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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

Budget cuts to impact the arts in St. Joseph

  2016 sculpture walk entry. Photo courtesy Allied Arts Council Federal and state funding cuts could impact the arts in St. Joseph. The White House has unveiled its budget which includes eliminating the National Endowment for the

CAP St. Joe could cease to exist under proposed budget

The president’s proposed budget would cut funding for four Community Action Partnership programs that benefit low income families in St. Joseph. “All of our major programs except for Head Start, I think, are either set to be drastically

St. Joseph man facing felony stealing charge

LOMAX, WALTER WARREN An off-duty officer arrested a St. Joseph man accused of stealing from Walmart earlier this week. Walter Warren Lomax Jr., 37 of St. Joseph is charged in Buchanan County with a felony of Stealing

Obituaries March 12-14

D. Louise Montgomery 1920-2017 D. Louise Montgomery, 96, Mulvane, Kansas, formerly of St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017 at a healthcare facility in Derby, Kansas. She was born December 1, 1920 to Claus and

Staffers assaulted at SE Nebraska prison

The prison unit where two inmates died in a riot earlier this month erupted in violence again on Wednesday. Officials with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services say four staff members at the Tecumseh State correctional Institution