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KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 7/15

MODOT Construction Week Of July 15th

Nodaway County Route 46 – CLOSED for resurfacing in one block segments between Main Street and Icon Road in Maryville, July 15 – 19,

Maryville Young Players Announce Next Production

The Maryville Young Players are presenting “Anything Goes” July 27th and 28th at the high school’s performing arts center.  The group completed is 13th

Savannah Man Arrested On Drug Charges

20 year old Isaac G Wright of Savannah was arrested by Missouri State Patrol Saturday morning in Nodaway County on 4 charges that included

Public Hearing In Rock Port Tuesday Regarding Proposed Wind Farm

The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold a local public hearing in Rock Port tomorrow (July 16th) at NOON for Ameren Missouri’s request to

Dead Animals Found On Farm Near Rosendale

A mutilated sheep and three other dead animals were found on a farm near Rosendale Friday.  Gary Silverglat is the owner of M’Shoogy’s; an

Car Crashes Into Business In St Joseph Saturday

A car crashed into the AT&T Turner Insurance Building at 2606 St Joseph Avenue in St Joseph Saturday.  The alleged male driver was taken

Police Identify Killed Man Thursday In St Joe

21 year old Jaiden Drimmel was identified over the weekend as the person who was allegedly stabbed to death in St Joseph Thursday evening. 

Clarinda Housing Program Groundbreaking Tuesday

The Clarinda Economic Development Corporation is holding a groundbreaking ceremony tomorrow morning at 9:00 (July 16th) for their housing project.  The Clarinda Housing Program

Sunday House Fire In Shenandoah

Shenandoah Firefighters were called to a house fire at 1202 South Center Street before 4:00 Sunday morning.  Crews were on scene for around 2

After 12 Years, Wounded Veteran Able To Visit Kansas Home

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A retired Army infantryman who lost both legs and his left arm in Iraq has finally felt strong enough after

Charges Filed In Fatal Kansas City, Kansas Market Shooting

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors in northeastern Kansas have charged a man suspected of killing two people inside a Kansas City, Kansas, market

Grant To Help Rebuild Satchel Paige’s Kansas City Home

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new grant will help rebuild the fire-damaged Kansas City, Missouri, home of Satchel Paige, one of baseball’s legendary

Biden Aggressively Defending Law Known As ‘Obamacare’

Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending Obamacare. He’s challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for

Missouri Farm Bureau Federation Commentary

Missouri Takes Center Stage in Rural Broadband Debate By Eric Bohl Broadband internet has been a hot policy issue in the Missouri legislature the

Flood Recovery Resources For North Missouri – Congressman Sam Graves

July 11, 2019 Dear Friend, The Flood of 2019 has impacted almost everyone in North Missouri—even those whose homes, farmland, and businesses were spared

First Street In Maryville Scheduled For Repaving Next Week

Next week new asphalt will be put down on portions of Route 46 (First Street) in Maryville.  Maintenance crews from MODOT plan to close

One Person Killed After Stabbing In St Joseph

One person was killed Thursday afternoon after being stabbed in St Joseph.  The incident took place at 831 S 23rd Street around 5:00.  The

Troop H Officer Named Missouri State Employee Of The Month

Trooper’s Role in Rescue of Child Wins State Employee of Month Honors JEFFERSON CITY – Keaton L. Ebersold, a Trooper with the Missouri State Highway

St Joseph Woman Wins $351K In Missouri Lottery

A St Joseph woman has won one third of the Missouri Lottery’s “Show Me Cash” jackpot.  A.G. Vohl’s winnings are $351,000 of the $1.054

Wilmarth, Weiss Give To Support Agricultural Learning Center At Northwest

(From Northwest News Services) Hal Wilmarth and Sharon Weiss have added their support to Northwest Missouri State University’s School of Agricultural Sciences and a

Missouri Governor Signs Law Pushing Back School Start Date

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Some Missouri school children could get an extra week out of school in August next year. Gov. Mike Parson

6 Charged With Lying About Downed Signs To Collect Overtime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Six Kansas City public works employees have been charged with lying about damaged road signs so they could be

1 Shot Dead, 2nd Critical After Kansas City Deli Shooting

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a woman who was wounded in a double shooting at a Kansas City, Kansas, deli was initially

KCK Police Chief Plans To Retire Sept 11

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The police chief in Kansas City, Kansas, plans to retire Sept. 11 after 4½ years on the job amid

Contract Awarded To Raise Missouri River Levee In Iowa

HAMBURG, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Omaha, Nebraska, says it has awarded a nearly $2.8 million contract to repair

Habitat For Humanity Of Nodaway County Holding Informational Meeting Thursday

Nodaway County Habitat for Humanity accepting home applications MARYVILLE, Mo. – Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County is now accepting applications for a new

Governor Parson Signs “Wind Farm Revenue Bill” Into Law Sponsored By Rep Allen Andrews

