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City issues state of emergency

By ELLEN BECKER (WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – City Manager Paula Hertwig-Hopkins declared a state of emergency at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday as some 10 inches of snow blanketed the area overnight, adding…

UCM campus succumbs to more snow

UCM campus succumbs to more snow

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First witness to testify in Gulf oil spill trial

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN (NEW ORLEANS, La., AP) – A University of California-Berkeley engineer who played a prominent role in investigating levee breaches in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina is scheduled…

Winter storm blasts KC area

By BILL DRAPER (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) – The second major snowstorm in a week battered the nation’s midsection Tuesday, dropping a half-foot or more of snow across Missouri and…

Update regarding Emergency Snow Ordinance

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.)- The City of Warrensburg remains in Phase I of the Emergency Snow Ordinance. Crews continue working to open routes and facilitate emergency services in spite of the rapidly…

Ring’s return brings new life for Mo. homeless man

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) – A homeless Kansas City man will soon have well over $100,000 after returning an engagement ring to a woman who accidentally dropped it in his…

Crews search Pacific Ocean for missing family

(MONTEREY, Calif., AP) – Crews searched by sea and air and sought the public’s help Monday as they ramped up efforts to find a husband, wife and two young children.…

Thelma Y. Marx

Thelma Y. Marx, 64, of Chilhowee, died Sunday, Feb. 24 at her home. Funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, March 1 at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home…

Frank E. Irvine

Frank E. Irvine

Frank Eugene Irvine, 75, of Centerview, died Saturday, Feb. 23 at Lee’s Summit Medical Center. Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Friday, March 1 at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren…

Second annual “Old Drum Day” approaches

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Warrensburg will host its annual “Old Drum Day” festival April 13 at the grounds of the historic Johnson County courthouse. The 2013 “‘BurgDogs” will be revealed. There…