Latest News

Crews rescue farmer from grain bin in Champaign County

Emergency crews rescued a farmer from a grain bin on Friday morning after he was stuck up to his chest for about two hours.

Fire officials said they got a call at about 7 a.m., according to a WAND-TV report.

A farmer about two miles north of Ivesdale became stuck when he was trying to unclog the auger, WAND-TV reported. He was taken to an area hospital just after 9 a.m. and is expected to recover.

Mary Cooley: 618-239-2535, @MaryCooleyBND