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Checkpoints to be held in Platte County in November

The Platte County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday that sometime during the month of November it may be holding checkpoints. The office said it could be conducting sobriety and/or safety checkpoints this month. Sheriff Mark Owen said he

Open burning to start Monday in St. Joseph

The City of St. Joseph has announced its fall 2016 open burning dates. Starting Monday, Nov. 7 and running through Sunday, Nov. 26 open burning will be permitted within city limits with some guidelines. • Burning of

Buchanan County booking activity 11/1/2016

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

November begins with temperatures in the 70s

Temperatures will remain well above normal into Wednesday with highs in the middle to upper 70s across the area. Rain and a few thunderstorms will track across much of the region Wednesday and Wednesday night. Strong storms

Sheriff identifies 75-year-old shooting victim

The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department has identified the man shot and killed Sunday night. 75-year-old Louis Nold is the man authorities said was killed at his home located at 3407 SE McQueen Road.  Cpl. Sarah Hardin with