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KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 9/13

Portion Of Highway 71 Closed Thursday Due To Tar Coming Off Roadway

Update 1:00pm Friday:  The road has been reopened. Nodaway County deputies assisted MODOT and Missouri State Patrol Thursday evening after taking multiple reports of

Northwest To Celebrate B.D., Sue Owens With Sept 27 Program

(From Northwest News Services) MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State University will welcome one of its former presidents and first ladies back to the

Albany Man Arrested For DUI, Speeding

28 year old Chance S Park of Albany was arrested by Missouri State Patrol Thursday night in DeKalb County for driving while intoxicated and

Buchanan County Judge Rules Child Committed Arson & Caused Death Of 14 Year Old

Thursday a judge ruled 14 year old Cameron Satterley’s death was caused by arson started by a juvenile.  Satterley’s body was found in April

Sidney Man Pulled From Ravine After Driving Off Road

Thursday morning the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident at the intersection of Knox & Grandview Road, west of Sidney.  For unknown

Clarinda Man Arrested On Weapons & Drug Charges

Wednesday evening Clarinda Police responded to the Clarinda Lied Public Library to investigate a report of a man being threatened with a handgun outside

Wednesday’s Clarinda City Council Notes

During Wednesday night’s Clarinda City Council meeting, Police Chief Keith Brothers reported that over 50 notices have been sent to properties with non-compliant junk

Clarinda Man Arrested On Probation Violation Wednesday

39 year old Bryan Scott Casey of Clarinda was arrested by the Page County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday for violation of parole on a original

Iowa Governor Meets With President Trump Thursday

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds tweeted Thursday she met with President Trump at the White House yesterday to discuss the importance of ethanol to rural

Missouri AG To Release Report On Church Sex Crimes

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Friday will release details of a lengthy investigation into sex crimes involving Roman Catholic

17 Total Lawsuits Filed Against BioJoint Center At Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Four more people who received knee-replacement surgery at the Mizzou BioJoint Center say in lawsuits filed this week that their

Missouri Confirms 2 Vaping Illnesses, Studying 7 Other Cases

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri health officials have confirmed two state residents are suffering from lung illnesses related to vaping, and seven other possible

Pompeo’s Storage Units Broken Into In Kansas Last Year

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A break-in at storage units in Wichita, Kansas, became a diplomatic security issue last year because two of the units

Tanaska Wind Farm Presents Nodaway County Commissioners With $300K Check

Tuesday Tanaska Clear Creek Energy Center presented Nodaway County commissioners a check for $300,000, representing a $15,000 annual commitment for 20 years as part

Mound City Man Arrested On Firearm Charge

59 year old Jack R Stoner of Mound City was arrested Wednesday morning by Missouri State Patrol in Holt County for unlawful possession of

St Joseph Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Assault Charge

St Joseph Police officer Ron T Strader plead not guilty in Buchanan County court Wednesday morning.  Strader faces a charge of 4th degree domestic

Two Crashes Wednesday In Andrew County

33 year old Rachel G Ralston of Union Star was injured after crashing Wednesday afternoon in Andrew County.  Ralston was northbound on Route Z,

St Joe Police/State Patrol Conduct Operation Sting

Tuesday evening the St Joseph Police Department and Missouri State Patrol conducted a special operation targeting stolen vehicles & fleeing offenders.  The operation lasted

Clarinda Correctional Center Inmate Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison

An inmate at the Clarinda Correctional Facility has been sentenced to 2 years in prison for assaulting a correctional officer.  28 year old Preston

‘Back The Blue’ Missouri License Plate Unveiled

‘Back The Blue’ Missouri License Plate Unveiled

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Law enforcement officials and lawmakers came together Tuesday to unveil a new license plate that will give Missourians an opportunity

Wyoming Diocese Substantiates 3 More Sex Abuse Claims

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cheyenne in Wyoming says it has reported to police three new credible allegations of child

Missouri Lawmakers Advance Sales Tax Break For Car Trade-Ins

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are backing a bill to ensure that people can continue trading in multiple vehicles to get tax

Man Shot By Police Indicted On Federal Weapons Charge

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A suspected prowler who was shot in the leg after allegedly attempting to ram an officer with a stolen truck

Audit: Missouri Taxpayers Paid $200K In Greitens Legal Fees

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri audit report shows that taxpayers spent more than $200,000 to defend former Gov. Eric Greitens’ use of

Turkey Vulture Causes Power Outage At University of Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A wayward turkey vulture caused a power outage for about an hour on the University of Missouri campus. University spokeswoman

ACLU: Settlement Allows Inmate To Get Opioid Addiction Drug

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas and Missouri affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union say they have reached a settlement with the

Shawnee Mission District To Settle Sexual Assault Lawsuit

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The Shawnee Mission School District will settle a lawsuit that alleged school officials didn’t act when a male student

Court Rejects Challenge Of Reynolds’ Use Of Private Plane

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa appeals court has rejected a Des Moines attorney’s challenge to Gov. Kim Reynold’s use of a businessman’s

