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September Maryville Beautification Award Winner

McDonald’s Owner/Operator Jim Wagy with Mayor Rachael Martin.

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Request Help Identifiying Man After Pursuit

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in identifying a suspect from a pursuit that occured near Lenox Tuesday night.  If

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 9/19

Northwest RPDC Honors Teachers, Announces Regional Teacher Of The Year

(From Northwest News Services) MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Northwest Regional Professional Development Center at Northwest Missouri State University on Sept. 6 honored the work

BBBS Of Nodaway County Benefits Help Of United Way (Audio)

The United Way of Nodaway County is currently holding their fundraising drive through October.  Lynnette Harbin with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Nodaway County says

Fairfax Man Rolls Grain Truck In Holt County Tuesday

53 year old Randall S Liles of Fairfax spilled his grain truck Tuesday morning in Holt County.  Liles was eastbound on Highway 111, 3

I-229 Bridge In St Joseph In Need Of Repair

The only double deck interstate bridge in Missouri needs $50 million dollars in repairs to improve its “bents or piers” that help holds the

Woman Gets Probation In Jackson County Jail Smuggling Scheme

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 37-year-old Kansas City woman who helped smuggle contraband into the Jackson County jail will serve four months of

2nd Teenager Dies After Car Crashes Into Creek Near Atchison

ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) — The second of two teenagers trapped inside a car that landed upside down in an Atchison creek on Sunday has

Judge Allows Iowa To Join States Halting Clean Water Rule

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota has handed Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds a victory in temporarily halting enforcement of

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 9/18

Blood Drive In Maryville Tuesday

Blood drive today at First United Methodist Church in Maryville at 102 N Main from 11:00-7:00.  Each donor will receive 2 admission passes to

Friday Maryville House Fire Ruled As Arson

Maryville Public Safety Director Keith Wood reported Monday the cause of the house fire last Friday at 123 S Mulberry Street has been determined

Ravenwood Woman Arrested For DUI

30 year old Marisa A Mackey of Ravenwood was arrested in Nodaway County Monday afternoon on two charges that included driving while intoxicated and

Wanted Man By Fremont County Sheriff’s Office: Found & Arrested

The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office report the arrest of 22 year old Marcus Pierce of Glenwood, Iowa.  Wednesday of last week, deputies received information

State Senator Dan Hegeman On Special Session Of Missouri Legislature (Audio)

State Senator Dan Hegeman of Cosby spoke on the recent special session of the Missouri Legislature.  Lawmakers were called back by Governor Mike Parson

“Pop Up Mobile Food Drop” In King City Tuesday Afternoon

Second Harvest Community Food Bank of St Joseph is sponsoring a “Pop Up Mobile Food Drop” TODAY in King City starting at 1:30 at

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley’s Staff To Be In Sidney Wednesday

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley’s regional directors will hold traveling office hours in 45 counties across Iowa throughout September.  Iowans are invited to stop by

Missouri Auditor Finds Issues With Domestic Violence Funds

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway says cities and counties skipped out on an extra $698,000 in fees that could have

Missouri Senators Want Review Of Claims Against Kavanaugh

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s U.S. senators want a review of sexual misconduct allegations made against President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge

Kansas City Revokes Officers’ Award For 2013 Fatal Shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Police Department has rescinded commendations given to two officers involved in the fatal shooting of an

1 Dies, 1 Critically Injured When Car Goes Into Kansas Creek

ATCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Atchison County authorities say a Missouri teenager has died and another teenager from Texas is in critical condition after a

Sheriff: Felon Was Suspect In Kansas Deputy’s Death

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man with a history of drug convictions has been identified as the suspect in the fatal shooting of a

Complaint Questions Cost Of Iowa Governor’s Flight To Game

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Democrats are accusing Gov. Kim Reynolds of a “pay for play” arrangement by accepting campaign contributions from a

Reynolds Faulted For Medicaid Vendor Campaign Donations

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Democrats are accusing Gov. Kim Reynolds of a “pay for play” arrangement by accepting campaign contributions from a

Ex-Iowa State Golfer Found Dead At Course; Suspect Charged

AMES, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa State University golfer has been found dead at a golf course, and a man has been charged

State Senator Dan Hegeman – Legislature Concludes Veto And Extraordinary Sessions

The Missouri General Assembly recently concluded its annual veto session as well as an additional extraordinary session. Ultimately, lawmakers chose not to override any

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 9/17

Burlington Junction Man Ejected From Tractor After Being Rearended

A two vehicle crash in Nodaway County Sunday night injured a Burlington Junction man.  62 year old Donald R Fast was driving his John

