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Water utility begins seasonal hydrant flushing Monday

Missouri American Water begins its annual flushing operations at the city’s fire hydrants. Christie Barnhart of Missouri American Water said the actual flushing gets underway Monday and is expected to last through the end of November. Barnhart

Tree care to be tackled in St. Joseph

Forestry experts will offer a tree care workshop on Oct. 29 in St. Joseph and provide tips on how to keep valued trees healthy. Photo courtesy MDC St. Joseph, Mo. – The Missouri Community Forestry Council and

Andrew County Fall Festival schedule

Andrew County Courthouse The Andrew County Fall Festival continues Saturday celebrating its 175th Anniversary. The festival kicked off Friday with the annual Savannah Homecoming parade.  Festivities continue Saturday with a breakfast at the fire department from 6:30am-10:30am.

Strike force rounds up nearly two dozen drug suspects

The Buchanan County Drug Strike Force and four other law enforcement agencies on Thursday and Friday rounded up nearly two dozen people suspected of drug crimes. Captain Shawn Collie, commander of the strike force, says the arrests

Obituaries October 10-13

Leona Mae Hale 1925-2016 Leona Mae Hale 90, of Saint Joseph, Missouri, passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 in a Saint Joseph, MO health care center. She was born November 12, 1925 in St. Joseph, MO, daughter

Suspicious death investigation in Chillicothe

A man’s death is being investigated as suspicious in Chillicothe. According to the Chillicothe Police Department, officers responded Thursday around 9:45 p.m. to 1020 S. Washington Street in reference to an unresponsive individual. When they arrived officers