Stories by Richard
Wet snow downs power lines, makes shoveling more laborious
Tuesday’s snowstorm left behind a wet, heavy snowfall that downed multiple power lines and left hundreds of Mid-Missourians with the unenviable task of shoveling out their sidewalks and driveways.
As a mother, employee and community volunteer, Lori Massman embraces a passion for children.
Program fills crucial needs
Local banker Alena Ward is also a match-maker. So is Dr. Harry Richter, a dentist, and Jeanie Rademan, a nurse.
News Tribune editorial
I learned a few things during a visit last week to Capitol Projects.
The area United Way campaign is a time for heroics.
Two United Way volunteers learned new tasks Thursday morning, following the examples of veteran employees at Capitol Projects.
During February’s observance of ‘American Heart Month,” allow me to share a personal story.
News Tribune editorial
“On behalf of a grateful nation ...” Those words were spoken by a military veteran as he handed my family the flag that had draped my father’s coffin. My memories of that funeral more than 35 years ago were revived Tuesday ....
Did organizers of Thursday Night Live run afoul of the U.S. Constitution by disallowing pro-life and pro-choice petitioners within a recently created festival district?
Inspiration follows librarian Helen Rigdon.
Production joins Lincoln University students with community members
Opera traditionally is associated with culture and class rather than caprice and whimsy. Merging diverse notions, however, is a theme for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the classical composer who created “The Magic Flute.”
Less government isn’t synonymous with reduced representation. Missouri lawmakers this session are considering three measures to downsize the membership of the House of Representatives from 163 seats to 103.
Elementary school counselor Ruthie Eichholz characterizes her job as “the best of both worlds, because I get to teach and help kids.”
Bring two pairs of shoes to a Buckwheat Zydeco concert, the band leader advises, inferring the first pair will be worn out from dancing and moving to the music.
Last week — on the second day of American Heart Month — I shoveled snow.
The snowfall has created a special concern for boat owners who use covered docks.
Homeowners are advised to watch for leaks as rooftop snow begins to melt, according to local building contractors.
Is commerce undergoing a fundamental transition — not unlike the opening of trade routes for shipping or the Industrial Revolution?
Under what circumstances, if any, should lawmakers repeal or amend a law approved by voters?
MLK celebration honors kindred spirits, acts of youths
Service was a dominant theme during a celebration Friday of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Educators, parents and students may not like it, but everything old may be new again if state cuts in school transportation continue.
Larinda McRaven’s students dance with a star. McRaven, a former Jefferson City resident, is a professional ballroom dancer.
At Missouri’s Division of Employment Security, Gracia Backer’s director title takes on a dual meaning during the holidays.
‘Come Blow Your Horn’
Jefferson City High School’s Theater Department students are involved in both product and process.