Local News

Crash ties up traffic on I-29

Courtesy Google Maps A crash has tied up traffic on northbound I-29 in St. Joseph. Our own Rob Horning reported shortly before 2 p.m. that traffic is backed up for miles on I-29 due to a crash

Senate to vote on GMO labeling bill Wednesday

U.S. Senate leadership has scheduled a vote next Wednesday on ending debate on the GMO labeling bill. The cloture vote is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday, according to the Senate schedule. The bill needs 60

Grandfather charged with death of eight year old

Dennis Meers A 57-year-old St Joseph man is being held on charges stemming from a fatal traffic crash last November. According to the Kansas Chief newspaper, Dennis Meers has been charged with aggravated endangerment of a child

Heavy rain predicted in your 7-day forecast

Heavy rain expected this weekend has prompted flash flood watches starting tonight and continuing through Sunday night. Here’s the 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service. Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind

Trails West! buttons on sale now

Admission buttons for this year’s Trails West! festival are now on sale.  The buttons are $8 in advance, and $10 at the gate. All festival guests under the age of 10 are free while accompanied by an

Buchanan County booking activity 7/1/2016

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