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A Great Week For Trade Deals – Congressman Sam Graves

A Great Week For Trade Deals – Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, China has been cheating us for years. They’ve unfairly subsidized businesses in order to shut down American competition, they’ve stolen our technology,

Governor Parson Congratulates U.S. Trade Representatives on Back-to-Back Wins

Governor Parson Congratulates U.S. Trade Representatives on Back-to-Back Wins

United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, China Phase One Agreement Finalized (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Missouri Governor Mike Parson joined with Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe, Director of

Missouri Corn Growers Celebrate Senate Passage Of Key Trade Pact

Missouri Corn Growers Celebrate Senate Passage Of Key Trade Pact

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.)–Missouri Corn Growers Association President Mike Moreland of Harrisonville, Mo., released the following statement regarding today’s passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds Statement On Passage Of USMCA

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds Statement On Passage Of USMCA

DES MOINES –  Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement in response to Congress ratifying the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA): “Iowa and the entire

Missouri Farm Bureau Statement On Senate’s Passage Of USMCA

Missouri Farm Bureau Statement On Senate’s Passage Of USMCA

Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst made the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s passage of the USMCA trade agreement: “We are extremely pleased

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 1/17

KNIM News Flash Briefing (Audio) 1/17

Lenox Man Injured After Crashing Thursday

Lenox Man Injured After Crashing Thursday

60 year old Ricky Scott of Lenox crashed Thursday after attempting to miss hitting a dog in the roadway.  Scott was in the 2800

Missouri Governor Denounces Expanding Government Health Care

Missouri Governor Denounces Expanding Government Health Care

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike Parson says he’ll fight efforts to expand the number of people eligible for government health care

Jurors Acquit Teen Who Said He Didn’t Know Gun Was Loaded

Jurors Acquit Teen Who Said He Didn’t Know Gun Was Loaded

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas teen who said he didn’t know a gun was loaded when he fatally shot a 14-year-old friend has

Man Booked Into Jail After Sister’s Body Found In Kansas

Man Booked Into Jail After Sister’s Body Found In Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of his sister in Overland Park. Twenty-seven-year-old Parker

Crews Round Up Over 1,700 Piglets After Semi Overturns

Crews Round Up Over 1,700 Piglets After Semi Overturns

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in Iowa had to round up more than 1,700 piglets after a semi-trailer overturned on a freeway just

Republicans Introduce Iowa Abortion Constitutional Amendment

Republicans Introduce Iowa Abortion Constitutional Amendment

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republican legislative leaders have introduced a resolution that would declare there is no right to an abortion under

Survey Of Plains, Western Bankers Says Rural Economy Growing

Survey Of Plains, Western Bankers Says Rural Economy Growing

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey of bankers suggests the economy is growing in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states. The

County Boosts Security For Trial In Missing Student’s Death

County Boosts Security For Trial In Missing Student’s Death

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — Officials are boosting security at the Gage County Courthouse in Beatrice for the trial of a man accused of killing

Maryville School Board Notes

Maryville School Board Notes

During Wednesday’s regular scheduled monthly meeting of the Maryville School Board, the board approved a $33,000 ($32,825.17) payment to Matheson Tri-Gas for the purchase

City Of Maryville Advises NO CONTACT With Mozingo Lake Water

City Of Maryville Advises NO CONTACT With Mozingo Lake Water

The City of Maryville reports Mozingo Lake is currently experiencing a bloom of blue-green algae.  Maryville, with support from the Missouri DNR, Missouri Health

St Joseph Accident Injures Four

St Joseph Accident Injures Four

Four people were taken to the hospital Wednesday morning following an accident at the I-29/Frederick intersection in St Joseph.  Police report a vehicle was

Man Taken Into Custody Following Threat Of St Joseph State Building

Man Taken Into Custody Following Threat Of St Joseph State Building

St Joseph Police took a 28 year old man into custody Wednesday for an investigation hold after reports of threats made to a state

