Big Rig Crash

Driver totals big rig west of Meadville

The Highway Patrol reports a Brunswick man sustained moderate injuries when the tractor-trailer he drove ran off the road one mile west of Meadville on Friday. An ambulance transported 63-year-old Harold Goodwin to Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. The truck traveled east on Highway 36 before running off the right side of the road and […]

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Big rigs crash on I-35 in Harrison County

Residents of Georgia and Nebraska were injured early Thursday morning in an Interstate 35 accident in Harrison county involved two tractor trailers. A Freightliner driven by a Minneapolis, Minnesota man, 45-year-old Abdurazaq Jama, had already jack-knifed in a crash causing the semi and towed unit to block a majority of the southbound Interstate. A Peterbilt […]

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Three from Brookfield injured in Highway 36 crash; big rig driver leaves the scene

The Highway Patrol reports three Brookfield residents sustained minor injuries when the minivan they traveled in was struck by the trailer of a tractor-trailer in Macon County Tuesday afternoon. Thirty-two-year-old Kristopher Masuch and 20-year-old Charles Moore were transported by ambulance to Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. A private vehicle transported 26-year-old Lacee Murphy to Pershing […]

Fatal Crash

Three dead, five injured in southeast Iowa crash

Authorities in Iowa report three people were killed and five others injured early Sunday after a minivan and a sedan crashed into an overturned tractor-trailer on Highway 34 in southeastern Iowa. Officials responded to the crash scene at 3:30 Sunday morning just west of Mount Pleasant after a minivan carrying five passengers and a sedan […]

Big Rig Crash

Big rig crash near Laclede injures one

A man from Orlando, Florida was hurt when a tractor-trailer truck overturned on highway 36 west of Laclede. Thirty-seven-year-old Nathan Lee was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield with moderate injuries. Lee was a passenger in a truck driven by 21-year-old Adam Simpson of Independence who was not reported hurt during the crash. The […]

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Ziegler Ag Equipment expands Maryville facility

Ziegler Ag Equipment has announced an expansion and remodel of its Maryville facility. The expansion will include 10,000 additional square feet of shop space, including eight large work bays, two five-ton cranes, and tool cribs. Another 2,000 square feet will be used for meeting rooms, a larger parts warehouse, and a retail showroom. The existing […]

Traffic Accident

Pickup strikes farm tractor on Highway 36

A Callao man sustained minor injuries when a pickup truck struck a farm tractor due to hazardous road conditions one-half mile west of Callao overnight (Tuesday 1:20 am). An ambulance transported tractor driver, 50-year-old Nathan Ford, to the Samaritan Hospital of Macon. The driver of the pickup, 57-year-old Dale Palmer, was not reported as injured. […]