Elmo Man Killed In Freak Mowing Accident Monday

68 year old Bill Porter of Elmo was killed Monday afternoon following a mowing accident at Younger Auction Company.  Porter came too close to an

Northwest Missouri State & Maryville Chamber Sponsor Learning Opportunities

Career Pathing program offers students, employees, community members workplace-related learning opportunities MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State University, in partnership with the Maryville Chamber

Hy-Vee Announces Recall Of Asian Entrees

Hy-Vee Voluntarily Recalls Several Hy-Vee Mealtime Asian Entrees Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (Sept. 10, 2019) — Hy-Vee, Inc., based

St Joseph Man Wins 100K In Missouri Lottery Scratchers Game

Donald Tolin of St Joseph is one of the first to claim the top prize of $100,000 in the Missouri Lottery’s PAC-MAN scratchers game. 

Charges Issued Over Missouri Prison Riot

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted more than two dozen people over their alleged involvement in a northwestern Missouri prison

Missouri Seeks To Add Counties To Disaster Declaration

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is asking the federal government to expand a disaster declaration for this year’s flooding and storms to include

Parson, St Louis Leaders To Meet Again Over Violent Crime

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri’s governor says the state is in a “crisis” with violent crime. Republican Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday met with

Indiana Man Dies From Shock At Kansas Grain Bin

ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) — Federal officials are investigating the death of an Indiana man at a northeast Kansas grain processing plant. Atchison County Sheriff

Iowa Medicaid Providers Fight Departed Insurer For Payment

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Providers of Medicaid services in Iowa say they’re owed up to $1.4 million by an insurance company that left

Still On: Iowa, New Hampshire Won’t Nix 2020 GOP Contests

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republicans in Iowa and New Hampshire are vowing to hold a caucus and primary next year, even as party leaders

A Return To Jefferson City – State Senator Dan Hegeman

Each September, the Missouri General Assembly returns to the Capitol to review any legislation that was met with the governor’s veto pen the previous

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 9/10

Maryville City Council Notes

–Approved an Ordinance Authorizing the Issuance of $11.535 million Principal Amount of Combined Waterworks and Sewerage System Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2019 and Certain

9/11 Ceremony Wednesday At Freedom Rock In Maryville

The Maryville Public Safety Fire Division is hosting a ceremony tomorrow morning to commemorate the 18th Anniversary of 9/11.  It will be held at

St Joseph Police Officer Charged With Domestic Assault

A St Joseph Police officer has been charged with 4th degree domestic assault.  Officer Ron  T Strader was involved in an incident Sunday.  A

Three Sent To Hospital In St Joe After Crash

A driver who failed to yield led to an accident Monday evening in St Joseph.  The crash happened at the intersection of Woodbine Road

Clarinda Man Arrested For Car Theft & Drugs

Last Friday the Page County Sheriff’s Office arrested 52 year old Michael James Brown of Clarinda for operating a vehicle without owner’s consent and

Missouri Lawmakers Take Up Sales Tax Break For Car Trade-Ins

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are returning to the Capitol to bring back a tax break for multiple vehicle trade-ins. A special

Trial Delayed For Man Accused Of 2010 Slaying

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A judge has delayed the trial of man accused of killing a Peru State College student. The judge granted the

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 9/9

MODOT Construction Week Of September 9th

Nodaway County U.S. Route 71 – Resurfacing project from the Iowa state line to Main Street in Maryville, Sept. 9 – 13 Route OO

Maryville Teen Runs Off Road Near Hopkins

17 year old Crystal M Deason of Maryville crashed Saturday night in Nodaway County.  Deason was southbound on Highway 148, 1 mile south of

Savannah Teen Crashes Sunday, Charged With OWI & Drugs

18 year old Gabriel D Grider of Savannah crashed Sunday night in Andrew County.  Grider was eastbound on Highway 59, 6 miles northwest of

Savannah Man Involved In Accident Saturday

A Savannah man was not injured Saturday afternoon after crashing his semi into another vehicle.  55 year old Gene L Cairo and 54 year

Albany Woman Pleads Guilty To Child Abuse Charges

Jennifer Reid of Albany plead guilty Friday in Gentry County Court to kidnapping, facilitating a felony, inflicting injury, terrorizing & endangering the welfare of

Tarkio Technology Institute To Open In January

Tarkio College, Inc. Receives Certification from the Missouri Department of Higher Education to launch their Career and Technical School, Tarkio Technology Institute Tarkio, Missouri–

Governor Parson Announces Election Campaign Sunday

Sunday Governor Mike Parson announced in his hometown of Bolivar his campaign for Missouri Governor in the upcoming 2020 election.  Parson made the announcement

Holt County Included In Governor’s Program For Bridge Repair

Governor Parson’s Bridge Program Awarded Contracts on First 14 Bridges (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Friday the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded construction contracts to

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Arrests

Harold Rhoads, Jr of Gravity was arrested Thursday by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office for driving while intoxicated, 2nd offense.  Rhodes waa taken to

Report Of Child Abduction In Fremont County Ruled False

Friday the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office reported an investigation was completed into a report of an attempted child abduction in Tabor on May 31st. 

