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Northwest Missouri State Dorm To Get 5 Million Dollar Upgrade

During the Northwest Missouri State Board of Regents meeting Thursday, the board approved a 5 million dollar restoration project for Franken Hall, a high-rise

Maryville Resident Nominated For State Coordinating Board For Higher Education

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has appointed Maryville resident Joe Cornelison to the State Coordinating Board of Higher Education. Cornelison is a retired Colonel in

Maryville Treatment Center Hosting Career Fair Monday

The Maryville Treatment Center is hosing a career fair Monday at the Career Center at 114 West Third Street.  Hours will be 9:30-11:30 and

Tarkio/Savannah Student Nominated For US Military Academies

Missouri US House Representative Sam Graves has nominated 9 northwest Missouri high school students for United States Military Academies.  Two of those in our

Gift Wrapping Fundraiser At Nodaway Humane Society Starting Tomorrow

The Nodaway Humane Society is hosting a gift wrapping fundraiser starting tomorrow thru next Saturday during normal business hours.  Take your gifts in to

Retired Air Force Lt Colonel Running For Missouri U-S Senate

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has an opponent in the Republican race to unseat incumbant Democrat Claire McCaskill for United States Senate.  Retired Air

Fremont County Arrests From Thursday

Thursday Fremont County Sheriff’s Office arrested 23 year old Joseph Haughton of Hamburg for an outstanding warrant for violation of a no contact order

Juvenile Accidently Shoots Himself In Buchanan County

A juvenile accidently shot himself Thursday in Buchanan County. Buchanan County deputies responded to the incident in the 14000 block of SE 45th Road.

Red Oak, Iowa Teen Arrested For Making Terroristic Threat

A 16 year old male student from Red Oak High School was arrested by Red Oak Police Thursday afternoon for making a terroristic threat

Missouri Starts Search For Next Top Education Official

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The search for Missouri’s next top education official has started. The State Board of Education will begin accepting applications

California Man Sentenced In Kansas City PCP Conspiracy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A California man was sentenced to life in prison without parole for his role in a large PCP distribution

Winter Wonderland In Maryville Vandalized Friday

Maryville Parks & Recreation reports last Friday night, someone vandalized “Winter Wonderland” by cutting strands of lights from the trees on display. Any information

University Of Missouri Endowment Tops $1B For The First Time

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The endowment of the University of Missouri’s flagship campus in Columbia has topped $1 billion for the first time even

Missouri Veterans Commission Director Resigns

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The director of the Missouri Veterans Commission has resigned amid complaints about care at the St. Louis Veterans Home.

Arrest Made After Racist Graffiti Found On Iowa Dorm Doors

STORM LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say an arrest has been made after racist graffiti was found scrawled on several residence hall doors Buena

Reynolds Says She Wants To Give Details About Tax Cuts Soon

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds says she wants to give details on a proposal to cut taxes in Iowa during a

Iowa Shool Bus Fire That Killed 2 Under Investigation

OAKLAND, Iowa (AP) — Local and federal investigators are trying to determine why a fire erupted on a school bus in western Iowa, killing

Maryville R-II Schools Name Teachers/Staffers Of The Year

Meet your EFE Teacher & Staffer of the Yr….Crystal Boyt, 3rd grade, & Laura Eighmy, Secretary! Thanks, ladies, for your dedication. #SpoofhoundPride pic.twitter.com/QfNYxVwfuw —

Maryville Man Charged With Rape Of Mentally Disabled Woman

23 year old Seth R Hicks of Maryville has been charged with two counts of 2nd degree rape and four counts of 2nd degree

Maryville Grad/Northwest Students Win Cash Prizes From KCP&L

In the front row, left to right: Benjamin Wolff, Jesse Alford, Jeremiah White, KCP&L’s Yuvonise Thurmond, Dylan Eckstein, Adam Nelson, (second row) KCP&L’s Seth

