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Buchanan County booking activity 9/21/2016

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

Scams old and new arise in Livingston County

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox says his department has taken a variety of reports of scams lately. In all of these circumstances, Cox advises you simply do not respond or engage in conversation with these people. If

Home sales dip, but are higher year-on-year

Home sales in our area were down in August compared to the month before, but the numbers are higher than a year ago. According to the St. Joseph Regional Association of Realtors, residential home sales for the

SE Nebraska college student arrested for weekend stabbings

Jeffland Neverson Authorities have arrested a 24-year-old student at southeast Nebraska’s Peru State College in connection wity a stabbing incident over the weekend. In a news release, the Nebraska State Patrol announced the arrest of Jeffland Neverson

Northwest Missouri Amish community relies largely on tourism

Photo courtesy of Lanita Smith/Missourinet. (Missourinet) – An estimated 9,000 Amish live in Missouri – making the state the 7th largest Amish population in the U.S. Jamesport historian Lanita Smith says the northwest Missouri community depends heavily on

Amazonia man held for video threats outside school

Tyler Thompson An Amazonia man is being held without bail accused of making threatening videos with a firearm outside an Andrew County school. In a news release, Sheriff Bryan Atkins says Tyler Thompson, 18, and an unnamed

MWSU notified of Title IX compliance review

Missouri Western State University has been notified by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that the agency is conducting a proactive compliance review of Missouri Western’s athletic programs. The purpose of this review

Chamber to honor 76 “new executives”

The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce will host its 44th annual New Executives Luncheon on Sept. 20, 2016, honoring 76 new members to the executive level of the St. Joseph business community. One qualifies as a Chamber