Heavy rains have water-logged local farmers’ corn and soybean production this growing season after last year’s record harvests, threatening low yields for Missouri’s top two agricultural commodities, both billion-dollar industries in the state.
The Jefferson City area has been dealing with an exceptionally rainy summer so far. It’s not only an inconvenience for the community, but it can considerably affect some businesses.
Wednesday evening’s rains damaged several roads and some homes in Cole County.
For those hoping to see the fireworks over the Capitol on Saturday, don’t worry. The abundance of wet weather isn’t expected to cause any issues with the show.
Parade, entertainment and fireworks still on
The city of Eldon has cancelled some activities for its annual Independence Day celebration Saturday due to weather conditions.
The Moniteau County Courthouse Square is uniquely intact, reflecting its pioneer town commercial center.
Temporary ban will stay in place as long as lake levels are way up
Lake of the Ozarks visitors also shouldn’t count on water skiing, or ride jet skis or do anything else that causes a wake — because the Missouri Highway Patrol’s Water Division has ordered a Lake-wide No Wake zone, thanks to the high water levels.
On Tuesday, Jefferson City police received information that a murder suspect from Chambers County, Texas may have traveled to the Jefferson City area to evade authorities.
Salute to America 2015 kicks off in downtown Jefferson City with 80 tons of sand dumped in the street for a beach party in conjunction with today's Thursday Night Live.
The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission officially has purchased Green Berry Acres for $95,000.
Jefferson City officials are looking to review the city’s job descriptions and salaries — something the city has not done in more than 10 years.
Sisters singing again
Fans of the old Lee Mace’s Ozark Opry may have seen or heard the Moniteau County Library director and her sister decades ago.
Jefferson City’s renewed Millbottom, located in the shadow of the Missouri Capitol, is joining the Fourth of July celebration this year with its first “Rock the Millbottom” event.
Bret Michaels, Ozark Mountain Daredevils among big acts
Fireworks, barbecues and family get-togethers are part of many Lake of the Ozarks area residents’ and visitors’ celebrations for the Fourth of July.
More than $140,000 taken from health center accounts, credit cards
A Morgan County Health Center clerk has been charged with stealing more than $140,000 from the center.
Fire damaged the interior of a Jefferson City home on Wednesday evening.
Saturday’s Independence Day holiday will create several different closing schedules this week.
Police say a Columbia businessman charged with paying a man to set fire to a trailer hid in the attic of his home for hours before surrendering.
The Boone County Commission is being urged to overturn a decision to cover a Christian symbol on a monument to Columbia-area soldiers who died in Operation Desert Storm.
Flash Flood Warnings have been issued for several central Missouri counties for the overnight hours.