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Albany Man Seriously Injured in ATV Accident

CLARENCE, MO – An Albany man was seriously injured in an ATV accident in Shelby County last night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 43-year old James Gordon lost control of the ATV on Old Highway 36 in Clarence around 9:45 Tuesday night. The ATV overturned ejecting Gordon. He was taken to University Hospital by helicopter.
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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.

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.

Clarinda board receives update on ESSER funds, expenditures

(Clarinda) -- Clarinda school officials received an update on where the district currently sits with its COVID-19 relief funds. Meeting in regular session Wednesday evening, School Finance Director and Board Secretary Nancy McKinnon updated the Clarinda School Board on the remaining balances and expenditures of federal relief funds allocated in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These include funds from Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief, or ESSER, and the Governor's Emergency Education Relief, or GEER. Regarding ESSER funds, McKinnon says they have allocated all of ESSER I and II -- nearly $700,000 -- and a portion of ESSER III funds. Of the just over $1 million in ESSER III funds distributed to the district, she says roughly $788,000 remains. But, a portion of that will need to be set aside for retention bonuses that will be included in the December payroll.

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.

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.

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,...

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.

Woman flown to hospital after Sunday crash

A 49-year-old woman was flown to the hospital for injuries after a rollover crash Sunday on Missouri Highway 246 near Sheridan, Missouri. Stephanie S. Tate, of Maryville, Missouri, was flown to Mosaic Life Care of St. Joseph for serious injuries after the crash at 2:55 p.m. a mile east of Sheridan, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.

Council narrowly approves rezoning for duplex

MARYVILLE, Mo. — Interested neighbors packed the conference room at the R. Keith Wood Public Safety Facility on Monday evening to weigh in on a rezoning plan that ultimately was narrowly approved by the Maryville City Council. In a 3-2 vote, the council approved a request by Woodrow W....

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...