Kansas City-St Joseph Diocese Releases Clergy Names

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph has released the names of 19 priests and deacons who Bishop

University Of Missouri Receives Grant For Rural Health Care

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri has received $5 million in federal funds to address a shortage or primary care physicians. The

4 People Charged In Fatal Shooting In Kansas City Suburb

BELTON, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged four people in connection with last week’s fatal shooting of a 25-year-old man in the Kansas City

Rule Changes To Combat Damage From Wildlife Considered

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Conservation is considering changing state regulations to help landowners combat damage from wildlife and feral

Iowa Attorney General Says Facebook’s Power Merits Inquiry

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s attorney general says his office is joining a multistate investigation to determine whether Facebook has violated any antitrust

Hollingsworth Peonies Largest Peonies Farm In Nation After Wisconsin Plants Transfer

Hollingsworth Peonies of Skidmore took possession Thursday of Klehms Nursery’s (Avalon, WI) collection making them the largest peonies farm in the nation.  Don Hollingsworth

Conception Abbey & Seminary College Receives $1M Donation

$1 million gift pushes Conception campaign halfway to goal CONCEPTION, Mo. (September 5, 2019) — Conception Abbey and Seminary College announce the Brothers Living in Unity capital campaign received

Tarkio Woman Charged With Sending Nude Photos To Teen

21 year old Selena Somerville of Tarkio has been charged with furnishing pornographic material to a minor.  The mother of a 16 year old

Governor Parson To Make Major Campaign Announcement Sunday

Missouri Governor Mike Parson will make a major campaign announcement on Sunday (September 8) in his hometown of Bolivar.  The event will take place

Federal Grants, Loans, Insurance Payments For Missouri Recovery Top $60 Million

Federal Grants, Loans, Insurance Payments for Missouri Recovery Top $60 Million JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – More than $60 million in federal grants, loans and

Iowa Governor Attending Popcorn Days In Hamburg Saturday

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds will be attending the Hamburg Popcorn Days in Hamburg, Iowa Saturday at NOON.

Triple Shooting Investigated At Missouri Apartment Complex

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shooting at a Kansas City apartment complex in which two people suffered serious injuries and

Missouri High School Sophomore Dies After Football Practice

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A high school football player has collapsed and died after practice in southwest Missouri. The Joplin School District said in

Missouri River Race Postponed By Flooding To Be In October

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A paddle boat race on the Missouri River that that was postponed in July because of high water has

Governor, St Louis Leaders Meet Amid Gun Violence Concerns

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is pledging more resources and help from the Missouri State Highway Patrol to counteract a rash

Iowa Awarded $36M For Conservation Easements On Flooded Land

Iowa awarded $36M for conservation easements on flooded land DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Agriculture Department has announced the award of $36

Northwest Celebrates Completion Of Farmhouse, Collaborative Effort Of Ag Programming

Northwest Celebrates Completion Of Farmhouse, Collaborative Effort Of Ag Programming

(From Northwest News Services) MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Northwest Missouri State University community gathered Wednesday to celebrate the completion of a new farm manager’s house

Missouri Farm Bureau Federation Commentary

Missouri Looks for Solutions to Future Flooding By Eric Bohl In Missouri’s 125 years of modern rainfall records, the state has never seen more

Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville To Celebrate 125 Years

Mosaic Medical Center – Maryville Celebrates 125th Anniversary MARYVILLE, MO (SEP 4, 2019) Although under a new name for only five months, Mosaic Medical

Kansas City Man Injured After Rolling Dump Truck In Holt County

A Kansas City man was injured Wednesday morning after his dump truck overturned in Holt County.  43 year old Cedric C Wade was westbound

Police Raid Home In St Joe Wednesday, Find Meth & Cash

The Buchanan County Drug Strike Task Force and St Joseph Police raided a house on Lake & Kansas Avenues in St Joseph Wednesday.  Deputies

Possible Shooting Of Home Tuesday Night In St Joe

St Joseph Police are investigating a report of shots fired around 10:00 Tuesday evening in the area of 15th and Sacramento Streets.  Officers found

Judge Orders Anheuser-Busch To Halt ‘Corn Syrup’ Labels

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop using packaging that implies MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup. U.S. District Judge

Advocates Push To Get Medicaid Expansion On Missouri Ballot

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Advocates who want to make more Missourians eligible for Medicaid health care are trying to put the issue to

Cerner Laying Off 255 In Wider Cost Cutting Effort

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cerner Corp. will lay off 255 workers as part of a wider effort to cut costs. Cerner officials said

Judge: Review Of Branson Attraction Was Not Defamatory

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a Kansas cattle farmer did not defame a Branson attraction by leaving a three-star