Both drivers walk away uninjured from Queen City rear-end crash
QUEEN CITY, Mo. — Two drivers walked away from a rear-end crash in Schuyler County Monday afternoon. It happened around 3:15 p.m. on Highway 63 on the south edge of Queen City. State troopers told KTVO at the scene that a pickup truck driven by Tracy Ann Yoder, 34...
Traffic Incident in Kirksville Highlights National Safety Concerns
On a recent Monday morning in Kirksville, Missouri, the peace of a new day was shattered by a significant traffic incident. At the intersection of Normal and Bradford Street, around 7:30 a.m., two pickup trucks collided, causing a ripple effect of damage. The northbound truck on Bradford Street failed to adhere to traffic rules and struck a westbound truck on Normal Street. This resulted in the northbound vehicle crashing into a house and the other truck hitting a utility pole. Miraculously, there were no injuries, but the crash highlights the broader consequences of traffic rule violations.
Pickup truck slams into house in 2-vehicle Kirksville crash
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Two pickup trucks collided Monday morning in Kirksville causing one of them to hit a house. It happened just after 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Normal Avenue and Bradford Street. According to Kirksville police officers on the scene, a pickup truck driven by Gerald Davis,...
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.
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...
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.
Fire marshal investigates La Plata school fire
Classes were canceled at La Plata Elementary School on December 1 due to a fire. The La Plata Community Fire Protection District reports it responded on Friday morning, December 1, around 5 a.m. to a report of the building being fully engulfed in flames. The fire department found the northwest corner of the building’s north wing fully engulfed.
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,...
Parade winners announced at Winterfest in Unionville
At the recent Unionville Winterfest, held on Saturday night, the parade judging saw first place awarded to Utility Safety and Design Incorporated (USDI). Their winning float paid tribute to the late David Wood, a former Vice President of the natural gas company, remembered fondly by the community. USDI’s win marks...
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...
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...
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.
Macon County authorities trying to identify pair of suspects in Heartland theft
BEVIER, Mo. — Macon County authorities are asking for help in identifying a pair of suspects involved in an early morning burglary. The Macon County Sheriff's Office posted on their Facebook page Friday asking for help in identifying two individuals that were caught on camera at the 7th Heaven Convenience Store located at 300 North Macon Street in Bevier.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.75 and $2.89 in Kirksville as of 2023-12-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.243, a week ago the price is $3.253 , according to AAA.
Green City Parks: The Heartbeat of Urban Wellbeing and Public Health
Urban green spaces, epitomized by the flourishing Green City Park, are increasingly recognized as critical to the quality of city living. These lungs of the city offer more than just a touch of nature amid concrete; they are complex networks designed to support physical activities, social gatherings, and provide a sanctuary from urban heat islands. As seen from Sacramento's McKinley Park to Green, Ohio's Central Park, these verdant havens are integral to promoting psychological health, fostering community bonds, and advancing environmental sustainability. Cities like Arroyo Grande demonstrate the conscious effort to weave parks into the urban fabric, enhancing city appeal and creating inclusive spaces for recreation. The evidence is irrefutable: green spaces are essential for nurturing lively, healthy, and eco-friendly urban communities.
Weekly Safety Report: Drug Threat and Shots Fired Incidents in Macon County, Missouri
Two incidents occurred in Macon County, Missouri this week. In the first incident, a man from Atlanta was arrested on drug and assault charges after threatening to kill his boyfriend. The second incident involved a La Plata man who was charged in two separate "shots fired" incidents, one of which was a fight in progress and the other a domestic disturbance involving a firearm.
Community Resilience Shines Through in La Plata Elementary's Rapid Response to Fire Crisis
La Plata, MO, became the focal point of an unfortunate incident when a fire broke out at La Plata Elementary School. The fire occurred early on a Friday morning, before 5 a.m., devastating the northwest corner of the school's north wing. Thanks to the efforts of the local fire protection district, with aid from neighboring counties, the blaze was contained within two hours, and no injuries were reported since the school was empty at the time. An ongoing investigation by the fire marshal's office aims to uncover the cause, while the school district has acted swiftly by canceling classes and planning to relocate students to the La Plata Baptist Church for continued education.
Exline's Haunted History: Echoes from the Coal Mining Past
Nestled in the heart of Iowa lies the small town of Exline, a place where American history and legend intertwine. Once a thriving coal mining community, Exline's legacy is shrouded in tales of spirits that linger from the days when miners delved deep into the earth. These spectral stories have become an eerie part of Exline's mystique, with local accounts of ghostly encounters that resonate with the town's past. The Appanoose County Historical & Coal Mining Museum serves as a repository for these memories, celebrating the rich cultural tapestry and the diverse heritage of the miners who once called Exline home.
Date to break ground pushed back for new health care facility in Kirksville
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — KTVO has received more information on the status of the incoming health care facility that will be built in Kirksville. It was a little more than a year ago that 170 of the approximately 240-acre piece of land across from Leisure World Lanes on Illinois Street had been approved to be rezoned by the Kirksville City Council for Hannibal Regional Healthcare Systems to build that new facility.
Changes coming to Adair County Commission District boundaries
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A shift in Adair County's population is requiring county officials to establish new boundaries for County Commission Districts 1 and 2. Information provided by the 2020 census shows that the county's population is no longer represented equally in the two districts. The Adair County Clerk's Office...