Northwest Ag Center receives grant for $100,000

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MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Sunderland Foundation of Kansas City, Mo., will contribute $100,000 over two years to help fund the construction of Northwest Missouri State University’s proposed Agricultural Learning Center. “The fact that it will provide lots of educational opportunities for farmers was an interest to our trustees,” Kent Sunderland, president of the Sunderland Foundation, […]

BaconFest tickets go on sale in St. Joseph

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BaconFest tickets go on sale Monday in St. Joseph with this year’s theme of Pork Wars: The Bacon Awakens. “We are excited to bring BaconFest to St. Joe for its second year” says James Fisher, Baconfest St. Joe coordinator. “This year we are challenging our booths, as well as the attendees to incorporate the theme […]

Police plan a ‘Night Out’

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The St. Joseph Police Department is taking part in a national community building campaign this week. America’s Night Out Against Crime will be held Tuesday, August 4. The National campaign is an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities. Residents in St. Joseph will also have a chance to participate in the event. The […]

Police searching for suspect in deadly shooting

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The St. Joseph Police Department is searching for a suspect after a person was shot and killed in midtown Saturday evening. According to Commander Eric Protzman the shooting was reported just before 5 p.m. in 300 block of South 15th St. Protzman said a man was shot and killed.  The victim’s identity has not yet […]

Northwest to offer free courses to students enrolling at Northwest-Kansas City

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MARYVILLE, Mo. – Students who enroll in fall courses at Northwest Missouri State University-Kansas City may be eligible for a free course. Students may receive one free three-credit hour class during the fall 2015 trimester if they apply for admission by Friday, Aug. 14, and meet the following criteria: · Be a first-time, degree-seeking, undergraduate […]

St. Joseph joins breastfeeding movement with week-long activities

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The City of St. Joseph is kicking off a week dedicated to encourage and promote breastfeeding. The Health Department WIC (Women, Infants and Children) is joining organizations worldwide to encourage and promote breastfeeding during World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7th. The department said this year World Breastfeeding Week shines a light on women combining the dual responsibilities of breastfeeding and […]

Company asks Missouri to rethink multistate power line

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Houston-based company is asking Missouri utility regulators to reconsider their rejection of a proposed high-voltage power line that was planned for a multistate wind energy project. The Kansas City Star reports that Clean Line Energy wants the Missouri Public Service Commission to rehear its application to build a $2.2 […]