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Missouri River reopens for navigation

Published Jun. 15 2019

As the Missouri River continued to fall slowly Friday afternoon, the U.S. Coast Guard announced it was opening the river...

Lincoln University extends president's contract

Published Jun. 14 2019

After her first year on the job, Lincoln University curators on Thursday extended President Jerald Jones Woolfolk's contract for another...

Judge dismisses second abortion referendum lawsuit

Published Jun. 14 2019

Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green on Friday dismissed the second lawsuit challenging Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft's decision...

Jefferson City man hurt in Atchison County crash

Published Jun. 14 2019

A Jefferson City man was hurt after a one-vehicle crash early Friday morning in Atchison County.

Southeast Missouri mother charged in daughter’s death

Published Jun. 14 2019

BENTON (AP) — A 33-year-old southeast Missouri woman whose boyfriend is charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter is now charged...

LU Curators approve tuition increase, approve 2019-20 budget

Published Jun. 14 2019

Tuition's going up about 4 percent this fall for Lincoln University students."Lincoln was the only (state) institution that did not...

ACLU referendum lawsuit dismissed

Published Jun. 14 2019

Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green on Thursday dismissed, with prejudice, the ACLU lawsuit challenging Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft's...

JC man charged with resisting arrest

Published Jun. 14 2019

A Jefferson City man has been charged with trying to forcibly get into Capital Region Medical to see his girlfriend...

JCHS Class of 1972 gives almost $32,000 to Common Ground; more pledged

Published Jun. 14 2019

Members of the Jefferson City High School Class of 1972 presented $31,750 in checks on Thursday to Common Ground for...

Commission recommends medical marijuana facilities for commercial districts

Published Jun. 14 2019

The Jefferson City Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously recommended medical marijuana dispensaries be allowed in commercial zoning districts.

Water recedes in Mokane; cleanup still a ways away

Published Jun. 14 2019

MOKANE — Alderman Chad Booher said Thursday the waters of the Missouri River were not in the town anymore, but...

Applications open soon for managed deer hunts

Published Jun. 14 2019

Beginning July 1, deer hunters can apply online through the Missouri Department of Conservation’s website for a shot at more...

Truck crash slows JC traffic

Published Jun. 14 2019

No one was injured, but a truck crash Wednesday afternoon caused traffic congestion in Jefferson City.

Fourth person pleads guilty in 2017 burglaries from Cole County businesses

Published Jun. 14 2019

The last of four people charged in connection with business burglaries in Cole County in August 2017 pleaded guilty Wednesday...

Jefferson City updated on tornado, flood damages

Published Jun. 14 2019

Due to extensive flooding at the Jefferson City Memorial Airport, the city is considering suspending or decreasing fees associated with...

Corps of Engineers: Flooding to stay awhile

Published Jun. 14 2019

Discharges from dams on the northern end of the Missouri River are not expected to be reduced in the near...

YMCA program helps children stay afloat

Published Jun. 14 2019

The Jefferson City Area YMCA is offering a "Safety Around Water" program for all first- and second-graders attending their summer...

Jefferson City Area Board of Realtors offers disaster financial assistance

Published Jun. 13 2019

The Jefferson City Area Board of Realtors has set up a Realtor Relief Fund for Housing Assistance, available for residents...

Travelers comment on U.S. 54 improvement projects

Published Jun. 13 2019

ELDON — Discussion over the safety and operation of U.S. 54 corridor between Route E and Missouri 242 brought about...

JCPS announces Capital City High School coaching hires

Published Jun. 13 2019

Jefferson City Public Schools announced more coaching hires for Capital City High School on Wednesday.

Jefferson City man gets probation for fleeing scene of accident

Published Jun. 13 2019

A Jefferson City man has been placed on five years of supervised probation after pleading guilty to fleeing from police...

Contempt citation sought against Cole County prosecutor

Published Jun. 13 2019

Cole County Presiding Circuit Judge Pat Joyce should hold the prosecuting attorney's office in contempt — and fine it $50...

Jefferson City man pleads guilty to marijuana possession

Published Jun. 13 2019

A Jefferson City man pleaded guilty Wednesday to an amended charged in a drug case from January 2017.