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Two Area Resident Injured in Maysville Crash

MAYSVILLE, MO – Two area residents were injured in an accident Wednesday evening in DeKalb County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the accident occurred as 23-year old Sydnee Reese of Maysville pulled into the path of 65-year old Spickard resident Michael Bell as Bell was eastbound on Highway 6 in Maysville.
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Two injured in Highway 6 crash in Maysville

The drivers of two vehicles were injured in an accident Wednesday evening on Highway 6 in Maysville. Sixty-five-year-old Michael Bell of Spickard and 23-year-old Sydnee Reese of Maysville received minor injuries. Both were taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center. The westbound vehicle driven by Reese pulled into the path of...
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Kan. woman back in jail for alleged probation violation

ATCHISON COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a Kansas woman for an alleged probation violation. On Wednesday, police arrested 49-year-old Brenda L. Ogden-Buttron of Atchison on a Community Corrections detain order, according to Police Chief Mike Wilson. She has a history of arrests for alleged crime. On Mother's Day,...
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City leaders negotiates with Fraternal Order of Police

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A fight for better pay and more police officers. That's what the Fraternal Order of Police is battling for. Multiple members of the F.O.P. took to city hall throughout the day Wednesday to protest the low wages and understaffing at the St. Joseph Police Department. F.O.P. officials...
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Police union picket at St. Joseph City Hall

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – Police were on the picket line outside City Hall in St. Joseph on Wednesday. Mayor John Josendale and city council members were in closed session to address demands from the Fraternal Order of Police for an increase in pay and additional officers hired onto the department. The city points to the three-year contract signed by the union in 2020, which gives three percent raises to existing officers and raises starting salaries for new officers by seven percent.
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Parks & Recreation look to make renovations and improvements to Krug Park

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The St. Joseph Parks and Recreation department wants to make some improvements and renovations to Krug Park. "We're going to be doing the amphitheater, the castle, the children's circus, some of the stone walls throughout the park, one of the stone tunnels, the the upper restrooms, the playground, so there's going to be a lot of different aspects," parks and recreation department director Chuck Kempf said.
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Smithville church offers ice cream social

SMITHVILLE — The congregation of Paradise United Methodist Church, 18501 Church St., Smithville, will be holding an ice cream social and bazaar Sunday, Aug. 21. The bazaar starts at 2 p.m. with the ice cream social at 3 p.m. Both will end at 5 p.m. There will be homemade...
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Smithville earns revitalization award

SMITHVILLE — Revitalization efforts in Smithville netted an award for “best façade rehabilitation over $10,000” at the Missouri Main Street Connection’s downtown revitalization conference. The culminating ceremony honored communities, individuals, businesses and organizations from across the state that completed exemplary work in downtown revitalization, states...
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St. Joseph Mustangs rank nationally in attendance

With the season in the rearview mirror and a third straight MINK League championship in its belt, the accolades continue to roll in for the St. Joseph Mustangs organization. In a season where the organization saw an average of 2,400 fans per game, the Mustangs are ranked in the top 12 in summer collegiate baseball national attendance rankings by BallparkDigest.com.
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Smithville golf features strength in numbers

SMITHVILLE — Nothing beats golfing around Smithville Lake and the Warriors are able to enjoy that pleasure each day at practice this fall. The new season for Smithville golf is underway as the team brings back some talent from last year’s squad. The Warriors finished third place in...
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I-229 Moving Forward Public Input Opportunity

The Missouri Department of Transportation is once again asking residents to share their thoughts on the future of the Interstate 229 corridor through downtown St. Joseph, including the Double-decker Bridge. I-229 Moving Forward is an Environmental Assessment (EA) study that ensures a sound, well-researched decision is reached regarding the future...
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Home prices gone wild and Whatever Happened To?

Home prices everywhere on the rise, this isn’t breaking news. But home prices in Weston in particular are on the rise, it seems. The Kansas City Business Journal had a piece last week on home prices that had some interesting information. According to data provided by the Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors, each of the counties in the Kansas City Business Journal coverage area experienced an increase in median sales price of homes during the past year.
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Anew Healthcare introducing new robotic residents

(SAVANNAH, Mo.) Anew Healthcare and Rehab is under new management and is welcoming its first robotic residents. Formerly known as Shady Lawn Nursing Home, the facility has some extra help now thanks to artificial intelligence. Pepper came from Softbank Robotics and makes anew the first facility in the Midwest to...
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SJSD teachers, staff prep for new year at back-to-school rally

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A new school year is on the horizon. The St. Joseph School District teachers, staff and administrators celebrated the start of the year at a pep rally. The rally featured teachers and staff from every school within the district, the school board, teacher giveaways, performances and keynote speaker and chalk artist Ben Glenn.
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Drainage Improvement Project Beginning Next Week in St. Joseph

A project to improve drainage on Loop 29 (Pear Street) between 29th and 31st streets in Saint Joseph will begin on Monday, August 22. Contractors from BRS Construction, working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, will also place a new culvert pipe beneath Pear Street. During the culvert placement, Pear...
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Mustangs rank 11th in national summer baseball attendance

(ST. JOSEPH, MO.)The St. Joseph Mustangs 2022 season has come to an end, although the accolades keep rolling in. On the field, the team won the organization's 8th MINK League Championship, defeating the Joplin Outlaws in the Championship Series. And now the team can add another top finish in summer collegiate baseball national attendance rankings.
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Members of Fraternal Order of Police protest outside City Hall

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) UPDATE: City Council held a closed special meeting this afternoon to discuss the situation between the Fraternal Order of Police and the City of St. Joseph. The meeting lasted about two hours. Then afterwards mayor John Josendale and city manager Bryan Carter invited the president and vice president of the FOP to talk in negotiations.
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