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City Of Maryville Flushing Water Mains

Maryville City Council Notes

–Approved an Ordinance to Execute a Contract for Animal Control, Shelter and Other Services Between the City of Maryville and the Nodaway Humane Society. 

Skidmore Teen Crashes In Holt County

A 17 year old from Skidmore was seriously injured after crashing Thursday morning in Holt County.   The female was southbound on Highway 59, approximately

Deer Season Begins Saturday (Audio)

Deer season begins tomorrow morning in Missouri and runs through the 26th.  Nodaway County Conservation Agent Nate Carr says landowners that have 75 acres

Nodaway County Historical Society Museum To Host Program Sunday

Nodaway County Historical Society Museum To Host Program Sunday

Erika Lees will present a program on How to Use Online Genealogy Resources at the Nodaway County Historical Society Museum on Sunday at 2:00

Clarinda City Council Notes

During Wednesday’s Clarinda City Council meeting council approved final request number 15 in the amount of $37,000 ($37,638.47) to Grand Contracting, LLC for the

Atchison County Crash Sends Iowa Man To Hospital

60 year old Mark D Dinsmore of Essex, Iowa crashed in Atchison County Thursday evening.  Dinsmore was on Highway C, 1/2 mile east of

Man Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison For St Joseph Shooting

James Mueller has been sentenced to 14 years in prison in Buchanan County Court.  The sentence stems from a shooting in St Joseph in

Missouri’s Unemployment Holds Steady For October

Missouri’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.1 percent in October 2019, remaining unchanged from September.  Seasonal adjustment is a statistical technique used to measure

Car Slams Through House In Smithville

A car went through a house Thursday afternoon in Smithville.  The car went through the garage door and out the back wall of the

Missouri College Student Charged In Classmate’s Death

WARRENSBURG, Mo. (AP) — A student at the University of Central Missouri is facing manslaughter charges in the shooting death of another student. Johnson

Man Released In ‘Doppleganger’ Case Facing Return To Prison

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 43-year-old Kansas City man previously freed from prison in a case of mistaken identity is facing a possible

Amount Of Water Released Into Missouri River To Be Reduced

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Eight months after flooding began along the lower Missouri River, the amount of water being released from dams upriver will

Defense: Iowa Suspect’s Confession Unreliable

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — A defense expert says a confession by the suspect in the death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts is

Iowa Reports 622 Impaired Water Segments, A 2% Increase

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State natural resources officials say Iowa will report 622 river, lake and wetland segments with impairments to the Environmental

Maryville Chamber Christmas Parade ‘Grinch Marshal’ Nominees

The Maryville Chamber of Commerce has announced the 5 candidates for the ‘Grinch Marshal’ as part of the 5th Annual Chamber Christmas Parade on

Worth County Student Awarded Heisman High School Scholarship

Worth County’s Merrideth Spiers has been named the Missouri female winner of the Heisman High School Scholarship.  Spiers wins a $500 scholarship.  If she

14 Year Old Facing Asssault Charge In Shooting Of Teen In St Joe Saturday

A 14 year old is facing a second-degree assault charge in connection to a shooting in St Joseph Saturday that seriously injured another teen. 

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds Releases Photos From Trade Mission To Japan

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds Releases Photos From Trade Mission To Japan

Left to right in front: Iowa Agriculture Secretary Mike Naig, Gov. Kim Reynolds, IEDA Director Debbie Durham. Listen to the press call with Iowa

Kansas City Mayor Seeks Ideas From Public To Honor King

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas is asking people interested in honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to submit

NTSB: Coast Guard Ignored Duck Boat Safety Proposals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says the Coast Guard has repeatedly ignored safety recommendations that could have made tourist duck

Ex-Missouri Police Chief Who Rescued Baby Indicted

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former northwest Missouri police chief accused of striking a handcuffed man after

Judge Rejects Former Iowa Governor Move To Toss Jury Verdict

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A district court judge has rejected a request by former Gov. Terry Branstad’s lawyers to set aside a jury

Officer Says Miranda Failure Was A Mistake

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — A police officer who obtained a confession from the suspect in the disappearance and death of University of Iowa student

Maryville Teen Crashes In Nodaway County Tuesday Evening

A 17 year old Maryville teen crashed in Nodaway County Tuesday evening.  The male was westbound on 205th Street at Jet Road, 2 miles

Man, Woman, Young Girl Killed In Missouri Apartment Fire

CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man, woman and young girl have been killed in an apartment fire in Missouri. Clinton Fire Chief

Woman Sentenced For Embezzling $547,000 From Foundation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 52-year-old Kansas City woman has been sentenced to two years and three months in federal prison without parole

$10 Million Gift To The Kinder Institute At Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri has received a $10 million gift from the Kinder Foundation, which will be used to support

Trailer With Thousands Of Meals For Homeless Vets Stolen

LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — Lenexa police are investigating the theft of thousands of meals intended for homeless veterans. A trailer containing meals packed by

