USDA prioritizes investments in telemedicine to address opioid crisis in rural America

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture is giving funding priority in a key grant program for applications to address opioid misuse in rural communities. “The opioid epidemic is dramatically impacting prosperity in many small towns and rural places across the country,” Hazlett said. […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol arrests two in Livingston County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two Saint Joseph men in Livingston County on Wednesday night. Forty-four-year-old Corey Barron was arrested on felony probation and parole warrant for possession of a controlled substance, a Buchanan County misdemeanor warrant for a traffic offense, and a Saint Joseph Police Department misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear […]

Grundy County Spelling Bee Winners

Winners announced in Grundy County Spelling Bee

Trenton Middle School student Kaylea Boyle won the Grundy County Spelling Bee on Wednesday. Boyle won with the word fiery, Trenton Middle School student Titus Kottwitz was the runner up. The first alternate is Lainie Lewis of Laredo, the second alternate is Zane Michael of Trenton. The Regional Spelling Bee will be in Saint Joseph.