Friday Apr 11
Young entrepreneurs offer business ideas at #BOOM Pitch Competition
From left, North Callaway High School students Chania Hoffman, Bailey Kemp and Abigail Meffert present their "Dirt Road Project" on Friday at the #BOOM Pitch Competition in Windsor Auditorium at Stephens College.
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Fri Mar 28, 2014
Dean Price and Laurie Mertens-Price, of Springfield, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenny Price, to Alex Tobaben, both of Springfield.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Bears should growl for new conference
Coaches, players and schools have climbed a ladder out of the Valley for greener pastures.
Police: Increase in panhandling citations not a 'crackdown'
The increase is likely coming because panhandling has been in the news, the weather is warming up and because more people are likely complaining about being solicited, police say.
Head 'cheerleader' at Weller retiring
* Experience : After two years as a substitute for Springfield Public Schools, she got her own classroom at Fairbanks Elementary and spent 10 years there.
To the Point/Roses & Thorns
Our constitution was written for humans - not corporations. Any Congress member who does not support overturning the Citizens United decision is a traitor to the Constitution and to our citizens.
Police searching for woman they say robbed credit union
The woman passed a note to a teller saying it was a robbery, according to Springfield Police Lt.
Senators vow to block Medicaid expansion
The remarks appeared to indicate that the already long-shot chance of passing expansion in 2014 has shrunk to virtually none.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Central High 'backbone' decides to retire
The first time Assistant Principal Greg Darnaby walked into Springfield's oldest high school, in 1959, he thought it was "a magical place."
After more than a century, Drury's Stone Chapel remains landmark
The oldest building on Drury University's campus, Stone Chapel, might seem to be named after its gray limestone exterior.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Drury ends housing exemption
Drury University has ended a longtime housing exemption for students who don't want to live on campus and who reside within 30 miles of campus with their parents or legal guardians.
Tue Mar 18, 2014
McCaskill turning focus to campus sexual assaults
After prevailing in her fight to force change in how the military handles sexual assaults, Sen. Claire McCaskill is turning her focus to the issue on college campuses.