16 Year Old Accidently Shoots Self In Hand

16 Year Old Accidently Shoots Self In Hand

A 16 year old girl was taken to an Atchsion, Kansas hospital Tuesday after accidentally shooting herself in the hand.  Police say the girl

Missouri Governor Pitches Plan To Address Violent Crime

Missouri Governor Pitches Plan To Address Violent Crime

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is reaffirming his support for gun rights. Parson in his Wednesday State of the State

Representative Cleaver’s Opponent Apologizes For Cosby-Related Tweet

Representative Cleaver’s Opponent Apologizes For Cosby-Related Tweet

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Democrat running against U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri in this year’s primary has apologized after incorrectly accusing

Company Closes Boonville Hospital With Short Notice

Company Closes Boonville Hospital With Short Notice

BOONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas hospital company abruptly closed a central Missouri hospital because of regulatory issues. Pinnacle Regional Hospital announced Wednesday that

Actress Charged In Mom’s Stabbing Death Claims Self Defense

Actress Charged In Mom’s Stabbing Death Claims Self Defense

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Court records say an actress accused of killing her mom in suburban Kansas City told 911 operators and police

‘You Called Me A Liar,’ Warren Told Sanders Post-Iowa Debate

‘You Called Me A Liar,’ Warren Told Sanders Post-Iowa Debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren accused Bernie Sanders of calling her a liar before a national television audience during a tense, post-debate exchange in

Acting Iowa Chief Justice:  Court Independence A Strength

Acting Iowa Chief Justice: Court Independence A Strength

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Supreme Court Acting Chief Justice David Wiggins has told lawmakers that the independence of the courts from politics

Governor Parson Delivers 2020 State Of The State Address

Governor Parson Delivers 2020 State Of The State Address

(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Governor Mike Parson delivered the 2020 State of the State Address to the Missouri General Assembly. Governor Parson highlighted several

Democratic State Senators React To 2020 State Of State Address

Democratic State Senators React To 2020 State Of State Address

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The following are statements from members of the Missouri Senate’s Democratic Caucus in response to Gov. Parson’s 2020 State of the State Address:

Missouri Farm Bureau Statement On Trade Agreement With China

Missouri Farm Bureau Statement On Trade Agreement With China

Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst made the following statement regarding the signing of the Phase One Deal with China: “Today’s signing of the

Iowa Governor Releases Statement On Signed Phase 1 Trade Agreement With China

Iowa Governor Releases Statement On Signed Phase 1 Trade Agreement With China

DES MOINES – Governor Kim Reynolds released the following statement in response to the White House’s announcement of a trade agreement with China: “Today,

Congressman Sam Graves Statement On Signing of “Phase One” Trade Deal With China

Congressman Sam Graves Statement On Signing of “Phase One” Trade Deal With China

Washington, D.C. – Following signage today of “phase one”’ of a trade deal with China, Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) released the following statement: “Today’s signing of

Farm Bill Meeting To Be Held In Maryville Thursday

Farm Bill Meeting To Be Held In Maryville Thursday

Nodaway County Extension will hold a Farm Bill Meeting tomorrow (Thursday) starting at 10:00 at the Nodaway County Community Building on Hawk Road.  Presenters

St Joseph Man Charged With Possession Of Child Porn

St Joseph Man Charged With Possession Of Child Porn

56 year old Daryl W Gill of St Joseph has been charged with possession of child pornography.  Detectives searched Gill’s home and found a

Governor Mike Parson Making His State Of State Speech Wednesday

Governor Mike Parson Making His State Of State Speech Wednesday

Governor Mike Parson is delivering his State of the State Address this afternoon at 3:00 from the State Capitol in Jefferson City.

