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Altec to expand and add 105 jobs in St. Joseph

Altec Industries has announced plans to expand its St. Joseph facilities and add 105 new jobs. The company manufactures heavy mobile equipment and related parts primarily for the utility, telecommunications and tree care industries. The main manufacturing

Buchanan County booking activity 2/24/2017

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

Suspects in Strike Force sweep appear in court

A roundup of drug suspects by area law enforcement agencies continues, even as some of the 20 people already charged appeared in court Friday. As we reported earlier, the Buchanan County Drug Strike Force operation led to

JCPenney to close up to 140 stores

NEW YORK (AP and Post) — JCPenney said it will be closing anywhere from 130 to 140 stores as well as two distribution centers over the next several months as it aims to improve profitability in the

St. Joseph woman facing new burglary charge

SCHREMSER, SHANNON LEIGH A day after posting bond a St. Joseph woman has been charged with another felony. Shannon Leigh Schremser, 21 was charged Thursday in Buchanan County with second-degree burglary. According to court documents, Schremser on Thursday

Man accused of robbing resident with scissors

MOWRY, TIMOTHY JAY ALAN A Savannah man is accused of robbing a St. Joseph resident with a pair of scissors. Timothy J. Mowry, 29 is charged in Buchanan County with a felony of stealing. According to court

Man accused of robbing residents at gunpoint

JOHNSON, DOMINIC EUGENE A St. Joseph man has been charged in connection with a home invasion last month in midtown. Dominic Johnson, 31 of St. Joseph is charged in Buchanan County with a felony of stealing. According

Cooler temps return with light snow possible

Light snow will be possible across northern Missouri along and north of Highway 36 from mid-morning into this evening. Light accumulations of a dusting to up to half an inch may be possible. Otherwise, expect highs in