Jonathon Guyer is just one of the instructors in a group course aimed at teaching young teenage boys the many aspects of being a man.
Second Harvest Community Food Bank hopes to raise $400,000 during the next three months.
The Allied Arts Council is looking for the top local performers for this year's St. Joe's Got Talent competition. Auditions begin this for the annual event, a fundraiser for the Arts Fund Campaign.
Live at Five: Cathedral Prepares for Mardi Gras Event
The 21st Annual R. Dan Boulware Convocation on Critical Issues at Missouri Western will highlight the life of Walter Cronkite.
The Special Olympics of Missouri celebrates with cold, hard cash after dozens braved the icy edges of Lake Contrary last weekend.
Voters in Buchanan County will have a lot to vote on come April 8th, the next election for St. Joseph voters.
Electric bills could be getting a little cheaper for KCP&L customers in the St. Joseph and Kansas City areas.
Shaun Agnew is Shrek in the upcoming production of Shrek: The Musical. And he plays opposite of his wife, who is in the role of Princess Fiona.
familiar voice in St. Joseph has been chosen to lead the 2014 St. Joseph Mardi Gras Parade.
A superintendent will soon retire from a local school after nearly 40 years of service.
The search is over for an executive director at Community Action Partnership of St. Joseph.
The St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce is hoping the formation of a new council will address the needs of some of the city's largest employers.
Missouri Western's "Mama Griffs" group invited future Griffs to take part in a special day at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.
Guests spent time in the one-room Pony School, where they saw just how different a day in class was back in the 1860s. They also learned about the job of a Pony Express rider.
St. Joseph Mayor Bill Falkner speaks to a packed room about local current events and accolades.
Terry Brock inspires his strings students with passion for music, and appreciation for the arts. He even teaches second graders!
Johnson Controls has announced it will lay off 29 workers from one of its two St. Joseph locations.
Trickle down personnel moves from the addition of two new elementary schools continue with the naming of a new principal at Humboldt Elementary.
Second Harvest and Live Well St. Joe teamed up for another edition of the Super Food Fair Sunday.
Buchanan County Commissioners and the County Prosecutor are seeking design proposals for a new memorial.
Several area businesses and individuals were recognized for volunteer efforts at the United Way of Greater St. Joseph's Annual Meeting Thursday.
A recent USA Today report puts St. Joseph in the top 10 fastest growing economies in the United States.
Several area agencies are teaming up to provide a health fair and Affordable Care Act enrollment event this Friday.
The clinic is suspending afternoon services on the last business day of each month.
The festival association has announced "Celebrating 90 Years" for the 2014 Apple Blossom Theme.
St. Joe Transit is adding mid-morning and mid-afternoon trips to the bus schedule for Elwood, Kan.
Deanna Kelley recently earned a spot among the top school counselors in the United States.
Food tickets are going away and patrons will once again be able to use cash to purchase food from vendors. Tickets will still be required in the beer tents.
A local library will soon begin a project to grab the names of every soldier from northwest Missouri to serve in World War II.
The St. Joseph Youth Alliance was recently awarded a 5-year, $625,000 grant. The grant will be used to strengthen youth substance abuse prevention through the Drug Free Community Coalition.
While many students had the day off, students at Benedictine College say they're proud to be part of a diverse campus.
The American College of Technology will host a seminar later this week for those displaced by Energizer layoffs in Maryville.
After its initial supply ran out, the City of St. Joseph Health Department now has more flu vaccine available to those who qualify.
The money went to Second Harvest Community Food Bank. The donation is enough to provide 250,000 pounds of fresh produce to the food bank's clients.
Stephanie Grable loves books, and she knows people going through treatment for cancer could use an escape while in the hospital.
The stage is set for a night of magic and mystery in St. Joseph. The International Superstars of Magic and Comedy returns to the Missouri Theater next month.
Positive lab results have allowed the City of Stewartsville to lift a boil order issued Thursday night.
General Motors is recalling about 370,000 trucks because of a fire risk.
