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Count us among Missourians who are delighted the state’s official manual, the “Blue Book,” is returning to print.
Following a six-hour long standoff with law enforcement Wednesday in northern Miller County, a Columbia man faces multiple charges of kidnapping, rape and sodomy.
Ameren Missouri customers will see a 4.7 percent rate increase for natural gas due to the bitterly cold winter season and increased heating demand, utility officials said Thursday.
River City Habitat for Humanity has received $40,000 from Thrivent Financial to build one home in Jefferson City.
Top-seeded Helias pulled away in the second half for a 67-47 victory against fifth-seeded Marshall in the Class 4 District 8 Tournament semifinals Thrusday night.
After bus troubles forced Helias to switch buses in Moberly, with the situation exacerbated by a halftime deficit, the top-seeded Lady Crusaders responded to defeat fifth-seeded Fulton 43-36 in a Class 4 District 8 Tournament semifinal Thursday night.
Credit Jefferson City officials with working to avoid repetition of past budget problems.
On Thursday at just after 1 a.m., Jefferson City police officers responded to the 900 block of Harding Avenue for an assault in progress involving a knife.
A Jefferson City man charged with robbing the McDonald’s restaurant on Jefferson Street last November has been placed on five years supervised probation.
A Jefferson City man charged with breaking into the U.S. Marine Corps League building in Apache Flats in June 2013 was placed on five years supervised probation.
The act of unfreezing capital improvements funds also has thawed some partisan chill.
Jefferson City police officially have identified a body found found yesterday near the Chamois River Access as Randy Chugg, 21, of Jefferson City.
The St. Elizabeth Lady Hornets entered intermission in Tuesday night’s Class 1 sectional game trailing 26-19 against the defending state champion Walnut Grove Lady Tigers. But the Lady Hornets turned the ball over on their first three possessions in the third quarter and the Lady Tigers converted the trio into points on their way to a 61-43 victory.
Lincoln head coach Victor Thomas collected his fourth straight Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Track and Field Coach of the Year honor, the league announced Tuesday.
The Lincoln men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams both moved up in the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division II national rankings, which were released Monday evening.
Lincoln juniors Joshua Buie and Mike Smith were named to the All-Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association honorable mention team Tuesday.
The odds appeared to be stacked against the Jefferson City boys basketball team.
Learning from the example of others is sound advice for lawmakers because it may eliminate the pitfalls of learning from experience.
Monday, Jefferson City police were called to an apparent heroin overdose in the 2100 block of Louis Circle.
MoDOT plans to reconfigure a section of Missouri 179 in an attempt to reduce the number of rear-end and left-turn crashes.
Gym-Zzouri gymnasts recently traveled to Springfield, Mo. for the Winter Games Gymnastics Competition.
The Lincoln men’s golf team officially opened its 2014 spring season after earning a 14th-place finish out of 18 teams in the Las Vegas Desert Classic Monday.
Lincoln junior Jennifer Rosado was named to the All-Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association honorable mention team, the league office announced Monday.
It didn’t take long for this one to get out of control.
Old Man Winter has overstayed his welcome.
At about 11:30 a.m., Sunday, Jefferson City police responded to a suspicious death at America’s Best Value Inn, 1624 Jefferson Street.
Inclement weather across Missouri affected at least one basketball district.
The Missouri baseball team went 1-1 in action Saturday at the Arkansas-Little Rock Invitational.
The Missouri Tigers went a perfect 5-0 during their appearance at the Citrus Classic over the weekend.
The Lincoln Blue Tigers track and field team made history Sunday by becoming the first women’s team to rack up four straight indoor titles in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Championships.
Wind Chill Advisories are in effect overnight for all of Mid-Missouri, but overnight snowfall is expected to impact mostly southern Missouri.
News Tribune editorial
If Sir Isaac Newton had a been a political scientist instead of a physicist, his first law may have been a lawmaker in office tends to stay in office until removed by an outside force.
A longtime vacant building on High Street has a new owner. The 118 E. High Street building, previously owned by Central Bank, is now the property of Farmer Holding Company.
Precision Machine Inc. has been working out of a temporary location at 2713 W. Main St., while a new shop was being constructed in place of the old building that burned in August 2012.
Forbes magazine has again recognized Central Bancompany as one of America’s Best Banks in its annual review of the nation’s 100 largest financial institutions. Central ranked 18th on Forbes’ 2014 survey.
The United Way of Central Missouri Board of Directors has approved the potential to add an additional partner agency.
The Linn Wildcats survived a late Tipton rally to claim the Class 2 District 8 Tournament title with a 47-44 overtime victory Saturday afternoon.
Two early Saturday fires remain under investigation, as separate fire departments work to complete their reports.
Central Missouri’s Ty Loethen qualified for the NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships with his third-place finish in the Central Regional.
Some late heroics by Brad Wilson forced extra innings, but the Central Missouri Mules still ended up falling Saturday.
The Westminster Blue Jays saw their season come to a close with a 64-54 loss to Spalding University in the semifinals of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday night.
The Westminster women’s basketball team dropped a 70-64 decision to Spalding University on Friday in the semifinals of St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s postseason tournament.
A new report on childhood obesity may be a baby step, but it’s a step in the right direction.
The Cole County Public Works Department will hold an open house Tuesday to discuss the progress on the Pioneer Trail School Safe Routes to Schools Project.
The Cole County grand jury handed down several indictments this week, finding there was enough evidence to send the cases on to the circuit courts for possible trial.
Cole County Public Works officials announced that construction work to improve Business 50 West in the Apache Flats area will begin Monday, weather permitting.
The Lincoln men’s and women’s basketball teams will look to end the 2013-14 campaign on a high note when the Blue Tigers host Missouri Southern in the season finale.
Fire broke out in a Jefferson City apartment complex early today, forcing residents to evacuate as smoke filled the building.
Fire destroyed a detached garage at a residence in eastern Jefferson City on Friday evening.
The Fatima Comets lost just about every major contributor from last season’s Final Four team. Yet they were was no rebuilding year. Far from it.