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Water Main Break Saturday At Highway V & South Main

Saturday Maryville City crews took most of the day responding to a water main break at the intersection of Highway V and South Main.

Northwest Missouri State Board Of Regents Approve 2.1% Tuition Increase

(From Northwest News Services) MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents, during its regular meeting Thursday, approved the booking of an

Lieutenant Governor To Speak At Northwest Missouri State

Missouri Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson will speak at Northwest Missouri State University as a guest of the university’s Distinguished Lecture Series at 7 p.m.

Bedford Student Awarded AGYield Scholarship In Contest

Bedford native and Northwest Missouri State University student Seth Willets finished at the top of this year’s AGYield Simulator intercollegiate competition, outperforming students from Edison

MODOT Construction For The Week Of March 19th

Nodaway County Route C – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Route YY to Route UU, March 19, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Route

Nodaway County Prosecutor Updates

From The Office Of Nodaway County Prosecutor Robert Rice: 26 year old Petelo Tapasa Sua of Maryville, was sentenced to 2 days in jail,

Savannah Man Arrested For DUI & Drug Possession

40 year old Marty L Dye of Savannah was arrested by Missouri State Patrol Saturday night in Holt County on 5 charges that included

State Senator Dan Hegeman’s Weekly Radio Address (With Audio)

During his weekly radio address, State Senator Dan Hegeman of Cosby discussed activity of the first half of this year’s legislative session.  He says

St Joseph Man Killed In Holt County Crash

A St Joseph man was killed in a single vehicle crash early Saturday morning in Holt County.  55 year old Jesus J Faudoa-Morales was

Stanberry Man Collides With Horse In Traffic Crash

25 year old Andrew J Beggs of Stanberry collided with a horse Saturday morning while driving on Route O, 4 miles west of Gentry

Clarinda Police Arrest Two On Forgery Charges

Friday evening Clarinda Police arrested 25 year old Alexander Sterling Potter Milledge and 36 year old Katie Ann Milledge, both of Clarinda for felony

Yorktown Man Arrested By Page County Deputies Friday

Friday afternoon the Page County Sheriff’s Office arrested 42 year old Nathaniel Gene Teeters of Yorktown on Page County warrants for violation of probation

Ivanka Trump Visiting Iowa Today

Advisor to President Trump, daughter Ivanka Trump is visiting central Iowa TODAY to meet with students and take a tour of Waukee Innovation and

Missouri Lottery Makes Monthly Payment To Education Fund Friday

Friday The Missouri Lottery transferred $21.8 million in profits from ticket sales in February to a public education fund. The monthly transfer of $21,890,126

Missouri Lawmakers, Health Agency Fight Over Bourbon Virus

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers and the state health department are fighting over data on the rate of the sometimes deadly Bourbon

Weapons Charge Dropped Against Teen In School Guns Case

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say charges have been dropped against a teen initially accused of being among a group who brought guns

Lawyers: Execution Could Be ‘Gruesome’ Due To Rare Condition

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A condemned Missouri inmate faces a potentially “gruesome and painful” execution because of a rare medical condition that compromises the

Winning $457 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In Pennsylvania

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — If you bought a Powerball ticket in Pennsylvania for Saturday’s drawing, you may be holding a piece of paper

Rural Utilities In Iowa, Missouri Win Federal Loans

CORNING, Iowa (AP) — Federal loans will help utilities in Iowa and Missouri upgrade electric lines in rural parts of those states. The U.S.

Iowa Representative Reunites With Daughter 47 Years Later

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A member of the Iowa Legislature has reunited with the daughter she released for adoption 47 years ago. On

Police: Man Shot To Death In Lounge In Kansas City, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police say a man has been shot to death inside a bar in Kansas City, Kansas. Police say officers

K9 For Kansas Police Department Gets $1,700 Protective Vest

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The K9 member of the Kansas City, Kansas, police department has some protection as he helps officers investigate crimes.

Fewer Drunk Driving Arrests In KC For St. Patrick’s Day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Seventeen people are facing drunk-driving charges in Kansas City after a saturation effort on St. Patrick’s Day, but that’s

Conviction Reports

From the office of Nodaway Count Prosecutor Robert Rice:   Maryville, MO – Dylan Thorne, 24, Council Bluffs, Iowa, was ordered to serve 3

Missouri House Votes To Up Penalties Within Poverty Program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House has passed a measure that would toughen penalties for people who misspent benefit money within a

Missouri House Votes To Ban Children From Mixed Martial Arts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House has passed a proposal that would ban children 17 and younger from participating in mixed martial

Missouri Lawmakers Raise Concerns About Ethics Commission

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some Missouri lawmakers are raising concerns that Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has the power to appoint new members to

