

The Highway Patrol reports two Linneus residents sustained minor injuries when a sports utility vehicle overturned after trying to avoid an animal in the road one mile north of Linneus Wednesday morning. A four-year-old male and 17-year-old Melissa Stanphill were taken by private vehicle to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield. The driver, 46-year-old Tammy Stanphill […]