South Page School Board Votes To Discontinue Football Sharing With Clarinda

The South Page School Board voted Monday to stop sending it’s football players to Clarinda. Clarinda is expected to drop from 2-A to 1-A

Page County Board Of Supervisors Dismisses Veteran’s Affairs Director

The Page County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to dismiss Rod Riley as the Administrator of Veteran’s Affairs effective at the end of the

Missouri Commission OKs 2 Concentrated Animal Feeding Farms

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Farm-friendly members of Missouri’s Clean Water Commission have voted to allow two new concentrated animal feeding operations. The Tuesday

Public Reprimand Recommended For Platte County Prosecutor

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A disciplinary panel is recommending that Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd be publicly reprimanded for professional misconduct. The panel’s

Iowa Governor Keeps Rep. Steve King On Campaign After Tweet

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds says she’ll keep U.S. Rep. Steve King involved in her gubernatorial campaign even though

2 People Killed In School Bus Fire Identified

OAKLAND, Iowa (AP) — Family and friends are remembering the 16-year-old girl and 74-year-old school bus driver who died in a fire in western

Two Filing Positions Now Open For Maryville City Council

City of Maryville has announced the filing for two positions on the Maryville City Council is currently open.  Filing will remain open until January

St Joseph School Board Votes To Close 2 Elementary Schools

The St Joseph School Board voted Monday night 6-1 to close Humboldt and Lake Contrary Elementary Schools for the 2018-19 academic year.  The closures

Maryville City Council Notes

–Council approved the appointments of Adam Teale and Brian Smail to the Maryville Parks & Recreation Board. –Approved to execute a Non-Federal Reimbursable Agreement

Maitland Teen & Passengers Escape Injury After Sunday Evening Crash

17 year old Fayth D Schwebach of Maitland was not injured after running off the road Sunday evening in Holt County.  Schwebach was northbound

Clarinda Chamber Of Commerce To Hold Holiday Open House Thursday

The Clarinda Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Holiday Open House, at the Chamber office located at 115 East Main,  Thursday from 2

Local Lawmakers Visit Clarinda School Board Meeting

State Senator Mark Costello and State Represenative Cecil Dolecheck were at last night’s Clarinda School Board meeting to give a preview of the upcoming

Kearney State Rep Proposes Cap On Annual Electric Rate Increases

State Representative T.J. Berry, a Republican from Kearney has pre-filed legislation that would cap average electric rate increases in the range of 3 percent

Hawley To Form Program To Help Military With Legal Problems

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley says he wants to develop the first statewide program to provide free legal help

Missouri Enrolls In New Study On Foster Parents

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri First Lady Sheena Greitens says the state is enrolled in a new study on foster parent recruitment and

Missouri Attorney General Weighs In On Messaging App Confide

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s attorney general is weighing whether to appoint a special investigator to check into use of the secretive Confide

Kansas City Police Shoot, Injure Carjacking Suspect

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say four people are in custody after a carjacking led to one of the suspects being shot by

Iowa Officials Investigate 3 Deer Hunting Accidents

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Three hunters have been accidentally shot while hunting deer in Iowa with shotguns. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources

State Official Says Iowa’s Revenue Could Mean Mid-Year Cuts

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A key state official says mid-year reductions are possible next session because Iowa’s revenue growth for the current budget

Trump’s Pick For US Highway Chief Withdraws From Process

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — President Trump’s nominee to lead the Federal Highway Administration has withdrawn from consideration for the post, a surprising development

St Joesph Man Arrested After Leading Nodaway County Authorities On High Speed Chase In Maryville

38 year old Ronald E Lammers of St Joseph led Nodaway County Sheriff’s deputies on a high speed chase through the Maryville City limits

Weekend Missouri State Patrol Arrests

35 year old Eric J Bottorff of Stanberry was arrested Sunday evening in Buchanan County by Missouri State Patrol for driving while intoxicated. Botorff

Maryville Public Library Holding Informational Meeting Wednesday For Nodaway County Children’s Business Fair

