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A Canadian consul general brought a positive message to Missouri last week.
Out of the 28 games the Linn boys basketball team has played this season, half of them have been decided by single digits.
This one’s for all the marbles.
o much for the old adage, “If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it.”
The Lincoln men’s golf team kicked off its spring season by competing in the two-day Las Vegas Desert Classic that wrapped up Monday.
With the weather wreaking havoc on the schedule, the Lincoln baseball team announced Monday the addition of five games to its schedule.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays dropped a 61-50 decision Monday night to Camdenton in Class 5 District 9 Tournament action.
The Helias Lady Crusaders held the Rolla Lady Bulldogs to six or fewer points in every quarter and rolled to a 53-20 win in the opening round of the Class 4 District 10 Tournament.
After a season in which he finished third in the conference in scoring and second in assists, Lincoln senior Joshua Buie was named to the league’s honorable mention men’s basketball team by the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association on Monday.
Fourteen members of the Lincoln track and field teams combined to earn 20 all-region honors as handed out by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Monday.
The Sunday morning fire that destroyed an apartment house at 201 Cherry St. may have been started by unattended cooking.
Weather conditions have postponed sewer work scheduled for this week on Lafayette Street in Jefferson City.
Liverpool Legends have two shows scheduled at Main Street Music Hall in Osage Beach.
The William Woods women’s basketball team secured a No. 3 seed in the American Midwest Conference with a 63-43 defeat of Missouri Baptist on Saturday.
The Missouri State Lady Bears set a JQH Arena record Sunday with 13 3-pointers in a 86-57 defeat of Drake.
The Lincoln women’s track and field team saw its bid for a fifth straight title at the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s Indoor Track and Field Championships get denied Sunday, as the Blue Tigers finished in second place.
The Missouri women’s basketball team finished off its regular season on the right foot Sunday, defeating Arkansas 57-41 at Mizzou Arena.
The Missouri Soybean Association is holding its annual gathering March 11. The day will include a breakfast and a keynote address by Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster, followed by a brief business meeting and review of the association’s resolutions. Missouri soybean farmers will then head to the Capitol for personal visits with their legislators.
News Tribune editorial
An unpredictable concoction may result when partisan politics mix with the constitutional separation of powers.
The Tuscumbia Lions won their second district championship in program history Saturday with a 56-40 defeat of Prairie Home in the Class 1 District 9 title contest.
The Lincoln women sit in sixth place after two of the three days of competition at the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association’s Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Meanwhile, Buie has double-double in LU men's game
The Lincoln women’s basketball team closed out the regular season with a loss, but the Blue Tigers still have some basketball left to play this year.
Two people received minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash Friday night in Callaway County.
News Tribune editorial
Amid the activity of public life — policy preferences, office operations, political aspiration — a tendency exists to forget that public officials are people who, like us, have hopes and dreams, fears and doubts.
The 40th annual Statewide Tornado Drill will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer recently announced dates when his staff will be meeting with 3rd District constituents.
The Jefferson City Jays wrapped up the regular season Friday with a 64-60 loss to the Rockhurst Hawklets.
The Tipton Lady Cardinals are moving on to the Class 2 state tournament.
The Tuscumbia Lady Lions advanced to the Class 1 state tournament Friday night with a 79-42 win against Jamestown in the title game of the District 9 Tournament.
Due to expected bad weather
Due to expected bad weather today, the start times for several district championship games have been moved to the afterooon.
Here’s a discomforting thought — after enduring snow and rain forecast this weekend, we begin Missouri’s observance of Severe Weather Awareness Week.
The death of state Auditor Tom Schweich produced a flurry of statements about the Missouri public official on Twitter and government websites:
The Linn Wildcats advanced to the championship game of the Class 2 District 8 Tournament with a 50-35 win against Russellville on Thursday.
Zane Humphreys tallied a double-double Thursday to lead Tuscumbia to a 51-29 defeat of Jamestown in the semifinals of the Class 1 District 9 Tournament.
The Blair Oaks Falcons and Eugene Eagles advanced to the championship game of the Class 3 District 9 Tournament with victories Thursday night.
“We have no problem with the medicinal use of drugs,” we wrote in this forum nearly a year ago.
A Jefferson City resident was placed on five years supervised probation for pleading guilty to charges in connection with a drug raid that occurred last May.
And New Bloomfield downs Iberia
The Tipton Lady Cardinals scored 20 points in both the second and third quarters Wednesday night in a 59-26 victory against the Russellville Lady Indians in the semifinals of the Class 2 District 8 Tournament.
The California Lady Pintos dropped a 44-40 decision Wednesday night to Hallsville in the semifinals of the Class 3 District 8 Tournament.
In Class 3 District 9 Tournament
The preliminaries are over. It’s time for the main event.
Will meet Jamestown in championship
The Tuscumbia Lady Lions used a big second half Wednesday night to defeat the Chamois Lady Pirates 67-45 in the semifinals of the Class 1 District 9 Tournament.
A pair of area athletes were among the inductees last month into the William Woods University Hall of Fame.
“Is plastic okay?” The question about grocery bags is heard by shoppers at checkout lines and now is being considered by state lawmakers.
An altercation near New Bloomfield resulted in an arrest for assault and armed criminal action for a local resident.
A total of 58 area players were named Academic All-State recently by the Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association.
The honors continue to roll in for the Helias volleyball team.
A big second quarter led the Blair Oaks Falcons to a district tournament victory.
The Linn Wildcats weren’t great from the free-throw line Tuesday night, but they were good enough.
The California Pintos used a balanced scoring attack and a steady defense to pick up a win Tuesday night.
The St. Elizabeth Hornets dropped a 68-56 decision Tuesday night to Jamestown in the first round of the Class 1 District 9 Tournament.