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KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 2/14

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 2/14

City Of Craig Holding First Fundraiser To Build New Levee Saturday

City Of Craig Holding First Fundraiser To Build New Levee Saturday

The City of Craig in Holt County was NOT part of the Federal Disaster proclamation for the 2019 floods.  This from Colette Rogers, Levee

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Report

Fremont County Sheriff’s Office Arrest Report

From the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office: Wednesday February 5th, 49 year old Joseph Steven Stiegmann of Hamburg was arrested for second degree sexual abuse

Fixing Our Infrastructure Together – Congressman Sam Graves

Fixing Our Infrastructure Together – Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, Our nation suffers the consequences of our poorly maintained infrastructure every day—whether it’s traveling down a pothole-ridden road on the way to

Man Pleads To Having Child Porn On Cell Phone, Which He Lost

Man Pleads To Having Child Porn On Cell Phone, Which He Lost

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 39-year-old Missouri man who lost a cell phone containing child pornography has pleaded guilty in the case. Christopher

Ex-Missouri Governor’s Campaign Fined $178K In Ethics Review

Ex-Missouri Governor’s Campaign Fined $178K In Ethics Review

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An ethics investigation has found “probable cause” that former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’ campaign broke the law by not reporting

Kansas City Couple Charged After More Than 260 Animals Found

Kansas City Couple Charged After More Than 260 Animals Found

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City couple is facing three municipal charges of animal cruelty after nearly 270 small animals were removed

Iowa School District Settles In Fatal 2017 School Bus Fire

Iowa School District Settles In Fatal 2017 School Bus Fire

OAKLAND, Iowa (AP) — A western Iowa school district has agreed to pay an undisclosed amount in a settlement to the family of 16-year-old

Flooding Seems Certain For Some Along The Missouri River

Flooding Seems Certain For Some Along The Missouri River

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service says there’s an elevated flood risk along the eastern Missouri River basin this spring. That’s because

Iowa Senate Passes Abortion Constitutional Amendment Bill

Iowa Senate Passes Abortion Constitutional Amendment Bill

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has passed a resolution that would amend the Iowa Constitution to declare there is no right

Jury Finds Man Guilty In Death Of Nebraska College Student

Jury Finds Man Guilty In Death Of Nebraska College Student

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A jury has convicted a man charged with killing a Nebraska college student whose body has never been found. Joshua

Tarkio Woman Appointed To Northwest Missouri State Board Of Regents

Tarkio Woman Appointed To Northwest Missouri State Board Of Regents

Wednesday Governor Mike Parson appointed Lydia Hurst, of Tarkio, to the Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents.  She is an assistant manager at the

Hopkins Man Injured After Crash

Hopkins Man Injured After Crash

28 year old Charles W Hunter of Hopkins was in a single vehicle crash Wednesday night in Nodaway County.  Hunter was northbound on Route

Maysville Women Charged With Child Abuse

Maysville Women Charged With Child Abuse

Two Maysville women have been charged with child abuse and child endangerment after locking up a 9 year old with autism in a bunk

Hamburg Fire Department Awarded USDA Grants

Hamburg Fire Department Awarded USDA Grants

The Hamburg Fire Department has been awarded two Community Facility Disaster Grants worth $100,000 to help purchase a new fire truck and outfit firefighters

6 Kansas City Employees Plead Guilty To Overtime Fraud

6 Kansas City Employees Plead Guilty To Overtime Fraud

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Six Kansas City public works employees have admitted taking part in a conspiracy to fraudulently collect overtime pay. Federal

Man Arrested After Standoff At Kansas Indoor Water Park

Man Arrested After Standoff At Kansas Indoor Water Park

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been taken into custody at the Great Wolf Lodge in Kansas City, Kansas, after

Man, Woman Charged In Fatal Pizza Hut Shooting In Kansas

Man, Woman Charged In Fatal Pizza Hut Shooting In Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A man and woman have been charged in the fatal shooting of a Pizza Hut employee during a robbery

