Sunday, December 30, 2012

In 2012, weather took St. Joseph and Northwest Missouri into another extreme. After six months of flooding in 2011, it became the year of the drought.

A little more than two years ago, the St. Joseph School District and the community set out to accomplish something that hadn’t been done in 40 years. That mission was to build not one, but two, new schools.

The Missouri Western football program posted a record-breaking season in 2012, winning 12 games and advancing to the Division II quarterfinals for the first time.

In September, the leader of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph became the highest-ranking Catholic official to be convicted in the church’s decades-long abuse scandal.

Saturday, December 29, 2012

The St. Joseph area heads into the new year with an unemployment rate of around 5 percent, an improvement from earlier in 2012.

Two Northwest Missouri farmers stumbled into the national scientific limelight this year when they contracted a new virus transmitted by ticks.

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