Douglas Beaver of Beaver's Creative Solutions held a drawing through Facebook to put up and take down Christmas lights free of charge for one family.
With cheaper gas comes more smiles on drivers' faces and more money being saved. But there's more to it than that.
The Midland Empire Chapter of the American Red Cross has become the American Red Cross of Northwest Missouri.
We've been enjoying mild December air and little snowfall and road crews have been enjoying it even more.
Thursday morning, dozens of families departed from the airport in Kansas City.
The Noyes Home for Children has been busy making Christmas preparations for over 30 children. But the running around doesn't stop when the holidays are over.
The National Military Heritage Society and Museum has started a page on Kickstarter to raise money for a new website.
Performance of students after high school has prompted a re-evaluation of Missouri education and a plan to get it back on track.
Greg Hatten returned to his stomping grounds Monday for story time with third graders at Eugene Field Elementary.
Commissioners are waiting for last month's receipts to come in so they can make final projections on what they can expect for next year.
World AIDS Day has brought numerous events to educate the public about the virus. And on Monday, Savannah High School students got a life lesson from AIDS survivor Brryan Jackson.
The morning after indulging in a Thanksgiving feast - people were headed to the YMCA in St. Joseph. Not only to burn off the extra calories, but to help out the community.
With a rush of people on Black Friday - it may be tough for security guards to keep an eye on everyone.
The cost of a new facility at Rosecrans Airport is $1.8 million, but staff members say it will have a $2.5 million economic impact.
Second Harvest distributed 1,500 vouchers earlier this month. The vouchers clear families to receive a 10 to 12 pound turkey and box full of Thanksgiving sides.
Specialty Industries is adjusting to a new law that doesn't impact the company directly -- but instead potential employees.
Truman Middle School students and staff give each other positive notes.
Students got a chance to shake hands with veterans during a special program at Lindbergh Elementary School Tuesday.
The shelter is facing a shortage of cat litter. Managers say they've seen more cats and fewer donations from local businesses.
Kids at Hyde Elementary School are celebrating changes they've made to live a healthier lifestyle.
Letters written nearly 150 years ago brought a woman to St. Joseph this month in search of information about her great-grandfather.
Missouri Western students learned about Mexican culture at an annual Day of the Dead celebration Monday.
Fourth graders in the Gifted and Talented Education Program built robots and then advertised it to a panel of judges.
The "Kids in the Kitchen" Program visits 6 title schools and teaches kids about nutrition, eating healthier, and even some cooking skills.
The "Which Witch is Which" tour has 30 Nebraska women dress up as witches and then dine and shop in St. Joseph.
Boehringer Ingelheim received an award from the Missouri Chamber of Commerce for being one of the six best places to work in the state.
Red ribbons are being painted around the St. Joseph schools as a reminder for students to be drug free.
Trainers from the St. Louis World Bird Sanctuary showed off a selection of birds of prey. The demonstration is all part of the "Wings over Water" program.
St. Joseph Teachers applied for the money, which can be used to fund innovative ideas in their classrooms.
St. James Catholic School holds an annual food drive but makes a big push for donations as the holidays approach.
There's been a lot of attention on school lunch programs nationwide. Here in St. Joseph, changes include adding more fruits and vegetables in the cafeteria.
Students and teachers dressed up as their favorite character after meeting the goal in a box top collection contest. They collected more than 5,200 box tops in about two weeks.
More than 15,000 books and other items are for sale at The Friends of the St. Joseph Public Library fundraiser.
The St. Joseph Symphony performed for all of the St. Joseph elementary schools and others the surrounding area.
The Allied Arts Council is helping turn traffic boxes into works of art.
More than 2,500 sophomores from 50 area high schools are attending the annual event at Wyatt Park Baptist Church.
Drivers are getting a break at the gas pump. Prices have dropped as low as $2.90 in St. Joseph.
With the swing of a golf club, the future of breast cancer research in St. Joseph is looking brighter.
As parents get ready to dust off their kids' Halloween costumes, they may not fit liked they used to. But don't throw them away...
The St. Joseph Health Department set up a clinic at the Wednesday to provide out free flu shots.
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.
Homemade Jelly Donuts
Smoked Chicken and Feta Pasta
Orange-Ginger Cranberry Sauce
Chicken Fajita Nachos
Smoked Turkey and Cheese Sandwiches with Cranberry Mustard Sauce
Smoked Chicken and Pumpkin Panini
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