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Parts of Illinois & Missouri are being Renamed

Two places in Illinois and four in Missouri are being renamed as part of a Federal Policy that was put into place. Here are the places being renamed, and why they are being renamed. I saw this article from, and it is about two places in Illinois that have...
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Kansas man with a pellet gun allegedly threatened woman

ATCHISON COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a Kansas man for alleged aggravated assault. Just after 9p.m. on Thursday officers investigated an altercation that had occurred in a parking lot in the 700 block Kansas Avenue, according to Police Chief Mike Wilson. A 39-year-old victim reported being threatened by a...
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College Planning Conference for Area High Schools

Walters Wellness Center on the campus of Highland Community will be a busy place on Monday, Oct. 3. College admissions representatives and high school juniors and seniors will cover the courts to share information about post-secondary education. “This is a wonderful opportunity for local high school students to begin collecting...

Bowen, Vanessa M.

Vanessa Mae Cruse Bowen, 74, of Hiawatha, native of White Cloud, died Sunday Sept. 18, 2022.

Devoted Kansas Grandmother Mysteriously Disappears After Missing Shopping Trip

When a beloved Kansas grandmother failed to show up for a planned shopping trip, her children knew something just wasn't right. Those fears were confirmed when daughter Rita Boller arrived at mother Patricia Kimmi’s Horton home on Nov. 7, 2009 and discovered her purse and cell phone inside the house, but found no sign of the missing 58-year-old, according to “An Unexpected Killer,” airing Fridays at 8/7c on Oxygen.

Amelia Earhart statue unveiled at Atchison museum

ATCHISON, Kan. (WIBW) - The Amelia Earhart Foundation was joined by Kansas Governor Laura Kelly on Saturday for a ceremony to unveil a bronze statue of Amelia Earhart. The statue, which is located at the Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum, is the sister statue of the one that was installed in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol in July.

Police: Kansas woman arrested for alleged vehicle theft

ATCHISON COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect for alleged theft. Shortly before 1:00a.m. on Thursday police responded to the 800 block South 6th Street in Atchison to check on the welfare of a person, according to Police Chief Mike Wilson. After officers arrived they observed a 2017 Chevrolet...

Spoofhounds force mercy rule against Savannah

The Maryville Spoofhound Soccer Team routed Savannah 8-0 at Bearcat Pitch September 19. The Spoofhounds have dominated past times against Savannah in boys soccer, and that trend continued on Monday as Maryville took care of business, forcing a mercy rule just four minutes into the second half. It was the perfect start for Maryville, as freshman forward Tuan Jacobson scored just five minutes into the match. A few minutes later senior forward Truett Haer would get in on the action. The best goal of the game came when junior midfielder Kason Teale lifted a pass into the box, finding the foot of Jacobson perfectly for him to smash home the volley to make it 3-0.

Washburn football gets back in the win column

ST. JOE, Mo. (KSNT) – The Ichabod defense held off the Griffins’ powerful run game just enough to win. Washburn beat Missouri Western State 38-31 in overtime Saturday night. The Griffins scored first with a field goal, but Washburn’s offense had an answer. Quarterback Kellen Simoncic ran in the ‘Bods first score. Later in the […]

Kansas man accused of theft involving $3700 in sports cards

ATCHISON COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating a Kansas man for alleged theft. Just before Noon on Thursday officers responded to Walmart at 1920 U.S.73 in Atchison to investigate a theft in progress, according to Police Chief Mike Wilson. Officers located 28-year-old Tong Yang as he was leaving the...

SJPD investigating shots fired Friday night

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The St. Joseph Police Department is investigating after a vehicle and house were shot at Friday night. According to police, officers received a call of shots fired around 9:30 p.m. on Friday in the area of 9th and Powell Streets. Upon arrival, police found evidence that shots were fired.

Wounded Hawks rocked at Clay Center

There were always big questions about week four for the Hiawatha Red Hawks, ever since District realignment this offseason led to a new field of opponents throughout the course of the season. Adding to the concerns about the difficult path ahead, the Red Hawks have lost their starting quarterback in each of the past two games. The situation went from tenuous to dire on Friday night, as Hiawatha opened District play, travelling the two hours to Clay Center to suffer a 61-0 defeat.

New St. Joseph resident gets help from coworkers after apartment fire

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A new resident to St. Joseph lost almost everything in a fire on Wednesday at an apartment building on north 8th street. "He just moved here roughly two months ago, two, three months ago to get a higher income he was over in Kansas. So he works down at the taco bell and he started a second job here because he wanted to go to the Bahamas. That was his dream, so he started saving money," coworker Gabriel Palmer said.

Hiawatha Municipal Court

Hiawatha Municipal Court actions for the month of September 2022, Ted Collins, Judge. Fines listed (except seatbelt violations) are in addition to court costs of $100.00 on each case. Roxanne Frederick, Hiawatha----Speeding 47/30 $96.00.

Hiawatha citywide clean-up day set

The City Wide Clean-Up Day is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 1. The clean-up site will be located at the City Public Works property at 912 Hiawatha with items being accepted from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.