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Columbia police search for men who robbed frat house

Published Nov. 20 2017

Police in Columbia are searching for three suspects following a robbery at a fraternity house.

University of Missouri approves using pigs for research, despite protests

Published Nov. 20 2017

The University of Missouri says it will continue to use live pigs to train emergency room doctors, despite protests involving...

Rally defies image of transgender 'monsters'

Published Nov. 20 2017

Activists rallied at the Capitol on Sunday in remembrance of transgender Missourians killed in hate crimes during the past year.

Passport cards a 'Real ID' solution for Missouri travelers

Published Nov. 20 2017

In her more than 30 years as Jefferson City's "Passport Lady," April Burger has seen a lot of changes.

Marine Corps provides veteran with stepping stone to law enforcement career

Published Nov. 20 2017

Jason Thomas can be seen often patrolling the streets of Jefferson City as a traffic officer with the city's police...

Avenue HQ to feature Capitol Ave. bricks

Published Nov. 19 2017

Buried under asphalt, old red bricks lined East Capitol Avenue, preserved but forgotten until the recent East Capitol Avenue improvement...

A calming presence with hooves

Published Nov. 19 2017

Roger Crothers inched forward with his hands outstretched, the wild mustang before him backing toward the edge of the small...

APR and MAP data highlight school districts' progress

Published Nov. 19 2017

The latest Annual Performance Review totals for local school districts were reported Wednesday, but there's more to evaluating public schools'...

Good tidings from a kingdom close to home

Published Nov. 19 2017

A kingdom's monarchs, warriors and other residents of lands far away and styled after a time long ago came to...

2 die in single-car crash in Osage Beach

Published Nov. 19 2017

OSAGE BEACH (AP) — Two people have died in a single-car crash in central Missouri.The Missouri Highway Patrol said 51-year-old...

Jefferson City resident takes journey of genealogy, discovery in Central Europe

Published Nov. 19 2017

Swirling white clouds followed Katherine Kral as she rode to the Terezin concentration camp, as if the spirits of her...

Multiple area wrecks cause injuries

Published Nov. 19 2017

The first of two crashes Friday in Osage County left a Bland woman with minor injuries.Jerry Forsee, 47, of Centralia,...

Cattlemen raise scholarship funds with auction

Published Nov. 19 2017

The 2017 Moniteau County Cattlemen's Association Scholarship Dinner and Auction was Nov. 7. The event drew more than 200 people...

Mid-Mo Ambulance board considers base improvements

Published Nov. 19 2017

The Mid-Mo Ambulance District Board, at its regular monthly meeting Nov. 8 was informed by Administrator Lee Kempf of some...

MRED entrepreneur events discussed at regular meeting

Published Nov. 19 2017

The upcoming entrepreneurship-encouraging events of the Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED) were discussed at the regular board meeting...

Enhanced Enterprise Zone in Moniteau County

Published Nov. 19 2017

Moniteau County, except for the Lupus area, was approved as an Enhanced Enterprise Zone (EEZ) several years ago, following an...

Dog disappearances increase in Fulton

Published Nov. 19 2017

Sandy Corbet said Callaway residents are reporting high numbers of disappearing purebred dogs, especially pit bulls and German shepherds.

Deputy arrests naked man after altercation

Published Nov. 19 2017

A Mokane man, accused of causing an altercation at a Mokane senior living center Thursday, was arrested on several charges...

Westminster College receives $300,000 grant

Published Nov. 19 2017

Westminster College has received a $300,000 federal grant to enhance its services preventing sexual and domestic violence, according to Kasi...

2 arrested in Tebbetts after drugs seized

Published Nov. 19 2017

Two people were arrested Friday after Callaway County deputies executed a narcotic search warrarnt in Tebbetts, according to Sheriff Clay...

Sheriff's Office makes two drug arrests

Published Nov. 18 2017

Callaway County Sheriff's deputies made two drug-related arrests Nov. 14, according to Lt. Curtis Hall.

Blair Oaks eyeing new high school

Published Nov. 18 2017

The Blair Oaks R-2 school district is asking itself what it would take to build a new high school and...

New circuit judge for 26th circuit

Published Nov. 18 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens appointed Associate Judge Matthew P. Hamner, of Osage Beach, on Nov. 2 to fill the seat left...