The cost of a meal doesn't seem like much nowadays, but with an empty stomach it could mean everything. A local food pantry is working hard to fight the war on hunger.
It's something difficult for adults to understand. Now, kids in their pre-teens are trying to prevent suicide among their peers.
United Way leaders updated the campaign's progress during a rally on Thursday. So far, pledges total $1,056,495.52. That's about 34 percent of the $3,145,000 goal.
Students chosen to join the Northwest District Choir will perform at Platte County High School in late October. They'll get a chance to audition for the Missouri All-State Choir as well.
The St. Joseph car dealership has re-opened its doors since remodeling started in February.
Sprigeo is a new website that allows students to report bullying anonymously and without the fear of retaliation.
Students at Eugene Field Elementary are taking more of a creative approach to bullying awareness.
State legislators having blocked the expansion of medicaid has caused some unrest in St. Joseph which has caught the attention of a group of social justice advocates.
Second Harvest Community Food Bank sees an increase in donations and addresses future needs in their annual meeting.
Missouri Western celebrated the signing of the U.S. Constitution with a discussion on affirmative action.
Students in the Gifted & Talented Education Program are taking part in activities that go beyond the normal classroom setting.
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission held an open meeting at Missouri Western Wednesday to discuss the state of St. Joseph roads.
September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. The St. Joseph Youth Alliance helped spread the word at Missouri Western on Wednesday.
Benedictine College in Atchison, KS wants to give the opportunity for students and the public to get a hands on experience about our history.
School libraries now have the ability for students to check out electronic devices such as e-readers and tablets - instead of books.
The St. Joseph Habitat for Humanity is 1 of 3 organizations that received a grant from KCP&L to fund a project that benefits the environment.
Attendance is being made a high priority. So much, that even minutes are being taken into account.
September is National Preparedness Month, local officials give tips to being prepared for a disaster.
Walter Gibson still works five days a week as a welder. He doesn't believe in sitting at home and doing nothing, and says work is good for your soul and health.
The 2014 annual outside audit was performed at the Buchanan County Courthouse Wednesday.
A diabetic shoe clinic will be visiting Maysville Senior Living on Tuesday, August 19th.
As part of Military Appreciation Day, soldiers stationed at Fort Leavenworth and Fort Riley received VIP treatment Thursday morning.
As kids head back to class, we're reminded to keep an eye out for increased foot traffic near schools.
Bayer Animal Health hosted a science experiment Saturday where kids made their own ice cream.
Arrows were whipping through the air on Saturday at Bible Baptist Temple.
Homeless families in the community may soon have more opportunities thanks to a local group of children.
Lowe's was presented the Show Me Heroes Flag of Freedom award Tuesday.
A project that is necessary for Ben Hardy to become an eagle scout has transformed into something bigger.
This is a peak time for energy usage, but, KCP&L says there are ways to cut back and save.
Interserv at the Calvin Center has volunteers doing a well check as they travel their routes delivering meals.
Food For Kids is providing kids with cold drinks and a meal in the midst of the hot temperatures.
After experiencing success and a crippling drought in just a matter of a few years, the owners have held strong and continue to gain a following.
The annual Stuff the Bus campaign is set for August 1 and 2. Volunteers will help collect new school supplies at both St. Joseph Walmart locations.
The boys beat out 14,000 other entries and received a gift from the Michael Jackson Foundation.
Mark Twain and Bessie Ellison elementary schools will have air conditioning for the upcoming school year.
Cool mid-July temperatures have the community taking advantage of the pleasant weather.
The community came together at the Mark Twain Elementary Community Garden for the weekly harvest.
A universal playground will be built at the new YMCA Community Campus in St. Joseph.
Musical theatre enthusiasts got the chance to learn how to dance their way to Broadway.
The pet grooming salon had out-grown its facility on Faraon.
Synthetic Turf of Kansas City has opened a St. Joseph location and displayed some of their work at the Puppy Love dog salon.
Lowell Mason, the world's smallest gospel singer, had a big message for Clearmont Christian Church members and visitors.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of St. Joseph held their annual motorcycle ride on Saturday.
125 foster kids in Brown, Atchison, and Doniphan counties in Kansas will have all the necessary supplies for this upcoming school year.
Since 2004, insuring doctors at affordable rates across the state of Missouri has led to MoDocs receiving a prestigious award.
A community garden at Mark Twain Elementary School is helping families in need and teaching kids the value of giving back.
The United Way is recruiting volunteers to read to children every week in July.
Bartlett Park playground to add specially designed tree house for kids of all ages and abilities.
At the end of the holiday weekend R.V. parks are seeing visitors pack up and head back home but some are there to stay.
Church's Chicken was busier than normal on Sunday due to National Fried Chicken Day.
French Onion Soup
Southwest Beef Chili
German Potato Salad
Fried polenta with poached eggs.
Lobster & Grits
Turkey Tacos with Blue Corn Tortillas
Beer Brats with Caramelized Onions
Chicken Pita Sandwiches
Mini Avocado & Hummus Quesadilla
Breakfast Banana Sundaes
Coconut Chicken Curry
Southwest Steak and Corn Cake Appetizers
Pistachio Cinnamon Chicken Salad
Jalapeno Shrimp Cakes
Lamb and Chickpeas with Couscous
Garlic Chili Shrimp
Basic Beef Tacos
Tart Cherry Chia Pudding
Beef and Beet Salad with Sour Cream and Dill Dressing
Basic Shrimp Scampi
Tequila Lime Chicken Salad
Corned Beef and Cabbage with Potatoes
Greek Six-Layer Dip
Whole Wheat Biscuits and Beef Sausage Gravy
Chipotle Beef Tacos
Cookie Dough Balls
Beer Battered Fish Sandwich
Chile Relleno Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Curried Ground Lamb
15 Minute Cheeseburger Soup
Steak & Avocado Tortilla Wraps
Chicken Confit With White Bean Cassoulet
Chicken, Walnut and Brown Rice Stir Fry
Perfect Hashbrowns with Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce
Chicken and Waffles
Salad with Molasses Vinaigrette
Cranberry Pistachio Chocolate Bark
Braised Turkey Legs
Turkey Buffalo Dip
Pan-Fried Turkey Cutlets with Bloody Mary Pasta
Caramel Rum Bananas
Sun-Dried Tomato and Artichoke Dip
Chicken and Pumpkin Potstickers
Curried Scallop-Apple Salad
Turkey Meatballs with Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce and Chickpeas