Teen charged in double homicide investigation

Court Charge Feature Photo

A teen has been charged with murder in Buchanan County after a man and woman were found dead early Saturday morning. Chief Juvenile Officer Linda Meyer announced Sunday that a 16-year-old has been charged with two counts of second degree murder in connection with the shooting death of 72-year-old James Johnson and 76-year-old Beverly Johnson. […]

Media to meet new interim superintendent in St Joseph School District on Monday; your chance is Wednesday

Feature Robert Newhart

The new interim superintendent for the St Joseph School District officially starts work on Monday. Dr. Robert Newhart is offering short interviews with media outlets Monday on the subject of his first day on the job. On Wednesday the public gets a chance to meet Dr. Newhart. The public is invited to a welcome reception […]

Tips for a safe Independence Day


As area residents gear up for Fourth of July Celebrations the American Red Cross of Northwest Missouri has a few tips to keep everyone safe. “Everyone looks forward to having fun over the Fourth of July, and the Red Cross wants to make sure people know how to stay safe while enjoying the holiday,” said […]

Area 4th of July fireworks schedule

Fireworks feature

Here’s a look at firework displays we’ve heard about going on around the area!  Have a safe and happy 4th from the staff at the St. Joseph Post. St. Joe, Mo. – The City of St. Joseph fireworks display is estimated to be between 9:30 and 9:45 p.m. The best viewing locations are the Heritage […]

4th of July Enforcement underway


Enforcement is already underway by area troopers for the Independence Day holiday. Troop H announced last month it is once again taking part in operation C.A.R.E. during the 2015 July Fourth holiday weekend. Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) is a national traffic enforcement program aimed at making holiday weekends safer. During this enforcement operation, […]

Two taken into custody after morning standoff


The St. Joseph Police Department took two people into custody Friday morning after an almost four hour long standoff. According to Commander Eric Protzman officers attempted to serve a felony warrant on 29-year-old Timothy Ellsworth Friday around 6:30 a.m. at his home in the 200 block of West Valley Street. Ellsworth allegedly refused to cooperate with police […]