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Teenager hospitalized after crashing on Highway 11 in Linn County

A teenager from Liberty was injured Thursday afternoon when he drove off Highway 11 in Linn County resulting in the vehicle overturning and striking a utility pole six miles north of Saint Catherine. Nineteen-year-old Jacob Kane was taken by emergency medical services to the Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield with moderate injuries. The sports utility […]

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Motorcycle crash on I-35 in Daviess County sends rider to hospital

The operator of a motorcycle was injured Wednesday afternoon when he was ejected from the bike while traveling Interstate 35 in Daviess County. Fifty-two-year-old Steven Steinmetz of Kansas City, Kansas was taken by ambulance to Mosiac Life Care in St. Joseph with serious injuries. A trooper report Steinmetz was southbound when the motorcycle traveled off […]

Healthcare

Missouri improves in America’s Health Rankings for women, infants and children

Among all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Missouri’s rank advanced to 37th overall in America’s Health Rankings – Health of Women and Children Report 2019, up from 41st in 2018. Within women’s health specifically, Missouri jumped eight spots on the ranking list. The report uses over 60 metrics to compare and rank the health […]

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Stars and Stripes Museum kicks off fund-raising campaign with Spirit of Democracy event

Not many Missourians know that the U.S. military’s daily newspaper, Stars and Stripes, was founded here on Nov. 9, 1861. Union soldiers occupying the town commandeered the printing press of the Bloomfield Herald and issued a four-page newspaper with that title. The newspaper proved to be a morale booster for troops away from their families, […]

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Useful USDA resources available for farmers hurt by 2018, 2019 disasters

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced that agricultural producers affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019, including Hurricane Dorian, can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+). Signup for this U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program began Sept. 11, 2019. “U.S. agriculture has been dealt a hefty […]

Motorcycle Crash

Motorcyclist crashes on Highway 116 striking car west of Cowgill; driver accused of driving while intoxicated

The highway patrol reports a Richmond man received serious injuries when the motorcycle he was operating struck a car, then went off Highway 116 and overturned in southern Caldwell County. Forty-six-year-old Michael Milligan of Richmond was flown by medical helicopter to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City. The driver of the car, 54-year old Manley […]

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4-car crash at Jamesport intersection sends Trenton woman to hospital

A Trenton resident received minor injuries in a multi-vehicle accident near Jamesport late Saturday afternoon. Thirty-one-year-old Lacey Petrone of Trenton was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center. She was one of three drivers, including 54-year old Julie Shipley of Trenton, 29-year old Drew McCall of Jamesport, and 32-year old Joshua Hoffman of Easton, none of […]

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Two-vehicle crash injures Jamesport man

One person was injured in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon at an intersection one mile east of Jamesport. Sixty-one-year-old Jack Prescott of Jamesport received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center. The driver of a second vehicle, 34-year-old John Leffler of Trenton, was not injured. The southbound truck driven by […]