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Governor Nixon grants nine pardons

Gov. Jay Nixonfile photo Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday granted pardons to seven men and two women, including a Daviess County man who is now working as a part-time police officer. In a news release, the Governor’s

Hunts Orchard begins offering hayrides this weekend

Click to view slideshow. While it still feels like summer, the first official day of autumn was Thursday and Hunts Orchard begins offering fall activities this weekend.  The orchard, located off I-29 in Amazonia, will begin offering hayrides

Obituaries September 20-23

Ellis John “EJ” Porter 1953-2016 Ellis John “EJ” Porter was born Saturday, December 5th, 1953; and passed away Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 in Atchison, Kansas. Visitation Monday, September 26th, 2016, 6:00pm – 8:30pm. Located at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton

Work planned for Saturday on Interstate 29

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Minor repair work is planned for Saturday, Sept. 24, on Interstate 29 in St. Joseph. The following locations will see a single lane closure or ramp work beginning at 6 a.m. Contractors plan to

Buchanan County booking activity 9/23/2016

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

Another police situation, another school lockdown

A busy morning for St. Joseph police has made for a busy morning for St. Joseph School District officials. Earlier, officials reported the Keatley Center, Truman Middle School and Mark Twain Elementary were locked down because of

Semi crash blocks traffic at south junction

St. Joseph police are warning you to avoid the south junction of I-29 and I-229 because of an injury accident. A semi jackknifed into a car at the 42.4 mile marker of southbound I-29 shortly after 4:30