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A little rain fails to deter worshippers from sunrise service

Published Apr. 17 2017

As the sun started to rise over cloudy skies, several dozen people attending an Easter sunrise service at the Governor's...

Safe Ride Home bowled over by charity

Published Mar. 27 2017

About 100 bowlers were looking to raise around $5,000 on Sunday for a local program that gives ride vouchers to...

HCJ dinner travels back in time

Published Mar. 20 2017

Historic City of Jefferson's (HCJ) 34th annual meeting on Sunday evening featured a World War I-themed program, with re-enactors, a...

Making pizzas and a profit

Published Mar. 13 2017

Like the biblical story of the fish and loaves of bread, fresh pizzas were multiplying before people's eyes at St....

Money to spare for scholarships

Published Feb. 27 2017

Sunday's final fundraiser for the Jim Goldammer Scholarship at Capital Bowl was like a Who's Who among past Jefferson City...

BizBeat: Westlake's undergoing storewide renovation

Published Feb. 26 2017

Westlake ACE Hardware is known for its customer service, and that was a big consideration when planning the current remodeling...

BizBeat: KWOS changes FM frequency

Published Feb. 26 2017

KWOS switched its FM frequency from 101.1 to 104.5 MHz.

BizBeat: Payless leaving Capital Mall

Published Feb. 26 2017

Payless ShoeSource will close its Capital Mall location at the end of today, leaving the chain's 2014 Missouri Blvd., location...

BizBeat: HomeGoods to replace Barnes & Noble

Published Feb. 19 2017

A planned Jefferson City store will give homeowners lots of new options to furnish, decorate and accessorize their dwellings.

BizBeat: Cliff Manor Inn welcomes new innkeeper

Published Feb. 19 2017

Jefferson City's only bed and breakfast inn has a new innkeeper.

Wellness center's first event nets good marks

Published Feb. 13 2017

Sunday's Jr. NBA Skills Challenge was a low-key basketball competition hosted by the city's parks department.

MLK remembrance: Politics of compassion

Published Jan. 23 2017

The featured speaker at a Sunday remembrance service of the Rev. Martin Luther King blended biblical quotes and calls for...

Reader input sought for Opinion Page

Published Jan. 5 2017

Please allow me a brief introduction, as your new Opinion Page editor.

On the first day after Christmas

Published Dec. 27 2016

Some Jefferson City shoppers plodded up to return counters with armfuls of unwanted Christmas gifts on Monday, while others eagerly...

State approves future concerts on MSP grounds

Published Dec. 19 2016

It may be frigid outside, but the city's Salute to America festival is already planning for a hot summer: They've...

Getting a read on local authors

Published Dec. 12 2016

Sunday's Local Author Showcase at Missouri River Regional Library was a chance for the public to get better acquainted with...

Angels brighten St. Mary's spirits

Published Dec. 5 2016

The longstanding Angel Choir Procession tradition at St. Mary's Hospital drew people who have been with the event for decades,...

American Red Cross beginning centennial celebration

Published Nov. 25 2016

During its upcoming centennial celebration, the American Red Cross of Central and Northern Missouri will revisit its history — which...

Lighthouse Prep puts on 'Dessert with Disney' production

Published Nov. 17 2016

This weekend, Lighthouse Preparatory Academy will put on an interactive production, "Dessert with Disney," featuring about half of the school's...

Quick check

Published Nov. 14 2016

At this weekend's opening of firearms deer season, hunters were seemed happy to comply with the first-ever mandatory checks for...