A St. Joseph organization helped more than 1,000 seniors file taxes this year.
A Doniphan County library will soon get a make-over but they need help from the community.
April 15th is the deadline to file taxes. Local companies are busy helping people file in time.
The company is responsible for building the Grain Belt Express.
The employees relieved of their duties include six from the St. Joseph office and six other regional managers nationwide.
Four men face misdemeanor charges for trashing the former Plaza 8 Theater in St. Joseph in early March.
Sky gazers caught a glimpse of the "blood moon" crossing the Earth's shadow in all its splendor early this morning.
The St. Joseph School District has retained the services of a St. Louis lawyer specializing in school-related legal matters.
Monday's City Council meeting was the last for members Jeff Penland and Byron Myers, who were ousted during last week's election. Their two replacements were in attendance, ready to get to work.
Plans to bring a new grocery store to the St. Joseph are at a stand still.
Members of the St. Joseph Jewish community are speaking out against hate crimes following the deadly shootings in Overland Park.
During a prayer breakfast in Washington, President Obama addressed the shootings that took place outside the Jewish Community Center and the Village Shalom Retirement Center.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to more than a dozen weather-related accidents in the St. Joseph area Monday morning.
The fire broke out on the 5500 block of Lakefront Lane around 4:30 a.m.
Snow fell across the region Monday morning. The cold weather followed a weekend with temperatures in the 80s.
A Wathena couple is patching their roof after lightning struck their house and sparked a fire Sunday night.
The campaign, to help the 5-month-old boy in his fight against cancer, has hit all 50 states as well as 28 other countries. More than $90,000 has been raised so far.
The Susan G. Komen Affiliate in Kansas City provided grant money to the organizations for their support of breast health.
The accident happened on Saturday night. The driver was ejected.
A woman was ticketed with careless driving after her car was stuck on the railroads on Saturday night.
Showers and thunderstorms will continue though Saturday night, tapering Sunday morning before returning Sunday afternoon.
A friendly competition between Albany and King City raised money for Landon Shaw.
Candles were the case of a midtown fire. The home is now on the verge of demolition.
Thousands of people made their way to Fillmore Park, on Saturday, to buy antiques and animals. Proceeds from the swap meet go to maintaining the park.
The boy suffered minor injuries. The accident happened at 22nd and Commercial Street.
Lori Prussman and Kappy Hodges will face much scrutiny as they join the St. Joseph School District Board of Education. The public is expecting them to be part of the answer.
City Clerk Patricia Fisher Johnson issued the order Friday afternoon. She said the precautionary measure is in effect until further notice.
A St. Joseph biodiesel company has come up with a new technology that will advance the commercial production of alternative fuels.
Riverside Elementary honored 11-year-old Ashylnn Fox Friday. Fox was shoveling snow back in February when she noticed her neighbor's trailer on fire.
Several weeks after a roundtable discussion in St. Joseph, the 139th Airlift Wing gets attention in Washington.
Security experts are recommending you change your passwords to some major websites. The advice comes after a flaw known as the Heartbleed bug was revealed earlier this week.
Former Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius resigned Friday as Health and Human Services secretary. She had become the face of the issues associated with the Affordable Care Act roll-out.
City Clerk Patricia Fisher Johnson issued the order Friday morning. She said the precautionary measure is in effect until further notice.
Superintendent Dr. Fred Czerwonka defends the work of the district's chief administrators while one board member reminds him to "think of the kids first."
Representatives from the Office of the Missouri State Auditor spoke at a St. Joseph School District Board of Education Thursday to share details of how an audit of the school district will proceed.
Security changes are coming to the Buchanan County Courthouse. The upgrades will be completed April 16.
The district confirmed that a representative from the FBI was in the district office Thursday morning meeting with Superintendent Fred Czerwonka.
A local diner is getting a jump start on the new no smoking ban.
Liz and Tony Manley lost everything, when their house caught fire, on Sunday. Now, they are searching for a new place to call home.
The ATVs were taken from the Horizon dealership at US Highway 36 and Route Z on Monday, March 21.
A northwest Missouri mother pleaded guilty to felony child endangerment for a crash that killed her son.
Both Democrats and Republicans are claiming victory after a vote Wednesday in the Missouri legislature.
According to GasBuddy.com, there is about a 20-cent difference in prices throughout St. Joseph.
Students at northwest were learning ways to help in the fight against sexual assault.
Kent "Spanky" O'Dell made his first run at office a successful one. The political newcomer won an at-large seat to the St. Joseph City Council
KNZA reports that sources close to the investigation say the body of 21-year-old Nicholas Ploeger was found early Wednesday evening near Troy.
Two incumbents, Byron Myers and Jeff Penland, were ousted by voters in Tuesday's election.
The yearly balloon release provides an opportunity for victims' families to gather, share pain and try to heal as they remember lost loved ones.
