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Affiliated Foods Midwest to merge

Associated Wholesale Grocers and Affiliated Foods Midwest have plans to combine the two distribution businesses. Affiliated Foods is a Nebraska based company with operations in Elwood, Kan. The merger announced Thursday was unanimously approved by the board

Here’s the 7-day forecast

Mild conditions continue today tonight and tomorrow, with a slight chance of rain Saturday and Sunday. Here’s your 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service. Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 3 to

Bicycle mishap sends Union Star man to the hospital

A cyclist from Union Star was hit by the mirror of a passing pickup truck early Thursday. The Missouri State Highway patrol says 43-year-old Glen Miller suffered minor injuries. The accident happened on as Miller was bicycling

Jason Kander stops in St. Joseph ahead of election

Jason Kander spoke at the AFL-CIO Central Labor Council building on Thursday. Photo by Sarah Thomack. Jason Kander made a stop in St. Joseph Thursday ahead of Tuesday’s primary election. Kander, Missouri’s Secretary of State, is also

Rock Port man charged with attempted murder

Awaiting mugshot front the Atchison County Jail A man is accused of trying to stab and kill another man in Tarkio. Steven R. Jones, 38 of Rock Port is charged in Atchison County, Mo. with felonies for

Man arrested after Subway robbery

A man has been arrested after a police chase Wednesday in Atchison, Kan. Joshua L. Jones, 32 of Topeka, Kan. was arrested Wednesday in Atchison for investigation of aggravated robbery, attempted aggravated robbery, possession of stolen property,