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SJSD students win scholastic awards

(News Release) – Students at three St. Joseph School District schools received awards in the 2017 Scholastics Art and Writing Awards Regional competition. About 5 – 7% of students entering the competition received a Gold Key and

New GIPSA rules delayed

The Department of Agriculture has delayed the Farmer Fair Practices Rules under the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Act until April, 22nd. The delay allows time for the new Donald Trump administration to review the rules and

Ajax road closure scheduled for Wednesday

Ajax Rd. to close between Mansfield and Mason roads Wednesday. Courtesy Google Maps Crews will close Ajax road Wednesday in Buchanan County to work on replacing tubes. Buchanan County Emergency Manager, Bill Brinton said the Eastern District

Sex-assault suspect appears in court

Manuel Ramos-Velasquez A 42-year-old St. Joseph man is due back in court later this month to face charges of 2nd-degree statutory rape after his first appearance Tuesday. Manuel Ramos-Velasquez faces one class-c felony count in Buchanan County

Morning fog and 40s today

Clearing skies will give way to another mild day with highs ranging from the lower 40s to near 60 degrees. Much cooler air will overspread the area on Wednesday. Far northern MO may see some light snow

Two hurt in rollover crash north of St. Joseph

Two people were seriously injured in a two-car crash Monday afternoon on I-29 north of St. Joseph. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Pontiac Grand Prix crossed the median about a mile north of St. Joe

Girl, 12, injured in crash with patrol car

A 12-year-old girl was hospitalized after the vehicle she was riding in was hit from the rear by a state trooper’s patrol car in Gentry County. According to a crash report, a Lexus had slowed down for

Buchanan County booking activity 2/6/2017

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