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UPDATE: Investigators from NTSB back in Hartsburg; company being brought in to recover aircraft

Boone County Sheriff’s deputies block Christian School road near Hartsburg after Tuesday’s deadly plane crash (April 16, 2024 photo courtesy of Boone County Sheriff’s Captain Brian Leer) National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators are back in mid-Missouri’s Hartsburg area this afternoon, on-scene of Tuesday afternoon’s deadly plane crash in a heavily-wooded area near Highway 63. Boone County Sheriff’s Captain Brian …

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Fire marshal: Homeless person’s warming fire started Noodles and Company blaze

Columbia fire department investigators concluded the fire that destroyed the Noodles and Company restaurant on 9th Street in downtown Columbia in mid-March was started by a homeless person’s warming fire too close to the structure. The fire department released its investigative report Friday morning. Fire Marshal Steve Riggs reported that upon arrival at the fire just after 7 a.m. on …

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Excitement across southern Boone County ahead of Ranken’s Ashland opening

Ranken’s new multi-million dollar Ashland campus is located next to Salter Lawn Service (January 2024 photo courtesy of Southern Boone R-1 spokesman Matt Sharp) About 150 residents and business leaders across mid-Missouri have learned new details about next Friday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony at Ranken Technical College’s Ashland campus. 939 the Eagle’s Stephanie Bell emceed Thursday morning’s Southern Boone Community leader breakfast …

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(LISTEN): Boone County Sheriff Dwayne Carey discusses law enforcement training center on “Wake Up Mid-Missouri”

Boone County Sheriff Dwayne Carey is excited about this week’s groundbreaking ceremony for the new multi-million dollar Boone County Sheriff’s regional law enforcement training center in Columbia. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on Wednesday. Sheriff Carey joined us live on 939 the Eagle’s “Wake Up Mid-Missouri”, telling listeners that he’s excited. He praises the bipartisan group of people who helped …

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