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Alleged Trump scam hits Brown County

A northeast Kansas sheriff is warning residents of a new scam circulating the area claiming to raise funds for President-Elect Trump. Brown County Sheriff John Merchant said the sheriff’s office has received several reports of county residents

Troy lifts boil order

Residents in Troy, Kansas can resume using their water service without restrictions, after three days under a boil order brought on by a water main break. In a text alert at 11:16am Wednesday, officials announced the boil

Winning Shop St. Joe ticket purchased at JCPenney

Photo by Nadia Thacker The winning ticket is still out there in the Shop St. Joseph Program. The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce said it’s asking everyone to check their tickets.  The winning ticket number 0815080 came

Fake $100 donated to Salvation Army

A counterfeit $100 bill has showed up in the St. Joseph Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign. “At first glance it looked real, until a closer view revealed Asian type markings, and then I realized it was printed

Buchanan County booking activity 12/21/2016

Here’s the latest booking activity from the Buchanan County Jail. All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. These are courtesy photos. This information is provided by

Detainee recaptured after brief escape

Multiple law enforcement agencies took part in the effort to recapture a man who bolted from a police car while being taken to the Platte County Jail Tuesday night. The Platte County Sheriff’s Office says Cody R.

Temperatures above normal through Christmas Day

Slightly above normal temperatures will persist through the remainder of the week with the next chance for precipitation arriving by Friday as a weak storm system moves overhead. Conditions will then dry out temporarily on Saturday before

Shop St. Joseph winning number announced

Photo by Nadia Thacker (News release) – The winning number for the Shop St. Joseph Holiday Program is: 0815080 The shopper with the winning ticket has 24 hours to come forward to claim the $10,000 prize. Shoppers