New mortgage lending rules are going into effect Friday that aim to put an end to the worst mortgage lending abuses of the past.
Missouri Western State University has announced the selection of a new associate vice president for university advancement.
The St. Joseph Metro Chamber will soon officially change its name.
Nominations are being accepted for two annual awards given to St. Joseph teachers.
The signal that the holidays are over has begun on St. Joseph's north and south sides as Holiday Park and South Pole lighting displays are coming down.
The annual Pound Plunge kicks off next week in St. Joseph. Participants can sign up on their own or with a team. They will weigh in weekly and have a shot a prizes.
The AFL-CIO office will be open until at least 5 p.m. today working to get the remaining families adopted. Call 816-364-1131 if you can help.
Students at West Platte High School send gifts to soldiers
The St. Joseph Metro Chamber Board of Directors has officially endorsed the Agri-Business Expo Center project.
Due to the holidays, Fresh Start Community Market will alter its hours.
More than 200 area families are waiting to be adopted this holiday season.
Heartland hospital will make an appearance on national TV tonight.
Ronald White may not be the richest man alive, but he has a heart of gold. The father of five wanted to do something special for children who were less fortunate in his community.
Shoppers have just a few days left to earn tickets for the grand prize drawing on Dec. 18
The United Way of Greater St. Joseph is warning the community that its main phone number may be involved in a caller id spoofing scam.
Wathena mans find work after story airs about his unique job search.
Tis the season to give, and students at Minnie Cline Elementary are doing just that..
The Community Action Partnership has named an interim Executive Director.
City crews will close the intersection of 6th and Faraon next week for repairs.
Whether you buy locally, from a major retailer, or cut it down yourself, the most important thing to look for in your perfect Christmas tree is moisture.
Two St. Joseph men, who happen to be best friends, are lighting up parts of the town with their dazzling, dancing Christmas light shows.
Services at The St. Joseph Health Department will be unavailable Thursday, Dec. 5. The City of St. Joseph announced the closure due to an all day staff retreat. Employees will be focusing on public health emergency preparedness.
The Special Olympics District Bowling Tournament is set for mid-December and the organization is in desperate need of volunteers.
Workers at St. Joseph's Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory have been busy preparing a sweet snack for soldiers overseas.
Fourteen Pickett Elementary students attempted the 3.1 mile race
Students from four St. Joseph middle schools collected different items for a Thanksgiving meal and donated them to Second Harvest Community Food Bank.
With Thanksgiving just a few days away, some are getting a little help with their holiday meal. They lined up early for the annual giveaway at Second Harvest Community Food Bank Monday afternoon.
At a special get together, those who worked at Coleman Elementary and have retired meet to share memories.
An indoor smoking ban, voted down by the St. Joseph City Council earlier this year, could be making its way on to election ballots this April.
Candidates for the 2014 City Election have been announced.
Volunteers round up workers, money to build a new addition for John Shankman. He was seriously injured in a rollover accident in March.
MoDOT has released a new app for smartphone and tablet users that helps drivers make travel plans when winter weather hits.
St. Joseph Police will soon be out participating in a national crack down on drunk drivers.
A northwest Missouri principal is geared up for deer season, but not the deer season so many others look forward to. The "dear" season at St. Gregory's in Maryville stands for Drop Everything And Read.
A St. Joseph native, who participated in the March on Washington, is sharing his story.
Interfaith Alliances for Immigrants held a prayer service for equality. They asked residents to come together and welcome immigrants in the community.
Despite her disability, she continues to let her light shine and inspire those around her.
What has become a weekly routine for Harold McCampbell, Don Ransom, Mike Scheidegger and Sandy Gumm was put on hold after one group member found a lump in his neck.
Resolution encourages people to shop at small, community businesses on Saturday after Thanksgiving.
Holly Johnston's racquetball partner is none other than St. Joseph School District Superintendent Dr. Fred Czerwonka.
A Maryville teen's hard work in the field paid off at the National FFA Convention.
