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Semi-truck driver dead after train derailment in Monroe County

MONROE COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ) The 65-year-old driver semi-truck driver who crashed into a train in Monroe County died, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. A train and tractor-trailer crashed Sunday afternoon in Monroe County, Monroe County Joint Communications confirmed. According to the crash report, Russell Minnis of Higbee was confirmed dead around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

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MPUA continues to endorse Grain Belt Project

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Missouri Public Utility Assistance announced Thursday on its social media and website that it is continuing its support for the Grain Belt Express transmission project. A resolution announcing MPUA’s continued support was passed Thursday, according to the press release. Missouri’s hometown electric utilities have reaffirmed their support of the Grain Belt Express

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Probable cause statement sent to Monroe County prosecutors alleging county clerk allowed candidates to file after the deadline

PARIS, Mo. (KMIZ) The Missouri Secretary of State says his office found evidence of misconduct involving the Monroe County clerk after receiving complaints about election laws being violated. In a statement, Jay Ashcroft said his office has sent a probable cause statement to Monroe County prosecutors alleging La Jeana Peterson allowed candidates to file after the deadline. Ashcroft said, “We

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