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Buchanan County election results

Voters in rural Buchanan County went to the polls Tuesday for to decide one school bond issue, elect one mayor, and elect several school board members, alderman and other elected offices. But turnout was light, according to

Teen shooting suspect appears in court

William Dowlen A teenager from Wathena accused of shooting another man during an underage drinking party appeared in Buchanan County court Tuesday on one count of unlawful use of a weapon. As we reported, the victim, 20-year-old

Man dies in St. Joseph crash

A 65-year-old man was killed in a crash Monday on I-229 in St. Joseph. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Thomas Nelson of South Carolina was driving a 2002 Dodge Durango around 1 p.m. northbound on

(Update) Missing woman found deceased near Albany

Erma Homan (UPDATE 5pm) — A 94-year-old Albany woman was went missing Sunday has been found deceased. Gentry County officials issued an Endangered Silver Advisory Monday for Erma Riche Homan.  Officials said she may have been suffering

Obituaries March 31

James LeRoy Armstrong 1942-2017 HAVENSVILLE – James LeRoy Armstrong, 74, of Havensville, died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, March 31, 2017 at his home. He was born October 8, 1942 on the Henry Ranch north of

Wathena teen charged after January shooting

WILLIAM E DOWLEN A Wathena teenager has been charged in connection with a shooting earlier this year in Buchanan County. William Dowlen, 17 of Wathena was charged March 14 with a felony of unlawful use of a weapon stemming from