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Police investigate a shooting at the Belt and Faraon

Click to view slideshow. Details were not immediately available after a shooting over the noon hour in traffic at the intersection of Belt and Faraon. Witnesses said one person was transported by ambulance. Police were inspecting and

Missouri Western awarded $1.1 million grant

Professor of Biology Dr. Todd Eckdahl speaks at a press conference announcing the $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation. A Missouri Western State University undergraduate research project has received the largest grant in school history. 

EPA Glyphosate assessment moved to next spring

The new target date for the Environmental Protection Agency’s assessment on glyphosate is now sometime in the spring of 2017, which coincides with the arrival of a new presidential administration. The EPA is two years late in

Buchanan County booking activity 9/15/2016

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

YWCA event encourages residents to eliminate racism

A program encouraging St. Joseph residents to commit to eliminating racism takes place Friday.  The YWCA will hold their 20th annual ‘Day of Commitment to Eliminate Racism.’  Ellen Kisker is the Prevention Educator at the St. Joseph

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