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COLUMBIA POLICE ID SHOOTING VICTIM


Columbia Police have identified the shooting victim found on Texas Avenue Tuesday afternoon ...Read More

MOBERLY CITY HALL STORMWATER PROJECT ALMOST FINISHED


The City of Moberly is trying a first for a city this size to capture storm runoff and attempt to stave off flooding in the downtown area ...Read More

KIRKSVILLE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN ADOPTED


Kirksville's City Council has renewed its comprehensive plan ...Read More

ROUSAN EXECUTED


A man convicted of the 1993 murders of a rural southeast Missouri couple was executed by lethal injection early Wednesday morning at the correctional center at Bonne Terre ...Read More

MU CHANCELLOR VISITS MOBERLY


After a trip to Dallas to meet with alumni, University of Missouri-Columbia Chancellor Doctor R. Bowen Loftin arrived in Moberly Tuesday night to discuss some of the institution's goals, including enhanced extension programs ...Read More

COLUMBIA MAN ACCUSES FATHER-IN-LAW OF STABBING


A Columbia man is in jail, accused of stabbing his son-in-law with a pair of scissors ...Read More

MACON DRUG TAKE BACK


The Macon Police Department, in partnership with Macon Municipal Utilities and the Drug Enforcement Administration, will be participating in the National Drug Take Back Program ...Read More

LEGISLATURE DEALING WITH WORK HOUR CONCERNS


An effort in the legislature to keep people from becoming unemployed draws concerns that it might keep people from being fully Employed ...Read More

TRIAL DATES FOR HANNIBAL MURDER SUSPECTS SET


Trial dates are now set for the two men accused of killing a clerk during the robbery of a Hannibal convenience store ...Read More

BEVIER SCHEDULES SPECIAL WORK SESSION THURSDAY


Bevier's city council will meet again Thursday night for a special work session, as the Macon County town continues working on several projects ...Read More

ICAN MISSOURI HIRES NEW RECYCLING MANAGER


ICAN Missouri has introduced Kit Brewer as their new director of the recycling center ...Read More

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL CHANGING SCHOOLS


Moberly High School Assistant Principal Dave Samuel will change offices this summer, moving across the street to Gratz Brown Elementary School ...Read More

COLUMBIA SHOOTING NOW A HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION


Columbia police are investigating a shooting in a neighborhood near Interstate 70 as a homicide ...Read More

NIXON WILL VETO TAX CUT BILL


Governor Jay Nixon today announced he will veto the Senate's attempt to lower income taxes this year, because the bill was written in a way that would completely eliminate income taxes on all taxpayers making more than nine thousand dollars per year ...Read More

NEW GRATZ BROWN PRINCIPAL READY FOR NEXT STEP


Administrative changes continue in schools across KRES Country as contracts are renewed and jobs are accepted for next school year ...Read More

CLIFTON HILL CROSSING CLOSING TEMPORARILY


Norfolk Southern Railroad plans to close its crossing of Highway 3 in Clifton Hill on Wednesday for repairs ...Read More

MOBERLY COUNCIL REORGANIZES


Following the April election, the Moberly City Council reorganized Monday night and reelected John Kimmons as Mayor and Bill Schaffer as Mayor Pro-Tem ...Read More

MACC BOARD REORGANIZES WITHOUT WALKER


After 30 years, Monday night marked the last meeting for outgoing Moberly Area Community College Board President Greg Walker ...Read More

MOBERLY APPROVES STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM


Moberly's 2014 Street Improvement Program was approved at Monday night's city council meeting ...Read More

MARCELINE DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION PROJECT


The City of Marceline is teaming up with Missouri Main Street Connection in an effort to breathe life back into its downtown area ...Read More

PRISON TOURS RESUME


Workers are still restoring the roofs of four historic buildings at the Missouri State Penitentiary, but public tours of the prison resumed Monday ...Read More

MOTORCYCLE RIDER INJURED IN BOONE COUNTY ACCIDENT


A Fulton resident was injured in a two-vehicle accident in Boone County Monday afternoon ...Read More

HANSEN SPEAKS ON EARLY VOTING


The Missouri House last week passed a bill that would allow for early voting in statewide elections ...Read More

HARRISBURG READY FOR WORK AFTER PASSAGE OF BOND ISSUE


Voters in the Harrisburg school district approved a bond issue that should allow several improvements across the district ...Read More

STEVE MCQUEEN DAYS IN FINAL PREP STAGE


The City of Slater is making the final preparations for Steve McQueen days this Saturday ...Read More

SEVEN CORN SCHOLARS IN AREA


Seven area students have received $750 scholarships from the Missouri Corn Growers Association and Missouri Corn Merchandising Council ...Read More

STATE FFA PRESIDENT PREVIEWS CONVENTION


Over 8,000 blue-coated FFA members and their families will descend on the University of Missouri campus this Thursday and Friday for the 86th annual Missouri FFA Convention ...Read More