The Maryville Public Library is holding an informational meeting Wednesday at 5:00 for the upcoming Nodaway County Children’s Business Fair that will be on

MODOT Construction Week Of December 11th

Nodaway County Route C – Shoulder and drainage work, Dec. 11 U.S. Route 71 – CLOSED for culvert repair at 268th Street, Dec. 11

State Senator Requests Investigation Of Possible Illegal Records Distruction By Governor Greitens

State Senator Scott Sifton (D-Affton) Friday sent a letter to Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley requesting an investigation of possible illegal records destruction by

Police: 8-Year-Old Boy Hit, Killed By KC Garbage Truck

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say an 8-year-old boy has died after being hit by a garbage truck outside

Missouri State Students Work Off Parking Fines With Service

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Students at Missouri State University will soon be able to work off campus parking tickets with community service. The Bear

Church Erects 136 White Crosses For Homicide Victims

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A collection of 136 white crosses outside a small church in Kansas City, Missouri, honors this year’s victims of

Missouri Governor Greitens Touts His Physical Feats

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has rappelled into a bull-riding event, crawled through dirt in a SWAT obstacle course and

Strong Winds At Bad Time Diminish Nebraska Corn Crop

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Several days of strong winds in late October arrived at the wrong time for many farmers who saw their crops

St Joseph Man Charged After High Speed Chase In Maryville Thursday

Thursday afternoon 38 year old Ronald E Lammers of St Joseph led Nodaway County Sheriff’s deputies on a high speed chase through the Maryville

Northwest Missouri State To Rename Lower Level Of Lamkin Activity Center “Harr Athletic Success Center”

Northwest Missouri State University has announced that the Board of Regents has approved renaming the lower level of the Lamkin Activity Center the Harr

Nodaway County Historical Society Museum Hosting “Bake Sale” Tomorrow

The annual Coffee Shop and Bake Sale will be held at the Nodaway County Museum tomorrow (Saturday) from 9:00-3:00 p.m.   Coffee and other hot

Nodaway County Historical Society Museum Hosting Final Event Of Year Sunday

Sunday the Nodaway County Historical Society museum is hosting  a program at 2:00 p.m.  Megan Fickler, NWMSU history student, has been conducting oral history

Clarinda Man Arrested For Having Deceased Person’s License Plates

Wednesday morning 46 year old David Allen Holste of rural Clarinda was arrested by Page County Sheriff’s deputies after a traffic stop.  Holste was

Dog Shot In Imogene Last Night

Late Thursday evening Fremont County deputies responded to a  to a residence near the intersection of 130th Street and 380th Avenue, for a report

Clarinda Man Arrested For Causing Bodily Injury/Resisting Arrest

Wednesday evening Clarinda Police arrested Tyler Shea-Sledge for assault causing bodily injury.  Shea-Sledge allegedly bit a female on the leg.  He was also charged

Missouri State Fair Recognized As One Of The Best In The World

The Missouri State Fair was recently recognized as one of the best in the world by the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE).

Greitens’ Team Facing Pushback Over Messaging App

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Several senior members of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’ office have accounts with a secretive app that erases messages after

Cocaine Dealer With Ties To Crime Organization Sentenced

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal authorities say a member of a Kansas City criminal organization was sentenced to 12 years in prison. Thirty-six-year-old

Missouri Man Gets 4-Year Sentence For Cigarette Theft

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A St. Joseph man was sentenced to four years in prison for stealing cigarettes — a lot of cigarettes.

