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Western Planetarium to talk ‘Black Holes’

MWSU (News Release) – The Bushman Planetarium at Missouri Western State University will have a public viewing of the show “Black Holes” later this week. The show will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 30. Tickets

Missouri Western’s Entrepreneurship Week begins Monday

Missouri Western State University’s Center for Entrepreneurship will offer free workshops during the second annual Entrepreneurship Week.  The week, March 27-31, includes multiple workshops put on by Missouri Western faculty members for local business professionals, aspiring entrepreneurs,

Buchanan County prepares for Voter ID requirement

Buchanan County has started to prepare for new voter photo identification requirements. In November, two thirds of those voting in the general election decided Missourians will have to present a photo-ID to cast a ballot. Buchanan County

Structure fire closes St. Joe Ave. briefly

A structure fire on Highland Avenue early Saturday morning shut down traffic on St. Joseph Avenue briefly. St. Joseph Fire Department Battalion Chief Bob Bangerter said some people reported the building on fire east of the Avenue

Buchanan County booking activity 3/24/2017

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

Child-sex suspect appears in court

William Marshall A 41-year-old St. Joe man accused of sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl appeared in court Friday to face a felony charge of 1st-degree sodomy. In court documents, police say that according to reports and statements,