MODOT Construction Week Of September 17th

Atchison County Interstate 29 – Resurfacing project from the Iowa state line to Route 111, Sept. 17 – 21. Gentry County U.S. Route 136

Two From Maryville Arrested On Marijuana Charges

25 year old Mary K King of Maryville was arrested by Missouri State Patrol Saturday evening in Nodaway County for unlawful possession of drug

House Fire In Maryville Friday

Friday Maryville firefighters were called to a residence at 123 South Mulberry Street.  The blaze broke out around 3:00.  A man who lived there

Northwest Missouri State Celebrates 25 Years As State Arboretum

Northwest Missouri State University on Friday commemorated the 25th anniversary of its designation as the state of Missouri’s official arboretum by planting a tree

Free Mobile Food Pantry Monday Morning In Sheridan

Second Harvest Community Food Bank of St Joseph is holding a Mobile Pantry in Sheridan September 17th from 10:00-NOON.  The event will be at

Two Vehicle Crash Sunday In St Joseph

There was a two vehicle crash in St Joseph Sunday afternoon around 4:00 at the intersection of Faraon and the Belt Highway.  One vehicle

Buchanan County Man Receives Reduction In Bail On Child Endangerment Charge

A Buchanan County Court Judge approved bond reduction Friday for a man charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.  22

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office Announce Arrest Warrant

The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office has announced an arrest warrant has been issued for 22 year old Marcus Pierce of Glenwood, Iowa.  The warrant

Car Crashes Into Creek Near Atchison, Kansas

Sunday afternoon two people were Life-Flighted to KU Medical Center after a car crashed into a creek north of Atchison, Kansas.  The car reportedly

Missouri Lottery Makes August Deposit For Education Fund

Profits from Missouri Lottery ticket sales in August were sent to the Lottery Proceeds Fund for public education Friday.  The September transfer of $26,792,585

Kansas City School District To Reward Attendance With Money

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City-area school district plans to use money as an incentive to get students to attend class every

Kansas Deputy Shot And Killed During Suspicious Person Call

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas sheriff’s deputy has been shot and killed while responding to a call about a suspicious person.

Ex-Virginia Governor Headed To Iowa To Boost Local Democrats

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is going to Iowa this week to try to get fellow Democrats fired up ahead

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 9/14

State Audit Reveals Andrew County Collected $270,000 In Excess Property Taxes

An audit by Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway found that Andrew County collected over $270,000 in excess property taxes from 2014-2017.  The miscalculations were

King City Awarded $101,000 Grant For Emergency Water Connection

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has awarded $101,000 to support King City for an emergency connection to the DeKalb County Public Water Supply. 

Clarinda Woman Sent To Hospital After Crash In Platte County

A Clarinda woman was sent to the hosptial Thursday afternoon after a two car crash in Platte County.  72 year old Gary A Hough

Plane Crash Near Chillicothe Thursday, Pilot Not Injured

A plane crashed Thursday afternoon southwest of Chillicothe in Livingston County.  The plane went down around 4:00.  The Wisconsin pilot walked away from the

Feds: Bank Tellers Replaced $100 Bills With $1 Bills

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two Kansas City bank tellers replaced $100 bills with $1 bills while stealing about $400,000 over

Missouri Senate Candidates To Square Off In First Debate

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Incumbent Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri and her Republican challenger, Josh Hawley, will meet in their first debate-style matchup

Overstock.com Plans Distribution Center In Kansas City Area

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Overstock.com, an online retailer of surplus and new merchandise, plans to operate a large distribution center in Kansas City,

Man Pleads Guilty To Skimming Bank Information From ATMs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 23-year-old Romanian man in the United States illegally pleaded guilty to placing skimming devices on Kansas City-area ATMs.

University Of Kansas Health System Given $66 Million Gift

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas Health System has received a $66 million donation to be used for an inpatient care

University Of Iowa To Pay $55,000 To End Open Meetings Case

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa has agreed to pay $55,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging that its 2015 presidential search

Governor Defends Trip To Game On Vendor’s Plane

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds is defending her decision to travel to Iowa State’s bowl game for free on a plane

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 9/13

Arrests Made For January Theft Of Hy-Vee Gas ATM

Nodaway County Prosecutor Robert Rice has filed charges against three men for the January theft of the ATM at Hy-Vee Gas.  Joel M Hale

Clarinda Homecoming Parade Friday

Friday is homecoming at Clarinda High School.  The homecoming parade begins at 2:00 and this year’s theme is “A Tale of Victory.”  The game

