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Investigation underway after body pulled from Missouri River in Saline County

SALINE COUNTY, Mo. — An investigation is underway after a body was pulled from the Missouri River Sunday afternoon in Saline County. Saline County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the river near 310 Road at Malta Bend at around 1:45 p.m. after they received a report of a body found in the water. The


Missouri River flooding closes Highway 87

HOWARD COUNTY, Mo. - Missouri River flooding has closed Highway 87 near its intersection with Highway 40 just outside Boonville. The highway, which had already been closed a little north of that area because of culvert replacement work, was closed Monday because of floodwaters, according to the Miss


Saline County inmate dies at jail

SALINE COUNTY - A Glasgow woman in jail for a probation violation died Thursday, according to a news release. Heidi Elfering, 48, was arrested Wednesday. She was found unresponsive Thursday morning in the Saline County Jail, according to a news release. Deputies performed life saving measure and EMS


First man freed from prison under FIrst Step Act calls for Missouri reforms

JEFFERSON CITY — President Donald Trump welcomed Matthew Charles home. Trump invited Charles to the State of the Union address to recognize him as the first beneficiary of the federal FIRST STEP Act.


American Pickers to film in Missouri

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Missouri. They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the area from May 27-June 9.


Flood Waters Catastrophic for Farmer’s along the Missouri River

(Sidney) The flash floods in Fremont and Mills County has caused significant damage to grain storage and equipment. Sidney farmer and Iowa Soybean Association Director Jeff Jorgenson is experiencing the wrath of the 2019 flood first-hand.

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NW Missouri woman hospitalized after car travels through fence

SALINE COUNTY — One person was injured in an accident just after 10a.m. Thursday in Saline County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2016 Ford Fusion driven by Shauna D. Jacomne, 34, Smithville, was eastbound on Interstate 70 just east of the Marshall exit.


Swollen Missouri River affecting Boone County

Flooding along the Missouri River was threatening to close several Boone County roads as the Big Muddy was predicted to crest Wednesday evening at Jefferson City. The National Weather Service in St. Louis issued a flood warning Tuesday morning, saying the high water is largely the result of heavy ra


Man arrested for assaulting, bribing deputy

A Pettis County man has been charged after attempting to assault and bribe a Pettis County deputy. Hunly G. Fred, 24, of La Monte, has been charged with fourth-degree assault and bribery of a public servant.


Another Mid-Mo road is under water

The latest flood warning extends into Saturday for folks along the Missouri River. MoDot on Tuesday morning announced Highway 87 is closed north of Boonville and south of New Franklin because of flooding. Smith Hatchery Road south of Columbia closed near the river at Dothage Rd. on Monday.


Chariton County teacher charged with sexual contact with student

MENDON, Mo. - A teacher at a Chariton County school district has been charged with having sexual contact with a high school senior. Authorities on Monday issued an arrest warrant for Blair Bruner, 27, of Marceline, with a $10,000 cash-only bond on a felony charge of sexual contact with a student. Br


Internet services interrupted by ethernet switch

Marshall residents experienced an interruption to their Marshall Municipal Utility Internet services on Monday, March 25, after an ethernet switch failed at the substation on Miami Ave.


Lady Owls off and running

The Marshall girls' track and field team got its season off to a solid start Thursday by winning 12 events during the MHS Open. The sprinters looked especially strong, with freshman Jada Lance and sophomore Brook Borchers placing 1-2 in both the 100- and 200-meter dashes. Also winning were senior Ma


Lawmakers propose bills to help human trafficking victims

DOVER, Del. — Democratic lawmakers are proposing legislation aimed at helping victims of human trafficking in Delaware. One of the bills to be introduced Tuesday prohibits the conviction of anyone younger than age 18 for prostitution, based on the idea that anyone under 18 who is engaged in prostitu


Congressman faces questions from preschool kids

DOVER, N.J. — New 7th Congressional District Democrat Rep. Tom Malinowski has faced the press before, but never the kind he submitted to Wednesday. "Do you kiss your girlfriend?" one preschool "journalist" asked during his visit to the Head Start Community Program.


Pirates place first, Lady Pirates second in California Tri Relays

The Boonville Pirates and Lady Pirates track teams had a day to remember Thursday while competing in the annual California Tri Relays. While facing off against a field of eight teams, the Pirates captured the title with 128.8 points while the Lady Pirates finished second only to Holden with 103.9 po


Warm Springs Ranch opens for summer season

Warm Springs Ranch near Boonville announced plans to open its gates for the summer season Saturday. The 300-acre ranch is the home of the Budweiser Clydesdales. Tours are available at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every day.


Man who broke out of Pettis County Jail last week is locked up again

After a nine-day manhunt that crossed state lines and included an extensive search in Cooper County, police found the man who broke out of the Pettis County Jail last week hiding in an attic early Tuesday morning in Sedalia.


Sweet Springs again get better of Lady Cards

LINCOLN –– Senior starting pitcher Aleah Paxton admitted to some nerves early in Lincoln’s 4-1 loss Friday to Sweet Springs, but didn’t have last year’s defeat to the Lady Greyhounds 364 days prior on her mind.


Budweiser Clydesdales now trained at the Boonville ranch where they’re born

At least two foals will welcome guests when the Warm Springs Ranch opens its gates to tours this Saturday. Born at the beginning of March, Carly was the first clydesdale foal at the ranch this year. The second was born a few weeks later, and her name is Gwen.