St. Joseph will open the season at home May 30th.
Two fallen Kansas Army National Guard members will be inducted into the Defense Intelligence Agency's Patriots Memorial today.
The Livingston County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a possible Obamacare scam in the area.
A longtime area attorney has announced he is a candidate for Division 6, Fifth Judicial Circuit judge.
A team from Bode Middle School is among 20 finalists out of more than 500 entries in a Battle of the Brains contest for money and recognition in Kansas City.
Stephanie Grable, a librarian, agreed to let her students stick her to the wall with duct tape if they met a $2,500 fundraising goal during the fall book sale.
University of Kansas Doctor Lee Norman answers six important questions about flu vaccinations.
Planned Affordable Care Act enrollment sessions from Northwest Health Services have been rescheduled.
The Salvation Army will begin distributing coats to St. Joseph residents in need tomorrow morning.
Police are warning of another phone scam making its way across the area.
St. Joseph police have arrested a suspect accused of stealing a wallet and using the victim's credit cards.
This is the online campaign Bode Middle School seventh graders started to gather support for their clothing drive known as "Socktober."
Assistance for those having troubles paying utility bills will soon be available.
The Salvation Army will soon be accepting applications for individuals and families in need of Christmas assistance.
The Earth Balloon is a twenty foot giant globe. It gives kids a new perspective on the planet.
The ghouls were out Saturday morning for the St. Joe Monster Dash 5k.
The Gothic House Tea and Eatery is offering a spooky treat for their visitors this weekend.
Students and parents at the Colgan Alternative Resource Center hosted a chef Wednesday afternoon.
St. Joseph police have released the names of three of four people injured in a rollover accident Tuesday night.
A simple idea has turned into a rewarding experience for a group of women in St. Joseph
The hospital received the grant money earlier this year, which helps women get mammograms even if they cannot afford the service on their own.
Hundreds of people bought their tickets to the St. Joseph big buck and gun show.
Kris and Kate's ice cream parlor celebrated 15 years of business with a party for local residents.
Some Duck Dynasty characters brought out their bowling balls Saturday afternoon at Olympia Lanes.
M'Shoogy's animal rescue center came out to play Saturday afternoon.
Second Harvest was at Bartlett Park Saturday spreading the good word about eating fruits and veggies.
For the 3rd year in a row the Community Clothes Closet was raising awareness and cleaning out their closet a little bit.
Parents with teenagers know, all to well, the struggle to find a way to pay for college. What isn't as heavily publicized is paying for preschool.
Shatto Milk Company is getting in the Halloween spirit with a candy-inspired flavor. The limited release flavor is one of seven to be released this year for the company's tenth anniversary.
David Hoffman, program director, said participants gain confidence while gardening and are less likely to return to a life of drugs and alcohol.
USA 800 in St. Joseph is looking to add at least 250 full-time employees to its staff.
The Hillyard Technical Center is one step closer to receiving accreditation.
One of St. Joseph's biggest employers is looking to add more than 300 additional workers.
The St. Joseph School District and the University of Missouri-Kansas City are teaming up for a scholarship offered to students interested in business and accounting degrees.
With Halloween only two weeks away, the sights and sounds of the holiday are everywhere you turn.
The Community Action Partnership of Greater St. Joseph has announced the hiring of a new director of Early Childhood Programs.
Missouri Western football players and cheerleaders spent time at Helen Davis State School Thursday afternoon.
The patrol says 270 Units were collected across the state earlier this month.
The young Nebraska boy who made headlines after running a 69-yeard touchdown during a Nebraska spring football game is in the news again.
Only 59 percent of young adults pay their bills on time. Now, there's a new way to teach your kids financial responsibility.
A store in Kansas City, Mo and Atchison, Ks is bringing an early taste of Christmas joy.
Through a collaboration of MU Extension, MU's Theatre Department and the MU School of Medicine, "Breast Cancer Dialogues" will appear in six rural Missouri communities in the next year.