Iowa Governor Won’t Discuss Center’s Sexual Arousal Research

Iowa Governor Won’t Discuss Center’s Sexual Arousal Research

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds isn’t commenting on accusations made against state officials in a federal lawsuit involving sexual arousal

Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Resigns After Caucus Chaos

Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Resigns After Caucus Chaos

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party has resigned after a disastrous caucus process beset by technical glitches led to a

Closing Arguments Delivered In Nebraska Student Death Case

Closing Arguments Delivered In Nebraska Student Death Case

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — Attorneys delivered their closing arguments Wednesday in the trial of a man accused of killing a Nebraska college student whose

Nodaway County Prosecutor Announces Renewal Of Victims Of Crime Act Grant

Nodaway County Prosecutor Announces Renewal Of Victims Of Crime Act Grant

Monday Nodaway County Prosecutor Robert Rice announced the renewal of a Victims of Crime Act (“VOCA”) grant that enables his office to employ a

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Make Drug Arrest In Bedford

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Make Drug Arrest In Bedford

Tuesday deputies with the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office and K9 Ciba, with assistance from the Ringgold County, Iowa and Nodaway County Sheriff’s Office, arrested

Missouri Bill Would Ban In-State Tuition For Some Students

Missouri Bill Would Ban In-State Tuition For Some Students

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri bill would ban public colleges and universities from offering in-state tuition discounts to students living in the

Kansas City Man Convicted In Shooting That Killed Missionary

Kansas City Man Convicted In Shooting That Killed Missionary

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been convicted of killing a Christian missionary from China and wounding two others while

Lawsuit:  Firefighter Accuses Coworkers Of Sexual Harassment

Lawsuit: Firefighter Accuses Coworkers Of Sexual Harassment

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A lawsuit says a firefighter in Missouri is accusing her coworkers of sexual harassment, including watching pornography at the

Judge Throws Out Lawsuit Over Arrest At Kansas City Library

Judge Throws Out Lawsuit Over Arrest At Kansas City Library

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit against a former Kansas City police detective who arrested a man

GOP Lawmakers Split Over Size Of Education Funding Increase

GOP Lawmakers Split Over Size Of Education Funding Increase

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa House has approved a K-12 education funding plan that would spend about $16 million more than a

Former Staff Claims Iowa Center Exploited Disabled Patients

Former Staff Claims Iowa Center Exploited Disabled Patients

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two doctors and other former employees of an Iowa care center for people with intellectual disabilities have filed a

Celebrating Great Northwest Days – State Senator Dan Hegeman

Celebrating Great Northwest Days – State Senator Dan Hegeman

Last week, the Great Northwest delegation hosted the 19th annual Great Northwest Days in Jefferson City. More than 350 business, community, municipal and county leaders

Maryville City Council Notes

Maryville City Council Notes

–Approved an Ordinance to Execute an STP-Urban Program Supplemental Agreement with the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission for the South Main Mill & Overlay

Rock Port Man Facing Numerous Charges For Alleged Assault On Woman, Children

Rock Port Man Facing Numerous Charges For Alleged Assault On Woman, Children

Travis Holmes of Rock Port is facing numerous felony charges after allegedly harassing and assaulting a woman and her family for two plus years. 

St Joseph Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting 8 Year Old Girl

St Joseph Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting 8 Year Old Girl

Isaac Banks of St Joseph has been charged with allegedly sexually assaulting an 8 year old girl.  According to court documents, the assault happened

Former Cameron High School Teacher Gets Additional 5 Year Sentence

Former Cameron High School Teacher Gets Additional 5 Year Sentence

A former Cameron High School teacher already sentenced this year to prison for recording pornographic videos of students in his bathroom was given extra

Clarinda Man Charged With Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

Clarinda Man Charged With Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

Sunday 62 year old Gary Lynn Kent of Clarinda was arrested at a residence in Shambaugh following execution of a search warrant.  Kent was

