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Child molestation suspect appears in court

Shawn R. Matthews A St. Joseph man accused molesting a child several years ago appeared in court Friday. Shawn Ryan Matthews will apply for a public defender. He’s charged with 1st degree child molestation. As we reported

Rape suspect denies charge during first appearance

Vernail Moore A St. Joseph man charged with rape after allegedly attacking his neighbor is due back in court in two weeks after his first court appearance Friday. As we reported earlier, prosecutors say Vernail Moore allegedly

Ice storm warning starts at noon

The National Weather Service has pushed the start time for the ice storm warning from 9 a.m. to noon for most of northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas. …ICE STORM EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND… .PERIODS OF SIGNIFICANT ICING ARE

Obituaries January 9-11

Jeanette Ione “Jan” Mikkelson (Dallager) 1940-2017 Jeanette Ione “Jan” Mikkelson (Dallager) was born Sunday, March 10th, 1940; and passed away Monday, January 9th, 2017. Visitation Saturday, January 21st, 2017, 2:00pm – 3:00pm. Located at the St. Mark’s

Missouri Western campus closed Saturday and Sunday

Because of the hazardous weather conditions forecast for this weekend, the Missouri Western State University campus will be closed Saturday, Jan. 14 and Sunday, Jan. 15. According to a news release from Missouri Western, all on-campus activities,

Freezing rain expected this afternoon through Sunday

Freezing rain/drizzle across southern Missouri will spread north throughout the day, with increasing chances expected during the afternoon and evening hours. Accumulating ice will develop primarily during the late afternoon into the overnight, posing potential hazardous conditions