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Body found in pit where other remains found

Published Mar. 28 2017

Authorities have found a man's remains in the same water-filled clay pit where other remains were found.

Convoy to Kansas helps provide relief

Published Mar. 28 2017

State Rep. Tom Hurst was back from Kansas on Monday after helping lead a convoy carrying relief supplies to west-central...

School board races wide open in Stover, Versailles

Published Mar. 28 2017

Two Morgan County school districts are gearing up for the April 4 election, with a handful of candidates seeking terms...

Morgan County voters face races in three towns

Published Mar. 28 2017

A contested mayoral race tops the April 4 ballot for the city of Versailles.

2 dead in third Columbia shooting

Published Mar. 27 2017

Police in Columbia are investigating a weekend shooting that killed two men and wounded a third person.

Man's remains found in pit where other remains were found

Published Mar. 27 2017

Authorities have found a man's remains in the same water-filled clay pit where other remains were found.

2 charged in shooting that killed 1 woman, wounded another

Published Mar. 27 2017

Two Columbia men are charged in a shooting in which bullets went through the wall of a home, killing one...

Police: Shooting kills 2 men in Columbia

Published Mar. 27 2017

Police in Columbia, Missouri, are investigating a weekend shooting that killed two men and wounded a third person.

WWII veteran share tales of service aboard troop transport in Pacific

Published Mar. 26 2017

For many years, Wally Evenson stood behind a pulpit and shared with his congregations a number of accounts from the...

State Tech open house draws wealth of visitors to Linn

Published Mar. 26 2017

The State Technical College in Linn hosted an open house Saturday to showcase programs, including a new welding center, to...

An injured eagle flies away home

Published Mar. 26 2017

Despite Saturday's rain and gloom, about midday the hopes of a physical rehabilitation patient took flight — literally. The patient...

Miller County to vote on road and bridge tax

Published Mar. 26 2017

Miller County voters will be asked next week to approve a half-cent sales tax increase, which would provide funds to...

Fried seafood and warm memories: The tradition of Lenten fish fries

Published Mar. 26 2017

For much of Mid-Missouri's Catholic population, nothing says Easter is on the way like Lenten fish fries.

Jessica Biel visits Miller County in search of ancestral answers

Published Mar. 25 2017

More and more Americans are researching their family trees, and that includes celebrities.

State Tech getting new health sciences building

Published Mar. 25 2017

State Technical College soon will begin building a new Allied Health Sciences Center.

Search for Moniteau Library receiver unfinished

Published Mar. 24 2017

No one has been named yet as the Moniteau County Library District's receiver — even though the original court order...

LU's president headed to Tennessee college

Published Mar. 23 2017

Lincoln University President Kevin Rome is the new, 16th president of Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee — which also is...

Missouri man killed when tree he was cutting falls onto him

Published Mar. 23 2017

A tree trimmer was killed in north-central Missouri when a tree he was cutting down toppled onto him.

Columbia woman dies after shooting

Published Mar. 23 2017

Authorities said a woman has died after being struck by bullets that went through the wall of a Columbia home.

Jefferson City man arrested after car chase

Published Mar. 23 2017

A Jefferson City man and Sedalia man face charges of tampering with a motor vehicle after a lengthy pursuit with...

Missouri farm aid headed to Kansas

Published Mar. 23 2017

The convoy plans to leave at 4 p.m. Friday from the Mid-Missouri town of Belle, heading for Kansas.

University of Missouri president encourages partnerships

Published Mar. 22 2017

The University of Missouri System's new president says he wants to leverage private-public partnerships to bring revenue and investments to...

Vitae Foundation marking 25th anniversary

Published Mar. 22 2017

Vitae Foundation will celebrate its 25th anniversary of providing women who may have unplanned pregnancies with the option to choose...