Rock Port,

2 Tarkio residents injured in crash near Rock Port

(Rock Port) -- Two Tarkio residents were injured after a crash in Atchison County Tuesday night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says troopers responded to a crash shortly before 10 p.m. on the US 136 overpass at Interstate 29 near Rock Port. The patrol says 72-year-old Darwin C. Houghton of Tarkio was driving a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox. Houghton's vehicle struck a 2013 Peterbuilt semi driven by 39-year-old Bryce J. Stuchlik of Wahoo, Nebraska.
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Atchison County,

Accident In Atchison County Seriously Injures Tarkio Man

Two from Tarkio were injured, one seriously, in a crash involving a semi Tuesday night in Atchison County. 39 year old Bryce J Stuchlik of Wahoo, Nebraska was driving a 2013 Peterbilt eastbound on Highway 136 at the overpass at I-29 at Rock Port and 72 year old Darwin C Houghton of Tarkio was turning westbound on Highway 136 from I-29 northbound. The towed unit of Houghton crossed both lanes of Highway 136 while making the turn. Stuchlik struck the towed unit of Houghton. Houghton was taken by Atchison-Holt County Ambulance to Fairfax Community Hospital and then airlifted to University of Nebraska Hospital. Houghton’s passenger, 70 year old Georgia M Houghton was taken to Fairfax Hospital.
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St. Joseph Post

Missouri couple injured after crash with a semi

ATCHISON COUNTY, MO. —Two people were injured in an accident just before 10p.m. Tuesday in Atchison County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2013 Peterbilt semi driven by Bryce J. Stuchlik, 39, Wahoo, NE., was eastbound on U.S. 36 at Interstate 29 in Rockport. The semi struck the towed...
Brown County, KSWIBW

Fatality victim in weekend Brown County crash identified

HIAWATHA, Kan. (WIBW) - Authorities have identified a Texas man as the victim of a fatality crash that seriously injured one other person Saturday evening in Brown County. The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the fatality victim as Oliverio Cucul Pop, 24, of Houston. The crash was reported at 6:50 p.m....

People's Choice goes to Jere Bruning

The People’s Choice award at the Lions Club annual Cruise Night last Thursday went to Jere Bruning. Bruning was one of around 20 participants for the Cruise Night and car show, sponsored by the Hiawatha Lions, and entered an El Camino. Lions Club member John Wright, who organized the event,...

Tarkio Man Seriously Injured in Accident with Semi

A man from Tarkio suffered a serious injury after an accident with a Semi in Atchison County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports at 9:52 pm Tuesday, 72-year-old Darwin C. Houghton suffered the injury after striking the towed unit of Peterbilt being driven by 39-year-old Bryce J. Stuchlik of Wahoo, Nebraska.
Falls City, NEHigh Plains Journal

Nebraska Native wins Junior Angus Herdsman

Miranda Raithel of Falls City, Nebraska, is recognized as 2021 Junior Herdsman of the year. The Junior Angus Herdsman award is awarded to one National Junior Angus Association member who displays a strong work ethic, dedication to his/her animals and has the skill to prepare their cattle for exhibition. This year the 2021 National Junior Angus Show Junior Herdsman of the Year was awarded to Miranda Raithel of Falls City, Nebraska.
Auburn, NEUS News and World Report

Auburn Man Sentenced After Leaving Woman He Hit With Car

AUBURN, Neb. (AP) — An Auburn man who left a woman in a ditch after he hit her with his car was sentenced Wednesday to four years and nine months in prison. Dustin Pierce, 34, was convicted in May of hitting Katelynne Hendrix, 23, a wife and mother of two young children, as she walked along a road near Auburn on Mother's Day in 2020.

Hiawatha school enrollment set for next week

The 2021-2022 academic year is just around the corner and enrollment dates for USD 415 have been set. Enrollment for Hiawatha students is set for 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4 and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5 - either in-person at the Hiawatha Middle School, or online.

Colonial Theatre anniversary story

One of the most emblematic buildings on Main Street in the City of Hamburg just turned 100 years. Hamburg’s Colonial Theatre opened for the first time in 1921, and on Saturday, Jul 24, the theater’s board hosted a big celebration. Erica Stephen, the board president, said they had from 60...

City sets plan to test concrete depth on new streets

Confronted with multiple concerns over the results of the City Sales Tax Street Project in recent weeks, the Hiawatha City Commission made a move at Monday’s City Commission meeting to verify that one portion of the job has been completed within compliance with the contract with contractor AHRS. The commission...

Braves pair earn All-NEKS League honors for Legion play

The season is over for the Hiawatha American Legion Post 66 Braves, but two of their players have earned some extra recognition for their play on the field this year. Ashton Rockey and Bricen Lee, both on the younger side of the players on the All-League list, were selected from the Hiawatha squad.

Community Happenings

Toddler storytime with Traci at 10:30 a.m. every Monday at the Morrill Public Library; the Knitting Club will have its regular meeting at 6 p.m. at the Morrill Public Library. The 26th National Night Out, sponsored by the Hiawatha Police Department. Local emergency agencies will be set up at the Fisher Center — inside and out — for the annual event from 6-8 p.m., which includes free refreshments and a free pool party at the same time at the Aquatic Center.