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Phyllis Carol (Nugen) Hopkins Phyllis Hopkins, 70, of Pleasant Hill, formerly of Peculiar, MO, departed this life, surrounded by the love of her family, on March 8, 2019 at her home. Phyllis was a 1966 graduate of Marshall, Missouri High School. After graduation, Phyllis moved to Kansas City and embarked on a career at Fitz’s…

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FLOOD CLOSURE UPDATE: I-29 closure extended to St. Joseph

If you plan to travel to St. Joseph – plan accordingly! St. Joseph – The Interstate 29 closure at the Missouri/Iowa border has been extended further south to the U.S. 71 intersection north of St. Joseph (MM57) due to flooding. Previously, I-29 had been closed at Rock Port (MM110). Anyone wanting to use I-29 northbound…

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