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Area schools including Springfield Public Schools will close again today because of winter weather and icy roads.
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Neighbors Kay Manes and Becky Ray almost never miss the annual Victorian Christmas Homes tour in the Midtown neighborhood so about seven inches of snow on the ground wasn't enough to keep them away Saturday.
Patchy freezing drizzle will continue throughout the Springfield area this evening, and black ice will develop as temperatures drop into the upper teens, according to the National Weather Service.
For generations, the square has been a place to shop, to gather, to meet and greet friends.
They have three children, Paul Ware, Amarillo, TX, Mark Ware, Battlefield, MO, and Kimberly Livingston, Springfield, MO.
Jacques served in the Army Air Force from 1942 to 1946. Following the end of World War II, they moved to Springfield, Missouri, where Jacques was employed by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company until his retirement in 1981.
They have six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Evelyn Misemer and Nelson Nicholson were married on December 17, 1938, in Halltown, Missouri, by the Rev.
There are countless reasons why Springfield students fall behind academically and need help to catch up.
It's about setting the foundation for a successful future. The Every Child Promise, a community group committed to improving the lives of Springfield children, believes the most good can be done by focusing on the early years -- birth through age 6. "There's a lot of reliable data that supports if you invest in kids in the earlier years you won't ... (more)
Missouri State University last week accepted a gift of 157 acres of woodlands north of Springfield off North Kansas Expressway.
Les and Linda Green, a gifted vocal duet with a nationally-known gospel music ministry, will visit Calvary Assembly of God on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 6 p.m. Les Green sang with the award-winning quartet, The Envoys, for many years.
Today's vignettes include a family of six struggling after the father had been without work, a mother and two sons who moved to Springfield to escape domestic abuse and a man with disabilities who loves video games.
The Quad Cities is getting lucky, a strong winter storm is dropping buckets full of snow: and covering roads and everything else with ice, from the Midwest to the Southeast.
The snow itself fell peacefully. What happened after wasn't always serene. Springfield donned a coat of white powder Friday as the first winter storm of the season moved through the Ozarks.
A southern Missouri church youth leader has been ordered to spend 10 years in federal prison for child sex charges.
Springfield police are investigating whether the driver of an SUV suffered a seizure Wednesday afternoon, just before a fatal crash.