Missing Chinese Woman’s Spouse Wants Child Abuse Trial Moved

Missing Chinese Woman’s Spouse Wants Child Abuse Trial Moved

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man who is a suspect in the disappearance of his Chinese wife wants to have his child abuse

Russell Stover To Cut Jobs In Some Areas, Add Jobs Elsewhere

Russell Stover To Cut Jobs In Some Areas, Add Jobs Elsewhere

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Russell Stover Chocolates plans to close some facilities and cut 400 jobs, which will be offset by new hires

Republicans Seek To Undo New Missouri Redistricting Model

Republicans Seek To Undo New Missouri Redistricting Model

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican lawmakers have rolled out a plan that would ask Missouri voters to undo key parts of a legislative

Man Sentenced For Fatal Shooting At Columbia Waffle House

Man Sentenced For Fatal Shooting At Columbia Waffle House

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A 31-year-old man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after a security guard fatally shot a man during

Missouri Court Permanently Blocks Key Part Of Voter Photo ID

Missouri Court Permanently Blocks Key Part Of Voter Photo ID

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld a decision striking down a central portion of a 2016 voter photo identification

State Worker To Be Paid In Disability Discrimination Case

State Worker To Be Paid In Disability Discrimination Case

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state panel has agreed to pay more than $400,000 after a judge found a worker at an Iowa

Key Takeaways From Democratic Presidential Debate In Des Moines

Key Takeaways From Democratic Presidential Debate In Des Moines

DES MOINES (AP) — There was a lot of pre-debate chatter about a coming fight between Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren over Warren’s

Iowa Governor Calls For Sales Tax Increase, Other Tax Cuts

Iowa Governor Calls For Sales Tax Increase, Other Tax Cuts

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov Kim Reynolds is asking lawmakers to consider increasing the state sales tax by 1 cent to fund

Maryville City Council Notes

Maryville City Council Notes

–Approved an Ordinance to Execute a Contract with SCS Engineers of Overland Park, Kansas for Groundwater Monitoring Services at the Maryville Sanitary Landfill.  The

Albany Woman Injured In Crash South Of Kansas City

Albany Woman Injured In Crash South Of Kansas City

An Albany woman was injured Monday morning after a single vehicle crash in St Clair County.  54 year old Kimberly A Arthur of Albany

Shenandoah Woman Appointed To Board By Iowa Governor

Shenandoah Woman Appointed To Board By Iowa Governor

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has appointed Cheryl Mulligan of Shenandoah to the Iowa Austism Council.  The appointment is subject to State Senate approval. In

Planned Parenthood Challenges Missouri Payment Cutoff

Planned Parenthood Challenges Missouri Payment Cutoff

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Planned Parenthood is challenging Missouri’s denial of claims for Medicaid payments for a second time in two years.  Planned

Missouri Governor Appoints 2 Democratic Senators To New Jobs

Missouri Governor Appoints 2 Democratic Senators To New Jobs

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has appointed two Democratic state senators from Kansas City to executive branch jobs. The Republican

Missouri Educator Dies In Thailand During Student Trip

Missouri Educator Dies In Thailand During Student Trip

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A University of Missouri adjunct professor died in Thailand while on a winter-break study program. The university said 64-year-old Wayne

Trump To Hold Des Moines Rally Days Before Iowa Caucuses

Trump To Hold Des Moines Rally Days Before Iowa Caucuses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — President Donald Trump will be holding a rally in Iowa just days before the state holds its election kickoff

The New Legislative Session Is Underway – State Senator Dan Hegeman

The New Legislative Session Is Underway – State Senator Dan Hegeman

Every January, a new legislative session starts in our State Capitol. Between Jan. 8 and May 15, 34 senators will make the trek from

MODOT Construction Week Of January 13th

MODOT Construction Week Of January 13th

Nodaway County Route 46 – Pothole patching from Maryville to Route 113, Jan. 13 – 17 Route 246 – Drainage work in Hopkins, Jan.

