Fatal Crash

One dead, three children injured in Ray County Crash

A one-vehicle accident in Ray County Monday night claimed the life of an Excelsior Springs woman and injured three other Excelsior Springs residents. The Patrol reports the Ray County Coroner transported the driver, 22-year-old Monica Watson, to Thurman’s Funeral Home of Richmond. Emergency Medical Services transported 16-year-old Charlie Edington to Children’s Mercy Hospital with moderate […]

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USDA invests in rural electric infrastructure and smart grid improvements in 13 States

Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley announced that USDA is investing $485 million to upgrade rural electric systems and reduce energy costs. The funding includes nearly $7.1 million for smart grid technologies that improve system operations and monitor grid security. “Under the leadership of Agriculture Secretary Perdue, USDA is a proud […]

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Lamoni, Iowa man injured in crash on Route N

A Lamoni, Iowa resident was hurt late Saturday afternoon west of Cainsville when a side-by-side utility vehicle overturned and came to rest on its top. Twenty-year-old Clay Binkley of Lamoni, a passenger in the vehicle, was taken by private vehicle to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany with moderate injuries. The driver of the vehicle, […]