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Power Outage Sunday In Nodaway County Affects Wilcox/Clearmont

There was a power outage Sunday that affected around 700 customers in and around Wilcox and Clearmont.  It ran for a 7 hour period

MODOT Construction Week Of July 16th

Nodaway County Route AE – CLOSED for a chip seal project from Route M to Pebble Road, July 16, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Northwest Missouri State Suspends Fraternity For 2 Years

(From Northwest News Services) Northwest Missouri State University has suspended its Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity chapter for a period of two years, citing violations

Free Mobile Food Pantry Monday Morning In Sheridan

Second Harvest Community Food Bank of St Joseph is holding a Mobile Pantry in Sheridan July 16th from 10:00-NOON.  The event will be at

Savannah Makes Top 20 List For Safest Cities In Missouri

Savannah has made the 2018 Missouri list of Safewise’s 20 Safest Cities.  The Andrew County town is #19.  Northwest Missouri’s Bethany is #20.  Top

King City Man Arrested For DUI

56 year old Michael L Bunten of King City was arrested late Friday night in DeKalb County for driving while intoxicated.  Bunten was taken

St Joseph #5, Springfield #10 In Nation For Car Thefts

A new report shows that car theft is on the rise in Springfield, with the metro area leaping all the way to #10 in

Missouri Lottery Makes June Education Fund Payment

Profits from Missouri Lottery ticket sales in June were sent to the Lottery Proceeds Fund for public education Friday. The transfer of $24,601,921 marks

WalletHub Survey On Most/Least Energy Expensive States

WalletHub has released a survey of most and least energy expensive states.  The most expensive states are Wyoming, Connecticut, Georgia, Alabama & Mississippi.  Missouri

KCMO Police Officers Shot Sunday

Three Kansas City Police officers shot Sunday are all expected to survive after a gunman fired at the Sky-Vu Motel on 40 Highway, adjacent

Medical Company Moving To Independence, Adds Up To 125 Jobs

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Healthy Plus, a medical service start-up in Lee’s Summit, plans to relocate to Independence and add up to 125 jobs.

Part Of Maryville Under Boil Advisory

Facebook post from City Manager Greg McDanel  

Ravenwood Man Sentenced In 2017 Vehicular Death Of Parnell Woman

Marlin Meyer of Ravenwood was sentenced Wednesday to 4 years in prison for the April 24th, 2017 vehicular death of Virginia Burns of Parnell.

Skidmore Woman Arrested On Multiple Drug Charges

61 year old Sandra D Patterson of Skidmore was arrested early Thursday morning by the Missouri State Patrol in Holt County on four charges

St Francis Hospital Announces Manager Of New SSM Health Preschool & Childcare Center

Dr. Pradnya Patet Joins New SSM Health Preschool & Child Care Center MARYVILLE, MO (JULY 11, 2018) – SSM Health St. Francis Hospital is

Northwest Missouri State Alum Being Promoted To Brigadier General Tomorrow

A Northwest Missouri State graduate is being promoted tomorrow from Colonel to Brigadier General in the Missouri National Guard.  The pinning ceremony for Sharon

Nodaway County Historical Society Wants Your “Objects” For Exhibit

Nodaway County Historical Society in Maryville is bringing to town the Smithsonian exhibit “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America.” It will be on display

City Of Clarinda Adds 500K To Budget

During Wednesday night’s Clarinda City Council meeting, City Manager Gary McClarnon reported the fiscal year budget increased $500,000 from last year to $4.3 million.  

U-S Small Business Administration Administrator Meeting With Iowa Officials Friday

Today Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds is hosting U-S Small Business Administration Administrator Linda McMahon.  The two will highlight Iowa women owned small businesses in

State Auditor: Northwest Missouri Town Missing 60K

State Auditor Nicole Galloway says the town of Coffey in Daviess County is missing $60,000.  Coffey is 70 miles east of Maryville.  Galloway says in

Missourians To See Individual Income Tax Cut Under New Law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed legislation that his office says will cut the state’s top individual income tax

Guards Charged With Killing Man Outside Missouri Bar

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two security guards have been charged with fatally shooting a man outside a Kansas City bar. Thirty-seven-year-old Christopher Jones

Mother Gives Differing Accounts About Night 2 Girls Died

KEARNEY, Mo. (AP) — The mother of two Missouri girls who died on July Fourth says she fell asleep with her daughters in a

McCaskill: DEA Failed As Opiods Flowed Into Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill says federal drug enforcement officials didn’t hold major drug distributors accountable while prescription opioids flowed

Kansas Water Park Plans To Tear Down Slide On Which Boy Died

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas water park plans to tear down a giant water slide on which a 10-year-old boy died in

Sparse Details On Iowa Plans That Bypass Obama’s Health Law

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa law approved this spring in the Republican-controlled Legislature would allow the conservative and politically powerful Iowa Farm

Former Iowa Gov. Ray’s Legacy Contrasts With Modern GOP

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa residents remembering the legacy of former Gov. Robert D. Ray are reflecting on the difference between his administration

