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Albany man indicted for crop insurance fraud

A northwest Missouri farmer was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday for a nearly $800,000 fraud scheme to receive federal crop insurance payments to which he was not entitled. Ryan A. Ruckman, 60, of Albany, was

Buchanan County booking activity 1/31/2017

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 will drop throughout the week

Typically, in northwest Missouri, when it’s 60 degrees in January there is nowhere for the temperatures to go but down. That will be the case heading through the middle of the work week. The drop in temperatures however

Habitat to host Garage Sale at old location

Habitat ReStore truck courtesy Habitat for Humanity St. Joseph St. Joseph Habitat for Humanity plans to hold a garage sale at its former location in an effort to get rid of old inventory. As we previously reported,

Veteran agent assigned to Caldwell County MDC

Sean Ernst was recently assigned to Caldwell County. He previously served in Camden and Boone counties. Photo courtesy MDC The Missouri Department of Conservation has assigned an agent who has been with the department since 2003 to

“Fry Moore Bacon” bill passes Iowa house

A resolution honoring Iowa pork producers passed the state’s House of Representatives with bipartisan support last week. The “Fry Moore Bacon” resolution received laughs from lawmakers as it was introduced by state representatives Joel Fry, Tom Moore