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Obituaries April 5-6

Alfred “Bud” C. Schoenfeldt Jr. 1930-2017 Wathena, Kansas Alfred C. Schoenfeldt Jr., 86, of Wathena, Kansas Passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at the Wathena Nursing & Rehab Center. Bud was born on June 2, 1930 in

Troopers to hold checkpoint in Livingston County

The Missouri State Highway Patrol announced Friday that sometime during the month of April a DWI checkpoing will be held in Livingston County. According to the patrol, the areas selected for enforcement are based on a high

Payless to close several stores in northwest Missouri

(AP and Post) – Payless ShoeSource has announced a list of store closings which includes several shoe stores in northwest Missouri. As we previously reported, Payless ShoeSource filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest retailer to

Buchanan County booking activity 4/7/2017

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

Temperatures in the 70s this weekend

Mostly sunny skies and normal to above average temperatures will be more than welcome this weekend after a long rainy pattern the last couple weeks. Temperatures this weekend will reach into the mid to upper 70s with

St. Joe Fit kicks off 2017 at Krug Park

A free workout program is kicking off another year in St. Joseph Thursday evening at Krug Park. The City of St. Joseph said St. Joe Fit is designed to bring people together to help each other get

KC Mayor Sly James to speak in St. Joseph

Kansas City Mayor Sly James (Courtesy Missourinet) Kansas City’s Mayor will make an appearance in St. Joseph next week to talk about KC projects relevant to the future of the St. Joseph community. Mayor Sly James will speak Tuesday

Police locate Lafollette safely

James “Russ” LafolletteMissing person (Update 11:25 a.m.) – The St. Joseph Police Department has canceled a try to locate for a 68-year-old man with dementia.  Capt. Jeff Wilson said James (Russ) Lafollette has been located and is