One shucker - at 93 years old - is still competing and he's good at what he does.
After a few schedule changes, the first of three blasts that will bring down the old Amelia Earhart bridge is on for Monday.
Business Expo is the result of Leadership St. Joseph group project.
City council members, county commissioners and a state senator all say Washington politicians must find common ground.
Northwest Missouri State University's Campus Dining held its inaugural vegetable festival.
A radio station at Northwest hosted the second annual 'Breastfest' to inform students on ways to prevent Breast Cancer.
Candidates for elected positions with the City of St. Joseph are circulating petitions for candidacy.
Tom Watson's team is designing the new youth course in Maryville.
This lingerie is part of the "Bling a Bra" event for breast cancer awareness month.
Upcoming events sponsored by the City of St. Joseph aim to help residents clean up and maintain their property.
Second Harvest held its first Super Food Fair on Saturday.
The United Way has received pledges for 36 percent of the group's 2013 campaign goal.
More than 160 foods that have been known to cause allergic reactions, but eight foods cause 90 percent of food allergies. Those are milk, fish, soybeans, shellfish, wheat, eggs, peanuts and tree nuts.
The Joyce Raye Patterson Center is taking a new spin on things this week.
A LaVerna Village resident celebrated more than a century of memories.
A spotlight was shining on equal protection Tuesday in St. Joseph, marking the anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution.
The United Way is already about a quarter of the way to the goal for the year. Campaign leaders hope to raise about $3.3 million in nine weeks.
Saturday, Sept. 7, marks the 25th year for the event. This year's fishing derby kicks off at 10 a.m. and runs until noon at the Krug Park lagoon.
Students have a chance to beat the heat this week by going to the movies.
PTA members from schools with air conditioning delivered popsicles to students at the schools without in St. Joseph Friday.
The event marked the 34th year of honoring new teachers in St. Joseph's public and parochial schools.
The training takes place this Thursday, August 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Red Cross office on 401 N. 12th Street.
Performers announced for other stages for Trails West! 2013
The Salvation Army needs volunteers to help fill backpacks with school supplies on Monday, August 5.
Dennis Lubahn, professor of biochemistry and director of the MU Center for Botanical Interaction Studies, is investigating the elderberry's potential to fight prostate cancer.
More than 50 golfers signed up for the benefit that helps raise money for Coleman's library and other school programs.
Trails West! is seeking volunteers to work various shifts helping with the children's art area, cleaning the dining and beer tents and helping with the drain art project.
Central High School's Elizabeth Goller, a senior, and Gene Hayes, a junior, have been recognized by the National Association for Music Education Honor Ensembles.
Eleven college athletes across the Midwest are volunteering to coach kids in sports as well as offering spiritual guidance at McCarthy Baptist Church.
Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp returns to Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph with the arrival of quarterbacks and rookies Monday.
Ordinarily, Lake Viking is a quiet, peaceful lake community. But, Saturday afternoon it was overtaken with excitement.
Fans donated to local organizations by KCP&L this week are gone. But, demand is on the rise.
Baskin-Robbins asked Dr. Alan Hirsch, of the Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation, to dig a little deeper into the psychological profiles being ice cream fans' favorite flavors.
We're looking at a high this afternoon near 98 degrees, with a heat index approaching 105.
The Chiefs open their fourth year of training camp at Missouri Western July 26th.
The Missouri Department of Conservation says peregrine falcon nests in the Kansas City area produced 13 young birds this spring.
The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an agreement that will allow Laclede Gas Company to purchase the natural gas operations of Missouri Gas Energy.
Military wives and women took a well deserved day for themselves.
Valen Selsor has been assigned to Troop H, serving Andrew and Buchanan counties. Selsor is a Lafayette High School graduate and also attended Missouri Western State University.
A first of its kind "bank" in the Pacific Northwest is now up and running. But it doesn't store money or even blood. This bank collects, stores and dispenses human breast milk.
