MoDOT Road Work

Planned road work for North Missouri, for week of May 21, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of May 21 through 27 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter pick up […]


Spickard and Grundy County firefighters respond to fires on Sunday

Spickard and Grundy County Rural Fire Protection Districts responded to grass fires early Sunday evening. Training officer Jesse Richmond for Spickard said the first blaze was reported from a passer-by who noticed a field on fire north of Route Y and 64th Street which is located southeast of Spickard. Richmond said an estimated 40 acres […]

Grass Fires

Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District responds to grass fires

Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District responded to two grass fires Wednesday night. The fire department reports flames were along a roadside ditch extending to a waterway bordering a bean field when crews arrived at the first fire on Route Y north of 28th Street.  Grundy County Rural responded with two brush trucks, a pumper, and […]

Traffic Accident

Spickard women hurt in crash on Route Y

Two Spickard residents received injuries when cars they were driving collided Wednesday afternoon at an intersection three miles east of Spickard. The highway patrol listed injuries as moderate for 60-year-old Cheryl Burtch who was taken by ambulance to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. The other driver, 19-year-old Nina Jermanovich, received minor injuries and according to […]


Firefighters respond to grass and timber fire near junction of Route Y and O

The Spickard Fire Protection District provided mutual aid for Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District Monday night before the storms. Spickard Training Officer Jesse Richmond reports firefighters responded to a grass and timber fire east of Route Y near its junction with O. Richmond says the burn ban for Spickard is still in effect.

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Cameron woman hurt in crash near Stewartsville

The highway patrol reports a Cameron resident received minor injuries when the car she was driving hit a pickup, overturning east of Stewartsville. 25-year-old Stephanie King of Cameron was taken to Mosaic Hospital at St. Joseph. The driver of the pickup, 18-year-old Matthew Mason of Stewartsville, was not reported hurt. The accident happened late Friday […]