Governor Mike Parson signed HB 220 into law Wednesday.  The bill pertains to wind farm revenue to assure tax revenues stay local.  The bill

Graves Releases “Flood Recovery Resource Guide” To Help North Missourians Affected By Flooding

Kansas City, MO – Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) Wednesday released the “Sixth Congressional District Flood Recovery Resource Guide” to help North Missourians affected by the

North Missouri Flooding Discussed At Congressional Hearing

Missouri River levee official testifies during hearing WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment hosted a hearing on

Hamburg Man Arrested On Drug & Weapons Charges

Tuesday Fremont County deputies arrested 31 year old Clayton Nathaniel Parsons of Hamburg on 2 counts of Harassment, Intimidation with a dangerous weapon and

Fewers Vehicles Will Need Inspections Under New Missouri Law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri drivers soon will no longer be required to get inspections on vehicles less than 10 years old. Gov.

Woman Who Shot Gun Over ‘Ridiculous’ DMV Wait Is Charged

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 34-year-old Missouri woman is charged with first-degree making a terrorist threat and unlawful use of a weapon after

University Of Missouri Announces Record In Giving

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Officials at the University of Missouri’s Columbia campus say record giving is evidence that the school has regained its footing,

Company Settles Lawsuits Over Missouri Duck Boat That Sank

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people, said

Drivers Get Surprise Windfall From Broken Toll Machine

MULVANE, Kan. (AP) — Some drivers got a surprise windfall when a malfunctioning toll machine spat out coins instead of accepting money near a

Iowa DHS To Give $386 Million Raise To Medicaid Insurers

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Human Services says it has agreed to pay an additional $386 million to two insurance

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 7/10

Maryville Man Sentenced To Jail For DUI

21 year old Jakob Cordell of Maryville, was sentenced to 4 days in jail and 2 years of probation after he was found guilty

President Trump Declares 2nd Disaster Declaration For 20 Counties In Missouri

President Trump Approves State’s Request for Major Disaster Declaration for 20 Missouri Counties Governor Urges Residents in Designated Counties Affected by Flooding and Severe Storms that

DUI Saturations Conducted In Atchison & Holt Counties Over 4th Of July

Troop H of the Missouri State Patrol, based in St Joseph conducted 2 DUI saturations from July 3rd to the 5th in four counties

Lyndon’s Law Signed By Governor Parson

Missouri highway and utility workers and emergency responders will be safer as a result of legislation signed into law Tuesday by Governor Mike Parson.

“Back The Blue” License Plates To Be Made Available In Missouri

Governor Parson Signs Legislation to Back the Blue with Specialty License Plate JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Governor Mike Parson has signed legislation into

12 Traffic Deaths In Missouri Over 4th Of July Weekend

Missouri State Patrol reports there were 12 traffic deaths and three drownings over the 4th of July counting period from 6:00 Wednesday to midnight

Clarinda Teen Arrested On Controlled Substance Warrants

19 year old Nathan Foster of Clarinda was arrested Tuesday by the Page County Sheriff’s Office after a traffic stop.  Foster was wanted on

Open House Thursday To Celebrate 110th Anniversary Of Clarinda Chamber

The Clarinda Chamber of Commerce and the Clarinda Ambassadors invites the community to an open house reception in honor of its 110 Year anniversary. 

Missouri Report Warns Of Earthquake Insurance Collapse

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new report says Missouri faces a possible earthquake insurance marketplace collapse and massive economic losses if a powerful

Missouri Law Execuses People Age 75 & Older From Jury Duty

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Older Missouri residents soon will be able to get out of jury duty, if they so choose. Legislation signed

Woman Fired Gun After Calling DMV Wait ‘Ridiculous’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say a woman upset about the line at a Department of Motor Vehicles office in Kansas City went

Missouri Law Could Free Hundreds From Mandatory Prison Terms

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed legislation that could free hundreds of prisoners who are currently serving mandatory sentences.

Supporters Of Medical Cannabis In Iowa Seek Study Committee

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers disappointed with the governor’s veto of a medical cannabis bill are calling for legislative leaders to convene an

Expanding Access To Broadband Internet – State Senator Dan Hegeman

The 12th Senatorial District covers a large area of northwest Missouri that encompasses many rural communities. As your senator, I have been a strong

Maryville Man Drowns Near Clarinda Friday

38 year old Jerrimiah Bryant Smiley of Maryville died Friday morning after he drowned in the Nodaway River near Clarinda.  Smiley had been kayaking

Maryville City Council Notes

–City Council approved an ordinance amending a zoning code for Maryville Regarding Medical Marijuana.  This follows a statewide approval of medical marijuana in November’s

Open House Tuesday For Public Input On Repair Of 4 Bridges Near Maryville

Plans are underway to replace four bridges on Route 46 west of Maryville: Big Slu Bridge, Florida Creek Bridge, Stream Bridge, and White Cloud