Multiple Junveniles Arrested On Drug Charges In Page County

Multiple Junveniles Arrested On Drug Charges In Page County

Saturday the Page County Sheriff’s Office investigated a complaint of male juveniles ages 13-17 gathering at 1905 P Avenue using illegal substances.  Following the

Page County Sheriff’s Office Make Arrest Following Child Abuse Allegations

Page County Sheriff’s Office Make Arrest Following Child Abuse Allegations

Friday the Page County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from the Iowa Department of Human Services in reference to an alleged incident of child

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Respond To Shots Fired In Lenox Wednesday

Taylor County Sheriff’s Office Respond To Shots Fired In Lenox Wednesday

Last Wednesday, the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office responded to shots fired in the 100 block of West Iowa Street in Lenox.  The suspect, John

Missouri Senators OK New Redistricting Proposal

Missouri Senators OK New Redistricting Proposal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Republican-led Missouri Senate has passed a proposal to once again ask voters to change the state’s redistricting rules.

About 300 Animals Removed From Kansas City Home

About 300 Animals Removed From Kansas City Home

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City officials are removing about 300 small animals from a Kansas City duplex. A city official says the

Former US Ag Secretary/Iowa Governor Wins $150,000 From Powerball

Former US Ag Secretary/Iowa Governor Wins $150,000 From Powerball

CLIVE, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa governor and U.S. agriculture secretary has claimed a $150,000 Powerball prize. Tom Vilsack picked up winnings Monday

Northwest Presents Honorary Degree To Harr For Dedicated Service

Northwest Presents Honorary Degree To Harr For Dedicated Service

MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State University on Saturday recognized Dr. Patrick B. Harr with an honorary degree in commemoration of his service to

MODOT Construction Week Of February 10th

MODOT Construction Week Of February 10th

Nodaway County Route MM – CLOSED for a culvert replacement from U.S. Route 136 to 270th Street, Feb. 12 from 7 a.m. to 3

MDC Congratulates Maryville Angler For State-Record Yellow Perch

MDC Congratulates Maryville Angler For State-Record Yellow Perch

Tyler Halley of Maryville caught a 1-pound, 14-ounce fish on a private pond in Nodaway County. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of

King City Teen Arrested For Excessive Speeding

King City Teen Arrested For Excessive Speeding

19 year old Zachary D Poling of King City was arrested by Missouri State Patrol Sunday morning in Andrew County for excessive speeding.  Poling

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

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

During his weekly radio address, State Senator Dan Hegeman of Cosby spoke on last week’s Great Northwest Days at the Capitol.  He says the

Savannah Teen Crashes Saturday Morning

Savannah Teen Crashes Saturday Morning

A 17 year old male from Savannah was injured in a two vehicle crash Saturday morning in Buchanan County.  The teen was eastbound on

Stabbing In St Joseph

Stabbing In St Joseph

St Joseph Police are investigating after Mosaic Life Care reported a man came into the ER Sunday morning with multiple stab wounds.  The victim

Rollover Accident In Taylor County Injures Five

Rollover Accident In Taylor County Injures Five

A mechanical failure caused a Lenox man to crash in Taylor County Saturday night, injuring five, two seriously.  44 year old Clayton Wayne Nelson

Bedford/Mt Ayr Schools Select New Superintendent

Bedford/Mt Ayr Schools Select New Superintendent

The Bedford & Mt Ayr School boards on Friday named Shenandoah High School principal Jason Shaffer as the new shared school district’s superintendent.  His

Governor Parson Meets With Area Governors To Discuss Flooding Issues

Governor Parson Meets With Area Governors To Discuss Flooding Issues

While in Washington, DC this weekend for a National Governors Association Conference, Missouri Governor Mike Parson met with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds along with

Brother And Sister Sentenced For Marijuana Conspiracy

Brother And Sister Sentenced For Marijuana Conspiracy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman and her brother from Colorado were sentenced for their roles in a marijuana distribution conspiracy that

