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Sheridan Man Seriously Injured In Accident Near Hatfield

A Sheridan man was seriously injured following a Freightliner accident near Hatfield in Harrison County just before noon Monday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 57 year old John Steinman was driving eastbound on Highway 46, 2 miles west of Hatfield, and went off the side of the roadway. The Freightliner Tractor landed on its passenger side.
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Creston Police Reported Two Arrests

(Creston) Creston Police arrested two people in separate incidents. Police arrested 24-year-old Samantha Rose of Creston on Monday at Walmart for 5th-degree theft. Police cited and released Rose from the scene. Police arrested 54-year-old Christopher Joseph Conklin of Muskogee, Oklahoma, at Sumner and Adams for possession of drug paraphernalia. Officers...
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Big rig overturns on Highway 46 injuring driver

A truck driver from Sheridan, in northwest Missouri, was injured Monday when the Freightliner big rig he was driving traveled off Highway 46 and overturned in Harrison County two miles west of Hatfield. Injuries were serious for 57-year-old John Steinman who was taken by ambulance to Ringgold County, Iowa Hospital...

Osceola man indicted on election misconduct in contentious mayoral race

OSCEOLA, Iowa — A grand jury has indicted an Osceola man on seven felony counts of election misconduct. The charges against Kevin Dorland allege he didn’t live at the address where he registered to vote during last November’s hotly contested Osceola mayoral race. You may remember how that election ended. The challenger ended up with […]

Steve Bakerink, 75, of Fontanelle

Funeral services for Steve Bakerink, 75, of Fontanelle, are pending at the Lamb Funeral Home in Fontanelle. Online condolences may be left to the family at

Creston Weekend Police Report

(Creston) Creston Police reported two arrests over the weekend. Police arrested 32-year-old Kenny Joe Cunningham of Greenfield on Friday at the Creston Union County Law Enforcement Center. Authorities charged Cunningham with Assault. Officers transported Cunningham to the Union County Jail and released him later on a $300 cash or surety bond.

Missouri man injured after semi overturns

HARRISON COUNTY —A Missouri man was injured in an accident just before noon Monday in Harrison County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2006 Freightliner driven by John L. Steinman, 57, Sheridan, Mo., was eastbound on MO 46 two miles west of Hatfield. The vehicle traveled off the...

Creston's Anderson excited to keep soccer career going at Northwestern

(Creston) -- Creston soccer star Aidan Anderson will continue his career at Northwestern College in the future. "It's super exciting," Anderson said. "I've played this sport my whole life, and I could play it all day and not get tired of it. I'm excited to keep going next year." Anderson...

Steve Bakerink, 75 and Debbie Bakerink, 72, of Fontenelle

Celebration of Life Gathering for Steve Bakerink, 75 and Debbie Bakerink, 72, of Fontanelle, will be held on Friday, May 20, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Hotel Greenfield in Greenfield, Iowa. Burial will be at a later date in the Fontanelle Cemetery. The Lamb Funeral Home in Fontanelle is in charge of the professional arrangements. Online condolences may be left to the family at

Meet the Candidates: Paul Dykstra

(Mount Ayr) -- KMA News continues its "Meet the Candidates" series, featuring the candidates running in key races in the June Iowa Primary. Today's segment features the second of two candidates running for the Republican nomination in Iowa's 17th House District, Paul Dykstra. Born and raised as what he calls...

Weaver, Whipple leading Lenox boys into busy weekend at state track

(Lenox) -- The Lenox boys track team will have quite the presence at the upcoming Class 1A State Track & Field Championships. The Tigers have qualified for state in nine different events. "At the beginning of the season, we set some goals," said Lenox Coach Cole Bonde. "We looked back...

Steve and Debbie Bakerink Obituary

Steve Bakerink, 75, of Fontanelle, died Sunday, May 15, 2022, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. His wife Debbie Bakerink, 72, also of Fontanelle, died May 4th, at home. A Celebration of Life for Steve and Debbie Bakerink will be held from 5-until 9-p.m. Friday, May 20th, at the Hotel Greenfield, in Greenfield. Lamb Funeral Home in Fontanelle has the arrangements.

Man indicted for voter fraud in Iowa mayoral race ending in tie

OSCEOLA, Iowa — A name written on a folded piece of paper and pulled from a candy dish determined the winner of the Osceola mayor's race last November, but a grand jury indictment now calls into question whether there was a legitimate tie in the first place. Thomas Kedley,...