Truman Middle School in St. Joseph received recognition for Project Lead the Way, a program that teaches engineering to students.
The Special Olympics of Missouri celebrates with cold, hard cash after dozens braved the icy edges of Lake Contrary last weekend.
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.
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.
Deanna Kelley recently earned a spot among the top school counselors in the United States.
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.
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.
International Paper, located at 4725 Easton Road, is investing $12 million in equipment to increase efficiency and capacity.
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.
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.
Aliyah Hall, 14, was born with down syndrome She is in her second year as a cheerleader at Truman Middle School.
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.
Volunteers round up workers, money to build a new addition for John Shankman. He was seriously injured in a rollover accident in March.
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.
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.
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.
A simple idea has turned into a rewarding experience for a group of women in St. Joseph
How different might your career path have been if you would have actually tried it out before you took the job? Hundreds of high school students got that opportunity Thursday during a unique event at Missouri Western State University.
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.
PTA members from schools with air conditioning delivered popsicles to students at the schools without in St. Joseph Friday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cast members performed in the main lobby of Heartland Regional Medical Center to kick off their tour. Click the link above to hear some of their performance.
A group of women at Zion United Church of Christ volunteer to show they care about those in need.
Summer camp provides important rites of passage, and Wednesday campers prepared for a big milestone.
Volunteers spent their Saturday pounding the pavement to raise money to support the fight against cancer.
After tornadoes devastated Moore, Oklahoma, many organizations are doing what they can to pitch in and help.
An unusual experiment left a St. Francis classroom looking like a bakery. Students at St. Francis spent Monday morning frosting cupcakes and learning the building blocks of science.
Simply called "Food For Kids," this grassroots effort to feed the children in one Midtown neighborhood has been going since 2009.
The Red Cross is teaming up with KQ2 for a disaster relief donation drive tonight in St. Joseph. KQ2 Cares is an opportunity for our community to raise money for the Red Cross disaster relief fund.
As part of National EMS month, some students from Hillyard Tech Center are teaching area children how to stay safe during the summer months.
A handful of Central High School students showed off their year-long science investigations Monday afternoon.
Students at Truman and Bode Middle Schools spent the end of their school day by walking to Central High School.
Normally principals discipline students, but Tuesday the tables turned when a group from St. Francis Xavier got back at their leader.
Missouri Western showcased the talents of students from the opera program in a special performance, while also featuring Dr. Robert Vartabedian as director.
The group recognized students from Benton, Central, Lafayette, LeBlond and St. Joseph Christian.
Fire Station No. 12 on St. Joseph Avenue has been awarded the Silver Design Award from Fire Chief magazine.
Mike Powers plans to camp on the roof of Bill's Pub in south St. Joseph until he raises $10,000.
Students from around the state engage in some friendly competition with a pretty tough task: create a feasible business plan a college student could use to finance tuition.
The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety honored officer Richard Bradley with the "Show-Me Safety Award" during a conference in Branson.
A boy's history lesson turns into a learning experience after he finds vandalism at a local park.
More than twenty businesses signed on for the challenge earlier this year to help Second Harvest Community Food Bank.