Griffon Homecoming Celebration Next Week!

Missouri Western State University celebrates homecoming next week. The theme is “Griffons Around the World.” One highlight of Homecoming every …Read More

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Roger Pankau

Buchanan County Detainee Died Of Natural Causes

A detainee who died this week at the Buchanan County Jail died of natural causes. Detective Captain Mark Brock says …Read More

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Route AA to close in Tarkio

TARKIO, Mo – Route AA in Atchison County is scheduled to close, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. Local …Read More

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L-R Dir of Nutrition Kevin Glaubius, Dir of R&D John Sylvester, Gov Jay Nixon, CFO Tom Norton, Ag Dir Richard Fordyce, Int Sales Dir Elishia Carillo

Governor Honors Local Animal Nutrition Firm

Governor Jay Nixon came to St Joseph Wednesday to honor a local animal nutrition company with the Governor’s Award for …Read More

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St. Joseph and Buchanan County emergency leaders form a plan to respond to Ebola threat

Around 40 emergency leaders from St. Joseph and the surrounding community met this morning at the Remington Nature Center to …Read More

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Gov. Jay Nixon

MoDOT relaxes truck weight limits to prevent harvest delays

The Missouri Department of Transportation has agreed to allow heavier than normal truck loads of farm commodities on Missouri highways. …Read More

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MoDOT reminds drivers to look out for the big rigs

JEFFERSON CITY – We see it on our roadways every day – experienced and older drivers who have become complacent …Read More

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Wednesday’s weather forecast

Today Sunny, with a high near 68. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph. Tonight Clear, with a low around 43. …Read More

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Catholic Diocese agrees to $9-million settlement

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph says it has agreed a $9.95 million agreement to settle all …Read More

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Lafayette High School released from lock down, false alarm

Lafayette High School was put into lock down for a short time this morning after a report of shots fired …Read More

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Advanced Ceramics Students with awards for "Artistic Excellence":
Back: Damien Bowman, Nicole Ruppe, Alisha Speer, Erin Dunn
Front: Miranda Armes, Kara Beemer, Hannah Gann, Kaitlyn Collins

Central High School students receive artistic award

Eighteen Central High School students have received the “Artistic Excellence” award at the third annual Missouri Western Visual Arts Day. …Read More

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Convicted Murderer Dies In DOC Custody

A 45-year-old convicted murderer has died in state custody. In a news release, the Missouri Department of Corrections announced the …Read More

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Mo. woman hospitalized after Daviess Co. accident

WINSTON- A Missouri woman was injured in an accident just before 6 p.m. on Tuesday in Daviess County. The Missouri …Read More

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Heartland prepares for Ebola

Heartland Health is preparing to deal with Ebola. “It’s a big concern because of the number of cases that continue …Read More

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Dr. Lee Norman, Chief Medical officer at the University of Kansas Hospital at Monday's press conference

UPDATE: First Ebola test results negative on Kansas patient

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — University of Kansas Hospital officials say preliminary tests show a patient who arrived Monday with …Read More

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Private company takes school lunch program from red ink to black in one year

It was a year ago next week that the Saint Joseph School District turned its lunch and breakfast program over …Read More

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Amy Kotwani

Western’s Kotwani deemed Professional Rising Star by NASPA

Amy Kotwani, director of International Student Services at Missouri Western State University, has been selected as a rising star by …Read More

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St. Joseph wins awards for roadway safety

Two St. Joseph agencies received recognition in making area roadways a safer place during the 2014 Blueprint for Safer Roadways …Read More

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Funding available for Kansas bridge improvements

Cities and counties receiving funding under a Kansas Department of Transportation program designed to reduce the number of deficient bridges …Read More

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Shana Meyer

Western’s Meyer named to Board of Directors of NASPA

Shana Meyer, vice president for student affairs at Missouri Western State University, has been named Director-Elect to the Board of …Read More

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46-year-old Roger Pankau

Buchanan Co. Sheriff investigating death of inmate

Buchanan County Sheriff’s Department Buchanan County, Mo- At approximately 10 a.m. Tuesday, an inmate of the Buchanan County Jail was found unresponsive …Read More

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UPDATE: Routes Closed Due to Flooding in Northwest Missouri

ST. JOSEPH – Several routes in Northwest Missouri remain CLOSED due to water over the roads and others have reopened, …Read More

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