Interstate 29 sign

Audio: Interstate 29 in northwest Missouri to Rulo, Nebraska expected to open to traffic soon

The heavily-traveled route between northwest Missouri’s I-29 and Rulo, Nebraska is expected to re-open soon. Floodwaters destroyed the Little Tarkio Creek bridge on Highway 159 near Fortescue, blocking access to the Missouri River bridge at Rulo. Missouri Department of Transportation engineer Adam Watson says MoDOT hoped to have the bridge repaired earlier.     Highway […]

MoDOT opens road to traffic

Highway 10 in Carroll County opens to traffic

The Missouri Department of Transportation’s Traveler Information Map now indicates Highway 10 southwest of Carrollton has been re-opened. The roadway has been closed for more than a week due to flooding of Moss Creek.  Highway 65 remains closed between Waverly and Carrollton due to flooding of the Missouri River. A MoDOT representative reported it will […]

Take Back Drugs

Drug Take Back Day set for Saturday, October 27, 2018

Multiple law enforcement agencies in the area will collect unused and unwanted prescription drugs as part of the United States Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Take Back Day. Prescription drugs will be collected at various locations Saturday from 10 o’clock in the morning to 2 o’clock in the afternoon. Missouri locations include the Grundy County […]

Traffic Accident

Carrollton woman demolishes car in crash on Highway 23

A Carrollton resident was hurt Saturday evening when the car she was driving overturned in Lafayette County. Fifty-four-year-old Cheryl Ford received minor injuries and was taken to Lafayette Regional Health Center in Lexington. The accident happened on Highway 23 southwest of Waverly as the southbound car traveled off the right side of the road, went […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Two big rigs collide near Waverly, one driver life-flighted

One truck driver was hospitalized and another escaped injury when two semis’s collided last night west of Waverly. The highway patrol reports 49-year-old Michael Schwartz of Hettick, Illinois was flown by medical helicopter (Life Flight) to the Research Medical Center in Kansas City with serious injuries. The truck Schwartz was driving was eastbound on Highway […]

Train Accident

Waverly man life-flighted after being struck by train

The highway patrol reports a vehicle drove into the path of a train on Wednesday. The driver, 34-year-old Anthony Allen of Waverly, received serious injuries and was flown by medical helicopter to Research Medical Center in Kansas City. The report notes he was not using a seat belt and the vehicle was demolished. The accident […]