Part of Maryville Under Boil Advisory

See facebook post below from City Manager Greg McDanel:

Nodaway County Crash Sends Three To Hospital

A single vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Nodaway County sent three from St Joseph to the hospital.  31 year old Zachariah S Thorpe of

Oregon Woman Crashes Into Rear Of Tractor Trailer On I-29

33 year old Cassey L Wallace-Corcoran of Oregon rear ended a tractor trailer Wednesday morning driven by 62 year old Kuldeep S Gill of

St Joseph Closes City Aquatic Park Wednesday Due To Feces In Pool

St Joseph Parks & Recreation closed the aquatic park Wednesday.  The department found feces in the water.  The incident was discovered Tuesday evening and

Kansas City Police, Social Workers Support Family In Need

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police, social workers and community groups have banded together to help a California family with nowhere to

Pence Slams Missouri’s McCaskill As She Vies For Re-Election

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is criticizing Missouri’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill as she campaigns for re-election. Pence at

Missouri Judge Says Governor Can Appoint A Lt. Gov.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge has upheld a governor’s right to appoint a lieutenant governor, at least temporarily resolving a decades-old

Hawley Lags Behind McCaskill In Fundraising

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The front-runner Republican candidate hoping to unseat Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill continues to lag behind her in fundraising.

University Of Kansas Says Flag Moved For Safety

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — University of Kansas Chancellor Doug Girod says a controversial public art exhibit featuring an altered U.S. flag was moved because

Police Seek Suspects After Flash Mob Robs Iowa Store

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Police in eastern Iowa are looking for members of a mob of up to 40 people that swarmed into

Maryville Chamber Sponsors “Legislative Coffee” Tuesday Morning

The Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce and KCP&L sponsored a Legislative Coffee Tuesday morning at the Nodaway County Administration Building.  State Senator Dan Hegeman &

St Joseph Man Pleads Guilty To Felony Sodomy Charge

42 year old William Lewis Marshall of St Joseph pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of felony sodomy, avoiding a jury trial.  Marshall gave

Clarinda School Board & City Council Leaders Meet Monday

Monday night the Clarinda School Board and City Council members gathered together to discuss possible working relationships.  The meeting was held prior to the

Vice-President Pence Visiting Iowa Wednesday

Wednesday afternoon Vice-President Mike Pence is visiting Cedar Rapids, Iowa and will be touring a local business (Rockwell Collins) with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds. 

Former NBA Player Washington Sentenced For Charity Fraud

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former NBA player Kermit Washington has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for spending hundreds of thousands

St. Louis Man Accused Of Scalding Skin From 8-Month-Old Boy

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutors accuse a 26-year-old St. Louis man of dunking an 8-month-old boy in water so hot that some of his

Prison Guard Receives $800,000 Settlement In Harassment Case

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The state of Missouri will pay a former female prison guard $800,000 to settle a sexual harassment case. A

Woman Dies After Explosion At Missouri Pyrotechnics Plant

PLEASANT HOPE, Mo. (AP) — A 28-year-old woman who was seriously burned in an explosion at a southwest Missouri pyrotechnics company has died. Polk

Complaint Accuses Greitens Groups Of Concealing Donors

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — An ethics complaint alleges two groups connected to former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens were used to conceal donor identities.

Kansas State Athletics Receives Record Donations

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State plans to increase its athletic department budget for the upcoming fiscal year after setting a record in donations

4 Schlitterbahn Rides Remain Closed Over Safety Concerns

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Four rides remain closed more than a month after at a Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was

State Cuts Lead To UI Staff Cuts, University Center Closures

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa plans to cut staff, sell property in Des Moines and make other moves in response

Maryville City Council Notes

–City Council approved to an ordinance to execute a contract with Index Restaurant Supply for the purchase of Restaurant Furniture, Fixture and Equipment items

Blood Drive TODAY

Blood drive TODAY from 1:30-6:30 at St Columba Parish in Conception Junction.

Clarinda Police Arrest Man After Bank Iowa Window Broken Friday

Last Friday evening Clarinda Police responded to a complaint of a large plate glass window being broken at Bank Iowa on the northeast corner

Lenox Man Arrested For Domestic Assault, Other Charges

Sunday the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office arrested 31 year old Eduardo Cantu-Diaz of Lenox on four charges that included aggravated domestic assault, obstruction of

St Joseph Man Charged With First Degree Robbery In Gas Station Holdup

27 year old Markivius L Stillman of St Joseph has been arrested and charged with first degree robbery for of the Pacific Quick Stop

Missouri Loosens Water Park’s Permit Despite Noncompliance

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has loosened a Kansas City water park’s environmental regulations despite a recent lawsuit

3 Drown Over The Weekend In Missouri Lake, Pool, Creek

OSCELOA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say at least three people have drowned over the weekend in Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the

Former Missouri High School Football Star Fatally Shot

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have detained a juvenile in the deadly shooting of a former high school football star in Columbia. Police say

