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Accountant turned comedian to perform in St. Joseph

An accountant who now touts himself as one of the world’s cleanest comedians will perform at the Robidoux Landing Playhouse this weekend. Kent Rader, who lives in Kansas City, originally worked as an accountant for 17 years.

Obituaries January 7-8

Albert “Dick” R. Siskey 1930-2017 Albert Richard “Dick” Siskey, 86, Atchison, Kansas died Sunday, January 8, 2017 at the Atchison Hospital. Mass of Christian burial will be Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart

Gas leak shuts down part of Frederick

Photo by John P. Tretbar Photo by John P. Tretbar Frederick Avenue is shutdown while crews work a gas leak. The road was shut down around noon Wednesday from 26th to Noyes.  No injuries were reported. Crews have

Squaw Creek officially becomes Loess Bluffs

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services had finalized the name change of Squaw Creek to Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge. According to a news release announced on Wednesday, Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe has officially changed the

Major winter storm in the forecast this weekend

Concerns continue to rise for a major winter storm this coming weekend with long duration freezing rain possible across the lower Missouri Valley. This storm may lead to significant icing and very dangerous travel conditions across much

Transformer fire blamed for Mosaic power outage

A transformer fire just before the noon hour Tuesday along Riverside Road in St Joseph knocked out power briefly to the plaza buildings at Mosaic Life Care. Hospital officials said patient care was not effected, and generators