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PEARCE ON FOUNDATION FUNDING


In the upcoming fiscal year budget, the Missouri General Assembly approved an increase of 84-million dollars in the school foundation formula for k-through-12 school districts ...Read More

MILAN SUMMER SCHOOL BEGINS TUESDAY


Hundreds of kids in Milan and throughout Sullivan County will be back in school Tuesday for summer school ...Read More

ADRIAN NEW COUNCILMAN


The Moberly city council has a new member ...Read More

NEW FULL SERVICE PHARMACY IN MOBERLY


A new pharmacy is now open on North Morley in Moberly ...Read More

MOBERLY PAINT EXCHANGE AND RECYCLING


Thanks to a grant from the Solid Waste District and Department of Natural Resources, Moberly has a paint and household chemicals' recycling center, located across from the Animal Shelter in Moberly ...Read More

DOUBLE HOMICIDE SUSPECT SHOT AND KILLED


Double homicide suspect John Horn Junior has been shot and killed ...Read More

STEALING AND MORE IN MOBERLY


When Moberly Police responded to 1300 Block of US 24 early Friday morning to a report of stealing they found even more ...Read More

MOBERLY PASSENGER JUMPS FROM HIS VEHICLE


A passenger's decision to jump from a moving vehicle in Moberly resulted in serious injuries ...Read More

MONROE CO 151 ACCIDENT FRIDAY


A California man was seriously injured in Monroe County Friday morning on Missouri Highway 151 about three miles south of Madison ...Read More

HEAD STARTING BUILDING IN MACON


At least a dozen youngsters will benefit from a new facility for Head Start in Macon ...Read More

KIRKSVILLE BLUE STAR MEMORIAL


A Blue Star Memorial will be dedicated Monday afternoon at 1 in Rotary Park in Kirksville, and the public is invited to attend ...Read More

FLASH FLOOD WATCH THIS WEEKEND


Several area counties will be under a flash flood watch from Saturday evening, as the National Weather Service predicts several rounds of heavy rainfall throughout the weekend ...Read More

FUNDING FOR THE OUTDOORS


The National Fish and Wildlife Service has allocated nearly 30 million dollars to the Department of Conservation to help fund fish and wildlife conservation and recreation projects in Missouri ...Read More

MISSOURI EXPORTS COULD SUFFER


Economic sanctions could target Missouri if federal action isn't taken to scrap the U ...Read More

MAN IN CUSTODY AFTER COMO STANDOFF


Troopers from the Highway Patrol took a man into custody early Friday morning after a standoff on the westbound side of I-70 Drive late Thursday night ...Read More

SHOTS FIRED IN NORTH COLUMBIA


A crime scene in North Columbia has been cleared by police, according to TV station KMIZ ...Read More

EATING DISORDER BILL


The fate of a bill that would require health insurance companies cover diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders now lies with the governor ...Read More

MOBERLY AQUATIC CENTER OPENING SATURDAY


Memorial Day Weekend is almost here ...Read More

CENTRALIA MAN INJURED IN BOONE COUNTY ACCIDENT


A Centralia man suffered moderate injuries in a two vehicle accident on Route O near Shalom Drive in Boone County about 6:50 Thursday night ...Read More

RCSI OFFICIALLY MOVED


The big move is finally complete, according to ICAN Missouri Executive Director Jorgi McNamara ...Read More

SUMMER WORK UNDERWAY AT MACON SCHOOLS


With the school year coming to a close, work begins on maintenance projects at Macon to improve the campus ...Read More

MISSOURI STATE PENITENTIARY DATABASE


Missourians and researchers worldwide now have unprecedented access to inmate records from the Missouri State Penitentiary ...Read More

MOBERLY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY


The Moberly School District is starting a leadership academy to prepare current staff members for future administrative roles ...Read More

MEMORIAL DAY AT VETERANS CEMETERY


The Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Jacksonville will conduct its traditional Memorial Day service on Monday ...Read More

GLASGOW ANNOUNCES NEW TRACK SURFACE


A large donation from the Bob Monnig Trust will make possible a new surface for the track at Glasgow High School ...Read More

NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOL FOOD PRICES INCREASING


The cost of food service in the New Franklin School District will be going up starting in the next school year ...ReadMore

KNOX COUNTY UPGRADES


The Knox County School Board approved the district's summer maintenance plans at this week's meeting ...Read More

TRYING TO ENSURE ALL KIDS GROW UP IN FAMILIES


Most people would agree that every child deserves to grow up in a family home, and Missouri is making strides toward ensuring that is the case, even for kids in the child-welfare system, according to a report out today ...Read More

