A new art exhibit that opens in Columbia celebrates the state’s bicentennial. Missouri Art Now set up the exhibit, which is currently at the Missouri State Historical Society museum, but will travel around the state. The Curator of Art Collections, Joan Stack, says the group worked with ar…
Missouri lawmakers express concern that the state’s labor department isn’t holding up its end of a bargain.
Missouri’s Veterans Homes are opening up due to a dramatic drop in COVID-19 cases. There have been no reported cases of COVID-19 cases in the state’s seven Veterans Homes since January 29. Therefore, all are taking applications for new admissions.
A new hunting season is here …mushroom hunting season. Department of Conservationist Botanist Melissa Brigler says April and May are the best months for finding morel mushrooms, especially if it’s been raining and getting warmer. She says the million dollar question is … where do you find them?
A relatively new Cole County distillery is the official proprietor of the Missouri Bicentennial Bourbon. Blacksmith Distillery has been operating out of a renovated dairy barn about 10 miles outside of Jefferson City, in Lohman, for two years. Co-owner Mike Broker says after a chance encou…
Cole County’s permanent COVID-19 vaccination site officially opens today. The site is located in the old Party City store at the Capital Mall.
Turnout for two of the state’s large vaccination events lag behind original goals, but still get shots into almost 12,000 arms.
One person dies and three are seriously injured during a convenience store shooting in south-central Missouri. The shooting occurred Saturday in Koshkonong, a small town just north of the Arkansas border.
The National Weather Service tours portions of mid-Missouri, working to determine whether it was a tornado that caused damage in Benton and Morgan counties.
UPDATE: The U.S. Food & Drug Administration reports the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine are only to be administered to those 18 and older. Those residents who are 16 and 17 are advised to receive the Pfizer vaccine.
A Fulton man is arrested after trying to board a plane with a loaded gun at a Wisconsin airport. According to the Wisconsin State Journal, Brandon Winslow, 42, tried to board a plane at the Dane Count Regional Airport Friday morning. TSA workers contacted the Sheriff’s Department there and…
Missouri River Relief is bringing the river indoors for students at Columbia Public schools. Tradiontally, fourth graders would take a field trip to the river to learn about the fish that live there. But Education Director Kristen Schulte says that can’t happen this year due to the pandemic.
All adults in Missouri are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, and health officials are urging those as young as 16 to schedule an appointment. The Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine approved for those 16 years of age or older.
Tuition at public universities in the state could go up, under a bill passed by the Missouri House. HB 856, sponsored by Representative Doug Richey, would do away with tuitions caps put in place back in 2007. Richey says that’s led to an increase in course fees.
A Columbia couple is arrested on child abuse charges after one of their children calls 911 to report they’re unconscious.
If you’re looking to get back in shape or shake off those extra quarantine pounds, Lincoln University Cooperative Extension can help. They’re offering a free class called Walk with Ease. It’s a six-week virtual program where participants meet once a week, and then walk on their own three t…
All Missourians will become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine tomorrow and Cole County leaders are urging people to sign up for an appointment. Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin says she’s already received her first shot and the process was easy. And starting tomorrow, anyone can do it.
The Missouri Supreme Court launches a new website that outlines the history of the state’s court system, just as Missouri celebrates its bicentennial. The website features interactive timelines that divide over 200 years of history into five states. Supreme Court Judge Mary Russell says th…
The Missouri Senate advances a bill that would require the state to access inmates for substance abuse disorders.
The Missouri House gives first round approval to a bill that would exempt federal stimulus payments from taxes.
The Phelps-Maries County Health Department says it still has open appointments available at its drive-thru vaccination clinic on Friday.