Kris Hilgedick



News Tribune reporter

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10 years old and off to college?

‘College 101’ program gives fifth-graders a glimpse at life and academics at Mizzou

More than 170 fifth-graders from three Jefferson City elementary schools signed up for “College 101” on Tuesday and passed the class with flying colors.

New plan to revamp schools

Moreau Heights work may not be delayed another year

An alternative plan could allow the Jefferson City Public Schools to move forward with $2 million for improvements for Moreau Heights in a year and still be able to spend $3.1 million on renovations at East Elementary School this summer.

New school board members take seats

Ruth moves up to president

The Jefferson City Board of Education experienced a changing of the guard Monday.

JCPS announces Moreau Heights Elementary principal

A former Jefferson City Teacher of the Year has been hired to serve as principal at Moreau Heights Elementary School.

Swing dancing popular for all ages

Convention set in Jefferson City

It’s time to swing into spring!

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Murray, Couty win Jefferson City school board seats

Voters on Tuesday gave their support to the two candidates who made it clear they are interested in pursuing changes within the Jefferson City Public School system.

Exercise in patience

New Ashland YMCA nearly ready for opening day

Workers spent Monday putting the finishing touches on the Southern Boone YMCA, scheduled to open in a week.

School board candidates eye importance of communication with constituents

As part of the News Tribune’s election coverage, candidates for the Jefferson City Board of Education were asked for their thoughts on soliciting input from constituents. Specifically, they were asked: “If elected, how would you engage with school district residents and seek their input on school issues?”

School board candidates offer views on discipline approach

Could restorative justice be a solution to Jefferson City’s school discipline issues?

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Prison Brews catches fire, no significant damage

A small fire at Prison Brews Saturday morning likely will mean the restaurant will be out of the wood-fired pizza business for a few days, but it didn’t cause any significant damage to the structure.

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