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DONNELLSON, Ia.- A Luray woman was killed as a result of a car vs semi accident in Lee County Tuesday afternoon.  The crash happened just before 1:30 Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of J40 and Highway 218, six miles north of Donnellson.  The Iowa State Patrol reports that a 2004 Subaru Legacy, driven by 84-year […]

UPDATE:       In an update to a story we reported earlier this week, the Iowa State Patrol has now identified the driver who was killed in a car vs tractor crash Tuesday evening.  79-year old Leland Lyle Fye was the driver of the car which struck the tractor on Green Bay Road, 3 ½ miles southeast […]

Clark County 4-H Recognition night was held Sunday evening, November 7th, at the Kahoka Baptist Church. The program recognizes the hard work and achievements of 4-H members and leaders from throughout the past year. As part of the awards program, KMEM was recognized with a “Friend of 4-H” award. County Engagement Specialist in Youth Development […]

Davis County Community School District will offer the following COVID-19 vaccine opportunity in collaboration with Wells Pharmacy for all students 5 years and older. Please read the entire message for important information regarding the sign-up process. This will be held on-site at the elementary school. The Pfizer vaccine will be offered this Thursday, November 11th from […]

SHELBYVILLE, Mo.- North Shelby school district is pleased to announce that their varsity boys basketball team will be playing in the Norm Stewart Classic on December 10th, 2021. Their game has been chosen to be played live on ESPNU at 10am that day. ESPN will be doing a short feature on the school and Norm […]

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Some gardeners take a hands-off approach to leaves. But leaves left on lawns can pack down into a tight mat, preventing sunlight from reaching the grass, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Leaves also trap and hold moisture, which increases the potential for disease. However, tree leaves can be a […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- After some initial confusion, it has been confirmed to KMEM News that the Memphis Theater WILL be opening for movie showings the weekend of January 7, 8 and 9th.  Jeff Dyer with the Memphis Community Players said the decision is based upon current circumstances, and that the theater will comply with recommendations of […]

KESWICK, Ia.- A UTV rollover accident has resulted in injuries to a Parnell boy.  The Iowa State Patrol says a 2016 Honda UTV driven by a 14-year old from Marengo was carrying four other passengers while traveling through a field in rural Keokuk County on Saturday evening when the vehicle rolled over.  A 15-year old […]

With Thanksgiving and the holidays approaching, the American Red Cross urges donors to continue to make appointments now and in the weeks ahead to help overcome the ongoing emergency blood shortage that has significantly impacted the nation’s blood supply.  The current blood supply is the lowest the Red Cross has seen at this time of […]

COLUMBIA, Mo. – As the holidays approach, family caregivers face stressful challenges. November is National Family Caregivers Month, which recognizes relatives who give assistance to adults with chronic or disabling conditions. It’s a good time for caregivers to set expectations for the upcoming holidays, says Karen Funkenbusch, health and safety specialist for University of Missouri […]