Dead fish are washing up along the shoreline at Lake Contrary.
The $1.2 million dollar bond failed by less than one percent.
Three Iowa men accused of robbing a northwest Missouri bank now face federal charges. A federal grand jury indicted Donald Kestner, Torrence O'Neill and Travis Davis Wednesday.
The smoking ban goes into effect June 7.
An accident that disrupted a way of life for a northeast Kansas farmer has brought his community together.
A graphic demonstration shows teenagers the dangers of driving under the influence and distracted driving.
The board will oversee REMSA in the county, the organization running the ambulance service.
Russell Bucklew's execution is set for May 21. Bucklew was sentenced to death for the shooting of a Cape Girardeau County man.
Police say a St. Joseph man was intoxicated when his vehicle hit a tree overnight in St. Joseph.
The tight race between three candidates for the two open seats on St. Joseph's Board of Education, is now over.
Four contested, incumbent St. Joseph City Council members retained their seats and two newcomers won at-large positions in Tuesday's election. Two others ran unopposed.
After months of controversy, campaigns and debate, the smoking ban in St. Joseph has been approved.
Microsoft will no longer support its operating system, resulting in no more updates or security.
Lawmakers in Missouri have added a provision to the state's budget that would provide training for active shooter situations
The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety is working with law enforcement agencies in the state to crack down on distracted drivers and those not wearing a seat belt.
According to Buchanan County Clerk Mary Baack-Garvey, voter turnout Tuesday fell short of her expectations.
Three candidates are vying for two open seats. Each feel the board needs to do a better job of communicating with the public and regaining trust.
After months of preparations and campaigns, the smoking ban vote in St. Joseph is finally here.
Cadets at Missouri Western State University took a hands on approach to learning about the Islamic community today
County Clerk Mary Baack-Garvey said she expects about 40 percent turnout.
This is a busy time of year on the state's highways as crews try to catch up on projects like patching, striping and mowing.
New graphic warnings about texting and driving will be coming to your TV and computer this month.
Open burning season begins April 7, and fire officials want residents to be extra careful burning those twigs and leaves.
Mitchell Ave. between Noyes and 32nd Street will be closed on Monday.
Spiders are once again prompting Mazda to recall thousands of vehicles.
Some customers have reported finding small pieces of plastic in their food.
The opportunity was part of the Young Eagles Program.
Organizers said the run was a unique way to collect donations.
K-State Students designed ways to improve Downtown St. Joseph.
An accident on Friday sent ten to hospital. Three had to be life-flighted to the hospital.
A political veteran, anti-tax watchdog and newcomer to politics are all challenging three incumbents for a spot on the St. Joseph City Council
Donna Jean Boyer seeks her fifth term, Byron Myers his second and Jeff Penland his second full term after taking office in 2009.
School officials, in the Mid-Buchanan school district, are hoping voters will vote 'yes' to approve their million dollar bond.
Missouri Western dedicated part of Belt Highway to Walter Cronkite; the late, legendary anchor who was born in St. Joseph.
Two local groups rally this in St. Joseph to encourage people to vote.
A young girl is opening up and sharing her story about growing up in an abusive home.
Police say they still have not located an area woman reported missing, but are no longer actively seeking her whereabouts.
Challenger facing incumbent Pat Jones says he decided to run for City Council after being fed up with city hall.
Its been confirmed that the St. Joseph School District Board of Education discussed an upcoming state audit during a closed, executive session. Some people believe discussion should have been in a public forum
The battle over a proposed power line, through northwest Missouri, continues to heat up.
Training is underway at the 139th Airlift Wing in St. Joseph. About 800 Airmen are gearing up for inspections later this year.
Five area students reach the pinnacle of a service project for serving others in the community.
Sewer rates have an area man on edge. The city of St. Joseph charged him the same rate for 3 days as they would for a month.
A missing northeast Kansas teenager has been located safely according to her family.
The F.B.I. is searching for a suspected child predator known only as John Doe 28.
St. Joseph voters will go to the polls next Tuesday to elect a new city council. In District V, it's incumbent Barbara LaBass against Mary Attebury. Their differences run much deeper than the smoking ban debate.
Representatives from the Missouri State Auditor's office will be at the school district's April 10 Board of Education meeting. At that time they will outline the scope of an audit.
Graves jumped into the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., suit and all, as part of a fundraising effort that's going viral for 5-month-old Landon Shaw.
The Autism Alliance of Northwest Missouri is bringing awareness to the disorder on Autism Awareness Day.
Farmers who lost forages or livestock in the drought of 2012 should prepare to document those losses. The 2014 farm bill includes livestock disaster aid going back to 2011.
The northwest Missouri baby who has inspired a viral video fundraiser is home.
A local man is upset by the petition seeker's actions on Monday.