Police:  High-Speed Chase In Kansas City Kills Woman

Police: High-Speed Chase In Kansas City Kills Woman

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City say a woman has died in a fiery crash on state Highway 169. Police say

Sanders To Seek Partial Recanvass Of Iowa Caucus Results

Sanders To Seek Partial Recanvass Of Iowa Caucus Results

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iowa caucuses haven’t wrapped up yet. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign plans to ask for a “partial recanvass” of the results

Holt County Sheriff’s Office Awarded Funding Through State Grant

Holt County Sheriff’s Office Awarded Funding Through State Grant

The Holt County Sheriff’s Office was awarded two radios/repeaters worth nearly $10,000 from a Statewide grant by the Missouri Department of Public Safety to

Man Charged With Unlawful Use Of Weapon In Buchanan County

Man Charged With Unlawful Use Of Weapon In Buchanan County

39 year old Eric Dewayne Busey was found guilty in Buchanan County Court for unlawful use of a weapon.  Busey was in a high

House Fire In St Joseph

House Fire In St Joseph

There was a house fire in St Joseph in the 2600 block of S 12th Street.  Authorities say the blaze started in the bedroom

State Net General Revenues Up 7% In Missouri

State Net General Revenues Up 7% In Missouri

State Budget Director Dan Haug announced Thursday net general revenue collections for January 2020 increased 7.4 percent compared to those for January 2019, from

The State Of Our Union Is STRONG – Congressman Sam Graves

The State Of Our Union Is STRONG – Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, On Tuesday, President Trump delivered an inspiring, powerful State of the Union address. On Wednesday, the United States Senate acquitted him of

Man Accused Of Killing Wisconsin Brothers Appears In Court

Man Accused Of Killing Wisconsin Brothers Appears In Court

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A man accused of killing two brothers from Wisconsin made his first in-person court appearance in Missouri. Garland Joseph

Police:  Teenage Fatally Shot During Columbia Home Invasion

Police: Teenage Fatally Shot During Columbia Home Invasion

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Columbia police say a 17-year-old was fatally shot when he and another person broke into a home. Police said Thursday

Audit:  Missouri Senator Josh Hawley Used State Vehicle For Politics

Audit: Missouri Senator Josh Hawley Used State Vehicle For Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An audit says U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley used a state vehicle to travel to political events during his time

Former Missouri Prison Worker Charged With Sex With Inmate

Former Missouri Prison Worker Charged With Sex With Inmate

CAMERON, Mo. (AP) — A former Missouri prison worker has been charged with engaging in sexual conduct with an inmate who is serve a

Chief Lauds Officers’ Restraint During Chiefs’ Parade Chase

Chief Lauds Officers’ Restraint During Chiefs’ Parade Chase

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City officials are praising the decision-making and restraint shown by the officers who stopped an allegedly impaired driver

Iowa Senate Passes Bill With $20 Million For Flood Projects

Iowa Senate Passes Bill With $20 Million For Flood Projects

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has passed a bill that provides $20 million for flood relief requested by Gov. Kim Reynolds

Amid Irregularities, AP Unable To Declare Winner In Iowa

Amid Irregularities, AP Unable To Declare Winner In Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Associated Press is unable to declare a winner of Iowa’s Democratic caucuses. Following the Iowa Democratic Party’s release

Northwest To Present Honorary Degree To Harr

Northwest To Present Honorary Degree To Harr

MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State University will recognize Dr. Patrick B. Harr at its Feb. 8 Bearcat basketball games with an honorary degree

Missouri Democratic Party Staff To Unionize

Missouri Democratic Party Staff To Unionize

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Democratic Party workers are unionizing. Party staffers demanded union recognition Wednesday. Missouri Democratic Party Executive Director Lauren Gepford says

Kansas Man Takes Deal In Nebraska Crash Deaths Of 4 Iowans

Kansas Man Takes Deal In Nebraska Crash Deaths Of 4 Iowans

OGALLALA, Neb. (AP) — A Kansas man charged with the Nebraska collision deaths of four Iowa motorcyclists has taken a plea deal. Jeser Cisneros-Hernandez,

Buttigieg, Sanders Nearly Tied As Iowa Caucus Results Narrow

Buttigieg, Sanders Nearly Tied As Iowa Caucus Results Narrow

WASHINGTON (AP) — New results from the Iowa Democratic caucuses show Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders nearly tied with almost all the votes counted.

