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Graham honored for efforts on MLK legacy

Published Feb. 14 2017

When Carlos Graham thinks of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, he is wont to focus on the word "perseverance."

11 of 15 owners of East Capitol properties respond

Published Feb. 14 2017

The Jefferson City Housing Authority's "you may be acquired" letters to owners of property in the East Capitol Avenue Urban...

Parks staff moves into Wellness Center, immediately prepares for first event

Published Feb. 12 2017

Aaron Grefrath's almost two-decades-old professional career and most of his adult life have been engaged in the recreation field.

Truman Hotel plan clears first hurdle

Published Feb. 10 2017

The Puri family's latest proposal for two new hotels and a conference center along Jefferson Street won unanimous approval from...

City in good financial standing for first quarter

Published Feb. 10 2017

Jefferson City's financial health is positive and the prognosis is just as good, Margie Mueller, director of finance, reported Thursday...

Farmers getting 2 parcels from city

Published Feb. 9 2017

The F&F Development Corp. unit of the Farmer Companies has requested and is receiving an easement from Jefferson City on...

Dates set for bulky item pick-up

Published Feb. 9 2017

Like the budding of the trees and the chirping of robins, a sure harbinger of spring in Jefferson City is...

City salaries, new sidewalks among Council discussions

Published Feb. 8 2017

At its Monday meeting, the Jefferson City Council approved a bill authorizing a $25,350 contract with Advanced Electric & Communications...

Dates set for opening of wellness center

Published Feb. 7 2017

Almost two years to the day since the Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department signed its memorandum of understanding with the...

Double duty in the House

Published Feb. 6 2017

Sherri Kempf has been around the Missouri House of Representatives for a half dozen years, one of the many career...

Parks staff begin moving to new quarters

Published Feb. 5 2017

The Wi-Fi at the new Lincoln University Wellness and Parks Multi-Purpose Recreation Center may not be functioning just yet, but...

City officials discuss firefighter pensions

Published Feb. 4 2017

Officials of the Jefferson City Firemen's Retirement Fund received their annual report this week.

New wellness center construction wraps up

Published Feb. 3 2017

Construction on the Lincoln University Wellness and Jefferson City Parks Multipurpose Recreation Center was completed on schedule, Parks, Recreation and...

JeffTran promotions yielding more pass sales

Published Feb. 1 2017

Two promotions recently launched by the JeffTran bus system are stimulating pass sales and hopefully attracting new ridership, the Public...

Straw vote set in stone

Published Jan. 31 2017

Mayor Carrie Tergin had a clear mission at Monday night's joint meeting of the Jefferson City Council and the Housing...

City honors Pipes and Drums

Published Jan. 30 2017

The Jefferson City Firefighters Pipes and Drums, four-members strong, were recognized at City Hall earlier this month as the city's...

Panels to explore criteria, priorities for urban renewal

Published Jan. 29 2017

A list of the East Capitol Avenue Urban Renewal Plan's priority properties and the criteria for prioritizing them have been...

CVB: Internet helped fan MSP's popularity

Published Jan. 28 2017

Fans of the Missouri State Penitentiary numbered at least three-quarters of a million in 2016, or so Google says.

Traffic patterns changed near middle school

Published Jan. 28 2017

At Lewis and Clark Middle School, a bus fleet, emergency and public safety vehicles of all sorts, and the twice-a-day...

Truman Hotel plan re-emerges

Published Jan. 28 2017

Efforts to launch a $58 million redevelopment of the 9-acre Truman Hotel site in the 1500 block of Jefferson Street...