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An area resident claims she was scammed out of hundreds of dollars by a St. Joseph woman. A probable-cause statement says on May 10, 2021, the alleged victim said she was scammed out of $850 by Candace L. Cosby online through Facebook Messenger. The woman said she wanted to buy two Yorkie puppies from Cosby and first sent a $300 deposit via PayPal. She said she was contacted by another woman and said the other woman asked for another $25 per puppy to get health certificates and shots from her veterinarian. The alleged victim said she sent the remaining $550 to Cosby via PayPal on May 8.
Brown County, KSWIBW

Brown Co. Sheriff concerned about marijuana in the county

BROWN CO., Kan. (WIBW) - Brown County Sheriff John Merchant has expressed his concern about marijuana in his county. Brown County Sheriff John Merchant says over the past few years, there has been growing concern over marijuana-related arrests in Kansas when border states have legalized the drug. He said he would like the public to see the issue from a law enforcement standpoint.
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Northwest University recommends masks indoors for all faculty and students

(MARYVILLE, Mo.) Northwest University updated its mask policy Wednesday and now recommends all faculty and students to wear masks indoors ahead of the upcoming fall semester. According to the new policy, face coverings will be recommended indoors on the Northwest campus, regardless of vaccination status. If a student or staff member is unvaccinated, the University requires the individual to wear a face covering.
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Saint Joseph,

Local reaction following CDC's latest guidance on masks

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) As our area remains a Covid-19 hotspot, the Centers for Disease Control's newest recommendation on wearing masks indoors would certainly apply to St. Joseph. Mayor Bill McMurray called the need for the reversal of the CDC's previous stance concerning and added that local Covid-19 numbers right now tell the story.
Sabetha, KSWIBW

Sabetha girl, 6, dies from injuries suffered in US-75 crash

SABETHA, Kan. (WIBW) - A 6-year-old girl has died from injuries she suffered in a rear-end, car-semi crash that seriously injured one other person Sunday night just south of Sabetha in Brown County, authorities said. The girl was identified as Taya Mooney. The injured person was identified as Heidi Sue...
Saint Joseph,

Motorcyclist sent to hospital after wreck

One person was sent to Mosaic Life Care after a three-vehicle wreck on Wednesday morning. The crash occurred in the 200 block of North Belt Highway. A motorcycle was traveling north on the Belt Highway when a vehicle turned in front of it, according to the St. Joseph Police Department.
Brown County, KSWIBW

Fatality victim in weekend Brown County crash identified

HIAWATHA, Kan. (WIBW) - Authorities have identified a Texas man as the victim of a fatality crash that seriously injured one other person Saturday evening in Brown County. The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the fatality victim as Oliverio Cucul Pop, 24, of Houston. The crash was reported at 6:50 p.m....
Andrew County,

Bolckow Man Charged With Six Felonies in Andrew County

A Bolckow man faces six felony charges in Andrew County. Court documents say Bradford Wayne Wermelskirchen faces two felony charges of first-degree kidnapping, two felony charges of second-degree assault, felony armed criminal action, and felony unlawful use of a weapon. All six charges come from July 17. Wermelskirchen is due...
Andrew County,

Rea Man Facing Five Charges in Andrew County Court

A Rea man faces five charges in Andrew County. Court documents say Brendin Charles Saltkill faces two felony charges of second-degree kidnapping and two felony charges of fourth-degree domestic assault. Saltkill also faces a misdemeanor for a violation of an order of protection for an adult. All five charges come...
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The COVID-19 Delta variant continues to surge

Delta variant outbreaks are popping up more in Missouri and Kansas according to the Doniphan County Health Department. Health Department Administrator Sheryl Pierce says she wants to emphasize if you are not feeling well, stay home. “If you feel like it’s sinuses, or allergies, or you’re not feeling well, please...

6 die in crashes on Kansas roadways over the weekend

BROWN COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) – The Kansas Highway Patrol said six people died in crashes on highways over the weekend. A 6-year-old girl died Tuesday at Children’s Mercy Hospital following a Sunday evening crash in Brown County. Taya Mooney of Sabetha was a passenger in a 1973 Volkswagen that was...

Hopkins Man Arrested Following Field Damage Investigation

A Hopkins man has been arrested as part of an investigation into a vehicle causing crop damage to a soybean field. A Nodaway County deputy found a blue Pontiac Grand Prix abandoned in a farmer’s bean field causing damage to crops. A farmer discovered a person inside the vehicle that fled. Later, a male suspect was found hiding in a drainage ditch.
Saint Joseph,

St. Joseph Transit taking public input for rebrand

A new look is coming to St. Joseph Transit, as the city bus system is incorporating public feedback into a complete rebrand. The local bus system, currently known as “The Ride,” could be getting a new name, as well as colors and logos. The city also is looking to improve routes and times.

Nodaway County U.S. Route 71 Intersection Improvements Complete

St. Joseph, Mo. – Intersection improvements on Nodaway County U.S. Route 71 are now complete. The improvements began in the summer of 2020 as part of the expansion to the Northwest Missouri State University’s Wright Farm facility. Crews hired by the university, working through a permit issued by the Missouri Department of Transportation, were able to complete the project today, removing temporary traffic signals and restoring access to Icon Road.
Saint Joseph,

Two taken to hospital after Memorial Highway collision

Two people were taken to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after a collision at Memorial Highway and Alabama Street. A woman was crossing Memorial Highway in a Toyota truck around 2:45 p.m. when her vehicle was T-boned by a man driving a Dodge truck, St. Joseph police reported. The two drivers...

Northwest ranked sixth in Lindy's Division II Top 25

(Maryville) -- The Northwest Missouri State football program is ranked No. 6 in the Lindy's Sports Division II Top 25 Poll. The Bearcats are one of twoMIAA schools ranked, joined by Central Missouri at No. 24. The Bearcats open their season on September 2nd at Fort Hays State. Their home...