Electrical Worker Injured In Fire At Western Iowa School

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A fire that injured an electrical worker forced cancellation of classes at a parochial school in Council Bluffs. Authorities

Business Leaders Attend Maryville Chamber Of Commerce Legislative Breakfast

Over 40 business leaders attended the Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coffee Wednesday morning.  State Senator Dan Hegeman and State Representative Allen Andrews

Head Start Center In Clarinda To Close

Head Start attendance centers in Clarinda & Shenandoah are closing December 21st due federal funding cuts.  The funding cuts of $1.3 million which were

Taste Of Clarinda TODAY

A taste of Clarinda is being held today from 4:00-7:00 sponsored by the Clarinda Chamber of Commerce Community Retail Promotions Committee.  You can sample

Woman Charged In Fatal Hit & Run Accident In St Joseph

20 year old Mickayla Helfrey has been charged with a felony for leaving the scene of a fatal accident that occured November 26th in

St Joseph Schools Holds First Of Three Town Hall Meetings Regarding New Superintendent

The St Joseph School District held the first of three town hall meetings last night regarding the Board of Education’s decision on hiring a

Missouri Governor Appoints Farmers To Clean Water Board

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has appointed three new members with ties to Missouri agriculture to a board that oversees

Vandeven: Greitens Never Shared His Vision For Education

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s recently ousted education commissioner, Margie Vandeven, says Gov. Eric Greitens never met with her to discuss his expectations of

Man Who Ran To Barber Shop After Bank Robbery Pleads Guilty

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal authorities say a man who rushed to get a haircut after holding up a bank has pleaded guilty

St Francis Hospital Receives Grant For Preschool & Childcare Center

Pictured are Dr. Katy Strickland, NWMSU, and Megan Jennings, St. Francis Hospital Foundation. CollaborACTION and Outcomes for Kids Grant recipients were recently announced at

Ferragut Burglary Sends Three To Jail

Three from Page County are in custody following a burglary in Ferragut last month.  31 year old Marcus Washington of Clarinda, 29 year old

Walgreens Giving Second Harvest Community Food Bank $10,000

Second Harvest Community Food Bank in St Joseph is receiving $10,000 from Walgreen’s via the Red Nose Day Child Hunger Grant.   Red Nose Day

Missouri State Employees Donate Over $1 Million To Charity This Year

The Missouri Office of Administration Tuesday announced that this year’s Missouri State Employee Charitable Campaign (MSECC) exceeded donations of $1 million for the 14th

Missouri Audit: Superintendent Pay Growth Outpaces Teacher’s

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A new state audit shows that school administrator’s salaries are growing at a faster rate than teacher’s. Democratic State Auditor

Kansas City Man Convicted Of Sex Crimes Against Children

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man is facing a possible life in prison after being convicted of several sex crimes against

Monsanto Moves To Stop Arkansas From Banning Weed Killer

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Monsanto has asked a judge to prevent Arkansas lawmakers from banning the use of a weed killer that farmers

Maryville Chamber Of Commerce Sponsoring Legislative Coffee Tomorrow

The Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Legislative Coffee tomorrow morning at the Nodaway County Administration Building from 7:30-8:30 with State Senator

Nodaway County Prosecutor Updates

From The Office Of Nodaway County Prosecutor Robert Rice: 47 year old Rodney Murphy of Barnard, was found guilty of possession of a controlled

Amazonia Man Crashes On I-229 Monday

52 year old Scott E Moran of Amazonia crashed Monday afternoon while traveling southbound on I-229 at mile marker 10 in St Joseph.  Moran’s

5 From St Joseph Indicted In $2.1 Million Dollar Methamphetamine Bust

Five people from St Joseph have been indicted as part of a $2.1 million conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.  27 year old James Patrick Pardee

Lawson Man Found With Nearly $150,000 Worth Of Marijuana

34 year old Gregory Pope, Jr of Lawson was found Friday in possession of 12 pounds of marijuana and other paraphernalia worth more than

Missouri State Revenues Up From November Last Year

State Budget Director Dan Haug announced Monday that November 2017 net general revenue collections increased 8.2 percent compared to November 2016, from $687.2 million

Ex-NBA Player Kermit Washington Pleads Guilty In Fraud Case

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former NBA player Kermit Washington has pleaded guilty to charges accusing him of spending thousands of dollars in donations

The Latest: 13 States Challenge To California Egg Law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than a dozen states have filed a lawsuit to block a California law that requires eggs sold in