Sue Winslow received a Purple Heart on behalf of her late husband, Bobby Gene Winslow. Bobby Gene served in the U.S. Army, during the Korean War, where he was wounded.
The event marked the 34th year of honoring new teachers in St. Joseph's public and parochial schools.
Sean Nash, a St. Joseph School District educator, is being recognized for his role in connecting students with technology through Project Connect.
Local supermarkets are volunteering their time at Second Harvest to see how their donations impact the area.
The Association of Career and Technical Educators named David Jordan Missouri's Teacher of the Year.
With the beginning of the tourism season around the corner, many are getting prepared to show off what our community has to offer.
A new project at Lafayette High School has students creating artwork that will travel thousands of miles away. Snap shots of Honduran orphans come to life through art students at Lafayette High School.
Brian Reynolds was once just a student at Lafayette High School in St. Joseph who loved reading and writing. After a project that's been 3 years in the making, you can now buy his published book, "The Six Year War."
A St. Joseph museum has received global recognition. The National Military Heritage Museum has been asked to join the annual War and Peace Show in London, England.
Catholic Charities of Kansas City -St. Joseph, Inc. hosted the Community Spirit Awards at the Holiday Inn Riverfront Hotel in St. Joseph to recognize volunteers and donors.
Massage therapy students from Vatterott College offered the service as part of their monthly volunteer work.
Sixth grade students at Edison Elementary and Lindbergh Elementary are enhancing their music classes with their iPads.
The Northwest Region Coalition for Roadway Safety honored the school with the Highest Overall Seat Belt Use award for achieving 100 percent seat belt use.
A St. Joseph food bank has recruited restaurants to help in the fight against hunger. Second Harvest Community Food Bank kicked off Restaurant Week Monday by partnering with locally-owned restaurants.
A St. Joseph museum brought history to life Monday by inviting families to check out the exhibits for free.
Students in St. Joseph are getting an early start on their future, by heading to college as early as the 6th grade.
The Webster Elementary 6th graders are putting their brain power to the test to build robots right here in St. Joseph.
The Central High School Indians will collect donations on October 14 during their game against the Oak Park Northmen.
Local program gives away hundreds of pairs of shoes to kids and teens.
Saturday marked the final day of the United Way's third annual "Stuff the Bus" fundraiser.
Thousands flock to Missouri Western for some family fun with the Chiefs. Along with those fans comes thousands in revenue for St. Joseph.
Brody Fuller's three year battle with a rare form of cancer will soon be over.
Students have come from all over the world to Missouri Western to master four-part a cappella harmony.
Missouri Western welcomed Chiefs fans with a red rally before the start of practice.
A volunteer pairs with a student for an 80-dollar shopping spree for back-to-school clothes.
The fans were donated as part of Heartland's "Be A Fan, Give A Fan" promotion.
A high school youth group is giving up a week of their summer to give back.
The United Way has launched a pilot program to match kids with community volunteers to practice their reading skills.
A St. Joseph non-profit is working through the summer to help collect shoes for kids before they head back to school.
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