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Buchanan County booking activity 3/17/2017

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

Maryville JCPenney to close

JCPenney has released a list of 138 store locations it plans to close over the next few months.  Included in that list is its Maryville location. As we previously reported, JCPenney last month announced it will be closing anywhere

Tuition to increase for undergrads at Northwest

A tuition increase has been approved for Northwest Missouri State University for the 2017-18 academic year. Thursday night the University’s Board of Regents, during its regular meeting, approved an increase of the University’s tuition in addition to a

Jury warrant scam hits Buchanan County

The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents about a new scam circulating involving warrants for missing jury duty. According to a news release, the sheriff’s department has received information that scammers are calling Buchanan County citizens stating

(Update) Ashland reopens after crash

Ashland Crash. Photo by John P. Tretbar The St. Joseph Police Department has closed Ashland Ave. near Floral Ave. According to an alert issued shortly before 2 p.m. the St. Joseph Police Department advised the road was

Deputies close NN Highway for traffic incident

The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office has closed NN Highway from 128th to 140th. According to an alert sent out shortly after 1:45 p.m. deputies have closed the highway due to a traffic incident. As more information becomes