Flooding closes routes in Northwest Missouri

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – As creeks and rivers rise across Northwest Missouri today, more roads have closed due to flooding. The Missouri Department of Transportation provides a Traveler Information Map at www.modot.org/northwest which lists all road closures and planned roadwork. Motorists are advised to check the map before heading out to plan alternate routes, as […]

Civil War mural planned once again for downtown along with two others

New Civil War Mural

Plans are in the works once again for a Civil War mural that was pulled from downtown St. Joseph earlier this year after controversy. “They’ve just redesigned it an tweaked it a bit,”said Rhabecca Boerkircher, St. Joseph Downtown Partnership Executive Director. “They added a picture of President Lincoln on there and Fort Smith as opposed to the […]

32 counts filed in child porn case

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A Gallatin man is charged with more than 30 counts for allegedly possessing hundreds of photos and videos of child porn and showing a Juveniles images of nude minors. 32-year-old Cameron Curtis Wilson was charged Tuesday with a misdemeanor for Furnish Pornographic Material Or Attempt To Furnish To A Minor, a Felony for first degree Promote […]

Two charged in Smoke Shop break-in

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UPDATE: Two men have been charged in connection with a break-in that took place earlier this month at a smoke shop in Hopkins. On Monday Wesley A. Peve, 17, Marvyille and Shylar R. Gray, 21, Hopkins were each charged with two felonies in Nodaway County. One for second degree burglary and one for theft/stealing in […]

Manslaughter suspect waives preliminary hearing


A St Joseph man was bound over for trial Tuesday on charges that stemmed from the traffic death of his passenger. Daniel Ray Maddock waived his preliminary hearing on charges of involuntary manslaughter. Police said Mr Maddock was driving under the influence when he crashed at 12th and Church Streets on January 3, killing his […]

Lion’s Pool goes to the dogs

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The Lion’s Pool in Atchison, Kansas is going to the dogs next month. The Sixth Annual Soggy Doggy Day is scheduled Saturday, August 16 from 1-4pm. Pet dogs and their human companions are invited to take a dip. The city announcement says “all well-socialized canines and fun-loving owners welcome.” Admission is free, but donations to […]

Buchanan County booking activity 7/29/2015


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 the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office and is not criminal history. The St Joseph Post assumes no legal liability […]

Stormy weather leaves slick driving conditions

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Severe weather overnight caused no serious damage or injury, but left behind enough rain to cause some dangerous driving conditions. The storm produced pea-sized hail and 40 mile per hour winds near Tarkio last night. Wet pavement contributed to a crash in Harrison County that sent an Iowa man to the hospital. The Missouri State […]