Dr. Michael Lane will begin his duties Aug. 15. Lane comes to Missouri Western with previous administrative experience.
A man and a girl from St. Joseph were injured when they were struck by a boat propeller at the Lake of the Ozarks Thursday afternoon.
The month-long event is planned to raise money for AFL-CIO programs and services.
Mary Novinger discusses the upcoming Tdap clinics on Live at Five.
Heartland Health has been recognized as a "Most Wired" hospital by the 2013 Most Wired Survey.
We sit down with the cast and crew to learn more about the production of the award winning musical.
Dozens of kids enjoyed a dip in the pool Tuesday as part of the St. Joseph Sertoma Club's annual Deaf Camp.
More than 50 kids are learning about the 1800s - everything from what it was like to attend class in a one-room school house to the clothing worn during that time.
The restaurant at the Shoppes at North Village recently changed ownership. So, the Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting to recognize Jared Johnson and his wife as the new owners.
The St. Joseph Health Department is offering free Tdap vaccines this month in response to an increase in pertussis cases across the country.
A woman claims her mature, full-figure got her kicked out of a Kansas City area water park.
The Missouri Citizens for the Arts awarded Sen. Schaaf with its 2013 Arts Advocacy Award during the group's annual meeting.
The Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce is seeking an executive director. The director will lead around 250 current chamber members.
The department will join other state agencies to crack down on drunk driving between July 3 and July 7.
Carol Meyers with the Community Blood Center discusses the need for blood during the summer months with Bridget Blevins on KQ2.
PJ Kovac shares some of the new and classic items popular with customers this year on KQ2's Live at Five.
Marjorie Mitchell shares tips for traveling with kids during KQ2's Live at Five.
Director Tee Quillin discusses the upcoming performance during KQ2's Live at Five.
The Salvation Army is taking applications for children in need of school supplies from July 1 through July 31.
The St. Joe Mustangs are in the middle of their fifth season at Phil Welch Stadium. As two-time defending league champions, crowds are growing by the hundreds and the experience at the ball field is like something like never before.
Clean Line Energy will host public open house meetings in Missouri communities near the proposed Grain Belt Express Clean Line transmission project.
The VFW Post 1668 will host an informational barbecue this weekend in St. Joseph.
Fans of Gospel music will have a chance to hear multiple artists in town this weekend.
Current TNA Knockouts Champion Mickie James was in the KQ2 studio Friday morning to discuss the upcoming event.
Thursday, Smith dropped by KQ2 to talk about her time with the district and the transition to her replacement, Dr. Fred Czerwonka.
The U.S. Triathlon Association reports participation in the sport increased 13 percent in 2012.
And some of the newest participants are a little older than what might be expected for the extreme sport.
Belvoir Winery in Liberty, Mo., is located at a former Odd Fellows home and is reported to be haunted.
Overcrowding at a Missouri jail has forced the sheriff to consider unconventional housing.
The display will be shot from Wyeth Hill between 9:30 and 9:45 p.m., and can be seen from many homes in St. Joseph. For those wanting to get a little closer to the action, the city has suggested three locations.
Danielle Francis has spent the last six years as a medic in the United States Air Force.
Second Harvest Community Food Bank invites kids to stop by four cafe sites from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to take part in the summer feeding program.
An area teen is using his impression of a past leader to put him through college.
Performers put on a benefit concert for the rape crisis unit at the YWCA, Saturday. Several different vocal performers gave their time to raise money for an important segment of the organization.
For one Missouri grandmother, the usual afternoon with family and a cake wasn't enough for her 90th birthday.
Freddy Flores is a stone cutter who works in what used to be one of the nation's top limestone quarries. The site no longer enjoys its former days of glory.
YWCA Celebrates 125th Anniversary
More than 1,000 women and men filled downtown St. Joseph's Civic Arena for the Women of Excellence lunchoeon. The event recognizes women in the workforce, volunteerism and future leaders.
Dirty dogs have rolled into Spring Garden Middle School all week long, and the students couldn't be happier.