Heather Harpham

Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Language, Literature, and Writing to host author Heather Harpham

Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Language, Literature, and Writing is hosting author Heather Harpham as part of its 2019-20 Visiting Writers Series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the J.W. Jones Student Union Living Room.  The event is free and open to the public. Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corporation, GreenTower Press, and the Department […]

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Trenton man injured in crash near Pattonsburg

The Highway Patrol reports a Trenton man sustained moderate injuries when the car he drove collided head-on with a pickup truck one mile west of Pattonsburg on Tuesday morning. An ambulance transported 35-year-old Kyle Graves to Cameron Regional Medical Center. Pickup driver 86 year old Thomas Lambert of Pattonsburg was reported as not injured. The […]

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Trenton to host regional meeting of Missouri Municipal League

Trenton will host the Missouri Municipal League Northwest Regional Meeting Thursday. The meeting at the North Central Missouri College Barton Farm Campus at 6 o’clock will feature Attorney Ivan Schraeder with the Schraeder Law Firm of Saint Louis presenting on Medical Marijuana Implications for Employment. Trenton Mayor Linda Crooks, Councilmembers Cathie Smith and Larry Crawford, […]

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Branson Christmas Coalition publishes list of largest Christmas tree displays

The Branson Christmas Coalition, now in its fourth season of growing and enhancing the Ozark Mountain Christmas season, has published its listing of this year’s biggest Christmas tree displays. Dubbed “Landmark” Christmas trees, to qualify for the list a tree must be over 20’ tall, within a collection of 10 or more trees, or completely […]

Community Foundation of NW Missouri Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Jerry Sprong

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri celebrates 10th anniversary

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri joined past and present Board Members, donors and Fund Advisors in celebration of their 10th Anniversary. Also in attendance were State Representatives J. Eggleston, Brenda Shields, and Allen Andrews. The event was held at The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph. The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, Inc. […]

Prison Sentence

Audio: Northwest Missouri farmer sentenced to prison in “Field of Schemes” grain fraud case

A northwest Missouri farmer is heading to federal prison after being sentenced for his role in the largest organic fraud scheme in American history.     Federal prosecutors in Iowa have announced that 52-year-old John Burton of Clarksdale has been sentenced to 22 months in federal prison, for his role in the 142-million dollar scheme, […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 15 Years for possessing illegal firearm used in fatal shooting

 A Kansas City, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing the firearm he allegedly used to shoot and kill another person. Dionandre Ganter, 31, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 15 years in federal prison without parole, which is the maximum penalty that can be imposed under the […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of October 28, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in Northwest Missouri for the week of October 28 – November 3. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole […]

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Audio: Garland “Joey” Nelson makes first court appearance in Diemel brothers case

A northwest Missouri farmer accused of first-degree murder in the deaths of two missing Wisconsin brothers from made his first court appearance today. Garland Joseph Nelson, 25, appeared via closed-circuit TV in the Circuit Court of Caldwell County. Nelson’s attorney asked the judge for a continuance of three weeks to prepare before entering a plea. […]

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Audio: Garland “Joey” Nelson charged with two counts of murder in missing Diemel brothers case

A Braymer cattle farmer was charged on Wednesday with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two missing brothers from Wisconsin. Police found human remains on 25-year-old Garland “Joey” Nelson’s farm. According to the probable cause statement, the Diemels traveled to Caldwell county to get payment of $250,000  from Joey Nelson for the […]