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Woman hospitalized after car strikes a tree

BROWN COUNTY—One person was injured in an accident just after 1:30p.m. Wednesday in Brown County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported 2017 Ford Fusion driven by Nichole Stauss, 48, Falls City, Nebraska, was southbound on U.S. 73 approximately 9 miles south of Hiawatha. The car traveled off the road into...
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Savannah makes top 10 safest cities in Missouri again

(SAVANNAH, Mo.) The list of the safest cities in Missouri for this year includes six cities in the northwest Missouri area, and number six on the top 10 list is Savannah. "We're a small community, everybody knows everybody. So that's a good thing and a bad thing. Because you can't hide anything, right. We have a community that watches out for one another and that's a big part of what makes us safe," city administrator and Savannah Police Department Capt. Bruce Lundy said.
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Hopper testifies to benefits of exercise, diet in diabetes fight

Sharon Hopper, 71, Maryville, has overcome diabetes type 2 with a regiment of diet and exercise. Hopper, like many people, only go to the doctors when they feel like they had to. When she had the symptoms of blurry vision and uncontrollable sweating she went in to see Dr. Pat Dawson. After doing bloodwork, Dawson returned with a shot of insulin because her blood sugar had tested at almost 500.

Graves-Chapple Extension set to host annual field day

(Fairfax) -- Local agriculture producers have a chance to catch up on the latest trends and questions in the industry in Atchison County later this month. The University of Missouri Graves-Chapple Extension and Education Center is hosting its 33rd annual Crop Farmers Field Day event on August 23 in Fairfax. The event -- which kicks off with a breakfast at 7:30 a.m. -- will host a variety of experts in fields ranging from agronomy and agriculture economics to plant science and land leases. Jim Crawford is the field specialist in agricultural engineering with the extension. Crawford tells KMA News that one presenter will showcase drone technologies utilized to spray fields this year. He adds technology is taking a firmer hold on the agriculture industry.

Johnson plays in All-State Showcase

Tate Johnson of Fairfax, Missouri, was recently nominated to play in the MO-KAN USSSA All-State Showcase. The one day tournament was held on July 30, 2022. Tate set his own record of three over-the-fence hits in one day. He also hit a double, and played first base, center field, right field, and pitched. Tate is pictured below with some of his teammates.

School starts soon for county students

FAIRFAX R-3 The Back-To-School Night and Title 1 Meeting will be Tuesday, August 23. Classes will begin Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at 8:05 a.m. and will dismiss that day at 12:18 p.m. (breakfast will be served from 7:40-8:05 a.m. and the students will also be served lunch). For more information,...

NWMSU Announces Presidential Search Input Sessions

MARYVILLE, MO – Community members, Northwest Missouri State alumni and students will have an opportunity to provide input for the presidential search process. John Moore, the chair of Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents and the University’s Presidential Search Committee announced that the 15-member search committee will conduct a series of 50-minute sessions later this month.

Restore Rock Port near fundraising goal

Restore Rock Port is nearing its fundraising goal. Help the organization get to the finish line!. Since December 2021, Restore Rock Port has been raising funds to tear down the former Greenley’s Market/Jack and Jill building at the corner of Opp and Main streets. To date, the organization is 91% of the way to their goal of raising funds to have the building safely demolished, which is the first step in their plan to provide a clean lot where a business can construct a new building.

Iowa Felon Caught By Missouri Deputies After Underestimating Corn

What do the sun, corn, and dogs all have in common; well in Hopkins Missouri, they are part of the trifecta used to stop an Iowa felon. Guardo Gutierrez had a warrant out for his arrest in Iowa that alleged the was a felon that possessed and also displayed a firearm during an assault. The Nodaway County Sheriff’s Office says Gutierrez was also suspected of being armed while he was in hiding in Hopkins, Missouri.

Hopkins Teenager Injured In One-Vehicle Accident

A Hopkins teenager was injured following a one-vehicle accident near Hopkins Monday evening. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the 15-year-old female was driving northbound on Katydid road, 2 miles north of Hopkins, and went off the side of the roadway. The vehicle struck a tree. The vehicle eventually went off the side of the roadway and struck a ditch.

Fairfax Man was Arrested in Atchison County Sunday Morning

(FAIRFAX, MO) – A 34-year-old Fairfax man was arrested in Atchison County Sunday morning. At 10:40 A.M. the Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested McKale S. Burke, who is accused of resisting/interfering arrest stop or obstructing an investigation, failure to register motor vehicle/trailer, failure to maintain financial responsibility, and failure to drive on the right side of the roadway.

Maryville woman airlifted to hospital after crash

WORTH COUNTY—Two people were injured in an accident just before 3p.m. Sunday in Worth County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 1998 Ford pickup driven by Bertsel A. Tate, 52, Maryville, was westbound on MO 246 one mile east of Sheridan. The pickup's towed unit began to fishtail...

Two injured in crash on Highway 246, one life-flighted to hospital in St. Joseph

Two Maryville residents were injured Sunday afternoon in a rollover crash one mile east of Sheridan in Worth County. Injuries were listed as serious for a passenger in a pickup, 49-year-old Stephanie Tate, who was flown by medical helicopter (Life Flight) to Mosiac Medical Center in St. Joseph. The driver of the pickup, 52-year-old Bertsel Tate, received moderate injuries and was taken by an ambulance to the Mosiac hospital in Maryville.

2 Maryville residents injured in Worth County wreck

(Sheridan) -- Two Maryville residents were hurt in a wreck Sunday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says troopers responded to a one-vehicle crash just before 3 p.m. on Highway 246 just east of Sheridan. The patrol says 52-year-old Bertsel A. Tate was driving a 1998 Ford pickup westbound when a trailer it was pulling began to fishtail. The vehicle went off the right side of the roadway, returned to the road, crossed the centerline and began to rotate before going off the right side of the road again, causing the trailer to detach.