Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of August 26, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri for the week of August 26 through September 1, 2019. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of August 19, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri for the week of August 19 through August 25. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole […]

Brookfield Police Department Vehicle

Man pulls gun and threatens suicide during traffic stop in Brookfield

The Brookfield Police Department reports officers saw a subject pull a handgun and threaten to harm himself during a traffic stop at the west entrance of the Walmart parking lot near Park Circle Drive in Brookfield Monday night. Officers from the police department, Highway Patrol, and Linn County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene, and […]

Accident Graphic

Highway 63 crash injures Hallsville man

The Highway Patrol reports a Kirksville woman was involved in a two-vehicle accident in Randolph County on Wednesday afternoon in which a Hallsville man sustained serious injuries. An ambulance transported 39-year-old Corey Skaggs of Hallsville to the University Hospital in Columbia. Eighty-nine-year-old Samantha Hills of Kirksville was reported as not injured. The Patrol reports Skaggs […]

MoDOT Road Work

Audio: Counties continue to warn Missouri lawmakers against transferring road maintenance to local governments

Local county officials continue to push back against any effort on the state level to transfer maintenance of roads to them. Opposition to any transfer of the “lettered roads” to local governments is reflected in unbending comments by Randolph County Commissioner Wayne Wilcox in northeast Missouri.     Wilcox says handing over those roadways to […]

Fatal Crash

2 killed, 1 injured in Sunday night crash in Randolph County

Two people were killed and a third individual was injured Sunday night in a Randolph County accident. The highway patrol identified the fatality victims as 47-year-old John Birmingham of Bucklin and 31-year-old Kayla Cox of Salisbury. Receiving moderate injuries was the driver of a pickup, 67-year-old David Dunn of Huntsville who was taken to University […]