Officer-involved shooting in Andover – KOAM

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October 17, 2020 8:40 PM Kate Kelley Posted: October 17, 2020 8:40 PM BUTLER COUNTY, Kan. – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred at a Kwik Shop in Andover, Kan. Andover Police Department received a 911 call at approximately 3:20 p.m., indicating there […]

New life at Peace Church Cemetery

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October 17, 2020 8:44 PM Mike Mahoney Posted: October 17, 2020 8:44 PM JOPLIN, Mo. – Volunteers are bringing the Peace Church Cemetery in Joplin back to life. As one of the oldest church yards in Jasper County, the grounds are rich in history. While the church is no longer […]

Parade marches on in Carthage

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October 17, 2020 6:56 PM Kate Kelley Posted: October 17, 2020 6:56 PM CARTHAGE, Mo. – The Carthage community enjoyed a “Make-Up Maple Leaf Parade” after the annual event was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. The owner of a business on the square held the event to help keep a […]

Democrats and Republicans agree; voting can be confusing

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COLUMBIA – Boone County Democrats and Republicans have found common ground — voting this year is confusing. “Our primary concern is people understanding the differences and making sure their vote counts,” said Elisabeth Condon, a volunteer with Boone County Democrats. Both the Boone County Democrats and Republicans opened their headquarters […]

What would Missouri’s Amendment 3 do?

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CLOSE Buy Photo Voting stickers at the Woodland Heights polling location during a past election. (Photo: Nathan Papes/News-Leader) Editor’s note: This article is part of a series offering primers on the candidates and issues on the November 2020 ballot. Two years ago, Missourians passed a constitutional amendment called “Clean Missouri” by […]