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Missouri Western spells out a start to the theatre season

Missouri Western State University’s Theatre Season began last week with a spelling bee.  The Department of Theatre, Cinema and Dance at Missouri Western will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” again this weekend.  Missouri Western

Recent Northwest blood drive wins competition

Northwest Missouri State University collected enough units of blood at its recent drive to win a competition and impact 644 lives.  According to a news release from the university, the Student Senate blood drive October 11-13 in

Police investigating death of Doniphan County woman

An investigation into the death of a Doniphan County woman is currently underway in St. Joseph. Capt. Jeff Wilson with the St. Joseph Police Department has confirmed Tuesday that police are working a death investigation in reference to

Suspects from Strike Force roundup appear in court

Nine of the nearly two dozen suspects charged after a Drug Strike Force roundup last week appeared in Buchanan County court Tuesday morning. The suspects were accused of possession or distribution of heroin, methamphetamine and/or prescription drugs.