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Man shot near midtown bar

The St. Joseph Police Department is investigating after a man was shot Wednesday night in midtown. Police responded to 17th and Messanie near A’s J R’s McGaughy Lounge shortly before 9 p.m. Capt. Jeff Wilson said a 41-year-old St.

Iatan crash victim identified

Photo courtesy of the Platte County Sheriff’s Department The victim of a fatality crash near Iatan Tuesday has been identified. The Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Highland, Kansas identified the victim Michael Scott Cunningham, 47, of Everest,

Northwest hires VP of diversity

Dr. Juanita SimmonsNorthwest VP of DiversityPhoto courtesy Northwest Northwest Missouri State University has announced the appointment of its first vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion. Dr. Juanita Simmons has been appointed to the new position. Northwest

English program enrolling at Webster

Photo courtesy Amy Whittaker. Gearing up for ELL classes. Enrollment is underway for an English language program at Webster Learning Center. St. Joseph Adult Education & Literacy is holding its English Language Learners information day Aug. 3,