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Styx singer Dennis DeYoung to headline Concert Inside the Walls

Published Mar. 18 2019

Get ready to rock 'n' roll this June as Styx lead singer and founding member Dennis DeYoung will headline the...

13-year-old girl dies in Maries County fire

Published Mar. 18 2019

A 13-year-old girl is dead after fire broke out at a home in south-central Missouri.

Missouri begins to plan 2021 bicentennial celebration

Published Mar. 17 2019

Nonprofit organizations and state bodies are already planning a celebration of 200 years of Missouri history and culture when the...

Mid-Missouri road work for March 18-22

Published Mar. 17 2019

U.S. 50 Outer Road between Business 50 and Country Club Drive — Pavement repairs to the roadway and adjoining entrance...

American Legion and Jefferson City's Roscoe Enloe Post 5 celebrate centennial

Published Mar. 17 2019

The national American Legion and the local Jefferson City's Roscoe Enloe Post 5 celebrated their 100th anniversaries on Saturday night.

JCPS board of education candidates discuss impacts of start time change

Published Mar. 17 2019

Jefferson City Public Schools' Board of Education approved a major operations change by the district at last Monday's meeting, and...

MO HealthNet director shares what he learned about Medicaid from touring state

Published Mar. 17 2019

Todd Richardson, director of MO HealthNet, discusses his tour of the state and getting acquainted with Missouri's largest program.

Meet the New Bloomfield Ward 1 alderman candidates

Published Mar. 17 2019

NEW BLOOMFIELD — Three Ward 1 alderman candidates are on the ballot for New Bloomfield's April 2 municipal election.

Jefferson City Council to review solicitation for MSP developers

Published Mar. 16 2019

The Jefferson City Council on Monday will vote on a resolution allowing the solicitation of potential redevelopers of the old...

State senator's chief of staff charged in bar fight

Published Mar. 15 2019

The chief of staff for a Missouri state senator has been formally charged after getting into a fight last week...

Governor picks acting director of Revenue

Published Mar. 15 2019

Gov. Mike Parson announced Ken Zellers as the acting director Friday, saying he had received a letter of resignation Thursday...

Missouri's Revenue director to resign

Published Mar. 15 2019

Missouri Revenue Director Joel Walters will resign, according to the Kansas City Star. Gov. Mike Parson's office said it would...

Single lanes on US 54 bridge in Eldon start Monday

Published Mar. 14 2019

The U.S. 54 bridges over the on-ramp in Eldon will be reduced to one lane in each direction starting Monday...

Heavy rain causes rivers to rise, road closures in Missouri

Published Mar. 14 2019

Heavy rains have caused rivers and creeks to rise across much of Missouri, flooding thousands of acres of agricultural land...

Former St. Martin teacher sues Jefferson City diocese for defamation

Published Mar. 14 2019

A former teacher at St. Martin Catholic School has filed a civil lawsuit against the Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City.

Mother, daughter rescued from high water

Published Mar. 14 2019

A mother and daughter were rescued Wednesday afternoon in Cole County after their vehicle got caught in high water.

Stegeman named new SOMO president, CEO

Published Mar. 14 2019

Susan Stegeman will take over as SOMO president and CEO beginning April 1.

Science on display at South Callaway fair

Published Mar. 14 2019

Armed with display boards and data, students presented their projects to the community Wednesday during the South Callaway High School...

Former Lewis and Clark principal sues Jefferson City Public Schools

Published Mar. 13 2019

Former Lewis and Clark Principal Sherri Thomas has filed a lawsuit against Jefferson City Public Schools in Cole County Circuit...

Discrimination lawsuit against Jefferson City Public Schools dismissed

Published Mar. 13 2019

A discrimination lawsuit against Jefferson City Public Schools was dismissed in federal court Tuesday — the same day a new...

California man accused of stealing vehicle in Millersburg

Published Mar. 13 2019

Dalton Dinwiddie, 24, of California, was charged Tuesday in Callaway County with felony stealing a motor vehicle and passing a...

Absentee ballot mail-out deadline is March 20

Published Mar. 13 2019

The last day to mail absentee ballots for the April 2 municipal elections in Cole County is March 20 —...

California man arrested on drug charges

Published Mar. 13 2019

Christopher Winter, 34, of California, was arrested Tuesday after he reportedly defied orders from a deputy who had pulled over...