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Kirksville man injured in crash south of Mercer on Highway 65

The Highway Patrol reports a Kirksville man sustained serious injuries when a pickup truck ran off the road and overturned two miles south of Mercer Thursday evening, January 14th. Emergency medical services transported 55-year-old John Moots to Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. He was then taken to Saint Luke’s on the Plaza. The pickup traveled […]

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Livingston County Health Center receives first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine

Livingston County Health Center received its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to the Tier 1A Population in the county.    The CDC defines Tier 1A as “Paid and unpaid people serving in healthcare settings who have the potential for direct or indirect exposure to patients or infectious materials and cannot work from […]

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St. Joseph man injured in single-vehicle crash on Highway 6; arrested on several allegations

The Highway Patrol reports a Saint Joseph man sustained minor injuries in a single-vehicle accident in Altamont the afternoon of January 12th. He was later arrested on a few allegations. Twenty-three-year-old Bryson Fattig was taken to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. A vehicle traveled west on Highway 6 before running off the right side of […]

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Three sent to hospital after crashing west of Princeton on Highway 136

Two Mercer residents and a 12-year-old boy from Excelsior Springs sustained injuries when a sports utility vehicle overturned and struck several trees six miles west of Princeton on January 4th. A passenger, 24-year-old Kayla Brown, received serious injuries, the child sustained moderate injuries, and the driver, 26-year-old Justin Sharp, had minor injuries.  All were transported […]

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Snow-covered Highway 36 causes yet another crash with injuries

The Highway Patrol reports a Saint Catherine man sustained minor injuries when he lost control of the pickup truck on snow-covered Highway 36 two and a half miles east of Meadville on Tuesday morning, December 29th. A private vehicle transported 71-year-old William Bryan to the Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield. The truck traveled east before […]

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As Missouri deals with ongoing teacher shortage, education leaders want to step up recruiting efforts

The struggle is real for Missouri when it comes to a constant shortage of K-12 public school teachers. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) wants to ramp up its teacher workforce by seizing the opportunity in a relevant setting. Dr. Paul Katnik, the assistant commissioner of the Office of Educator Quality, says […]

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Kirksville woman hospitalized after crashing on Highway 6

The Highway Patrol reports a Kirksville woman sustained moderate injuries when the vehicle she drove ran off the road and overturned three miles east of Kirksville on Wednesday morning, December 23rd. An ambulance transported 52-year-old April Craig to the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. The vehicle traveled west on Highway 6 before running off […]

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Sumner teenager sent to Hedrick Medical Center after crashing on Highway 36

The Highway Patrol reports a Sumner resident sustained moderate injuries when the truck he drove overturned in Linn County the morning of December 15th. A private vehicle transported 19-year-old James Tye to the Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. The truck traveled north on Highway 130 before running off the left side of the road two […]

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Man from Lancaster life-flighted to hospital after crashing near Queen City

The Highway Patrol reports a Lancaster man sustained serious injuries when a truck overturned three miles east of Queen City the night of December 14th. An air ambulance transported 26-year-old Ethan Strunk to the University Hospital in Columbia. The truck traveled south on Germania Avenue before running off the left side, overturning, and coming to […]