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Obituaries September 11-13

Rena H. Lanigan 1917-2016 Rena H. Lanigan passed away at Living Community in St. Joseph, Missouri at the age of 99 on Sunday, September 11, 2016. She was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 20, 1917, daughter

More rain in your 7-day forecast

More rainfall is coming our way. Here’s the seven-day forecast from the National Weather Service. Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to

Midtown shooting under investigation

An investigation continues into a shooting last night in the 1200 block of South 25th Street in St. Joseph. Police say a 39-year-old man was shot in the leg during an argument. His injuries were described as

Pow wow in White Cloud postponed

Officials with the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska say their annual Pow Wow scheduled in White Cloud, Kansas this weekend has been postponed. Heavy rain has made the ground too wet and some of the roads

St Joe man injured in crash blamed on wet pavement

Wet pavement is blamed for a single-vehicle crash in Dekalb County Wednesday morning that sent a St. Joseph man to the hospital. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 26-year-old Darius Finnell lost control of his vehicle on

Southside Fall Festival rescheduled due to flooding

Southside Fall Festival organizers announced that the festival will be rescheduled due to recent flooding. According to the Southside Fall Festival’s Facebook page, due to sections of the park being under water, the festival has been rescheduled for

County roads closed due to flooding

Buchanan County Emergency Management Director Bill Brinton reports nine county roads closed due to high water. Here’s the latest list: Kemmer SE Saxton Easton SE Mitchell SE SE 115Th North of 116 Rock Creek SE Horn SE

Half a foot of rain causes a variety of problems

Click to view slideshow. St. Joseph received more than six inches of rain from Tuesday morning to Wednesday morning, flooding area rivers, making roads slick and causing property damage throughout the area. Flood warnings were issued for