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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

MWSU to stream Convocation online

The 23rd R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues featuring political commentator Cokie Roberts can now be viewed online at www.missouriwestern.edu/convocation/. It is also being broadcast on MWtv, channel 12 on Suddenlink in St. Joseph. The Sept.

Buchanan County booking activity 9/20/2016

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

Sealing scheduled for Route 113 in Holt County

MOUND CITY, Mo. – Route 113 in Holt County is scheduled for a sealing project on Tuesday. Local crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation will close one lane of Route 113 between U.S. Route 59 and County

Cronkite shows travel to New York and Washington, D.C.

St. Joseph, Mo. – Live multimedia performances that are a part of the Walter Cronkite Memorial at Missouri Western State University will travel to New York and Washington, D.C. for performances this month. According to a news release