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Mexican national who illegally entered the U.S. seven times pleads guilty to meth conspiracy

A Mexican national who has illegally entered the United States at least seven times pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a conspiracy to distribute large amounts of methamphetamine in the Kansas City, Missouri, area and in the Springfield, Missouri, area. Armando Quintana-Galaz, 37, a citizen of Mexico residing in Springfield, pleaded guilty […]

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As harvest time approaches, be patient with farm equipment on public roads

Farming plays a vital role in Missouri’s economy, history, and identity and In the coming weeks, farmers across the state will be harvesting their crops. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers to share the road. Expect to see an increase in farm machinery traffic–especially on rural highways. Please obey all traffic laws and remain […]

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Crash 3-miles north of Novinger causes serious injuries

A man from Queen City was injured in a utility vehicle rollover accident on Sunday night three miles north of Novinger. Twenty-five-year-old Cody Winn was taken by ambulance to University Hospital in Columbia with serious injuries The UTV was northbound on private property where it was apparently traveling too fast for conditions on a hillside […]

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Jefferson City police officer honored for community service

Tim Garrison, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that Lt. David Williams of the Jefferson City, Missouri, Police Department has received the 2019 Enoch B. Morelock Award. The Enoch B. Morelock Award is an annual recognition of outstanding moral character, service to law enforcement and service to the community. Williams […]

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Laredo man life-flighted to Kansas City after ATV overturns, accused of DWI

A Laredo man received serious injuries when the all-terrain vehicle he was operating overturned off a county road east of Chula. Twenty-four-year-old Clint Foster was flown by medical helicopter to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City. The accident happened shortly after midnight Saturday night five miles east of Chula as the ATV was eastbound on […]

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Two Trenton women arrested on property damage and identity theft allegations

Trenton Police made an arrest following an investigation of property damage at a Trenton motel Saturday. Forty-seven-year-old Christa Lynn Noland was taken into custody and charged with felony property damage in the first degree. Bond was set at $1,500. The warrant lists her last known address as Nixa in southwest Missouri. Police say she is […]

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North Central Missouri Fair officials announce winners of Rock Barn exhibits

Awards have been announced from the Rock Barn area of this year’s North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton. Seventy-eight youth entered a number of categories, with entries coming from the general public, FFA chapters, and 4-H clubs. Seven youth participated in the special woodworking category, with prizes sponsored by Moore’s Construction and Woodworking. Individuals participating […]