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State imposes no-wake zone at Lake of the Ozarks July 2, 2015


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State imposes no-wake zone at Lake of the Ozarks

Temporary ban on speeding boats will stay in place as long as lake levels are too high

Texas murder suspect caught in JC

On Tuesday, Jefferson City police received information that a murder suspect from Chambers County, Texas may have traveled to the Jefferson City area to evade authorities.

Missouri ends budget year with 8.8 percent revenue growth

Newly released data shows Missouri revenues are on the rise, which could jumpstart finances for the new budget year.

Your Opinion: Assessing costs of wind power

A recent opinion piece stated, “Wind is the lowest cost electricity in the U.S. today, about four cents/kWh.” Below is a summary of studies that refute that claim.

Your Opinion: U.S. becoming a heathen nation

The recent decision by the United States Supreme Court allowing homosexuals to marry is more proof that the United States is becoming a heathen nation.

Our Opinion: Enlightened approach now includes eating disorders

A new law to require insurance coverage for eating disorders marks another step in Missouri’s enlightened approach to mental health issues.

Storms leave damages around Missouri

A strong storm swept across Missouri overnight, with torrential rain and two apparent tornadoes that caused damage in the Kansas City area.

Ameren utility looks to build eastern Missouri solar plant

Ameren Missouri is asking Missouri regulators for permission to build a solar plant in eastern Missouri's Montgomery County.

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Salute to America kicks off with Thursday Night Live

Salute to America 2015 kicks off in downtown Jefferson City with 80 tons of sand dumped in the street for a beach party in conjunction with today's Thursday Night Live.

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Parks commission purchases Green Berry Acres for $95,000

The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission officially has purchased Green Berry Acres for $95,000.

Committee approves city compensation review

Jefferson City officials are looking to review the city’s job descriptions and salaries — something the city has not done in more than 10 years.

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Library fundraiser marks return to stage for duo

Sisters singing again

Fans of the old Lee Mace’s Ozark Opry may have seen or heard the Moniteau County Library director and her sister decades ago.

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Millbottom joins local Fourth of July celebration

Jefferson City’s renewed Millbottom, located in the shadow of the Missouri Capitol, is joining the Fourth of July celebration this year with its first “Rock the Millbottom” event.

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Rockers rally to Fourth celebrators at Lake

Bret Michaels, Ozark Mountain Daredevils among big acts

Fireworks, barbecues and family get-togethers are part of many Lake of the Ozarks area residents’ and visitors’ celebrations for the Fourth of July.

Royals fan whose cancer fight gained attention dies

A Kansas boy whose fight against cancer and love of the Kansas City Royals received national attention during last year’s World Series has died. He was 7.

Morgan County employee charged with theft

More than $140,000 taken from health center accounts, credit cards

A Morgan County Health Center clerk has been charged with stealing more than $140,000 from the center.

Fire damages Jefferson City home

Fire damaged the interior of a Jefferson City home on Wednesday evening.

Independence Day closings

Saturday’s Independence Day holiday will create several different closing schedules this week.

Some counties still not issuing licenses to same-sex couples

Some Missouri counties still won’t issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite last week’s Supreme Court ruling, prompting an advocacy group to threaten legal action Wednesday to force compliance.

Defense leads U.S. to the Women’s World Cup final

It used to be that the U.S. women’s national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women’s World Cup in Canada, the Americans are finding success with a locked-down defense.


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