Transportation crews are putting a price tag on winter with one agency calling it the most expensive in more than five years.
More than 300 positions are available in Missouri and Kansas alone.
Kansas City took another step forward in the site selection process Wednesday, making the cut from eight to six.
A harsh winter has prompted Missouri Gas Energy to extend leniency to its customers.
Two St. Joseph families are receiving assistance from the American Red Cross after a fire destroyed their home in the early morning hours Wednesday.
There are major disagreements between the incumbent looking for her third term and her tea party challenger.
Teach Great is an organization passing around a petition to get a November vote.
Landon Shaw is battling a rare childhood cancer and now his community is helping raise money in his honor.
The Career Fair was hosted by the Employment Coalition and city.
The Chamber announced their annual Total Resource Campaign.
John Spencer pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to domestic assault.
Angel Davis and Brandon Flores-Craine, both 16 years old, ran away on Sunday, March 30. Family members are working with the Doniphan County Sheriff's office to locate them.
Crews fought two significant fires Monday in Buchanan County. They responded to a flare up at one location on Tuesday.
The accident happened on Route U about seven miles south of Maryville just before midnight Monday.
School District committee meetings come on the first business day following an employee's complaint to the attorney general's office alleging Sunshine Law violations by the Board of Education.
Several fire crews responded to help Monday night in windy conditions.
Firefighters worked this fire behind Pickett Elementary on Monday afternoon.
Today is the last day to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. A technical problem briefly prevented last minute users from signing up but there has been a surge of traffic to the site.
Dr. Fred Czerwonka, Superintendent of Schools, announced a proposal Monday to realign the senior staff.
Two area colleges have partnered with the St. Joseph School District to offer scholarships for college bound students.
The St. Joseph Fire Department, along with utility and cable crews, responded to the lot at Summers Motors at 510 N. Belt Highway around 11:30 a.m.
More than 6 million people have signed up for Obamacare, as a crush of people raced to get health insurance before the March 31 deadline.
The boil advisory will impact customers east of Denver (not within city limits) to Siloam and those south on Highway C in Worth County.
Students at Benedictine went through basic training with the Red Cross.
Friends and family members are performing random acts of kindness to honor Hook.
Firefighters were battling a house fire, in the midtown area, for the third time this week. They are warning residents to keep an eye out for any suspicious activity.
The House approved the 13 appropriation bills making up the state’s operating budget.
A St. Joseph School District employee has filed a complaint with the Missouri Attorney General's Office alleging violations of state laws.
John Spencer, husband of St. Joseph City Prosecutor Rebecca Spencer, was charged with domestic assault Friday.
Residents in Daviess County felt the wrath of two twisters on Thursday. No injuries were reported, but the damage was extensive.
Storm victims are cleaning up a day after tornadoes touched down across northwest Missouri.
A company wishing to run high voltage power lines across northwest Missouri has filed for a certificate for the project through the Missouri Public Service Commission.
The Daviess County Sheriff's Office says no injuries were reported despite damage across the western portion of the county from Thursday storms.
The tick-borne disease was first discovered in northwest Missouri in 2012 by a Heartland doctor.
Thursday afternoon storms tracked throughout northwest Missouri before finally forming a tornado in Grundy County. A Trenton couple saw their home destroyed while they were inside.
Helping hands from St. Joseph answered a call to help landslide victims in Washington State.
St. Joseph police are investigating reports of a man targeting children near Hosea Elementary School.
Families in Platte County will soon have access to a device that monitors loved ones who are prone to wander due to a medical condition.
After getting 3,500 comments from landowners, Grain Belt Express reveals its final plan for installing overhead transmission lines throughout Missouri.
Governor Jay Nixon is honoring veterans in the Show-Me state.
Renovations are in the works for the Law Enforcement Center in St. Joseph.
Inspectors said the cause remains undetermined at the moment because the home is not safe to enter.
Nissan is recalling more than a million vehicles in North America because of an airbag flaw. A software glitch could prevent the passenger airbag from deploying.
Volunteers got real-world training to practice what to do in a disaster.
The money was found after a tip to the Nodaway County sheriff's department.
Convicted killer Jeffrey Ferguson was put to death early Wednesday morning for abducting, raping and killing a Missouri teenager.
The forum at Missouri Western featured the three incumbent candidates and three challengers. Mayor Bill Falkner was also on the stage, who is running unopposed for reelection.
St. Joseph School District Superintendent Dr. Fred Czerwonka explains the district's stipend policy for staff and responds to criticism it is being mishandled.
The St. Joseph Fire Department is battling a large house fire on the 1300 block of Buchanan Street.
The battle continues to brew between Clean Line Energy and area landowners. Both sides are weighing in as the project's lines are drawn.
Voters will decide on a no-tax bond issue April 8, that would give the Maryville School District $10.25 million to upgrade school buildings.
