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MoDOT to inspect bridges in northwest Missouri

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. –Several bridges in northwest Missouri are scheduled for under-bridge inspections over the next few weeks. Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation may close a single lane on the bridges and ramps listed below

Buchanan County booking activity 12/9/2016

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

Drug Trafficking operation held in northwest Missouri

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has announced the results of a High Intensity Drug Trafficking (HIDTA) operation conducted in Troop H. Interstate 29, Interstate 35, and U.S. Highway 36 were the roadways targeted in this operation. Capt.

St. Joseph man sentenced for fraud scheme

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –  A former federal employee has been sentenced in federal court for using stolen money order receipts in a fraud scheme to avoid paying his medical bills. Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the

UPDATE: Chillicothe man dies in hunting incident

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office said as the result of a body found investigation it has determined a Chillicothe man died after falling from a hunting stand. As we previously reported, deputies responded shortly before 5 p.m.

MWSU extends president’s contract

Dr. Bob and Dr. Laurel Vartabedian The Board of Governors at Missouri Western State University has approved a new three-year contract for Dr. Robert Vartabedian, Missouri Western’s president. The new contract runs through June 30, 2019, replacing