FBI Photo of wanted Individual

FBI seeking individual who may have information regarding the identity of child sexual assault victim

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s assistance with obtaining identifying information regarding an unknown male who may have critical information pertaining to the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation. Photographs and an informational poster depicting the unknown individual, known only as John Doe 41, are being disseminated […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Homeowners and renters who register with FEMA could be eligible for grants to pay for disaster-related needs

Homeowners and renters in Northwest Missouri who register for assistance with FEMA may be eligible for grants to help pay for a variety of disaster-related needs not covered by other programs.  Missourians in Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt and Platte counties who sustained damage in the April 29-July 5 severe storms and flooding could be eligible for FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program. […]

Road Closed

I-29 continues to remain closed north of St. Joseph

Interstate 29 continues to remain closed north of St. Joseph at the 57-mile marker, with the exception of local traffic accessing their homes and businesses. For updated information regarding route restoration and flooding, visit the Northwest Missouri Flooding webpage at https://www.modot.org/2019-northwest-missouri-flooding. The website provides an interactive information map, detour information, condition and restoration photographs, and […]

Special Olympics

Volunteers needed for Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games March 29-31

The Special Olympics Missouri State Indoor Games will bring nearly 3,000 athletes, coaches, and Unified Partners from across the state to St. Joseph to compete in basketball and bowling, as well as take part in other special events. This state-level event takes place March 29-31, at various facilities in St. Joseph. Competition events will take […]

Digital Photography Photo

Missouri Department of Agriculture opens entries for annual “Focus on Missouri Agriculture” photo contest

The Missouri Department of Agriculture today launched the 10th annual Focus on Missouri Agriculture photo contest, asking Missourians to share the unique stories and images of agriculture through photographs. The contest, which runs through June 14, is an opportunity for amateur photographers across the state to submit their best images of Missouri agriculture. That image […]

MoChip Child ID

Child identification event to be held in Chillicothe

A free Missouri child identification and protection event is scheduled for August 25th in Chillicothe. The event includes digital photographs, fingerprints, emergency contacts, dental bite impressions, and two laminated ID cards which are all Amber Alert compatible. The event will be held from 10 until 2 o’clock at Calvary Baptist Church and is sponsored by […]

Weeds such as Dandelions

Identifying weeds just got easier with this new app for smartphones

The University of Missouri Extension recently released an update for its free ID Weeds app for iPhones, iPads and Android devices to help people easily identify weeds in the field, lawn or garden. Kevin Bradley, an MU Extension weed scientist, says the update includes new graphics and is more user-friendly than the initial version.  The app […]