SSM Health St. Francis To Utilize Newborn Photography Service

SSM Health St. Francis hospital will be partnering with milesandme photography for a newborn photography service. The service will include a professional photographer visiting

Iowa House Republicans Add Fetal Heartbeat To Separate Bill

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa House Republicans are advancing a legislative effort to ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected by

18-Year-Old Arrested For Driving While Intoxicated

18-year-old Tanner A Wilcox of Parnell, MO was arrested early this morning on charges including driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident,

United Mistakenly Flies Kansas-Bound Dog To Japan

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — United Airlines says it’s investigating after mistakenly flying a Kansas family’s dog to Japan. KCTV reports that Kara Swindle

Missouri Lawmakers Cut Health Agency Budget Over Virus Data

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A panel of Missouri House lawmakers has slashed the budget for the state health department’s administration for not providing

House Panel Has Used Subpoenas In Greitens Probe

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The chairman of a House panel investigating allegations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says it has used subpoenas in

Missouri Legislature Moves To Unshackle Pregnant Prisoners

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Senate has given initial approval to a bill that prohibits pregnant prisoners from being restrained while giving

Northwest To Hold Bell Ringing Ceremony For Morgan McCoy

The Northwest Missouri State University community is invited to remember Morgan McCoy during a bell ringing ceremony at 3 p.m. today at the Bell

Route HH To Be Closed For Culvert Replacement

Mound City, Mo. – Route HH, north of Mound City, is set to close for a culvert replacement. Local maintenance crews from Missouri Department

Sidney, Iowa Man Arrested On Multiple Charges

29 year old James Hume of Sidney, Iowa, was arrested last night after deputies were called to assist probation officers with a search of

Woman Arrested For Drunk Driving, Fleeing The Scene

Alexandra P. Schuber of. St. Joseph, MO was arrested last night in Andrew County on three charges. Those charges include driving while intoxicated with

Worker Dies In Accident At St. Joseph Sawmill

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating a worker’s death at a sawmill in St. Joseph. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health

Missouri Senate Talks Boycott On Companies Boycotting Israel

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are considering a government boycott of companies that boycott Israel, but the proposal is meeting roadblocks. Debate

Judge: Corps Responsible For Flooding, Damage In 4 States

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is responsible for causing recurring flooding that

Savannah Chamber of Commerce to Hold Candidate Forum

The Savannah Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum on Tuesday March 20th at the Clasbey Center at 500 Duncan Drive in Savannah. 

Clarinda Schools Business Manager Resigns

Julie Fast, business manager of the Clarinda Community School District, has resigned from the position after just eight months. The resignation was approved Monday,

Man Arrested By Missouri Highway Patrol On Two Charges

30 year old Cameron R. Norris of Savannah, MO was arrested by Missouri State Highway Patrol on Sunday morning in Holt Count on two

Greitens Likely Won’t Campaign For Missouri Senate Candidate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley of Missouri appears to be distancing himself from the state’s embattled governor. Hawley campaign

Missouri Principal Charged In Prescription Drug Theft

LUDLOW, Mo. (AP) — The principal of a northwest Missouri school is charged after prescription medication was stolen from a school. Forty-four-year-old Christopher Scott

Missouri House Gives Initial Approval For New TANF Penalties

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill that would dramatically increase penalties for misusing money intended

Oral Arguments To Be Held At Northwest Missouri State University

The Missouri Court of Appeals-Western District, located in Kansas City, MO, will be holding oral arguments on the campus of Northwest Missouri State University

Missouri River Reservoirs Ready For Spring Runoff

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — More snowfall over the past month prompted officials to increase the forecast for runoff in the Missouri River this spring.

Missouri Director Still Overpaid Despite Pledge To Stop

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Department of Social Services director still is being overpaid despite his promises to stop the practice. The Jefferson

Man Arrested In Shooting Death Of Girlfriend In Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police say a 26-year-old man has been charged in the shooting death of a woman on her

Missouri House Threatens Cuts Over Lack Of Virus Information

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are threatening to make “painful cuts” to a state department’s funding for refusing to release information about

Former Northwest Instructor Who Was Found With Marijuana Grow Operation In 2013, Dies

A former Northwest Missouri State communications instructor who posted a message on Facebook in 2013 about climbing the Bell Tower on the Northwest campus

Nodaway County Children’s Fair Tomorrow

The Nodaway County Children’s Fair is tomorrow from 10:00-1:30 at the Maryville Public Library.  The event is free and open to the public.  There

St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon At Nodaway County Historical Society Next Saturday

The Nodaway County Historical Society will have an Irish Luncheon on Saturday, March 17 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the museum at

Clearfield, Iowa Nursing Home Catches Fire Thursday

The Clearview Nursing home in the Taylor County town of Clearfield caught fire yesterday morning. The blaze was first reported around 6:00 and agencies

Missouri House Passes Changes To Asbestos Lawsuits

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House has passed legislation to change the rules for lawsuits over asbestos exposure. House members voted 96-48

Missouri Senate Votes To Raise Age For Adult Prosecution

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Senate has voted to increase the age for automatically trying suspects as adults from 17 to 18.

