2 teens killed after car crashes into grain hopper trailer, Iowa State Patrol says
UNION COUNTY, Iowa — Two people are dead and another is injured after a car and farm equipment collided in Union County on Friday night, according to the Iowa State Patrol. The crash report claims a car headed east on Highway 34 crashed into a vehicle pulling a grain hopper trailer when it entered the intersection near Iris Avenue around 7 p.m. on Friday.
Weekly Safety Report: Vehicle Crashes, Accident, and Harassment in Union County, Iowa
This week in Union County, Iowa, there were three incidents that occurred. The first incident involved a man who crashed his vehicle into a light pole and a trash can, resulting in his arrest for OWI. The second incident was a two-vehicle accident on Nuthatch Avenue, where two pickups collided while making a right-hand turn. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. The third incident involved the arrest of a man on a warrant for harassment. These incidents will be further summarized below.
Fatal Head-On Collision in Clarke County
Breaking news from Clarke County, Iowa: a fatal head-on collision on Highway 34 claims the life of one driver. The incident occurred when a pickup truck crossed the center line, colliding with an SUV. Stay tuned for more details from the scene.
Weekly Safety Report: Bethany, Missouri Faces Misdemeanor Assault and Accidental House Fire
This week in Bethany, Missouri, two incidents occurred that are of concern for the community's safety. The first incident involved a Bethany man who was placed on probation for six months after pleading guilty to misdemeanor assault. The second incident was an accidental fire that consumed a home on the corner of 20th and Monson Street.
Man injured after car travels down embankment, overturns
HARRISON COUNTY —One person was injured in an accident just before 4p.m. Friday in Harrison County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2008 Buick Lucerne driven by Randolph G. Hansen, 75, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, was southbound on Interstate 35 five miles south of Bethany. The driver lost control...
Bethany police receive grant for dash cameras
Bethany, MO: MIRMA insurance representative Jeff Arp announced that MIRMA’s Risk Grant Program will be providing the Bethany Police Department a grant of $3,375, which will go toward dash-mounted cameras for the police department’s vehicles at the Bethany City Council meeting last week. How useful was this post?
Mayor Signals Potential Disciplinary Actions for Officers in Steve Perkins’s Death
The mayor of Decatur addressed the city on Monday regarding the findings of Police Chief Todd Pinion, who determined that policies were violated on the night officers fatally shot Stephen Perkins. Mayor Tab Bowling announced that a hearing date for potential disciplinary actions against the involved officers has been tentatively set.
Revitalizing Three Mile Lake: A Blend of Ecological Enhancement and Recreational Development
Three Mile Lake, an 880-acre reservoir near Afton, Iowa, has long been a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering prime fishing, boating, and camping experiences. Recognizing the potential for ecological and recreational enhancement, a significant restoration project began in 2016 to improve water quality and sportfish habitat. The project, which includes invasive species control and the addition of fish habitat structures, has advanced with a planned 12-foot drawdown in 2023 for further in-lake developments. Despite temporary impacts on recreational activities, these efforts demonstrate a steadfast commitment to the lake's enduring appeal.
Murray man killed in weather-related crash
SIDNEY, IOWA – The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office reports multiple accidents Saturday afternoon into the night, including a fatality. A sheriff’s office press release says deputies were called to a one-vehicle accident east of Thurman about an hour before sunset. David Hanser, 46, of Murray was driving...
GRM Networks Announces Distribution of Capital Credits
BETHANY, MO – The GRM Networks Board of Directors has authorized the return of approximately $3 million in patronage capital credits to its member-owners. This includes approximately $2.4 million paid to members with service in 1999 and $611,000 paid to members with service in 2022. The December 2023 check distribution marks the 35th consecutive year GRM Networks has paid capital credits to member-owners. Since 1989, members of the cooperative have received more than $70 million in patronage capital credits.
Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease affecting deer in Siouxland tri-states
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) — According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) is seeing higher numbers this year. KCAU 9 did some looking into how the disease is currently impacting the Siouxland tri-state region. The Iowa DNR said that this year, Iowa is experiencing...
Carter selected first team All-State pitcher
Bethany, MO: Three South Harrison softball athletes were recently selected to the 2023 Class 2 All-State team. Senior Hannah Carter was selected for First Team Pitcher, freshman Ambrey Hunter was selected for Second Team Infield, and freshman Bailey Barnett was selected for Second Team Infield. How useful was this post?
Archie Whirlwinds vs Worth County Tigers: A Showdown at the Missouri 8-Man Football Championship
• The Archie Whirlwinds and Worth County Tigers are set to face off in the Missouri 8-man football championship game at 7 p.m. CT on Thursday at Memorial Stadium in Columbia.
Whispers from the Past: Unraveling the Mysteries of Davis City Cemetery
Nestled on the northern edge of Davis City lies a historical enigma - the Davis City Cemetery. Known as one of Decatur County's oldest cemeteries, it contains mysterious unmarked graves that provoke whispers of early settlers resting beneath the unadorned earth. The oldest marked tombstone dates back to May 19, 1855, but local legends suggest that the true pioneers' stories predate even this historic marker, their identities lost to time.
Wastewater plant creating an odor for local Union County residents
Justin Nicolette and his neighbors have been unable to enjoy their property due to the pungent odor from the Aqua North Carolina wastewater treatment plant in the Country Woods East subdivision in Union County.
Union County non-injury accident report
(Creston, Iowa) – The Union County Sheriff’s Office says no injuries were reported following a collision that occurred Nov. 21st at around 12:17-p.m. Authorities say a 2016 Ford pickup driven by 36-year-old Joshua Israel Recinos, of Houston, TX, was stopped at the intersection with Osage Street and Highway 34, on Osage. He turned eastbound onto Highway 34 in front of an eastbound Ford van driven by 61-year-old Mark Edwin Hockett, of Arispe, and another vehicle.
Town house development planned for East Bethany
Bethany, MO: Bethany Shell gas station owner Nomi Nouman has started site preparation work on a 40-unit town house complex on 41st Street, north of the new Casey’s.
Archie’s Strong Offensive Start And Defensive Finish Answer Worth County’s 4th Quarter Challenge
Archie quarterback Briar McIntire ran for five touchdowns, threw for another, and caught a key 3rd-down-and-long pass in the 4th quarter to answer a Worth County charge as the Whirlwinds won their first MSHSAA 8-man football title Thursday night in Columbia, defeating the Worth County Tigers 40-26. Archie took advantage...
“Christmas in the Park set for December 2nd in Bethany
The Annual “Christmas in the Park” will be held in Bethany December 2nd. Parade lineup at the First Baptist Church will start at 5 o’clock. The parade will begin at 5:30. The annual lighting ceremony will be in Memorial Park at 6 o’clock. Santa will be...
Denver's Craft Beer Scene: A Blend of Tradition, Innovation, and Sustainability
Denver's craft beer scene is a rich tapestry of history and innovation, boasting a legacy that extends over a century. With over 100 breweries, the city is a haven for beer aficionados, hosting the Great American Beer Festival, the nation's largest gathering of craft beer lovers. From the historic Tivoli Brewery to the culture-infused Raíces Brewing, Denver's beer landscape is as diverse as it is dynamic.