Fatal Crash

One dead, two injured in crash on Interstate 49

One person was killed and two others injured early Saturday night when a car hit the rear of another auto stopped on Interstate 49 south of Harrisonville. Fatally injured was the operator of the stopped vehicle, 82-year-old Doris Graef of Harrisonville. An occupant in the other car, 28-year old Lauren Findley of Archie, was flown […]

Duane Daily From Mercer County

Mercer County native wins Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award

A Mercer County native has won the Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award at the Missouri Livestock Symposium. University of Missouri Extension writer Duane Dailey of Columbia received the award, which honors an educator making significant contributions to agriculture in northeastern Missouri. Dailey says he “taught through the media” for 57 years and writes science stories […]

Feeding cattle (cows, livestock)

Feeding corn to cows replaces hay, but care is needed when adding starch to diets

Wintering cows in a year with bad hay or shortages of hay proves challenging to beef farmers with the prolonged drought last summer upsetting haymaking plans. Beef nutritionist Eric Bailey, University of Missouri Extension, answered farmers’ questions December 2nd at the Missouri Livestock Symposium in Kirksville.  His topic: “Winter Feeding With Expensive Hay.”  Less hay can […]

Recycle

North Missouri Solid Waste Management planner addresses Trenton City Council’s vote against recycling

North Missouri Solid Waste Management District Region B Planner Ann Hamilton has written a letter urging the Trenton City Council to reconsider its recent decision concerning the city’s curbside recycling program. The city council last week voted six to one against continuing curbside recycling. Hamilton says Hope Haven Industries provided the Solid Waste Management District […]

Christopher Small

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri announces new Executive Director

The Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri announces a new executive director, Dr. Christopher A. Small who recently began with the agency. Many from north central Missouri know the organization as Green Hill Community Action Agency. Several years ago the agency began doing business under the name of Community Action Agency of North Central […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Two life-flighted after crash on I-35 north of Cameron

An accident four miles north of Cameron on Monday resulted in injuries for two out of state residents. The crash happened on southbound Interstate 35 about noon Monday involving three vehicles, including a Freightliner. The highway patrol reports a pickup driven by 45-year-old Gretchen Vecellio of Yale, Oklahoma was stationary and undamaged in the median […]