Scene Of Officer’s Killing Was Drug House

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a woman who was arrested at a Missouri home where a man shot three police officers had

Missouri Turkey Farm Quarantined After Bird Flu Detected

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the first commercial case of bird flu in the country this year has been

Bell Ringing Ceremony Next Week For Northwest Student Who Was Killed At The Palms

The Northwest Missouri State University community is invited to remember Morgan McCoy during a bell ringing ceremony at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at

Man Wanted In Taylor County Jumps Bail, Flees Country, Is Returned By International Extradition

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office reports 35 year old Ben Reece has been returned to the United States after skipping bail last year while

Man Who Killed Clinton, MO Police Officer Has Ties To St Joseph

The man charged with killing Clinton, Missouri Police officer Christopher Ryan Morton Tuesday night has a record of criminal activity in St Joseph.  37

Iowa Senate & Congressional Delegation Urge Trump To Not Impose Tariffs

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) today joined Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Rep. David Young (IA-03), along with Reps. Rod Blum (IA-01), Dave Loebsack

Missouri’s Unemployment Rate Holds Steady For January

Missouri nonfarm payroll employment grew by 4,900 jobs in January from the revised December level, while the unemployment rate remained low at 3.7 percent. 

Missouri Officer Killed, 2 Hurt When Sent To Wrong House

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri police officer who was shot and killed and two others who were wounded had been sent to

Missouri Student Government Candidates Drop Out Amid Tweets

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Three candidates for University of Missouri’s student government have dropped out after the discovery of offensive tweets by them. Blaine

Missouri Governor Adds Another Attorney To Defense Team

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has added another attorney to his defense team as he fights an invasion-of-privacy charge stemming

Missouri Budget Leader Pitches College Tuition, Funding Deal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s House budget leader says he’s trying to work out a deal to avoid higher education cuts, but only

University Of Missouri Frats Respond To Hazing Accusations

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Interfraternity Council for the University of Missouri has announced that it is halting all new-member activities in response to

Missouri Senate Approves Bill On Parental Rights, Rape

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Senate has passed a bill that would make it easier to terminate a father’s parental rights if

Missouri State Patrol Announces DUI Saturation For Andrew & Buchanan Counties

Sometime during the month of March, the Missouri State Patrol will conduct DUI saturations for Andrew and Buchanan counties.  The areas selected for enforcement are

Ravenwood Teen Crashes Just East Of Maryville Tuesday

17 year old Jade N Parker of Ravenwood was in a single vehicle crash Tuesday morning in Nodaway County on Highway 136, 4 miles

New Market Woman Not Injured In Two Vehicle Crash Near Clarinda Tuesday

A rural New Market woman was involved in a 2 car crash Tuesday morning.  73 year old Elaine Lucille Whitehead was westbound on Highway

Missouri Officer Killed, 2 Injured Responding To 911 Call

CLINTON, MO. (AP) — Officials say a police officer was killed and two other officers injured after responding to a Missouri residence. Missouri Highway

The Latest: Panel Investigating Greitens To Meet Privately

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri House committee investigating Gov. Eric Greitens is set to hold a closed meeting at the Jefferson City

Friends, Family Rally In Support Of Deported Missouri Woman

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Friends and family are rallying in support of a Kansas City bar manager who was deported amid a legal

The Latest: Missouri House Targets Prevailing Wage Law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill repealing Missouri’s prevailing wage law for public construction projects.

House Bill Would Relax University Meal Plan Mandate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill barring public colleges and universities from requiring that students

Pence Touts Tax Law In Iowa, Campaigns For Nebraska Governor

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence traveled to western Iowa on Tuesday to tout a recently approved federal tax cut —

Kansas Mother Accused Of Poisoning Children

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — New court documents show that two of the three children a Kansas mother is accused of poisoning would have died

The Latest: Man Pleads Guilty In Deadly Kansas Bar Shooting

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man charged with killing an Indian national and wounding another in a shooting last year at a suburban Kansas

Clearmont Man Arrested For DUI After Crashing, Occupant Airlifted To Omaha

A single vehicle crash Sunday morning in Nodaway County sent two men to the hospital. 23 year old Ronald E Cook of Clearmont was

Missouri House Passes Bill To Require Legal Names On Ballot

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri lawmaker facing a campaign challenge by a professional wrestler is sponsoring a bill to require candidates to

Lawyer For Michael Brown’s Family Joins Greitens Prosecution

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Harvard Law School professor whose past clients include the family of the 18-year-old fatally shot in 2014 by a