Coronavirus Concerns

Missouri prison system reports first COVID-19 related death

St. Joseph city officials in northwest Missouri report the first death in Buchanan County from complications brought on by COVID-19; the former St. Joseph state prisoner transferred to Kansas City. The Missouri Department of Corrections made the announcement. City officials say the prisoner was transferred to St. Joseph for an unrelated illness that required isolation, […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of April 6, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of April 6 – 12. All road closures for roadwork, incidents, and ongoing flooding can be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of March 30, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in northern Missouri for the  week of March 30 – April 5. All road closures for roadwork, incidents, and ongoing flooding can be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of March 23, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri for the week of March 23 – 29. All road closures for roadwork, incidents, and ongoing flooding can be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of March 16, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in northern Missouri for the week of March 16 – 22. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding. View routes closed due to flooding, as well as roadwork projects at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of March 9, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in northern Missouri for the week of March 9 – 15. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding. View routes closed due to flooding, as well as roadwork projects at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement […]

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Missouri Attorney General files civil suits, criminal charges against four fraudulent contractors

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has announced that his office has filed civil lawsuits against two contractors and criminal charges against another two contractors for allegedly defrauding multiple consumers. The four actions were filed Monday across the state.  “Making repairs and renovations on your home can be a stressful, busy time, and selecting a reputable […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for the week of March 2, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of March 2 – 8. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding. View routes closed due to flooding, as well as roadwork projects at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement […]

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Grundy County authorities report the arrest of two and extradition of one

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of one individual on stealing charges and one on a domestic assault charge. Forty-eight-year-old Kellie Holtman of Saint Joseph was extradited from Buchanan County and arrested on Wednesday. She has been charged with the felonies of stealing—motor vehicle, watercraft, or aircraft and stealing–$750 or more. Bond is […]

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St. Joseph man sentenced to 15 years in $2.1 million meth conspiracy in Buchanan, Clinton, and Nodaway counties

A St. Joseph, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for leading a $2.1 million conspiracy that distributed more than 100 kilograms of methamphetamine in Buchanan, Clinton, and Nodaway counties. James Patrick Pardee II, 29, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 15 years in federal prison without parole. The court also […]

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Patrol reports the arrest of four over the weekend

The patrol reports a Hempsted, Arizona man, 35-year old Fue Xiong, was arrested early Sunday in Daviess County and accused of felony tampering with a motor vehicle and operating a commercial motor vehicle without an endorsement. Xiong was taken to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail. A northeast Missouri man, 28-year old Laurentino Rios Hernandez, was arrested […]