Several things can draw a crowd at any county courthouse: an interesting trial, a visiting politician of note and an open seat in one of the offices.
Friday, December 26, 2014
The St. Joseph School District began 2014 looking forward to the second year under a new superintendent and the much-anticipated opening of two new schools.
After 31 years of business, the Plaza 8 theater shut its doors for good on March 2, 2014 — the same night of the Academy Awards, where “12 Years A Slave,” a movie that was only in St. Joseph at the Plaza 8, won best picture.
The flooding of bottomland all along the Missouri River since 2007 constitutes an illegal taking from farmers and others, according to a large civil lawsuit filed in March.
On Nov. 12, Heartland Health officially became Mosaic Life Care, a move that marked its continued dedication to providing preventative, community health care in St. Joseph and surrounding areas.