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Head-on collision claims three lives in Richardson County

RICHARDSON COUNTY, Neb. — A head-0n collision claimed three lives near the Nebraska-Kansas border, according to the Richardson County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to the crash on US Highway 7 just after 3 p.m. Wednesday. First responders say Dennis Podliska, 82, and Ramona Podliska, 80, from Lincoln, were in...
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Three dead including Lincoln residents in crash near Kansas border

Richardson County, Neb. (KOLN) - In southeastern Nebraska, two Lincoln residents and another Nebraskan were killed in a two-car crash just north of the Kansas border. Around 3 p.m. Wednesday, Richardson County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene on Highway 75, two miles north of the state line. First responders say two cars collided head-on and all three people died at the scene.
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Sheriff: Suspect wanted in 2 states captured in Kansas

JACKSON COUNTY, Kan. —Law enforcement authorities are investigating two suspects on multiple charges after a traffic stop. Just before 11a.m. August 15, a deputy stopped a southbound Nissan passenger vehicle near 110th and U.S. Highway 75 after the driver of the vehicle was identified as having outstanding warrants, according to Sheriff Tim Morse.

Mound City Resident Arrested in Holt County Sunday

Mound City, MO – A Mound City woman was arrested Sunday in Holt County. At 7:27 A.M. the Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 46-year-old Amy M. Knapp on an outstanding felony failure to appear Holt County warrant originally for burglary, speeding 107 mph in a 70 mph zone, and driving without a license.

Tarkio Man Facing More than a Handful of Charges Following Atchison County Arrest

(ATCHISON COUNTY, MO) – A Tarkio man is facing more than a handful of charges following Atchison County arrest Monday. Just after 7:45 P.M. the Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested 40-year-old Travis L. Kephart who is facing a felony charge for leaving the scene of an accident, as well as misdemeanor charges for failing to drive on the right half of the roadway, failure to display valid plates, no seatbelt, no valid license, and no insurance.

Nodaway County Habitat for Humanity hosting information meeting

Habitat for Humanity of Nodaway County will host an information meeting at 5:30 pm, Thursday, August 25, at the First United Methodist Church fellowship hall in Maryville as it prepares to work with its next partner family. Families interested in partnering with Habitat must attend the informational meeting to be...

KHP reports on Brown County crashes

The Kansas Highway Patrol has reported on two recent accidents. On Sunday, an accident was reported at the juncture of U.S. 36 and Natchez Street in Hiawatha at approximately 2:45 p.m.. According to the report, a 2019 Chrysler Pacifica, driven by Norma Jean Brownlee, 74, of Sabetha was westbound on US 36 when it struck a 2007 Ford Fusion, driven by Jose Pinto, 44, of Fairview - that was turning eastbound onto Natchez from US 36 and failed to yield to Brownlee's vehicle.

“Deep in the Heart of Fairfax” at the 56th annual Fairfax Fair

Miss Fairfax contestants are Kierra McDonald, left, Natalie Hedlund, center, and Kendal Straub, right. Miss Fairfax 2022 will be crowned Saturday, August 20, following a performance by the Southeast Nebraska Community Band at 6:00 p.m. The 56th annual Fairfax Fair will be held August 19-21 in the Fairfax City Park....

August 11, 2022

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Walker, Chris Burns and Scott Walk, associate commissioners and Melinda Patton, county clerk. Burns made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. The motion passed. Walk made a...

Residents learn of ways to avoid scams

Thirty-five people attended a scam symposium held at the Fairfax Baptist Church August 9, 2022. Atchison County Deputy Rick Sons spoke about ways to avoid scammers and keeping your money and private information safe. According to the Atchison County Sheriff’s Department, approximately $600,000 has been scammed out of local residents in the past two months alone. The sheriff’s office, in connection with Community Services, Inc., the local churches, and Atchison County Public Administrator Jayne Scott, are working together to see that no one else is taken advantage of.

NEN PAT group to be at Thomson Splash ‘n Play

Northeast Nodaway Parents as Teachers group will have a group connection from 6 to 7 pm, Friday, August 19 at the Thomson Splash ‘n Play, 1812 South Munn Avenue, Maryville. All NEN families with children from birth to kindergarten are invited. There will be appearance of Josh the Otter and water safety tips for parents. There is no charge.

History Mysteries at the Museum, 'History Mysteries'

This week involves a few history mysteries that were sent to the Historical Society. The first is a photo of a one room schoolhouse group. The only details that are on the photograph are the name of the teacher, Merevene was the name of the teacher and she is located in the center of the photograph. The other clue to the photo is the name Dale? Do you have clues that can give us more information about this treasure? Please reach out!

Over 4 inches of rain reported in northwest Missouri

A northwest Missouri farmer says his crops have finally received the moisture they’ve needed. Nodaway County farmer Garrett Wood tells Brownfield, “They got a pretty good boost last night of a 4.5-inch rain across everything,” he said. “Prior to that, we had only had a rain on July 4th, and then we had one-tenth about 37 days ago.”
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Sheriff suspects flight to avoid arrest

FALLS CITY - The Richardson County Sheriff’s Office reports the Aug. 11 arrest of Nathan Wagner of Ashland. Wagner is suspected of operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest, possession of a stolen vehicle, willful reckless driving and obstructing a peace officer. He was wanted on Lancaster and Cass County warrants.

Atchison County Circuit Court

The following cases were heard in Atchison County Court before the Honorable Brett Hurst at the Atchison County Courthouse in Rock Port, Missouri, August 11, 2022:. U.S. Bank National Association vs. Matthew Alsup – Trial Setting on Breach of Contract. Synchrony Bank vs. Dustin Carpenter – Civil Setting on...

New school year begins next week

FAIRFAX R-3 The Back-To-School Night and Title 1 Meeting will be Tuesday, August 23. Classes will begin Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at 8:05 a.m. School will dismiss that day at 12:18 p.m. (breakfast will be served from 7:40 to 8:05 a.m. and the students will also be served lunch). School will also dismiss early Thursday and Friday, August 25 and 26.

Entrepreneur Applications Being Accepted For Maryville’s Main Street Marketplace

Downtown Maryville is currently accepting applications from interested entrepreneurs in partnership with the Nodaway County Economic Development and Northwest Missouri State University in a program called Main Street Marketplace. Main Street Marketplace is an extension of the “pop-up” shop program begun in 2021 by Nodaway County Economic Development Director Josh McKim. Utilizing space donated by the Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce, the program has hosted over 60 local businesses.

Weather Blog: It's a big weather change

Here are some specific rainfall totals as of 11 a.m.:. These are the biggest and most widespread amounts since June 24th. Maryville..............5.99" KCI........................1.14" Lee's Summit.......1.40" St. Joseph.............0.92" Olathe..................1.52" Downtown KC.....0.80" Lawrence, KS......0.74" Topeka, KS..........0.49" Columbia, MO....1.64" Harrisonville......1.26" Scattered showers and drizzle will gradually decrease and end between now and 7...