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Health Department to open late due to presentations

Patee Market The City of St. Joseph Health Department will delay opening twice this week for employees to take part in informational presentations. According to the city, the department will open at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb.

Nominations being accepted for entrepreneur awards

The second annual Entrepreneurship Week at Missouri Western State University will include presentations of two new awards. Nominations are being accepted now through March 10th for the Emerging Entrepreneur and Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.  Annette Weeks

Highway Patrol recruiting for new troopers

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is looking for possible candidates for new troopers. The Patrol said it’s encouraging qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply, and will offer testing at nine different locations in Missouri. Those who

Macbeth performances continue at Western

The 2016-2017 Theatre Season at Missouri Western State University continues with William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” The performance opened Friday night in Potter Hall. The show continues at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 and March 2, 3 and 4, with

Snow contributes to crashes in NW Missouri

Snow contributed several crashes in Northwest Missouri Friday night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a Kansas City, Missouri man lost control of his pickup on the snow-covered pavement along I-35 near Eagleville at 7:20 p.m. Friday.

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