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Fairfield, IA- A semi rollover accident in Jefferson County blocked both westbound lanes of Highway 34 east of Fairfield Tuesday afternoon.  The Iowa State Patrol says a 2016 Volvo semi driven by 39-year old Johnnie Meling of Indianola was westbound on Highway 34 when it failed to negotiate a long gradual curve near the Osage […]

Marion County, Iowa – On November 23, 2021, the DCI filed additional criminal charges against Alec Veatch, a former Pleasantville police officer. Veatch was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Mahaska County Jail. The charges against Veatch are a result of an ongoing sexual assault investigation.  In addition to the criminal charges filed […]

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 187,967 deer during the November portion of firearms deer season, Nov. 13-23. Of the 187,967 deer harvested, 101,501 were antlered bucks, 16,435 were button bucks, and 70,031 were does. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 4,144 […]

(Kirksville, MO) — After a regional search, City Manager Mari Macomber is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Dorrell as the City Engineer for the City of Kirksville. Mr. Dorrell currently serves as a principal in the engineering firm of Benton and Associates, Inc. and Office Manager for the firm’s Kirksville and Macon branch offices. Mr. […]

The Scotland County Hospital Foundation has a heart-warming fundraiser for your Christmastime pleasure. If you enjoy the lighted Christmas tree on the north side of the Hospital/Care Center property every year, you are sure to enjoy being part of lighting a new donor tree, around the corner, visible from Watkins Street on the Hospital property […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- The Scotland County Fire Department responded to a fire call southeast of Memphis on Monday afternoon.  Scotland County Fire Chief Tim Graham told KMEM News that around 4 pm an initial call came in reporting a brush fire at the David and Mary Ann Kirkpatrick residence on Route MM, commonly referred to locally […]

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – (MDC)- The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) thanks the many deer hunters who participated in its mandatory sampling efforts in 34 counties Nov. 13 and 14 to find cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in harvested deer. Thanks to hunter participation, MDC collected tissue samples of lymph nodes from more than 18,700 […]

JEFFERSON CITY – (MoDOT)- Missouri’s transportation system is a tremendous asset to the citizens of Missouri. The system consists of 33,830 miles of roads and 10,399 bridges, both of which rank among the largest for any state in the nation. The Missouri Department of Transportation working with its statewide regional planning partners have identified $1 […]

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – (MDC)- Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 89,861 deer during opening weekend of the November portion of firearms deer season Nov. 13 and 14. Of the 89,861 deer harvested, 54,415 were antlered bucks, 7,187 were button bucks, and 28,259 were does. Top […]

That was Scotland County R-1 High School band member Emma Harvey playing “Taps” as part of the Veteran’s Day program that the school held this morning.  The entire student body attended the public assembly to honor local veterans.  Last year’s program was forced to be a drive-thru event due to COVID, but this year’s event […]