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Marceline man life-flighted after mower runs off road in Brookfield

The Highway Patrol reports a Marceline man sustained moderate injuries when the mower he operated ran off the road in Brookfield the afternoon of Tuesday, August 4th. An ambulance transported 67-year-old John Polson to Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. An air ambulance then took him to the University Hospital of Columbia. The mower traveled west […]

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NCMC Board of Trustees approve applying for CARES Act funding to curtail expenses from COVID-19

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved the evening of Tuesday, July 28th applying for Grundy County CARES Act funding to combat COVID-19 expenses. A Return to Fall Plan was also presented. NCMC President Doctor Lenny Klaver said the college could receive $89,000 in Grundy County CARES Act funding, which could be used […]

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Trenton man arrested on multiple home invasion charges

A Trenton man has been charged with three felonies. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office responded to an alleged home invasion burglary in rural Trenton Thursday, July 16th in which a victim was inside the residence. Thirty-eight-year-old Jeremiah Lynn Burnett faces charges of burglary—first degree, burglary—second degree, and property damage—first degree. He also has been charged […]

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Trenton students participate in virtual FCCLA National Leadership Conference

Trenton Middle School and Trenton High School students participated in the FCCLA National Leadership Conference virtually on July 7th-9th, 2020. The National Leadership Conference was originally set to be held in Washington, DC. The change to a virtual platform comes due to the evolving COVID-19 health crisis. The mission of Family, Career, and Community Leaders […]

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Kirksville Police Department announces second armed robbery this week

The Kirksville Police Department reports a second armed robbery in Kirksville this week. Officers responded to the 7th Heaven Conoco gas station at 1312 South Baltimore Street on the morning of Wednesday, July 22nd. A clerk advised a male entered the store, allegedly displayed a handgun, and reportedly demanded money from the register. Officers searched […]

Coronavirus Concerns

Missouri hospitals scramble to use new COVID-19 reporting system, or risk losing federal help

The federal government abruptly instructed the nation’s hospitals to shift last week to a new system of reporting COVID-19 data. Missouri Hospital Association spokesman Dave Dillon tells Missourinet they were given 72 hours to make the switch. “That’s when the wheels started coming off the wagon because the state data is linked to the federal […]