Missouri Ranked #3 For States With Biggest Bullying Problems

WalletHub has released a survey on States with the Biggest Bullying Problems.  Missouri ranks 3rd.  The top 5 problem states are Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri,

Substance Sent To Missouri Lawmaker Identified As Rat Poison

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Law enforcement has determined that an unknown, green granular substance sent in an envelope to a Missouri lawmaker earlier

Parson Pleased The Budget Override Bid Failed

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says he is pleased that lawmakers upheld what he describes as a “fiscally responsible budget”

Missouri’s McCaskill Releases Full Tax Returns

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill has released her full 2017 tax return. McCaskill’s campaign provided the full return to

Boy Survives After Skewer Pierces His Skull, Front To Back

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A 10-year-old Missouri boy is recovering after he was attacked by insects and tumbled from a tree, landing on a

Olathe Mom Charged With Seeking Hit Man For Ex-Husband

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — An Olathe woman already charged with trying to kill her three children is now accused of seeking a hit man

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 9/12

St Joseph Man Arrested After High Speed Chase Monday

53 year old Norman A Mayhew of St Joseph has been arrested after a high speed chase in St Joseph early Monday morning.  Mayhew

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office Announce Arrests On Meth Charges

The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of 28 year old Gabrielle Marie Suppes of Dodson, Montana and 44 year old Robert

New Market Woman Crashes Near Clarinda Sunday

Early Sunday morning 29 year old Paige Jamie Ruthe Stewart of New Market crashed near the intersection of Highways 2 and 71.  Stewart continued

Clarinda School Board Appoints New President/Vice-President

During Monday night’s Clarinda School Board meeting, Greg Jones was appointed new President and Nola Bond Vice-President.  Former President Darin Sunderman remains on the

Missouri Trooper Hospitalized After Man Fights During Arrest

GARDEN CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 19-year-old man is facing multiple charges after injuring law enforcement officers while they were trying to arrest him.

Trump Cancels Missouri Rally As Hurricane Florence Nears

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump is canceling a campaign rally in Missouri as a potentially catastrophic hurricane nears the East Coast.

Duck Boat Operators Criticize Attorney General’s Lawsuit

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The operators of a Missouri duck boat that sank in July, killing 17 people, say in a court filing that

Governor Orders Flags At Half-Staff For Fallen Deputy

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Mike Parson has ordered the flags to be flown at half-staff at all Missouri government buildings Thursday to

Kansas Girl Dies After Running Into Street, Mother Injured

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City, Kansas, police say a 2-year-old girl died after she ran into a street and was hit by

Iowa Governor Candidates Agree On 3 October Debates

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and her Democratic challenger Fred Hubbell have agreed to three televised debates in October. The

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 9/11

Maryville City Council Notes

–Approved an ordinance to execute a Department of the Army Permit with the Department of the Army Corps of Engineers in Kansas City District. 

Fillmore Woman Charged With Child Endangerment

38 year old Aleza Kennedy of Fillmore has been charged with two counts of first degree endangering the welfare of a child.  Kennedy was

Mobile Food Pantry In Sheridan Monday

Second Harvest Community Food Bank of St Joseph is holding a Mobile Pantry in Sheridan September 17th from 10:00-NOON.  The event will be at

Women Killed After Car Crashes Into House In St Joseph

A 49 year old woman was killed Monday morning after a car struck a house in St Joseph.  The crash happened around 3am at

Sunday Evening Fire In St Joseph

There was a fire late Sunday evening at 3807 King Hill Avenue in St Joseph.  5 people were forced out of the home after

Kansas City Man Pleads Guilty In Kidnap-Torture Case

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 76-year-old Kansas City man pleaded guilty to participating in a drug-related kidnapping and torture of another man. Richard

Nielsen: Election Security Among Biggest Security Threats

ST. LOUIS (AP) — U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says risks to election security are now among the “principal security threats” facing the

Federal Judges Allow Missouri To Enforce Abortion Rules

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal appeals court judges have ruled to lift a preliminary injunction that blocked Missouri from enforcing some abortion restrictions.

Vehicle Pulling Out Of Driveway Hit, Kills Kansas Child

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Olathe police say an 18-month-old boy died after being hit by a vehicle. Police said the child was hit shortly

State Senator Dan Hegeman – Previewing The Veto And Extraordinary Sessions

A few weeks ago, the governor called for an extraordinary session of the Missouri General Assembly to deal with two ongoing legislative issues: STEM