Cerner Corporation Cuts 130 Jobs, Including 60 In Kansas City

NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cerner Corp. has cut 130 jobs, including 60 in the Kansas City area. The layoffs announced Tuesday come

Hearing To Consider Key Evidence In Iowa Student’s Death

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — Lawyers for the man charged with killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts are asking a judge to throw out

Deer Season Is Upon Us – State Senator Dan Hegeman

Fall is here and this means the beginning of deer season. We will need to be on the lookout for deer on the road

Man Enters Maryville Home Of Elderly Couple, Brandishes Knife & Axe

Man Enters Maryville Home Of Elderly Couple, Brandishes Knife & Axe

23 year old Trevin James Wilmes was arrested by the Nodaway County Sheriff’s Office after breaking into the home of an elderly Maryville couple

Andrew County Extension Holding Beef Producers Seminar Thursday

Andrew County Extension is holding a Beef Producers Seminar at St Peter’s Catholic Church in Stanberry Thursday.  Cost is $25.00 per person and includes

Taylor County Man Runs Vehicle Off Road, Arrested For DUI

Monday the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office arrested 55 year old Brian LaRose of Gravity with driving while intoxicated, 3rd or subsequent offense.  LaRose was

Iowa U-S Senator Joni Ernst Visits Clarinda On Veteran’s Day

Iowa U-S Senator Joni Ernst was in Clarinda Monday.  She presented Veterans with service medals during a Veteran’s Day program at Eiler Place. No

Judge: University Of Missouri Violated Open Records Law

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A judge has found that the University of Missouri knowingly violated the state’s open records law by overestimating the cost

Cleaver Criticizes Church Action During King Street Campaign

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri is criticizing the tactics of a group that led a successful campaign to

Record: Officer Tried To Keep Victims Quiet After Cop Threat

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Court records say an off-duty Kansas police officer who told a bar server that “I have my gun on

Honoring Our Veterans – Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, Today is Veteran’s Day. It is on this day that we pause to honor the service, sacrifice, and unwavering courage of America’s

MODOT Construction Week Of November 11th

Nodaway County Route 46 – Shoulder work from U.S. Route 59 (Atchison County) to Maryville, Nov. 11 – 15 Andrew County Route BB –

Burlington Junction Man Overturns Dump Truck In Nodaway County

Friday afternoon 49 year old Scott L Lininger of Burlington Junction overturned the dump truck he was driving in Nodaway County. Lininger was on

Juvenile Shot In St Joseph Saturday

A male juvenile was shot Saturday afternoon in the 2900 block of Penn Street in St Joseph.  He was airlifted to Children’s Mercy Hospital

Body Found Saturday Near Clarinda

Saturday the Page County Sheriff’s Office were notified of a body found in a field approximately a mile north of Clarinda.  The Page County

Iowa Governor/Secretary Of Agriculture On Trade Mission To Japan

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig are participating in a trade mission to Japan organized by the Iowa Economic

4 Injured In Shooting At Adult Club In Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a shooting outside an adult entertainment club in northeast Kansas City, Missouri, that left four people

Missourians Compete With Out-Of-State Marijuana Businesses

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some Missouri business owners looking to profit from the state’s burgeoning marijuana industry worry they’re at a disadvantage to established

Missouri Farm Bureau Commentary

Missouri Jobs are Paid by Trade By Eric Bohl  Throughout November, Missouri Farm Bureau is highlighting international trade’s impact on Missouri’s economy. A six-part

Maryville High School Launches New Book Program

Maryville High School is launching a new book gifting program aimed at older readers. Spoofhound Bookshelf will offer free reading books to interested high

Governor Mike Parson Visits Andrew County, Promotes 50 Million ‘Focus On Bridges’ Project (Audio)

Governor Mike Parson made a stop Thursday in Andrew County on  Route T near Amazonia to view bridges on I-29 in need of repair. 

St Joseph Woman Sentenced To Life For Drowning Of Infant In Bathtub

Sydney Jones was sentenced to life in prison by a 12 member Buchanan County jury Thursday.  Jones was found guilty July 24th of child abuse

Missourians Show Immense Support For ‘Back The Blue’ Missouri License Plate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The new “Back the Blue” license plate has only been available for two months but already it has become one

Kansas City Council To Consider Conversion Therapy Ban

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City would ban so-called gay conversion therapy for LGBTQ minors under an ordinance that is headed to the

Prosecutor: Husband ‘Prime Suspect’ In Wife’s Disappearance

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A prosecutor says a University of Missouri student is the “prime suspect” in the disappearance of his Chinese wife and

Special Prosecutor Clears Greitens’ Legal Team

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A special prosecutor tasked with determining if attorneys for former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens threatened St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim

Lawsuit: Restaurant Chain Forces Out Employee With HIV

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — An employee of a Kansas City area restaurant chain alleges in a lawsuit that he was forced out after

Iowa Supreme Court Takes Appeal Of Governor Jet Ride Case

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court will take an appeal of an Iowa attorney who challenged a 2017 flight Gov. Kim

