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Apache Flats house fire attributed to barbecue

Published Jul. 16 2018

The State Fire Marshal's Office determined a smoldering barbecue caused a house fire Sunday evening in Apache Flats.

Freeburg woman faces Cole County drug charges

Published Jul. 16 2018

A Freeburg woman has been charged with two counts of delivery of a controlled substance in Cole County.

Jefferson City man dies in crash that ended police chase in Iowa

Published Jul. 16 2018

Authorities say a Jefferson City man died in a crash that ended a police chase in northeast Iowa.

Warrant officer describes four-decade career in Army aviation

Published Jul. 16 2018

Editor’s note: This article is the final in a series highlighting members of the U.S. Army Warrant Officer Corps for...

New Blair Oaks board members discuss what they look forward to about serving

Published Jul. 16 2018

The Blair Oaks R-2 school district's Board of Education recently swore in two new members who said they don't have...

St. Martin teacher brings life to all the children in hers

Published Jul. 16 2018

Sammie Yarnell's favorite era in the history lessons she teaches is the time of the generations that survived the Great...

Bluebird Conference attendees banding together

Published Jul. 16 2018

Hummingbirds stole the show Sunday morning on the last day of the Missouri Bluebird Conference.

Corrections has logged 1 million hours of overtime

Published Jul. 15 2018

Due to staffing shortages and despite an aggressive hiring campaign, the Missouri Department of Corrections has logged more than 1...

Teens learn self-advocacy skills at retreat

Published Jul. 15 2018

Since Thursday afternoon, about 100 teenagers have been staying at Lincoln University, learning basic life skills and ways to advocate...

Education divides primary candidates

Published Jul. 15 2018

The Missouri Constitution requires lawmakers to devote at least 25 percent of the state's budget to public education.

News Tribune to host candidate forums this week

Published Jul. 15 2018

Candidate forums sponsored by the News Tribune begin this week featuring candidates in contested races from Mid-Missouri jurisdictions.

Friday night accident blocks Expressway

Published Jul. 15 2018

One eastbound lane of U.S. 50/63 was blocked for about 90 minutes Friday, after a trailer broke away from the...

Candidates: Biggest prosecutorial issue is drugs

Published Jul. 15 2018

Criminal activity due to the abuse of illegal drugs is the No. 1 issue facing the Cole County Prosecuting Attorney's...

Thorough work earns DHSS employee recognition

Published Jul. 15 2018

A health facilities nursing consultant with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has been selected as the July...

JCPS teachers have less experience, more education than years past

Published Jul. 15 2018

The average level of experience among teachers in Jefferson City Public Schools has continued to decline in recent years, while...

Mid-Missouri road work for July 16-20

Published Jul. 15 2018

U.S. 54 between Broadway Street and Stadium Boulevard — Roadway resurfacing, pavement repair, guard rail replacement and bridge repair continue.

Barnes: Politics didn't matter in Greitens probe

Published Jul. 15 2018

Three years ago, state Rep. Jay Barnes introduced Eric Greitens at Jefferson City's Downtown Diner as "a man who, I...

BizBeat: Local wine lover to open wine bar

Published Jul. 15 2018

While kneeling on the top level of his dream wine bar on High Street, Matt Green could see his vision...

BizBeat: Modern Litho acquires KC printer

Published Jul. 15 2018

Jefferson City-based commercial printer Modern Litho acquired Kansas City printer James Printing on Monday.

Bike-share program hits JC streets July 23

Published Jul. 15 2018

After two years of discussions, Jefferson City and Capital Region Medical Center will roll out a bike-share program this month,...

Vietnam veterans raising money for colleagues

Published Jul. 14 2018

They lay stacked under red, white and blue bunting — 25 copies of Terry L. Garlock’s book, “Strength and Honor:...

Thornton to direct state’s Office of Equal Opportunity

Published Jul. 14 2018

Carmela Thornton is the new director of Missouri’s Office of Equal Opportunity, part of the state’s Office of Administration.

Knights of Columbus give $15,000 to organizations

Published Jul. 14 2018

The Father Helias Council 1054 Knights of Columbus donated $15,000 to five area organizations recently.