QUILT OF VALOR


A raffle benefiting the Randolph County Relay for Life will feature a Quilt of Valor, according to Geri Blakey ...ReadMore

MACON METH ARREST


The Macon County Sheriff's Department has arrested 35-year old James D ...Read More

COLUMBIA SHOOTING SUSPECT CAUGHT IN WISCONSIN


The man wanted by law enforcement in a Columbia shooting last week has been arrested in Wisconsin ...Read More

PUTNAM CO ACCIDENT INJURES TWO


Two people were seriously hurt in a single vehicle accident in Putnam County on Wednesday morning ...Read More

KANSAS MAN INJURED IN LINN CO ACCIDENT


A Kansas man was injured in Linn County early Wednesday morning when his semi truck went off US 36 just east of Meadville and struck a ditch around 4 ...Read More

HANNIBAL STUDENT DEATH


Hannibal seniors will graduate tonight without one of their classmates ...Read More

MCCASKILL ON OBAMA POLICE ORDER


President Obama and Missouri US Senator Claire McCaskill have very similar views on banning the government from giving certain types of military equipment to local police ...Read More

MU PROFESSOR TALKS METEOROLOGY ADVANCEMENTS


As those of us in Missouri are well aware, the weather is a constantly changing science ...Read More

BOONE COUNTY FAIR SECURES EVENTS CENTER


The Central Missouri Events Center in Columbia will again be the site of this year's Boone County Fair ...Read More

MACON MAN HELD AFTER EARLY MORNING CHASE


A Macon man faces a litany of charges after leading law enforcement on an overnight chase early this week ...Read More

MOBERLY REPLACING ADMINISTRATORS


The Moberly School District is quickly moving to replace several administrators who have all accepted jobs in other districts ...Read More

MILAN OLD TIMERS


The Milan Old Timers event will take place this weekend leading up to and including Memorial Day ...Read More

HARRISBURG TO BEGIN SUMMER SCHOOL


This will be the first year that summer school will be offered in the Harrisburg School District, and Superintendent Lynn Proctor says the response has been outstanding ...Read More

MO HUMAN TRAFFICKING TASK FORCE


Missouri will soon have a human trafficking task force ...Read More

TWO YOUTHS ARRESTED IN HARRISBURG SCHOOL BURGLARY


Two Boone County teenagers were arrested on suspicion of burglarizing and stealing from the Harrisburg elementary and middle schools in early February ...Read More

MARSHALL FUGITIVE ARRESTED IN ALABAMA


The man accused of trying to shoot a police officer in Marshall last Wednesday was arrested this (Wed ...Read More

CENTRALIA COUNCIL APPROVES FOUR ORDINANCES


The Centralia Board of Aldermen approved four ordinances at Monday night's meeting, including a contract with MECO Engineering from Hannibal for oversight on the sidewalk project in front of the high school ...Read More

SUPREME COURT GAY MARRIAGE RULING ON THE WAY


The U.S. Supreme Court could rule any time on issues related to whether same-sex couples can legally marry...Read More

ATV USAGE ON MACON STREETS APPROVED


Macon's city council has approved two ordinances allowing the use of ATVs, golf carts and similar vehicles on city streets, but they won't be allowed on the streets right away ...Read More

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEADS TO COMO SHOOTING


Columbia Police have confirmed that a man was shot Tuesday in Columbia ...Read More

MOBERLY HYDRANT FLUSHING


You know summer is near when the water's rushing not only into area pools, but also out of fire hydrants as part of an annual inspection ...Read More

NEW BRIDGE FOR KIRKSVILLE'S ROTARY PARK


The Kirksville City Council has approved the construction of a new pedestrian bridge over a creek at Rotary Park ...Read More

SOUTH SHELBY DISTRICT REGROUPS


The South Shelby School District is now looking at how to move forward after voters rejected a bond issue last month to build a new elementary school at the district campus ...Read More

FLOOD STAGE UPDATE


Here's a look at the flood situation on area rivers...Read More.

SALISBURY JUNIOR 7TH IN RADIO SPEAKING


Salisbury junior Holly Harlan finished seventh in the radio speaking competition at the MSHSAA Speech and Debate State Championships last month in Springfield ...Read More

LOCAL CANCER SURVIVORS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND RELAY


The Randolph County Relay for Life provides the community an opportunity to help in the fight against cancer, and to honor those local residents fighting the disease ...Read More

UPDATE: THREE OF SIX KIRKSVILLE TEENS FOUND


The Kirksville Police Department is still looking for three of the six teens that went missing Sunday night ...Read More
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