Regional News

Show-Me STATE GAMES Preparing for 2017 Summer Games
COLUMBIA, Mo. (May 22, 2017) – The Show-Me State Games, Missouri's Olympic-style sports festival, is now accepting registration for more than 40...


St. Louis Science Center Exhibit Helps Spread the Word about Soil
(COLUMBIA, MO) April 13, 2017 -- Since 1935 the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has worked with farmers to voluntarily help them care...


Biomarker Could Lead to Personalized Therapies for Prostate Cancer
Protein testing could aid clinicians in the proper diagnosis and treatment of the disease COLUMBIA, Mo. – In 2016, more than 181,000 new cases of...


10 Fatalities Over 2016 Thanksgiving Holiday
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 10 people died during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period--from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November...


NRCS Expanding Efforts to aid Bobwhite Quail
(NEW FLORENCE, MO) November 29, 2016 -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is adding the northern bobwhite to Working Lands for...


Watch For Deer!
MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY PATROL Colonel J. Bret Johnson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds drivers that this time of year, deer are more active...
Rural Postal Service Remains Essential Even As Broadband Access...
Watchdog study, completed at Senators’ request, found rural communities continue to rely on the Postal Service regardless of access to...


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the "Day of Unity" in October 1981 conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV). The intent...
Small business optimism dips before election
The net percent of small business owners who expect better business conditions in the next six months jumped 12 points last month, but that was...


Light at the End of the Tunnel: Missouri River Bridge To Open Nov. 14
JEFFERSON CITY – There’s some good news on the horizon for Missouri River Bridge commuters: the westbound Route 54/63 bridge in Jefferson City will...


Missourians Invited to Help Select Bicentennial License Plate
Online Voting is now open, meetings to be held throughout the Show-Me State   COLUMBIA, MO, Oct. 5, 2016 – All Missourians are encouraged to help...


More than 100 state legislators join coalition to oppose troubling...
JEFFERSON CITY (September 20, 2016) -- A large bipartisan coalition of state representatives and senators from across Missouri are encouraging...


Economic, Political Uncertainty Hurt Small Business Optimism
JEFFERSON CITY, Sept. 13, 2016—The National Federation of Independent Business’ widely watched Index of Small Business Optimism declined two-tenths...


Sept 11-17 Declared Rail Safety Week in Missouri -Public Cautioned...
JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Department of Transportation, Missouri State Highway Patrol and Missouri Operation Lifesaver have declared Sept....


4 Steps That Could Help Keep Hackers
It’s a provocative question that reads like the cover blurb for a paperback spy novel, but it’s drawing serious attention in these days of cyber...