WHITAKER APPEARS IN COURT


The Moberly native accused of being the gunman in at least nine shootings along Kansas City highways appeared in court Monday morning for his initial hearing ...Read More

IOWA RUNAWAYS CAUGHT AFTER CAR CRASH IN BOONE COUNTY


Two runaways were injured in a single-car crash near Hartsburg on Sunday morning ...Read More

ONE DEAD ONE INJURED IN PETTIS COUNTY ACCIDENT


A Saline County woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident in Pettis County over the weekend ...Read More

HOT DOG RECALL IN EFFECT


The USDA issued a recall yesterday for some hot dogs made in Missouri ...Read More

MUNZLINGER BATTLING ON CONSERVATION COMMISSION


"A deal is a deal" ...Read More

MACON R-1 PREPARING FOR COMMON CORE


The Macon R-1 School District is ready to meet the Common Core Standards this fall ...Read More

TRUMAN THE TIGER TRIUMPHS AT NATIONALS


The University of Missouri is now home to a two-time national champion ...Read More

LIFELONG SALISBURY RESIDENT NOW ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL


A lifelong resident of Salisbury will become the new principal at the elementary school ...Read More

GLASGOW TAX RATE INCREASE RESOLUTION


The Glasgow School Board has approved official ballot language for a tax rate increase resolution ...Read More

PHELPS TRYING TO PREPARE YOUNG DOCTORS FOR CHALLENGES


It's a complex world, especially for the medical students at A.T. Still University in both Kirksville and Mesa, Arizona ...Read More

GRANDSON SAYS DOCTOR STILL HAD LONG ROAD


Andrew Taylor Still was born in Lee County, Virginia back in 1828 and was a Medical Doctor who served during and after the American Civil War ...Read More

STURGEON VO-TECH NUMBERS UP


The Sturgeon School District is looking at a possible Vo-Tech enrollment jump ...Read More

FFA CONVENTION THIS WEEK


The 86th annual Missouri State FFA Convention will get underway Thursday at the University of Missouri in Columbia ...Read More

CONSERVATION CELEBRATION


Earth Day and Arbor Day come together in Kirksville on Saturday ...Read More

TECH DONATION TO HIGBEE SCHOOLS


Math classes at an area elementary school will have new whiteboards thanks to a donation from the America's Farmers Grow Communities campaign ...Read More

HIGHWAY 151 CLOSED MONDAY


Weather permitting, Highway 151 in Monroe County will be temporarily closed Monday from Route YY to County Road 923 ...Read More

WALKER ON TAX CUT BILL


Kirksville State Representative Nate Walker is for the tax bill that now sits in front of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon ...Read More

PEARCE ON STATE BUDGET


The Missouri operating budget must be completed and sent to the Governor by May 9th ...Read More

THE KC SNIPER IS FROM MOBERLY


A man with ties to Moberly was arrested late Thursday afternoon and is accused of being the gunman that has been terrorizing motorists in Kansas City for over a month ...Read More

POSING AS A PRIEST-AT A RECENT ARMSTRONG MEETING


A man posing as either a priest or monk, with a long history of trying to solicit money in the central United States, made his way to Howard County recently ...Read More

FINCHER-NEW CCCB PRESIDENT


The 7th President of Central Christian College of the Bible in Moberly has been on the staff since 1996; Dr David Fincher was named to the Presidency this past week by the Board of Directors ...Read More

MOBERLY WOMAN DIES IN A FALL


A Moberly woman is dead after falling from the second floor of her home ...Read More

FARM BUREAU OPPOSES GRAIN BELT LINE


The Missouri Farm Bureau has announced its opposition to the proposed Grain Belt Express energy transmission line slated to cross through northern Missouri ...Read More

LEGISLATIVE LEADERS DISAGREE ON TRANSIT TAX ON KWIX


The Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has heard testimony on two measures that would put a one-cent sales tax on the November ballot to fund projects around the state ...Read More

KANDER AT GENERAL BRADLEY DEDICATION


Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander was in Moberly Tuesday for the dedication of General Omar Bradley Field ...Read More

A T STILL-FAMILY LEGACY


Not only did Dr A.T. Still leave a lasting legacy with the people of Missouri, especially the Kirksville area, his family members often times became involved in the medical field ...Read More

CRANDALL-A T STILL SCULPTOR


A Kirksville artist, Brandon Crandall, completed the sculpture of Dr Andrew Taylor Still that now has a prominent place in the Hall of Famous Missourians ...Read More

MACON PARK IMPROVEMENTS


The Macon City Council approved several projects suggested by the city's Park Board ...Read More

HARTZLER MOBERLY TOWN HALL


Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler hosted a Town Hall meeting and visited with constituents at Moberly Area Community College ...Read More

MOBERLY SCHOOLS-ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES


The Moberly School District has announced a few changes in its administrative team ...Read More

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