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  • Police arrest 16-year-old for shooting in Atchison
    ATCHISON COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a shooting and have a teen suspect in custody.Just before 7:30p.m. Tuesday,  police responded to a shots fired call in the 400 block North 5th Street in Atchison, according to Police Chief Mike  Wilson. Officers found a 17-year-old boy at the scene with a gunshot wound. EMS transported […]
  • Puett says he plans to continue working hard for the community after reelection
    by SARAH THOMACKSt. Joseph PostBuchanan County Sheriff Bill Puett has, in effect, won re-election in the Republican primary.“It’s a great validation of the work that we’re doing for the community,” Puett tells St. Joseph Post. “It’s great when the community provides overwhelming support… that’s an outstanding feeling for the 100 plus men and women of […]
  • Universities prepare for return of students in uncertain times
    Northwest Missouri State University President John Jasinski/Photo by Todd Weddle, NMSU By BRENT MARTINSt. Joseph PostStudents soon return to college campuses with university administrators scrambling to ensure a safe environment in a time of pandemic.Missouri Western State University interim President Elizabeth Kennedy points out the university starts the fall semester early this year, hoping to […]
  • Ross wins Democratic nod in MO 6th; LaTurner wins GOP race in KS 2nd
    By BRENT MARTINSt. Joseph PostCollege instructor Gena Ross emerges from a crowded Democratic field to challenge the re-election of Congressman Sam Graves in November.Ross won nearly 33-percent of the vote in Tuesday’s primary, edging Ramona Farris, who suspended her campaign. Unofficial results show Ross with 14-Thousand, 483 votes. Farris finished second with 11-thousand, 867 votes.In […]
  • Fatal crash: Semi lost tires strike Mo. man's car head-on
    CALDWELL COUNTY—One person died in an accident just before 2:30p.m. Tuesday in Caldwell County.The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2002 Kenworth semi driven by Stanley W. Parker, 39, Oak Ridge, was eastbound on U.S. 36 one mile east of Cameron.The semi lost the dual tires on the number 3 axel. The tires traveled across […]