Officials:  China Evacuees To Be Quarantined In Nebraska

Officials: China Evacuees To Be Quarantined In Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say American evacuees from the growing coronavirus outbreak in China will be flying into Omaha as soon as Thursday

Congressman Sam Graves Statement on the Senate’s Acquittal of President Trump

Congressman Sam Graves Statement on the Senate’s Acquittal of President Trump

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate acquitted President Donald J. Trump of both articles of impeachment:

Governor Parson’s Statement Regarding Acquittal Of President Donald J Trump

Governor Parson’s Statement Regarding Acquittal Of President Donald J Trump

(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Today, Governor Mike Parson released the following statement regarding the acquittal of President Donald J. Trump: “The U.S. Senate has made the

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley Statement On President Trump’s State Of The Union Address

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley Statement On President Trump’s State Of The Union Address

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address. “By almost every metric, the

Congressman Sam Graves On The State Of The Union Address

Congressman Sam Graves On The State Of The Union Address

Washington, D.C. –  Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union address: “America’s renewed strength was

Kansas City Chiefs Mascot To Address Annual FBLA Conference At Northwest

Kansas City Chiefs Mascot To Address Annual FBLA Conference At Northwest

High school students from throughout the region will be at  Northwest Missouri State University tomorrow (February 6th) as it hosts the annual District I Future

Maryville Native To Be Featured Speaker For Northwest Fall Lecture

Maryville Native To Be Featured Speaker For Northwest Fall Lecture

A Maryville native will be a featured guest speaker as part of Northwest Missouri State’s spring lecture series.  Dave Neustadter will discuss his journey

Bolckow Man Charged With Sending Nude Photos On Social Media

Bolckow Man Charged With Sending Nude Photos On Social Media

Egan Campbell of Bolckow has been charged with allegedly sending nude photos of a woman and child to social media.  The woman told investigators

Union Star Man Sentenced To Prison For Stabbing

Union Star Man Sentenced To Prison For Stabbing

Devin Silvey of Union Star was sentenced to 12 years in prison for stabbing a 22 year old man last August.  Silvey allegedly waited

Clarinda Chamber Of Commerce Banquet Reservations Due TODAY (Wednesday)

Clarinda Chamber Of Commerce Banquet Reservations Due TODAY (Wednesday)

The Clarinda Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet is Monday February 10th at the Clarinda Country Club.  The banquet theme is “Courageous Leadership – Living

Daughter Of Boat Accident Victim Slams Missouri Bill

Daughter Of Boat Accident Victim Slams Missouri Bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A woman whose father was among the 17 people who died after a tourist duck boat sank in a

Iowa Democrats Release Additional Caucus Results

Iowa Democrats Release Additional Caucus Results

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Democratic Party has released additional results from Monday night’s presidential caucuses. After a daylong delay, the party

Ex-Classmates Testify That Defendant Had Asked Them To Lie

Ex-Classmates Testify That Defendant Had Asked Them To Lie

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — Former classmates testified that a college student charged with killing a woman asked them to lie about his whereabouts the

Reynolds, Grassley, Ernst Statement On Iowa Caucuses

Reynolds, Grassley, Ernst Statement On Iowa Caucuses

DES MOINES – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. Joni Ernst released the following joint statement regarding Iowa’s presidential caucuses: “Iowa’s

Maryville Man Injured In Crash Just North Of Maryville

Maryville Man Injured In Crash Just North Of Maryville

25 year old Russell J Redden of Maryville was seriously injured Monday morning after colliding with a semi at the Gray’s Truck Stop.  48

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