Two Vehicle Crash Sunday In Nodaway County Injures Three

Two Vehicle Crash Sunday In Nodaway County Injures Three

A two vehicle accident in Nodaway County Sunday morning sent three to the hosptial.  58 year old David L Auffert of Parnell was making

Maryville Man Crashes Saturday In Nodaway County

Maryville Man Crashes Saturday In Nodaway County

21 year old Kelton D Emery of Maryville crashed Saturday morning in Nodaway County.  Emery was northbound on Highway 148, 3 miles north of

State Senator Dan Hegeman’s Radio Address (Audio)

State Senator Dan Hegeman’s Radio Address (Audio)

During his weekly radio address, State Senator Dan Hegeman of Cosby spoke on the opening week of the Missouri Legislative session and some of

Clarinda City Council Notes

Clarinda City Council Notes

Clarinda City Council notes from Wednesday January 8th –Set a January 22nd Public Hearing date for proposal to enter into a General Obligation Street

Woman Found Shot To Death Inside Kansas City Home

Woman Found Shot To Death Inside Kansas City Home

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City say a woman has been found shot to death inside a home on the eastern

Former TV Meteorologist Wins Kansas Senate Seat

Former TV Meteorologist Wins Kansas Senate Seat

SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas City area TV meteorologist has won a Kansas Senate seat being vacated by the retirement of one

Iowa Legislature Back To Talk Taxes, Workers, Child Care

Iowa Legislature Back To Talk Taxes, Workers, Child Care

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislature convenes Monday with majority Republicans in the position to set the agenda for another year. Leaders

MOFB Commentary – Rural Broadband Getting State & Federal Push

MOFB Commentary – Rural Broadband Getting State & Federal Push

By Eric Bohl To be a part of the modern world, high-speed internet access is no longer optional. We’ve been saying this since at

Maryville Woman Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Child Molestation

Maryville Woman Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Child Molestation

55 year old Linda Mae Lammers of Maryville was sentenced to 7 years in prison Wednesday for child molestation.  Her guilty plea concluded an

AASCU Awarded $2.5 Million Grant To Enhance Student Success As Northwest Continues Collaboration On Strategy

AASCU Awarded $2.5 Million Grant To Enhance Student Success As Northwest Continues Collaboration On Strategy

MARYVILLE, Mo. – The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) – with which Northwest Missouri State University partners to refine and validate

Governor Mike Parson To Kick Off Great Northwest Day Event

Governor Mike Parson To Kick Off Great Northwest Day Event

Missouri Governor Mike Parson will kick off the Great Northwest Day at the Capitol event as the keynote speaker during a luncheon at the

Clarinda Man Killed After Struck By Semi

Clarinda Man Killed After Struck By Semi

A Clarinda man was killed Thursday afternoon after he was struck by a Peterbilt truck driven by a Savannah man while walking on Highway

Clarinda Chamber Of Commerce Banquet February 10th

Clarinda Chamber Of Commerce Banquet February 10th

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

Fighting Terrorism – Congressman Sam Graves

Fighting Terrorism – Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, The United States must never tolerate terrorism. President Trump made that clear last week when he took decisive action to eliminate known

Parson Wants To Continue Funding For Roads, Bridges Program

Parson Wants To Continue Funding For Roads, Bridges Program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says he wants to continue funding a program that helped local governments repair roads and

Galloway Vows To Grow Medicaid if Elected Missouri Governor

Galloway Vows To Grow Medicaid if Elected Missouri Governor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic Auditor Nicole Galloway says she would support expanding Medicaid eligibility if she’s elected governor. The candidate on Thursday

Capital Murder Charges Filed In Kansas City Bar Shooting

Capital Murder Charges Filed In Kansas City Bar Shooting

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two men charged in shooting at a Kansas bar that killed four people and injured five others are now

Former Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Guilty In Wife’s Beating

Former Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Guilty In Wife’s Beating

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A former Johnson County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded guilty to aggravated battery after his wife was beaten in May. In

