Truck Driver Injured In Linn County Crash

A Russellville Missouri man had moderate injuries in a single-vehicle accident in Linn County Monday afternoon.  State Troopers report 53-year-old Fred J McKinney was northbound on Route M, north of Brookfield, when he failed to stop at a stop sign and ran off the road.  His semi overturned and struck a utility pole and fence.  McKinney was wearing a safety […]

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Brookfield Downtown Fire Destroys Two Buildings, Damages A Third

Fire destroyed two buildings and damaged another in downtown Brookfield.  The fire department responded Wednesday morning to the fire at 305 North Main Street.  They requested mutual aide from Chillicothe, who responded with their larger aerial truck and three personnel.  Chillicothe Fire Chief Eric Reeter says they arrived at about 9:00 am and by the time they left at 5:30 […]

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Fire Destroys Two Buildings In Downtown Brookfield

The Brookfield Fire Department responded to a building fire this morning at 305 North Main Street in downtown Brookfield.  The department requested mutual aid from Chillicothe, which responded with its larger aerial truck and three personnel.  Chillicothe Fire Chief Eric Reeter says by early afternoon his department had pumped more than 150,000 gallons of water into the fire.  That does […]

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Crash Leaves Brookfield Man With Serious Injuries – Driver Arrested

A two-vehicle accident in Linn County Sunday afternoon left a passenger with serious injuries.  State Troopers report 18-year-old Jonathan D Hollon of Brookfield was taken to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries following the accident at about 2:10 pm on US 36 at Laclede.  According to the report, Hollon was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 27-year-old […]

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Brookfield Woman Injured In Crash

A Brookfield woman was injured in an accident Friday morning on US 36, west of Utica.  State Troopers report 40-year-old Megan Hughes Capps of Brookfield was westbound when she struck the rear of a vehicle stopped on the shoulder, driven by 32-year-old Jeremy M Taylor of Kansas City, KS.  Hughes Capps was taken to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe for […]

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Hornet Results From Wrestling Triangular

Chillicothe Hornet wrestlers went 1-1 in a triangular meet at Brookfield. Chillicothe beat Gallatin 36 to 33 thanks to wins by Brody Carins by pin and wins from byes for Lane McCoy, Joel Edwards, Bryce Dominique and Vance Scherler. Suffering losses were Caden Kanniainen, Gauge Chenet, Dawson Sutton, Brock Miller, Dilyn Ulmer and Bo Smith. Brookfield beat Chillicothe boys 61 […]

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Brookfield Economic Development

The City of Brookfield announced recent economic development news that is important to the region.  City Manager Dana Tarpening says they recently had a groundbreaking for a new facility being constructed south of US 36 on Highway 11. Tarpening says the company has not announced any employment projections, but they are eagerly awaiting those announcements.    

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