18-Wheel truck big rig

Green City woman injured in head-on crash with big rig

The Highway Patrol reports a Green City woman sustained moderate injuries when a car struck a semi-truck head-on five miles north of Green City Tuesday afternoon. A private vehicle transported 58-year-old Patricia Rouse to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. Rouse traveled south on Highway 129 when the car she drove reportedly crossed the […]

Delta Queen Riverboat

Senators Blunt and McCaskill announce legislation to bring historic riverboat back to the Mississippi River

Missouri Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill announced that their legislation to bring the historic 1920’s riverboat Delta Queen back to the Mississippi River was signed into law. The bill reinstates a decades-long exemption to allow the boat to operate from its new homeport of Kimmswick, in Jefferson County – creating jobs and strengthening economic […]

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 […]

Accident

Trenton woman injured in Route Z crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Trenton woman sustained minor injuries when she lost control of the sports utility vehicle she drove on a snow-covered portion of Highway Z in Grundy County Tuesday morning. Emergency medical services transported 42-year-old Brandy Knapp to Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. Knapp traveled north on Highway Z when she lost […]

Water Outage UPDATE

Planned water outage in Spickard postponed

Spickard water maintenance worker Robert Payne reports a planned water shut off in Spickard due to a water main break has been postponed. Payne reports the water might be shut off Wednesday, December 5th instead of the planned shut off today. Spickard water customers should still have water, and the water is safe. A large […]