Captain James McDonald MSHP St. Joseph

Commanding Officer of Missouri Highway Patrol, Troop H in St. Joseph, to retire after 28-years of service

Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer of Troop H, St. Joseph, Missouri, will retire March 1, 2020, after 28 years of service to the citizens of Missouri. McDonald was appointed to the Patrol on January 1, 1992, as a member of the 64th Recruit Class. Upon completing his training at the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy, […]

Stop the Human Trafficking

Northwest Missouri State University – Kansas City “Call to Action Coalition Summit” set for February 26, 2020

Northwest Missouri State University-Kansas City is working with the Kansas City region and its communities this month to bring awareness to the issue of human trafficking. Northwest-Kansas City, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2020will host higher education professionals from the Kansas City area and hear from experts and survivors of […]

Spelling Bee

Mosaic Life Care Foundation in St. Joseph to host Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee

The Mosaic Life Care Foundation will host and sponsor the Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee in March. The bee will be held at EmPowerU, located at 518 South Sixth Street in Saint Joseph March 7th. Registration will begin at 12:30, and the competition will start at 1 o’clock. Fourteen Northwest Missouri counties will send their […]

Leadership Northwest Missouri Class of 2020

Twenty four participants begin Leadership Northwest Missouri Program

Twenty-Four women and men make up the 2020 class of Leadership Northwest Missouri, an annual series of sessions that bring together existing and emerging leaders from throughout a 19-county region to discover and sharpen their leadership skills, explore regional issues, and build a network of contacts throughout Northwest Missouri. The 2020 class began with a […]

Cow and cattle herd

I-35 Cattlemen’s Association accepting donations for scholarship dinner

The I-35 Cattlemen’s Association is accepting auction item donations for its scholarship dinner later this month to benefit the association’s Youth in Agriculture Scholarship Fund. Cattlemen’s Night at The Pearl will be held at The Pearl at 5301 Northwest Tom Creek Road south of Hamilton the evening of February 29th. Social hour and a cash […]

Great Northwest Day

Audio: Micah Landes on events at Great Northwest Day in Jefferson City

Grundy and other 18 other counties will be represented at the state capitol when Great Northwest Day is held next Tuesday, February 4th and Wednesday, February 5th. Grundy County’s coordinator, Micah Landes, says those interested in attending should contact her as soon as possible.     Great Northwest Day includes a luncheon Tuesday with Governor […]

Audio: Missouri healthcare system to begin screening patients for Coronavirus

Mosaic Life Care in northwest Missouri’s St. Joseph will begin screening for the coronavirus, which has caused more than 100 deaths in China. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed five U.S. and are keeping track of 110 potential cases, all from people who recently visited China. One patient is under investigation in […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Audio: Grundy County Commissioners adopt deficit budget

Grundy County Commissioners adopted a deficit budget for the calendar year on Wednesday, however, as in recent years, commissioners hope expenses will be less than projected and revenues come in higher than anticipated. That combination has allowed Grundy County to finish the calendar year with a balanced budget. Such was the case for 2019 when […]

Winter Weather Advisory

Audio: What to expect with the winter weather predicted for Thursday night through Friday night

The National Weather Service has changed it’s thinking from a Winter Storm Watch mentioned on Wednesday to now upgrading to a Winter Weather Advisory for northwest and north-central Missouri. Jimmy Barham is with the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill.     The weather service criteria to issue a Winter Storm Warning includes a prediction […]