News Tribune reporter
From hosting skiers, boaters and fishermen to providing nourishment to livestock, bodies of water play a major role in everything from tourism to agriculture, especially in the summer — and some may be in danger of drying up.
Functioning as a social club and charitable organization for more than half a century, the Jefferson City-based chapter of the Eagles Club is celebrating its 65th anniversary this month.
Despite a stagnant economy and widespread personal and family frugality, The Grand Cafe, the latest local establishment offering upscale, casual dining has blossomed, according to owner Ben Huhman.
Despite the Hollywood-like allure of cunningly capturing rogue clients after cross-country road trips, bail bonding is more about tests and paperwork.
Despite oppressive triple-digit temperatures, Cole County contestants and their livestock braved the heat in order to compete in the annual 4-H market goat show Tuesday evening.
In an economy sluggishly trudging forward after a lackluster second quarter, the most grim consequences of the Great Recession may have faded from the minds of many people. For many restaurant owners whose business is dependent on consumers’ lack of frugality, however, the effects of the recession have had a noticeably long-lasting effect.
Exploiting the hasty pace of a working-class lunch hour, a local entrepreneur is carving out his niche as a provider of quality dishes for customers with a cluttered schedule.
With the help of attention from a celebrity biker and his acclaimed TV show, the National Biodiesel Board will be promoting a custom-built motorcycle capable of running on biodiesel fuel the next few months.
The negative connotation of secondhand clothing could be becoming a thing of the past, as at least four local shops now cater to the increasing trend.
If you’re looking for family fun this Halloween, stay in Jefferson City (see last Thursday’s Escape). If you’re looking for true terror, go to Columbia.