Newhart to lead superintendents in northwest Missouri

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The interim superintendent of the St. Joseph School District is now the Northwest Region President of the Missouri Association of School Administrators. As a regional president, Dr. Robert Newhart will organize monthly meetings for superintendents in northwest Missouri. The goal of the meetings is to provide superintendents with the latest local, state, and national education […]

One dead, one in serious condition after rollover crash in Grundy County

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The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a one-vehicle accident in Grundy County Saturday night claimed the life of a Galt, Missouri man. Officials say Jason Nickell, 53, was driving along Missouri Route 6 east of Trenton when the tires of the SUV rolled onto some gravel.   According to investigators, Mr Nickell over-corrected. The vehicle flipped over, killing […]

Tarkio man serious after crash dodging deer

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An 18-year-old man from Tarkio, Missouri was seriously hurt in a single-vehicle crash Saturday. The crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol indicates Thomas Gilliland swerved to avoid a deer along Missouri 46 highway about eleven miles west of Maryville. His vehicle left the highway, hit an embankment and overturned several times, ejecting Mr […]

Amateur photo contest open at Downtown Library


The St. Joseph Public Library, Downtown branch, is hosting an amateur photography contest. The theme is “Focus on a Hero.” Contestants can submit up to five photographs depicting their interpretation of the theme to the Downtown Library, 927 Felix Street. The deadline for submitting pictures is 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2015. The photographs […]

Volunteers needed to ‘Stuff the Bus’

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Hundreds of volunteers are being sought to help collect and sort school supplies for area kids in need. The United Way of Greater St. Joseph and the Salvation Army are partnering once again to collect donated school supplies and distribute them to area children whose families can’t afford to buy them.  The Stuff the Bus school […]

Power outages persist after severe storms

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Severe weather blew through Northwest Missouri Saturday night, but so far officials have not reported any major damage or injury.   Severe storms were reported in southern Buchanan County and eastern Andrew County. Buchanan County Emergency Management Director Bill Brinton tells us he was out and about in the southern part of the county helping […]

Troop H plans August enforcement


Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer of Troop H, St. Joseph, announces that sometime during the month of August, Troop H will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Andrew County and a DWI saturation in Buchanan County. The areas selected for enforcement are based on a high number of alcohol-related crashes, high number of contacts with […]

St Joe Girl pulled from lake dies in hospital

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A five-year-old St Joseph girl who was pulled from an area lake last week has died at Children’s Mercy Hospital. Authorities said Nevah Boston passed away early Saturday morning. The youngster was rushed to Children’s Mercy Hospital after an incident at the public swim area at Watkins Mill State Park Thursday afternoon. The Missouri Highway […]