Regional News

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...


Announcement Of DWI Saturations Planned In Troop B Area During The...
Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces that sometime during the month of September 2016, DWI saturations will be...


Tax-free weekend a big help to many small businesses
JEFFERSON CITY, Aug. 2, 2016—This weekend's sales tax holiday on clothing, computers, and school supplies could provide a much-needed lift to many...


THE LYCEUM THEATRE PRESENTS THE ARROW ROCK PREMIERE OF Agatha...
ARROW ROCK, Mo. (July 20, 2016) -- The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre presents Agatha Christie’s mystery Murder on the Nile, July 23 through July 30,...


Insurance Industry Must Confront Data Breaches on Two Fronts
The overwhelming number of data breaches over the last few years has every private company and government agency desperately trying to guard its...


Social Unrest Spans Nearly a Century: Missouri Mining Riots of 1917
Social Unrest Spans Nearly a Century: Missouri Mining Riots of 1917 This summer's social unrest, which began last year with the outbreak of...


State Transportation Program Focuses on Safety, System Preservation
ST. LOUIS – The Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, or “STIP,” approved today by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, is...