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Missouri Western applications at record high

Missouri Western State University has already seen a record number of applications this academic year. According to Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Retention Dr. Paul Orscheln, the university has surpassed 4,300 applications, breaking a record

St. Joe man injured in crash

A St. Joseph man was injured in a crash Wednesday morning in Kansas City. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Matthew McBeth, 58, had a medical emergency at 6:35 a.m. while driving along I-29 at mile marker

Mosaic receives award for clinical excellence

Mosaic Life Care has been recognized with the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence.  According to a press release, this is the sixth year Mosaic has received the award and it is one of only three hospitals

Crash impacts traffic on 36 Highway

The St. Joseph Police Department is urging drivers to avoid a section of 36 Highway due to a crash. In an alert sent out around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday the department said to avoid eastbound 36 Highway at

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