Knoxville Basketball Squads Host Davis County Tonight
The Knoxville Basketball Squads will play their first South Central Conference games at home tonight as Davis County will be the opponent. The girls dominated Clarke and after starting slow out of the gates, the Panthers have scored 135 points while only allowing 65 in the last two games. The reason has been the Panthers defensive play that turns into points on the other end. Junior player Hannah Dunkin tells KNIA/KRLS Sports the defensive emphasis is allowing the team to generate points with easy transition on the offensive end.
Fatal Shooting in Kirksville Leads to Arrest; Victim Identified
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A fatal shooting incident in Kirksville has resulted in the death of a local man at his home in the early hours of Sunday. The incident was reported just before 1:20 a.m. at the victim's residence, located at 805 E. McPherson Street. Adair County Coroner Brian Noe has identified the victim as 65-year-old Steve Conyers of Kirksville.
Edina woman killed in rollover crash; SUV landed upside down in creek
KNOX COUNTY, Mo. — A northeast Missouri woman is dead after her SUV hit a bridge and landed upside down in a creek. According to investigators, the rollover crash happened on Knox County Route K, four miles east of Baring, at 5:15 p.m. Saturday, but the SUV wasn't found until Sunday morning.
Future doctors improve skills via ATSU's standardized patient program
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A.T. Still University (ATSU) has a standardized patient program that student doctors are required to complete. This experience allows these future doctors to take the skills they've learned in the classroom and apply them in a "real world" setting. Medical students spend years reading textbooks and...
Melcher-Dallas Earns A Split At Moulton-Udell
The Melcher-Dallas Girls Basketball Squad kept rolling with a 67-28 win over Moulton-Udell on Friday while the boys saw improvement in a 70-58 loss to the Eagles. Addi Wadle scored 20 points and stuffed the stat sheet with eight rebounds and four steals. Paetyn Anderson scored 12 points and Gabby Overgaard had 11. While it was a loss, the Saint boys saw improvement on Friday led by Reece Chiabota scoring 20 points and Gavin Thordarson grabbed 11 rebounds. Coach Matt Bennett told KNIA Sports he saw more improvement Friday than in any game this season. Both Saints head to Meskwaki Settlement today.
See the Top 20 Missouri Places That Get the Most Snow Every Year
If you live in Missouri, more than likely you'll some amount of snow every winter. But, what Missouri places get the most average snow each year? I've found the top 20 who need to keep their shovels ready. It won't be long before Missouri will be regularly dealing with snow...
Adair County welcomes its first behavioral crisis center to tackle mental health challenges
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Preferred Family Healthcare (PFH) in Kirksville, along with state and local leaders, recently celebrated the opening of Adair County's first Behavioral Health Crisis Center. Mental health is a battle millions of Americans struggle with on a daily basis. PFH worked with Mark Twain Behavioral Health, multiple...
ATSU-SOMA student says School is ‘like being a member of a big family,’ enjoys campus life
A.T. Still University-School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (ATSU-SOMA) student Mariah Taylor, OMS I, crossed the country from her home in Grayson, Georgia, to attend medical school in Mesa, Arizona. Taylor likes what she has found. “Being a student at ATSU-SOMA is like being a member of a big family,”...
Health Dept. Hosts Holiday Fun at Community Center
The Knox County Health Department staff spent Sunday afternoon, December 3, 2023, welcoming families to their Christmas Kickoff at the Knox County Community Center. Children and their families were welcomed to spend the afternoon with the Grinch posing for photos, decorating cookies, drinking hot chocolate and Christmas themed kettle corn before snuggling in for the “Grinch” movie on a big, blow-up screen.
Former Milan and Knox County HS Football Coach Enters Hall of Fame
Knox County R-I High School and Quincy University graduate John Dabney has been named to the Missouri Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Dabney will be inducted on Friday, December 8, 2023 at the MFCA Hall of Fame Banquet at Margaritaville on the Lake of the Ozarks. The MFCA Hall...
3 cars involved in ricochet crash at busy Kirksville intersection
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — There were no injuries after three vehicles were involved in a ricochet wreck at the intersection of Highway 63 and Illinois Street in Kirksville on Friday. The crash happened just after 6:20 p.m. Authorities told KTVO that an SUV driven by Mark Butcher, 63, of Gilberts,...
Energy expert shares tips on keeping holidays bright without breaking the bank
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — "It's very common to see an increase in energy bills as we hit the colder months of the year and as customers create festive holiday decorations," said Ameren Energy Efficiency Program Supervisor Wanda Sams. While the weather outside is frightful, the electric bills many Heartland residents...
Unknown respiratory virus in dogs causes concern among veterinarians: how to protect your pet
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — While pet owners may be preparing to board their dogs this holiday season, veterinarians warn pet owners to be prepared. 14 states have reported an unknown, but potentially deadly respiratory virus. Veterinarians right now aren't sure of the cause of the disease, but they do think...
KRKN Athlete of the Week: Jordan Twedt, Davis County Bowling
State Farm Agent Shawn McCarty, serving southeast Iowa from his office at 604 W Burlington in Fairfield, along with Ottumwa Radio Group would like to congratulate Davis County bowler Jordan Twedt, our 104.3 KRKN Athlete of the Week!. The senior knocked down 437 pins over a two-game series which led...
ATSU-ASHS OT department spreads festive cheer with switch-adapted toy giveaway
A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Health Sciences’ (ATSU-ASHS) Occupational Therapy (OT) department hosted its second annual holiday switch-adapted toy giveaway on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023, where OT students and faculty helped spread the holiday spirit to children with disabilities. Organized by Briana Bonner, OTD, OTR/L, assistant professor and academic...
Weekly Safety Report: Head-on Crash, Debit Card Theft, and Sorority House Fire Impact Kirksville, Missouri
This week in Kirksville, Missouri, there were three incidents that impacted the safety of the community. These incidents include a head-on crash on a snowy highway that injured two individuals, a man accused of stealing his father's debit card and cash, and a fire that caused Truman State University sorority members to evacuate their house and lose personal belongings.
Kirksville Livestock Symposium connects, educates Heartland farmers
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A Northeast Missouri community spent their Saturday at William Matthew Middle School for the Kirksville Livestock Symposium. It's the 24th year the event has been held. Farmers and other members of the agriculture community walked around the gymnasium to visit with business representatives and take goodies...
Scotland County Route T Bridge Replacement Complete, Traffic Resumes
The bridge replacement project on Scotland County Route T, over South Fork Middle Fabius, is now complete and open to traffic. This project was executed by Bleigh Construction Company, who won the contract earlier this year. The project is located 4 miles east of Route A, near Bible Grove.
Adair County home engulfed in flames for the second time
NEAR GREENTOP, Mo. — A Wednesday night fire completely torched a home in rural Adair County. First responders were called to 22837 Buck Creek Road, about six miles southwest of Greentop, Mo., just before 9:30 p.m. Adair County Fire Chief Jeremy Davis told KTVO that the home was fully...
Thousand Hills State Park closed temporarily closed for managed deer hunt
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Today, the roads are blocked leading into Thousand Hills State Park for an ongoing managed deer hunt. Many state parks in Missouri and in the United States allow a certain number of hunters, selected by a drawing, to hunt on park property. The Missouri Department of Conservation does this to maintain and manage park resources.