A preliminary review of an officer-involved shooting in St. Joseph indicates that "no criminal conduct" occurred.
After hearing from more than 125 families, the St. Joseph Board of Education approves new district boundaries for elementary schools.
At its regular meeting, Board of Education member Chris Danford scolded fellow members and Superintendent Dr. Fred Czerwonka about a stipend policy for chief administrators in the school district.
The strike force is trying to track down ten suspects wanted on outstanding warrants.
The final routes were presented to Buchanan County commissioners and the public at a meeting on Monday.
The St. Joseph Police Department asked drivers to avoid a stretch of Interstate 229 Monday due to multiple accidents.
Two people were taken away in ambulances Monday morning after the accident. The SUV went off the road and hit the guard rail on northbound I-29 near Highway 36.
The accident happened around 1 a.m. near Cook Road. The truck went off the highway and overturned.
Austin Parks, 21, from St. Joseph is facing six citations.
Three people were injured in a rollover accident on I-29 early Monday morning
As warmer weather gradually heads our way, gardeners are preparing for a busy growing season.
An attempted traffic stop by St. Joseph police on Sunday evening led to a crashed truck and foot chase.
Someone bought a Powerball ticket worth more than $96 million in Misouri.
A fight near the 500 block of Felix Street early Sunday morning, left three people with moderate injuries and police looking for four men involved in the fight.
Nodaway County officials have filed charges against three men accused of robbing a bank Friday.
After a fire tore through a Savannah home on Friday, neighbors are seeking clothes to help out the family.
Northwest Health Services helped the public navigate through the Affordable Care Act on Saturday just a few days before the deadline to enroll.
A St. Joseph pastor's vision for a city park was put into action Saturday.
Preparing for severe weather may seem like a small chore, but it could save your life.
Two suspected bank robbers and a getaway driver are in jail following a bank robbery in the small Nodaway County town.
The Missouri Supreme Court has set an execution date for a man convicted in the murder of a Missouri farm couple.
Missouri is no longer the methamphetamine capital of the United States, according to new data.
A $1,000 reward is on the table as investigators continue to follow leads in the search for Racheal Bates, 16, and Samantha Zuerlein, 16.
Police responded to Heartland Regional Medical Center Friday morning to investigate after the victims went there for care overnight.
If you get a call from someone claiming to be with the IRS, be suspicious. Federal authorities are spreading the word about what they're calling the largest nationwide phone scam ever.
A local representative of St. Joseph's Gay/Straight Christian Alliance says she's neither celebrating nor mourning the death of the head of Westboro Baptist Church.
A 38-year-old St. Joseph man was sent to the hospital after a crash on South 22nd Street early Thursday evening.
Sen. Roy Blunt recognized a local volunteer, on Thursday, for her service to helping others improve literacy skills.
If you're still uninsured time is running out for you to sign up for health insurance.
U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill participated in a round table discussion with community leaders.
There's a new law in Missouri that would help patients battling cancer.
The Rev. Fred Phelps, Sr. passed away late Wednesday. He was 84 years old.
A Troy man who was injured after his tractor collided with a truck Wednesday is improving. Roger Ross was taken to Heartland Regional Medical Center where he is now listed in good condition.
The St. Joseph Police Department checked 142 cars in the 4400 block of Faraon Street between 10 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
Buchanan County Prosecuting Attorney, Dwight Scroggins, said he is reviewing the actions of Patrick Zeamer, a seven-year veteran of the St. Joseph Police Department.
As the deadline to file your 2013 tax return approaches, the IRS said on Wednesday that it owes refunds to more than 918,000 taxpayers who did not file a return for 2010.
You can throw productivity in the office out the door during this time because so many people are engaged in competitive battles over brackets with office mates.
The St. Joseph Youth Alliance held a job fair for teens as part of their Youth Employment Program.
After being cited four separate times for owning a pot belly pig in the St. Joseph city limits, a St. Joseph man helps to change the law.
Lawmakers in Kansas and Missouri are pushing for stricter laws when it comes to tanning beds and teenagers.
Main stage acts include rock bands Sponge and Live on Friday night.
As the April 8th vote draws near, both sides of the smoking ban are working to earn votes.
An investigation by the Buchanan County Drug Strike force led to nine arrests in St. Joseph Wednesday.
Seven patrol cars were lined up along the 5200 block of Pickett Road around 1 p.m. Wednesday. They responded after someone said the man was waving the gun outside the home.
On National Kick Butts Day, a national organization is educating teens about the dangers of electronic cigarettes.
According to the Kansas State Highway Patrol, the accident happened on K7 Highway at 225th Road near Fanning.
Police say confusion led to the wrong identification of a St. Joseph couple as credit card thieves.
A non-profit organization has been formed to take charge of cleaning up Riverfront Park
Police are investigating after a driver fled the scene of an accident.