Powdery Substance Sent To St Joe Mayor

Around 11:00 Monday, a St Joseph city employee found an envelope taped shut directed towards Mayor Bill McMurray.  The envelope was discovered as a

Missouri Judge Tosses Open-Records Lawsuit Against Governor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Cole County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that alleged Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s administration broke the state open-records

2 Drown In Missouri Over The Weekend

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say two people have drowned in Missouri over the weekend. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 52-year-old

Missouri Lawyer Dealt Blow In Case Over Message-Deleting App

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge has dismissed claims that former Gov. Eric Greitens’ office used a message-deleting app to avoid the

Tornado That Hit Missouri Capital Damaged Over 600 Buildings

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — New figures show that more than 600 homes, businesses and government buildings were damaged by a tornado that tore

Second Person Charged With Abandoning Corpse In Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A second person has been charged with a felony after a Missouri jail inmate led law enforcement to a

KC Police Investigating 4 Deaths, Including Woman’s Shooting

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, are investigating four recent deaths as homicides, including the shooting of a woman riding

Iowa Man Charged For Critical Facebook Post Wins Settlement

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A southwest Iowa man has won his free speech legal battle with a sheriff’s department and two officers who

Henry Martin To Make 2nd Attempt At Run For Congress

The man who unsuccessfully ran against Congressman Sam Graves in the 2018 November election has announced he is launching another attempt to unseat the

Elmo Woman Has Medical Condition While Behind Wheel

Friday morning 75 year old Beaula A Fast of Elmo crashed in Nodaway County.  Fast was southbound on Route KK, 3 miles south of

Grant City Man Charged With DUI

Saturday evening 49 year old Jackie D Tinkle of Grant City was arrested by Missouri State Patrol in Worth County for driving while intoxicated,

St Joseph Man Crashes In Andrew County

24 year old Javon L Harker of St Joseph was injured after crashing early Sunday morning in Andrew County.  Harker was northbound on Business

St Joe Man Seriously Injured After Crashing On I-29

A St Joseph man was seriously injured after crashing Saturday morning on I-29 in Buchanan County.  24 year old Jurell F Green was northbound,

Country Club Village Man Arrested For Drug Possession

Saturday evening 45 year old Johnny L Pendleton of Country Club Village was arrested by Missouri State Patrol in Buchanan County for possession of

Rollover Crash Saturday In St Joseph

There was a rollover crash Saturday evening in St Joseph.  The crash happened around 11:00.  A vehicle hit some construction equipment and overturned.  The

Sidney Man Arrested For Domestic Abuse

41 year old Shaun Allen Akers of Sidney was arrested Saturday by the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office for domestic abuse, 3rd offense and interference

Missouri’s Top Health Official Has History Of Controversies

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s top health official is the face of the effort to end abortions at the only clinic in the

Kansas City Man Found Shot To Death Inside Vehicle

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City say a man has been found shot to death inside a vehicle at an apartment

2 KC Firefighters Injured In House Fire Blamed On Fireworks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in Kansas City, Missouri, believe fireworks are to blame for a Fourth of July blaze at a home

Iowa, Nevada To Launch Caucus Voting By Phone For 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats in the early presidential contest states of Iowa and Nevada will be able to cast their votes over

MODOT Construction Week Of July 8th

Nodaway County U.S. Route 71 – Permit work from Icon Road to Route CC, July 8 – 14 Route Y – Pothole patching from

South Nodaway Seniors Participate In FFA ‘Helping Youth Prepare For Excellence’ Confernce

Brooklyn Bennett & Jaiden Flora of South Nodaway were 2 of 30 FFA high school seniors in Missouri who completed the fifth annual ‘Helping

House Fire In Savannah Tuesday Evening

Firefighters in Savannah responded to a house fire in the Indian Ridge subdivision Tuesday night.  Crews say fireworks near the home was the likely

Aides: Tax Cut Likely Off Table Next Year In Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri political aides are warning that a state income tax cut is probably off the table next year after

Ex-School Worker Made 174 Unauthorized Credit Card Purchases

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Court records say a former suburban Kansas City school district employee fraudulently used the district’s credit card to make community

Missouri Closes 2019 Budget Year With Most Money In A Decade

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is beginning its new budget year with its largest cash balance in more than a decade. Figures provided

Missouri Pays $500K After Losing Campaign Finance Lawsuit

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri taxpayers have footed a more than $500,000 legal bill after the state attorney general lost a case defending

Key Witness In Dismemberment Killing Found Dead

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities suspect foul play in the death of a man who was assaulted and shot at less than two months

More Than 500 Applicants Vie To Sell Legal Pot In Missouri

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A retired cardiologist, an attorney with a high-profile law firm, a city councilman and large multi-state sellers are among the

Zookeeper Hurt In Tiger Attack Back To Work At Kansas Zoo

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A zookeeper who spent two months recovering from a tiger attack at a Kansas zoo is now back to work.