“Die Pig Die” yelled and shots fired at Buchanan County Detention Worker

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The Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a civilian detention worker was assaulted earlier this week. “Two Hispanic/Latino males approximately late teens early 20s pulled what appeared to be a handgun, yelled ‘die pig die’ and fired the weapon,” said Col. Bill Puett, Undersheriff. “We don’t know if it was a blank pistol or a real […]

St. Joseph City Attorney heading to Kansas

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Long-time Saint Joseph City Attorney Lisa Robertson is moving back to Kansas. Robertson accepted a position in Topeka as the director of the Legal Department consisting of the three sections of municipal law, litigation and prosecution. The state Capitol has a population of 127,000. She starts her new job Sept. 28. Deputy city attorney Bryan […]

United Way kicks off $3.1 million dollar campaign

United Way Rally to kick off 2015 campaign at East Hills Mall Thursday.  Photo courtesy Kylee Strough

The United Way of Greater St. Joseph kicked off its 2015 campaign Thursday at East Hills Shopping Center with nearly $1 million already raised. The agency announced its goal of $3,154,325 during the event. That’s only about $9,000 more than last year’s goal. Also announced, $898,700 of that goal has already been raised through Pacesetter […]

Obituaries for Sept. 2

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Dorothy Pearl Woods 1944-2015 Dorothy Pearl Woods 71, of Saint Joseph, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in a Saint Joseph health care center. She was born May 18, 1944 in St. Joseph, MO. She graduated from Bishop LeBlond High School and worked as a CNA for the Veterans Administration 8 years in Leavenworth, […]

Temperatures heating up!


Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 96. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tonight Partly cloudy, with a […]

Buchanan County booking activity 9/3/2015


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 […]

Sex Offender scam warning issued by sheriff’s department

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The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a fake email notifying individuals of a Sex Offender moving into the neighborhood. The department said an email has been circulating which notified individuals that a Sex Offender has moved to close proximity of their home and are directed to go to a specific website to […]

Kickapoo in northeast Kansas expands legal complaint


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kickapoo Tribe has expanded a legal complaint against its former chairman to include a former treasurer. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the northeast Kansas tribe announced last week that Bobbi Darnell was added to the lawsuit in tribal court. Darnell was the tribal treasurer from October 2011 through October 2014. The […]