Kansas Teen Sentenced In Drug Deal That Led To Teen’s Death

Kansas Teen Sentenced In Drug Deal That Led To Teen’s Death

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas teenager has been sentenced to more than four years in juvenile corrections for his part in an $8

Citing Errors, Iowa Removes List Of Felon Voters Amid Review

Citing Errors, Iowa Removes List Of Felon Voters Amid Review

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa election officials have stopped using a long-flawed database of felons who are ineligible to vote as they rebuild

Names Of 3 Finalists For Iowa Supreme Court Sent To Governor

Names Of 3 Finalists For Iowa Supreme Court Sent To Governor

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The names of three finalists for Iowa’s vacant Supreme Court seat have been forwarded to Gov. Kim Reynolds, who

Iowa Auditor Slams State Medicaid Program For ‘Flawed’ Data

Iowa Auditor Slams State Medicaid Program For ‘Flawed’ Data

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The state auditor says the Iowa Department of Human Services provided data for an audit of its Medicaid Home Health

Nodaway County Prosecutor Updates

Nodaway County Prosecutor Updates

43 year old Nathan Blane of Hopkins was given a 5 year suspended prison sentence for delivery of a controlled substance with 5 years

Blood Drive In Hopkins Thursday

Blood Drive In Hopkins Thursday

Blood drive Thursday January 9th at the Community Center in Hopkins at 123 North 3rd Street from 2:00-6:00.

NE Nodaway Fundraiser At Pizza Ranch Thursday

NE Nodaway Fundraiser At Pizza Ranch Thursday

Pizza Ranch in Maryville is donating 10% of all dine in sales to Northeast Nodaway Schools tonight (Thursday) from 5:00-9:00.

Woman Stabbed In St Joseph Wednesday

Woman Stabbed In St Joseph Wednesday

A woman was stabbed outside of a St Joseph home Wednesday evening.  Police were called to the 100 block of Wilber Lane, west of

Woman Arrested Following Hit & Run Crash In St Joe

Woman Arrested Following Hit & Run Crash In St Joe

St Joseph Police took a woman into custody following a hit and run crash early Wednesday morning.  The accident happened around 1:30 in the

Lenox Woman Arrested On Marijuana & Meth Charges

Lenox Woman Arrested On Marijuana & Meth Charges

35 year old Elizabeth Villanueva of Lenox was arrested by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office early Wednesday morning following a traffic stop in Bedford. 

Bedford Man Arrested For Drug Possession

Bedford Man Arrested For Drug Possession

Saturday 31 year old Todd Ites of Bedford was arrested by the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office for possession of a controlled substance.  He was

Missouri GOP Governor Parson Ahead Of Challenger On Fundraising

Missouri GOP Governor Parson Ahead Of Challenger On Fundraising

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s campaign has outraised Democratic challenger Nicole Galloway in recent months. Parson’s campaign on Wednesday

Bond $650K In Louisiana Shooting That Killed Missouri Man

Bond $650K In Louisiana Shooting That Killed Missouri Man

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say a 52-year-old man is accused of fatally shooting a man from Missouri and wounding a

Capital Murder Charge Filed In Kansas Fire That Killed 3

Capital Murder Charge Filed In Kansas Fire That Killed 3

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A man charged with setting a fire that killed his estranged girlfriend and two of her children in Kansas

Capital Murder Charges Filed In Kansas City Bar Shooting

Capital Murder Charges Filed In Kansas City Bar Shooting

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two men charged in shooting at a Kansas bar that killed four people and injured five others are now

Corps Trying To Make More Space For Missouri River Runoff

Corps Trying To Make More Space For Missouri River Runoff

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers doesn’t expect to eliminate from its reservoir system all the leftover water from last

Man Jailed After Threatening To Blow Up Walmart In St Joseph

Man Jailed After Threatening To Blow Up Walmart In St Joseph

Jason Johnson has been charged by Buchanan County Prosecutors with making a bomb threat at the South Belt Wal-Mart Sunday.  Johnson has been charged

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