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Cub Scout recruitment begins today in St. Joseph

Cub Scout recruitment events begin Tuesday night throughout St. Joseph for the Pony Express Council Boy Scouts of America.  Any boys in 1st through 5th grade can join Cub Scouts. This week in St. Joseph, the Cub Scout Packs

Woman arraigned for alleged shoplifting/biting incident

Catherine Wells A preliminary hearing is scheduled next month for Catherine Wells, the St Joseph woman accused of trying to bite a store’s loss-prevention officer during an alleged shoplifting incident last week. Wells is charged with 2nd

Obituaries August 28-29

Nola “Jean” Bodenhausen 1941-2016 Nola “Jean” Bodenhausen, 75, St. Joseph, Missouri, formerly of Gladstone, Missouri, passed away Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Mosaic Life Care. She was born January 8, 1941 to Charles “Fritz” and Wanda (Nold)

Buchanan County booking activity 8/30/2016

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

Route 31 closure rescheduled for Tuesday

UNION STAR, Mo – The closing of Route 31 in Dekalb County is rescheduled for Tuesday. A wind farm project is bringing windmill towers to locations throughout the west and central parts of Dekalb County. As part

NWMSU first-day enrollment up from last year

Convocation on Sunday in the Bearcat Arena. (Photo courtesy Todd Weddle | Northwest Missouri State University) Northwest Missouri State University begins its 2016-17 academic year with an increase in students. According to preliminary enrollment totals released by

Sunday beer sales coming to Troy

The Troy, Kansas City Council has passed an ordinance that allows retail sales of cereal malt beverages in their original package within the city on any Sunday except Easter between the hours of noon and 8 p.m.