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Warrensburg man hurt after train strikes his vehicle

(JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo., digitalBURG) – A Warrensburg man is in serious condition after the car he was driving was struck by a westbound Amtrak train Saturday afternoon. Ronald H. Nielsen,…

Lady Tigers fall 47-37 to O’Hara

By SEAN McCARRELL (KANSAS CITY, Mo., digitalBURG) – The Warrensburg Lady Tigers fell behind early and were unable to come all the way back, falling 47-37 to O’Hara Friday night…

Tiger boys drop conference opener to O’Hara

By SEAN McCARRELL (KANSAS CITY, Mo., ,digitalBURG) – It was all Celtics Friday night, as the Warrensburg Tigers dropped their West Central Conference opener 58-45 to O’Hara on the road.…

Royals, Nady agree to minor league contract

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Xavier Nady and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a minor league contract. The 34-year-old outfielder is a .270 career hitter with 101 home…

Mo. deputy killed while responding to 911 call

(MINERAL POINT, Mo., AP) — Dozens of law enforcement officers were searching a heavily wooded area in eastern Missouri on Saturday for a 30-year-old man suspected of shooting and killing…

How to talk to your kids about Conn. mass shooting

By MICHELLE R. SMITH, AP The killings at a Connecticut elementary school left parents struggling to figure out what, if anything, to tell their children. President Barack Obama said he…

As Conn. story unfolds, media struggle with facts

By FRAZIER MOORE (NEW YORK, AP) — The scope and senselessness of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting challenged television journalists’ ability to do much more than lend, or impose, their…

Mary Elizabeth Webb

Mary Elizabeth Webb, 24, of Holden, Mo., died Wednesday, Dec. 12 in an automobile accident two miles west of Holden on state Route 58. The family will receive friends from…

Homelessness: The person behind the label

By KRISTIN GALLAGHER (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG)  Part Three: Jon Wetzel – Growing up Editor’s Note: This is the third story in a six-part series that offers a glimpse into the…