Buchanan County booking activity 8/26/2015


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 […]

Cool overnight lows again tonight, 80s Wednesday


Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Light and variable wind. Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming southeast around 6 mph in the morning. Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 61. East southeast wind 3 to 6 mph. Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South southeast […]

DWI Checkpoints planned in Platte County

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Checkpoints to keep drunk drivers off roadways are planned in Platte County. The Platte County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday it plans to conduct sobriety checkpoints throughout the month of September. “If you encounter a DWI Checkpoint the delay you experience will be brief,” said Sheriff Mark Own. The department said if a driver is suspected […]

I-29 in Holt County to be diverted due to delays


OREGON, Mo. – The removal of the U.S. Route 59 bridge over Interstate 29 is taking longer than originally anticipated. Contractors working with the Missouri Department of Transportation had hoped the process could be completed in one night, but will need at least two nights to finish. Crews began removing the overpass Monday night and […]

Northwest prepares for students to move-in

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MARYVILLE, Mo. –More than 1,400 freshman and nearly 300 transfer students will make their way onto the Northwest Missouri State University Campus this week. As the official start of its 2015-2016 academic year nears, Northwest will welcome freshmen and transfer students to its campus Thursday, Aug. 27. The day also marks the kickoff of Advantage, […]

Lower electric bills coming to KCP&L customers next month


The Missouri Public Service Commission last week approved a request that will decrease area KCP&L customer’s bills starting in September. The PSC approved a change the fuel adjustment charge (FAC) on the monthly bills of its electric customers. The change reflects fuel and purchased power costs during the six month period December 2014 through May […]

Chillicothe resident falls victim to loan scam

Scam Alert

The Chillicothe Police Department is investigating a loan scam after a local resident fell victim over the weekend. Officers responded Sunday and began investigating an online computer scam. Police said the victim applied for a loan from a website and was requested to send a money gram for a sum of money before the loan […]