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Public gets look at draft plan for Historic Southside, Old Munichburg

Published Jun. 29 2016

Some 50 Jefferson Citians got a first look Tuesday at a four-phase plan to revitalize the Historic Southside and Old...

First portion of Fulton State Hospital complete

Published Jun. 24 2016

The first phase of the new Fulton State Hospital construction has been completed, state officials announced Thursday.

Joint effort keeps low-income residents cool

Published Jun. 23 2016

Area residents are receiving relief from the dangerous summer heat thanks to various organizations and public and private donations.

Juneteenth concludes with Heritage Festival

Published Jun. 19 2016

Hundreds of people flocked to Ellis-Porter Riverside Park on Saturday for the final day of Jefferson City's 15th annual Juneteenth,...

Costume play event draws nearly 1,000 to Capital City

Published Jun. 19 2016

The fourth annual Cosplacon wraps up today in Jefferson City, concluding a four-day event attracting cosplay enthusiasts from across the...

Andrew Branson shares favorite Missouri pastime

Published Jun. 19 2016

Andrew Branson takes seriously his responsibility of teaching Missourians about a popular summertime activity — fishing.

Advocating for 50/50 parenting in custody cases

Published Jun. 18 2016

Since Dontrell Thomas Sr. and his ex-wife divorced about five years ago, he has been gradually trying to gain more...

Stumping in Cole County

Published Jun. 17 2016

Jake Zimmerman, a Democratic candidate for Missouri attorney general, stopped in Jefferson City as a part of a six-county tour...

Getting a little healthier

Published Jun. 17 2016

A statewide organization leading an initiative to decrease childhood obesity released a progress report this week, showing how its efforts...

Drinking beer and raising money for charity

Published Jun. 16 2016

Battle of the Brews, a beer festival benefiting three area causes, will be back for the second year at the...

Jefferson City woman, advocates honored for work in mental health

Published Jun. 15 2016

For more than a year, Heather Gieck has been striving to change the lives of others at the Healing House...

Diving into splash park talks

Published Jun. 9 2016

The public is invited to learn more about a splash park planned for the Jefferson City Community Park.

Inspiring thousands, raising thousands

Published Jun. 3 2016

Joyce Mobley walked at the 2016 Cole County Relay for Life in remembrance of her husband, Ronnie.

Pro-choice groups call out 2 senators

Published Jun. 3 2016

Pro-choice groups are renewing their complaints over how conservative lawmakers are handling an investigation into Planned Parenthood.

Kidsfest event growing this year

Published Jun. 2 2016

This year's Kidsfest is set to be the biggest in the event's nearly 30-year history, said Phil Stiles, Recreation Facilities...

Boys & Girls Club starts construction

Published Jun. 1 2016

Construction started Wednesday for the new Boys & Girls Club (BGC) of the Capital City building on the Lincoln University...

Local church changes pantry providing household cleaning, hygiene products

Published Jun. 1 2016

First United Methodist Church in Jefferson City operated a food pantry for about 20 years, but they changed all that...

New group aims to serve veterans, source of issues

Published May. 30 2016

For a young couple in Clarksburg, a recently-established veterans advocacy organization is providing them hope.

Habitat hands over keys to 95th home

Published May. 27 2016

Erik Bonta, 43, of Jefferson City, lived in a decrepit two-bedroom apartment for nearly 17 years.

Legislative leaders look to summer MU review

Published May. 26 2016

Missouri lawmakers will be focusing on University of Missouri operations this summer, the House and Senate leaders told reporters Wednesday.