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Former firefighter sentenced for attempted rape

A former St. Joseph firefighter will serve prison time for the attempted rape of a 15-year-old girl. Jeremy Wigchert, 29 was sentenced in court today to serve 14 years in the Missouri Department of Corrections. Wigchert pleaded

Area firework sales are booming

Local fireworks sales are on the upswing ahead of the Fourth of July weekend. P.J. Kovac the owner of PJ’s Fireworks said people are in a buying mood this year. “Just because it’s a four day weekend people

Obituaries June 28-29

Charles Lee Taube, Jr. 1980-2016 Charles Lee Taube, Jr., 36, Rosendale, Missouri passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2016. He married Rachael Ann Myers on April 30, 2011. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Lee

Salsa Summer Standoff seeks competitors for a hot party

Hillcrest Transitional Housing announces a hot new way to raise money. They’re holding what they call the “Salsa Summer Standoff,” and they’re looking for contestants. You can enter your salsa in the competition. They’re looking for teams,

Buchanan County booking activity 6/30/2016

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

Deadline approaching to order Trails West! t-shirts

The Allied Arts Council reminds us that Trails West! t-shirts are only available by pre-order, and your deadline is coming up next week. This year’s limited edition t-shirt, exemplifying this year’s theme “Yesterday’s Heritage, Tomorrow’s Dream,” can