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Kansas man rolls big rig on Highway 36

The Highway Patrol reports a Gardner, Kansas man sustained minor injuries when he lost control of the Peterbilt truck he drove and overturned one mile east of Marceline on Wednesday, October 27. Twenty-six-year-old Jacob Miller was treated at the scene. The truck traveled east on Highway 36 before striking a guardrail, overcorrecting, and overturning. The […]

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Trucker suffers medical event, demolishes big rig in crash south of Unionville

The highway patrol reports an Iowa truck driver apparently suffered a medical event Monday morning when a semi traveled off Highway 5 in Putnam County and struck an embankment two miles south of Unionville. Fifty-six-year-old Harry Dundee of Olin, Iowa was flown by medical helicopter (Air Evac) to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville with […]

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Officials at Calamity Jane Days in Princeton announce parade results

Officials at the Calamity Jane Days celebration in Princeton held a parade over the weekend, and have announced the winners in various categories.   Best Antique Tractor 1st Shawn Vaughn Princeton 1959 John Deere 630 Best Antique Tractor 2nd Parker Behler Princeton 1956 John Deere 70 Tractor Oldest Tractor 1st Travis Tatum Trenton 1938 John Deere […]

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Two from Waverly, Iowa hospitalized after crashing at intersection in King City

Two people from Waverly, Iowa, were taken to a hospital following an accident involving a big rig on Sunday at 11:42 am in King City. The driver of a pickup, 78-year-old Paula Grant, received moderate injuries and a passenger in the pickup, 75-year-old Richard Grant, received serious injuries in the crash. Both were taken by […]

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Brookfield teenagers injured when car strikes big rig south of Chillicothe; driver of the car arrested for DWI

The Highway Patrol reports two Brookfield teens sustained injuries when a car ran into the back of a Peterbilt truck five miles south of Chillicothe on Tuesday morning, July 27. The driver of the car was later arrested. The passengers in the car, a 16-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy, were taken by emergency medical […]

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Residents of Trenton and Albany injured in crash involving Peterbilt truck

Residents of Trenton and Albany sustained injuries in an accident involving a Peterbilt truck and a car five miles west of Cameron on the morning of June 18, 2021. The driver of the car, 24-year-old Dillan Pratt of Trenton, received moderate injuries, and his passenger, 24-year-old Elizabeth Bucklar of Albany, received minor injuries. Both were […]

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Man from Kidder injured when car hits big rig on Highway 36

The Highway Patrol reports a Kidder man sustained minor injuries when the car he drove struck a Peterbilt truck two miles west of Hamilton on Friday evening, May 14. An ambulance transported 61-year-old Brad James to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. No injuries were reported for the truck driver, 41-year-old Jimmy Kell of Castor, Louisiana. […]

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Two from Chillicothe injured when big rig strikes SUV on Highway 65

Two Chillicothe residents sustained injuries when a Peterbilt truck struck a sports utility vehicle in Carroll County on Friday night, April 23rd. Emergency medical services transported the driver of the SUV, James Nauman, and passenger 59-year-old April Nauman, to Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton with minor injuries. No injuries were reported for the other […]

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Two big rigs crash on I-35 blocking northbound traffic

A collision involving two tractor-trailers blocked a portion of northbound Interstate 35 for a while on Wednesday afternoon in Clinton County. One driver, 53-year-old Ricky Huffman of LaCrescent, Minnesota, was taken by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center with serious injuries. The other truck driver, 54-year-old Terry Franksain of Traer, Iowa, declined medical treatment […]

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Former Bethany Mayor charged with forgery and stealing has case certified to Division One

A former Bethany Mayor facing charges of stealing and forgery waived a preliminary hearing in the Associate Division of Harrison County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Robert Todd Williams’s case was certified to Division One, and arraignment is scheduled for December 19th. He was charged with four felony counts of stealing–$750 or more and 11 felony […]

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Carroll County teenager turns into path of big rig on Highway 65; escapes serious injury

One driver was injured when a car and a large truck collided Monday morning on Highway 65, in Carroll County five miles north of Tina. Nineteen-year-old Megan King of Bogard was taken by a private vehicle to Hedrick Medical center in Chillicothe with minor injuries. The car was turning southbound from a county road and […]

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Chillicothe man driving Peterbilt rig crashes in Carroll County

The Highway Patrol reports a Chillicothe man sustained minor injuries when the Peterbilt truck he drove overturned in Carroll County Friday afternoon. Seventy-four year-old Howard Midgyett was transported to Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe. The truck traveled east on Route U west of Highway 65 before it ran off the right side of the road, […]

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Former Bethany Mayor scheduled for court appearance

An initial arraignment has been scheduled in the Associate Division of Harrison County Circuit Court for a former Bethany Mayor charged with four felony counts of stealing $750 or more and 11 felony counts of forgery. Online court information shows the arraignment for Robert Todd Williams is scheduled for Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at 1:30 […]

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Former Bethany Mayor charged with 15 felony counts of stealing and forgery

A former Bethany Mayor has been charged with 15 felony counts in Harrison County. Online court information indicates Robert Todd Williams faces four counts of stealing  $750 or more and 11 counts of forgery. The charges stem from incidents from March 2017 to April 2018. Media sources report the incidents took place while Williams was […]