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Man arrested in apparent Callaway County murder

Published Jul. 12 2019

The voice on the other end of the line told Callaway County Joint Communications that "Jim" had been shot.

Second chance at FEMA assistance for Callaway County after snub

Published Jul. 11 2019

Help may be on the horizon for those afflicted by flood damage in Callaway County.Despite not making the cut for...

Area river accesses open on lower Osage River

Published Jul. 11 2019

The Missouri Department of Conservation has reopened all MDC river accesses on the lower Osage River from Bagnell Dam to...

Signed bill establishes funding resources for state parks

Published Jul. 11 2019

Efforts to create a proposed Rock Island Trail State Park took another step forward Wednesday when Gov.

JCPS hearing on potential Tammy Ferry firing continues into night

Published Jul. 11 2019

The immediate professional future of Jefferson City Public Schools' employee Tammy Ferry had not been decided as a public hearing...

Tornado insurance claims in state top $139M

Published Jul. 11 2019

Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions & Professional Registration reports insured losses from May tornadoes that hit four Missouri cities...

2 Jefferson City figure skating clubs to merge

Published Jul. 11 2019

In hopes of growing figure skating in Jefferson City and eliminating confusion, leaders of two local figure skating clubs plan...

Crumbling downtown building involved in another lawsuit - over fire escape

Published Jul. 11 2019

A month after a judge ruled Neidert Properties LLC could proceed with demolishing a crumbling building in downtown Jefferson City,...

University of Missouri announces record in giving

Published Jul. 10 2019

Officials at the University of Missouri's Columbia campus say record giving is evidence that the school has regained its footing,...

Passing cold front eases Heat Advisory in Mid-Missouri

Published Jul. 10 2019

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Heat Advisory, originally in effect until 7 p.m. across much of Mid-Missouri. However,...

Speaker's Hyperloop panel getting closer to a final report

Published Jul. 10 2019

COLUMBIA — They've been meeting for about four months now, and the vice chairman of House Speaker Elijah Haahr's "Blue...

Latham Hospital demolished over safety concerns

Published Jul. 10 2019

After 122 years of standing at 107 E. South St. in California, the Latham Hospital and Finke Home have been...

Program offers veterans in Tipton prison college education

Published Jul. 10 2019

The addition of a new veterans wing at Tipton Correctional Center has opened the doors for a college program to...

Jamestown wastewater treatment plant nears completion

Published Jul. 10 2019

As Jamestown's wastewater treatment plant project nears a completion date of July 31, officials with engineering company Bartlett & West...

Moniteau County group divided over CAFO issue

Published Jul. 10 2019

A seven-member group of farmers, health professionals and environmental specialists appointed by the Moniteau County Health Board to study the...

Gov. Parson signs numerous bills

Published Jul. 10 2019

In addition to the prison sentencing reform bill, Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday signed a number of other bills passed...

Historic Preservation Commission approves rehab work for Standish House

Published Jul. 10 2019

The Jefferson City Historic Preservation Commission on Tuesday approved rehabilitation work for 103 Jackson St., known as the Standish House.

Parks Commission looks at $7 million bonding plan for parks improvements

Published Jul. 10 2019

The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission is considering pursuing a $7 million bonding plan to help pay for several...

St. Mary's Hospital donates to Catholic Charities for storm, flooding aid

Published Jul. 9 2019

St. Mary's Hospital has donated $25,000 to Catholic Charities of Central and Northern Missouri's Disaster Relief Fund to help survivors...

President approves major disaster declaration for 20 Missouri counties

Published Jul. 9 2019

President Donald Trump approved Missouri's request Tuesday for a major disaster declaration for 20 counties impacted by flooding, tornadoes and...

Osage River reopens to boaters after flooding

Published Jul. 9 2019

The last stretch of the Osage River closed due to high water has been reopened, the Missouri Highway Patrol announced...

UPDATED: Jefferson City man, woman charged with murder in 2015 killing

Published Jul. 9 2019

Suzanne Ponder-Williams now faces a second charge in connection with a missing person case from Moniteau County.

2 Belle residents hurt in Osage County crash

Published Jul. 9 2019

Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Osage County.