2 Wounded After Shots Fired Into Crowd In Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say two people have been wounded in a shooting in Kansas City’s Westport bar and entertainment district as

Mom Of 2 Girls Who Died, In Court Facing Assault Charges

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — The mother of two young Missouri girls who died during the July Fourth holiday was denied when she asked to

Minnesota Man Charged With Kidnapping Kansas Girl

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 23-year-old Minnesota man was charged with kidnapping a 13-year-old Kansas girl he met online. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister

Former Gov. Ray Will Lie In State At Capitol; Funeral Friday

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The family of former longtime Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray has announced plans for his funeral. The service will

Man Accused Of Shooting At Officers Gets 30 Years In Prison

SIDNEY, Iowa (AP) — A man who led officers on a chase from eastern Nebraska into western Iowa has been sentenced to 30 years

MODOT Construction Week Of July 9th

Nodaway County U.S. Route 71 – Guardrail, rumble strips and striping from Route A to just north of Route 48 (Andrew County), July 9

Meeting For Cattle Producers TONIGHT In Quitman

Beef cattle producers are invited to attend an informational meeting for managing their operations through drought on Monday, July 9 in Quitman.  The program

Maitland Man Crashes In Holt County Friday

Friday evening 32 year old Daylon R Bomar of Maitland crashed in Holt County.  Bomar was on County Road 200, 2 miles southeast of

Barnard Man Arrested On Three Charges Friday

Friday afternoon 29 year old Hugo Santana of Barnard was arrested by Missouri State Patrol on three charges that included excessive speeding, clocked doing

Imogene Man Arrested For Assault By Fremont County Sheriff’s Office

35 year old Lyle Stogdill of Imogene was arrested Sunday by the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office for assault while displaying a weapon, going armed with

Statements On Former Iowa Governor Robert Ray’s Death

Governor Kim Reynolds: “Governor Ray’s legacy lives on in the millions of people that he impacted as a tremendous statesman for Iowa and our

Iowa State Patrol Says Tickets Issued For Texting While Driving Is Up 600%

The Iowa State Patrol reported Friday they have issued 6 times more citations for texting and driving in the past year, after a new

Explosion Rocks Downtown Atchison, Kansas Friday Morning

There was an explosion early Friday morning that damaged a building in downtown Atchison, Kansas.  The incident happened around 2:30 in the 100 Block

Chillicothe Celebrates The 90th Anniversary Of Sliced Bread

The City of Chillicothe celebrated the 90 year anniversary Saturday of sliced bread.  July 7th, 1928 the Chillicothe Baking Company became the first commercial

UMKC Graduate Student Killed In Restaurant Armed Robbery

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say a 25-year-old University of Missouri-Kansas City student has died after being shot inside the restaurant where he

Man Killed By Kansas Police Wanted In Missouri For Murder

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Police say a man killed by western Kansas police earlier this week was wanted for murder in Missouri. 43-year-old

1 Child Dead, 3 Critically Injured In Kansas Apartment Fire

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Officials say a child is dead and at least three other people are critically injured after an apartment fire

Iowa Agency Explores Using Prison Labor To Build Homes

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa agency wants to use inmates to eventually build at least 100 homes a year for low-income individuals

Ex-Iowa Gov. Ray, Who Helped Relocate Refugees To Iowa, Dies

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former longtime Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray, who helped thousands of Vietnam War refugees relocate to the state and

Mound City Fireworks TONIGHT

The Mound City July 4th Fireworks display was postponed to Friday July 6th.  The licensee employed to shoot the display was in an ATV

Collision On Belt In St Joseph Thursday Overturns One Vehicle

A two car collision on the 2900 Block of the north Belt Highway in St Joseph around NOON Thursday sent one woman to the

Two SUV’s Crash Late Wednesday Night In St Joseph

Two SUVs crashed Wednesday evening in St Joseph at the intersection of Noyes Blvd and Jules Street.  The accident happened around 11:00 and the

Iowa U-S Senator Joni Ernst To Hold Town Hall Meeting This Morning In Shenandoah

Iowa U-S Senator Joni Ernst will hold a town hall meeting at 11:00 Friday at Shenandoah High School in the auditorium.  Public is invited.

WalletHub Survey: Strictest States For Speeding & Reckless Driving

WalletHub has released a survey on Strictest and Most Lenient States on Speeding and Reckless Driving.  Delaware comes in #1 for most strict, with

Body Of Marine Who Drowned In Missouri River Recovered

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (AP) — Army officials say the body of a missing Marine who drowned near Fort Leonard Wood has been recovered.

Judge Weighing Whether To Dismiss Lt. Gov. Case

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Cole County Circuit Court judge has questioned the value of a lawsuit asking him to declare Gov. Mike

Missouri Waterslide Injury Highlights Lax Regulation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A safety inspection of a new Six Flags St. Louis waterslide was not conducted by government officials before a

Man Charged In Shooting Outside Kansas School

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City man has been charged in a shooting near a Kansas elementary school that killed one man