News Tribune reporter
Think your job’s stressful? In his first week on the job, Jefferson City police Lt. Deric Heislen responded to a suicide, a rollover wreck on the Missouri Bridge and stopped a 16-year-old for DWI only to find a loaded handgun in the car.
Catie Dampf rides tall in saddle as family contends with 2 deaf children
As a speech pathologist, Michelle Dampf never expected her career to have such a personal impact on her life outside the workplace.
Analog recording attracts listeners
While acquiring music via digital downloads is easy, vinyl records may be getting a historic encore from a nationwide audience enraptured by their sound quality and sentimentality.
Certainly you can pick up some chocolates or roses at the supermarket for your Valentine’s Day gift, but local crafters say a handmade Valentine’s Day gifts is truly “a sweet gesture” for the recipient and the giver.
From a knitted infinity scarf to an open cardigan, cold-weather clothing can enable fashionable dress, instead of hinder it.
From skating in childhood to ascending the podium at the 2006 Winter Olympics, figure skater Sasha Cohen has brought her career full circle.
Book written by former Jefferson City resident
Galvanized by a vision of permanent land preservation along the Missouri River, Dan Burkhardt compiled “Missouri River Country,” a book detailing various attractive aspects of the land surrounding the Missouri River from Hermann to St. Louis.
Folks may not be screaming for it, but frozen treats remain popular
Even with the arrival of frigid temperatures and the polar vortex in the Midwest, Jefferson City residents haven’t lost their appetite for ice cream.
Despite subzero temperatures and closings of other warming centers in Jefferson City, the Salvation Army Center of Hope shelter has not noticed a drastic increase in demand, according to Alonzo Bailey, monitor at the local shelter.
A shortfall of about $45,000 in the annual Tree of Lights Campaign will result in a tighter budget in the upcoming year for the Jefferson City Salvation Army, according to Maj. Kevin Cedervall.