Governor Parson To Visit Bridges In Andrew County Thursday

Today (Thursday) Governor Mike Parson will travel to Andrew County to tour the Route T overpasses on I-29.  The 105-foot twin bridges are included

St Joseph Man Arrested After Stolen Vehicle Leads To Chase In Andrew County

22 year old Jonathan Smith of St Joseph was charged Wednesday by Andrew County officials with resisting arrest, stealing, tampering, property damage, assault and

10 Year Old Sent To Youth Services Following Death Of 14 Year Old In St Joseph In April

A juvenile has been sent to the Missouri Department of Youth Services following the death of 14 year old Cameron Satterly last spring in

State Of Missouri Net General Revenues Up 10% From Last October

Wednesday the state released its October 2019 General Revenue Report, showing that net general revenue collections for October increased 10.2 percent from October 2018.

Three Shootings, Three Deaths In Kansas City Wednesday

There were three shootings in Kansas City Wednesday that resulted in three deaths in a span of 6 hours.  Around 3:00pm police were called

Kansas City Considers Moving Forward After King Debate

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Representatives from both sides of a divisive campaign over naming a street in Kansas City for Dr. Martin Luther

Company Says Nearly 120 Sidney, NE Jobs Moving To Springfield, MO

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Bass Pro Shops says nearly 120 jobs at its Cabela’s operation in Sidney will be relocated to Bass Pro Shops’

Grassley: Whistleblower Anonymity In Laws Should Be Honored

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Chuck Grassley doesn’t agree with calls from President Donald Trump and other Republicans to reveal the identity of

Propane Suppliers Struggle To Meet Rural Demands

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say a late harvest, wet corn and the fall chill have combined to multiply demand for propane in

Maryville Man Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Child Porn

From The Office Of Nodaway County Prosecutor Robert Rice: 25 year old Austin Michael Reed of Maryville was sentenced to 6 years in prison

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Awarded $2 Million In DeKalb County

A wrongful death lawsuit involving two women who were killed in 2016 has been settled for $2 million.  Wanda Findley and Peggy Rinehart of

Central Missouri Student Killed In Accidental Shooting On Campus

WARRENSBURG, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri college student is dead after a gun accidentally discharged at an apartment building on campus. The University of

MODOT Running Annual Winter Operations Drill Thursday

MODOT is holding its annual winter operations drill tomorrow (Nov. 7). Motorists may notice increased numbers of MoDOT vehicles on state routes during the

Clarinda Lutheran DC Trip Fundraiser Wednesday

The Clarinda Lutheran School DC Trip Student Fundraiser is tonight (Wednesday) from 5:00-7:00.  Homemade chicken noodle soup or chili and homemade apple or pumpkin

Woman And 5 Cats Killed In Missouri House Fire

SIBLEY, Mo. (AP) — A western Missouri woman and several cats are dead after fire broke out in a house. The fire broke out

Columbia Tree Protester Removed And Arrested

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — After spending eight days in a tree to protest construction of a mid-Missouri nature trail, activist Sutu Forte has been

Kansas Robbery Recorded, Posted On Social Media

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Four Kansas high school students face charges for armed robberies on Halloween, including one that was recorded on video and

Kansas City To Remove King’s Named From Street

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City voters have overwhelmingly approved removing the name of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from a city boulevard

Man Gets 20-40 Years For 2 Southeast Nebraska Crash Deaths

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man has been imprisoned for the crash deaths of a woman and her 15-year-old stepdaughter in southeast

Nodaway County Prosecutor Updates

From The Office Of Nodaway County Prosecutor Robert Rice: 32 year old Lyle Root of Maryville was sentenced to 3 years in prison for

Shooting In St Joseph Early Monday

There was a shooting early Monday morning in St Joseph.  Officers were called to the 3100 block of North Belt Highway to check on

Former Missouri Western Police Officer Charged With Tampering

A former Missouri Western Police officer has been charged with tampering with a computer.  The charges stem from 31 year old Quentin M. Laws

Election Day In Iowa

Election Day is today in Iowa.  For the first time ever, voters will decide on both municipal and school board elections.  Polls are open

Farming Accident Near Clarinda Seriously Injures Council Bluffs Man

Last Friday morning the Page County Sheriff’s Office responded to a farming accident approximately 5 miles southwest of Clarinda.  60 year old Kenneth J

Tractor & Wagon Stolen From Clarinda Farm

Saturday 59 year old Mark Christopher Holt of Clarinda reported the theft of a John Deere 2 wheel drive tractor he owned and a

Honoring Those Who Served Our Country – State Senator Dan Hegeman

On Nov. 11, Americans living at home and abroad will celebrate Veterans Day, a day our nation sets aside each year to recognize and

No Internal Audit Yet Under Missouri Attorney General

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s office has not audited his compliance with conflict-of-interest rules, despite a policy calling for

Missouri Tourism Director Out After Whistleblower Complaint

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s top tourism official is out of a job, days after a complaint accused him of excessive taxpayer-funded travel