Skidmore has new mayor

Due to the resignation of Skidmore Mayor Sandy Wright at the May 28 city council meeting, Robert Manning stepped into the roll of mayor. Jill Wieland was appointed as mayor pro tem. Marvin Sumy was appointed to serve as the alderman to fill the term of Manning. After the May...
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Gas savings: The cheapest station in Saint Joseph

(SAINT JOSEPH, MO) For bargain hunters there may be no better target than gas, with the cheapest station in the Saint Joseph area offering savings of $0.30 per gallon. Woody's at 1334 Frederick Ave was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $2.59 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at Casey's at 2172 Hwy 36, where a gallon of regular was selling for $2.89.
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2 hospitalized after DeKalb County crash

DEKALB COUNTY — Two people were injured in an accident just before noon Friday in DeKalb County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 1991 Chrysler Lebaron driven by Dillon M. Pratt, 24, Trenton, was westbound on U.S. 36 at Baker Road five miles west of Cameron. The Chrysler failed...
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Saint Joseph,

CAP closes emergency shelter for 30 days due to staff shortage

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A staffing crisis has forced a local homeless shelter to close its doors for the next month. Friday, homeless individuals housed at Community Action Partnership's emergency shelter were removed as the shelter temporarily shuts down for the next 30 days. CAP's Executive Director, Whitney Lanning, said the...
Doniphan County,

Judge dismisses sheriff's counter claims

A determination has been made in the ongoing city-sheriff litigation. On Thursday, Judge David King heard arguments relating to the city’s motion to dismiss Sheriff Jack Laurie’s counterclaims in response to a city suit against the sheriff’s office. According to City Manager Becky Berger, after reviewing the city’s motion, the...
Saint Joseph,

Whitney Lanning announces mayoral campaign

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) -- With St. Joseph's mayoral election still 10 months away, it now has its first official candidate. Whitney Lanning, currently the executive director of St. Joseph's Community Action Partnership officially threw her hat into the ring. "Really, I just felt like it was the right time and...

Chamber offering BRITE ideation program

The Achison Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting the business community stakeholders and potential entrepreneurs join an upcoming program on business ideation to inspire innovative commercial endeavors. The Brite Ideation Program, is an eight-week program designed to help potential innovators to determine if their ideas have commercial viability and offer...
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Stanberry Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Stanberry: Saturday, June 19: Mostly sunny during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Sunday, June 20: Chance of Showers And Thunderstorms; Monday, June 21: Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while clear overnight; Tuesday,
Buchanan County,

SJSD goes to remote summer school for certain buildings due to COVID-19 spread

Some local elementary and middle school students who have been studying for the summer session will move to online learning after COVID-19 cases were reported. As of Friday, the St. Joseph School District has transitioned students at Robidoux and Pershing schools to entirely online learning, in the same fashion as it occasionally did during the previous school year. The decision is in effect for the remainder of summer school, which is set to end on July 1.
Nodaway County,

MODOT Construction Week of June 21st

U.S. Route 71 – Intersection improvement project at Icon Road through early July. A 12-foot width restriction is in place. Icon Road – CLOSED at the intersection of U.S. Route 71 for an intersection improvement project through early July. Andrew County. Interstate 229 – Resurfacing project from I-29, north of...
Saint Joseph,

Juneteenth celebration continues, first time as federal holiday

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Juneteenth, a time meant to mark the end of all slavery in the United States, has gained notoriety following protests last year calling for racial change. Now, a traditional celebration is made official. This year marks a new chapter for the occasion, as it’s now considered a...

Bryan climbing newspaper ladder

INVERNESS, FLORIDA -- Jeff Bryan, a former Atchison resident and Atchison Globe sports editor was recently named as editor in chief for the Citrus County Chronicle in Florida. Bryan, 46, is the father of three children and resides in Inverness, Florida. Since leaving the Globe and Atchison in 2000, Bryan joined the Chronicle staff and has been employed there for more than 20 years.
Saint Joseph,

SJSD working to install air conditioning in high schools

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The St. Joseph School District is working to keep its buildings cool as the temperatures rise. Administrators say they are moving forward with plans to install HVAC in all three St. Joseph high schools in large common areas. They plan to start with the gymnasium at Central...

Kline, Vicki R. Agency, Mo.

AGENCY, Mo. - Vicki Rennae Amthor Kline, age 69, of Agency, Missouri, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Survivors: husband, John Kline; son, Steven Kline; grandson, Reid. Celebration of Life Service: 3 p.m. Sunday, June 27, 2021, at the Agency United Methodist Church with Visitation...