18-Wheel truck big rig

Linneus man pulls into path of big rig, life-flighted to hospital after being ejected from SUV

A resident of Linneus was injured when the sports utility vehicle he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer on Highway 36 in Linn County. Forty-five-year-old Douglas Hale received moderate injuries and was flown by (Air Evac) medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. An investigator reports Hale was northbound when he allegedly pulled into the […]

Deadly Crash

One dead in Monday morning Carroll County Crash

A Kansas City man died as the result of a tractor-trailer truck accident in Carroll County Monday morning. The Highway Patrol reports 43-year-old Matthew Vignere’s body was transported to Frontier Forensics. The truck traveled east on Highway 10 when it ran off the right side of the road about one-half of a mile east of […]

Firefighter

Fire guts trailer house in Laredo

A single wide trailer home in Laredo is considered a total loss after a fire Thursday night. Laredo Fire Protection District firefighter Jason Meeker reports crews found the home one block south of Main Street fully engulfed when they arrived. He says no one was home at the time, and no injuries were reported and […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Arrest warrant served on man already in custody

An arrest warrant was served Wednesday on a Milan man already in custody at the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 34-year-old Dustin Eli Nickell has been charged with the misdemeanors of driving while revoked or suspended—first offense; display or possess fictitious, canceled, suspended, revoked, or altered driver’s license; and […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Local Emergency Planning Committee to meet April 9th

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee will consider approval of the Chemical Emergency Preparedness Fund at its next meeting. The meeting will be held in the lower level of the Grundy County Health Department of Trenton April 9th at noon. Emergency Management Agency and All-Hazards meeting topics are to include Web Emergency Operations Center, […]