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Helias planning for $4.5M expansion

Leaders of Helias Catholic High School are in the final stages of a planning process that could allow them to break ground on a $4.5 million building expansion this June.

Immaculate Conception celebrates 100 years of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word

A century of good habitats

The Immaculate Conception Church and Catholic School is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word teaching and ministering at the parish and K-8 school today.

City’s charter has not been formally reviewed in 30 years

It’s been nearly 30 years since Jefferson City voters approved the City Charter, setting up the foundation and rules for the city’s government operations. And there has never been a formal review of the charter to ensure it still holds up to city practices today.

Bulky trash pickup scheduled

Jefferson City residents living west of Jefferson Street will have an opportunity for bulky items of trash to be collected this week.

Incoming mayor has suggested LU, county, city and state could work better together

Incoming Mayor Carrie Tergin will be sworn in Monday night and one of her first priorities is to reach out to area groups and entities to build and strengthen partnerships.

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Lincoln University hopes for more permanent land-grant funding

Lincoln University officials are asking the state to do the right thing and provide appropriate funding for the land-grant institution.

‘Spring Cleaning’ to close pedestrian bridge, some driving lanes

The Missouri River bridges at Jefferson City will get a routine spring cleaning Tuesday.

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Terry Imhoff — Engineer right at home with Mid-Missouri projects

As a high school student in California, Missouri, Terry Imhoff already had a clear idea of what he wanted from life. A quick study of the microfilm cards in the high school library revealed engineering was a good profession for math-proficient students.

BizBeat: MVC Laser & MedSpa offers fresh, full-time services

MVC Laser & MedSpa, formerly a part-time service of Missouri Vein Care, began operating full-time in a newly-renovated space on March 9, and held a grand opening April 9.

BizBeat: Busch’s Florist sprouts third location

Longtime Jefferson City business Busch’s Florist will open its third Mid-Missouri location Monday in Linn.

BizBeat: Day Solutions serves as habilitation resource

Speech therapist Danielle Schwartz opened Day Solutions Inc. in Jefferson City to serve local individuals with developmental disabilities in a new way.

Jefferson City restaurant inspections for March 2015

Jefferson City’s Food Code requires food-service establishments be inspected at least once every six months. Here are the March 2015 inspections.

Environmental remediation work to mark 30th anniversary for ARSI

ARSI, an environmental and demolition contractor based in Central Missouri, recently announced in a news release that the firm will handle several high-profile environmental remediation projects during 2015.

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JC Landmark was nation’s oldest prison west of Mississippi River for 170 years

Once a destination for criminals to be punished or, in some cases, put to death, the old Missouri State Penitentiary now attracts thousands of tourists every year looking to get a glimpse inside the walls.

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Buy it used, make it new

Fit flea market finds into your décor

Warm weather brings garage sales galore and beautiful days to visit local thrift shops.

Golden Hammer award returns to Jefferson City

Adding curb appeal

Six local historic treasures will be recognized this year as their owners have put a new shine to their curb appeal

Two Jefferson City men entered to run in Boston Marathon

A pair of Jefferson City residents are listed among the entrants for the Boston Marathon on Monday.

Fulton Police arrest man in stabbing incident

Fulton Police responded to 511 E. Eighth Street at 8:53 a.m. Friday after receiving a report that a woman had been stabbed.

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New wheels help kids leave mobility issues in the dust

The Special Learning Center (SLC) welcomed guests Friday from GoBabyGo! (GBG) Kansas City to train staff to turn toy cars into a way to stimulate development, promote mobility and make children happy.

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JC Fire Department completes rescue training

This week, 31 members of the Jefferson City Fire Department completed an 80-hour specialized Structural Collapse Rescue Training class conducted by the University of Missouri Fire Rescue Training Institute.