Governor Greitens set to release budget recommendations
Posted on 21 January 2018 at 11:24pm
JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Eric Greitens will release his budget recommendations for 2019 at 4 p.m. Monday.
A press release from Gov. Greitens' press secretary is unclear about the governor's availability to the press, but it says the budget rollout will be followed by a news conference with Budget Director Dan Haug.
Nourish Cafe and Market holds event to promote 'clean eating' tips
Posted on 21 January 2018 at 8:32pm
COLUMBIA - Some say, the summer body is made in the winter, and Clovers Natural Market is hoping a clean eating event will help assist people in that process.
Sunday afternoon, co-owners of Nourish Cafe and Market Kalle LeMone and Kimber Dean, taught people how to eat ‘clean’.
Fire in rural Boone County destroys garage
Posted on 21 January 2018 at 7:05pm
BOONE COUNTY - A fire broke out Sunday afternoon on 3300 KMJ Road in northern Boone County of garage with two cars inside. The Boone County Fire Protection District responded to the fire and deemed the building a total loss.
“Soon as we arrived on the scene, we found this small shop, fully involved, which means all four sides and everything inside was on fire,“ assistant fire chief Gale Blomenkamp said.
Yoga lovers reach for river relief at charity session
Posted on 21 January 2018 at 6:34pm
COLUMBIA - Winter weather didn't stop a group of yoga lovers from giving back to Mother Nature on Sunday in Columbia.
Over thirty people packed the upper-level at Logboat Brewery for a charity yoga session. The class was held by Moon Yoga Studios to raise money for Missouri River Relief, a non-profit organization dedicated to cleaning up the Missouri River.
Worley Street Roundtable hopes to help CPS students succeed
Posted on 21 January 2018 at 6:25pm
COLUMBIA - The Worley Street Roundtable met to discuss concerns and new initiatives aimed at helping struggling Columbia Public Schools' students for its first meeting of 2018.
The meeting agenda included new initiatives like diversity and inclusion forums, fundraising to send high schoolers to a national education conference, a new parent liaison group and more.
More than 200 Trump supporters celebrate his presidency
Posted on 21 January 2018 at 4:19pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than 200 people gathered at Missouri's Capitol this weekend to celebrate the first year of Donald Trump's presidency.
The Jefferson City News Tribune reports the speakers at Saturday's rally praised Trump's efforts to reduce regulation and reform the tax code.
Viral Facebook post raises concerns about malfunctioning gas pump
Posted on 21 January 2018 at 1:53pm
COLUMBIA- A Columbia resident's Facebook status went viral after he posted a video of an Eagle Stop gas pump charging for gas that wasn't flowing.
Kevin Boyer said he went to the Providence and I-70 location of Eagle Stop on January 18 for a routine $10 fill-up. He got his $10 worth, but something wasn't right.
Extension program to bring MU closer to Missourians
Posted on 21 January 2018 at 1:01pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The University of Missouri is using its Extension program to bring the faculty, research and students to Missouri residents so that the school is more accessible.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Extension is a partnership between the University of Missouri and each of the state's 114 counties. The university employs most of the specialists and each county funds office space, among other things.
Waffle House shooting suspect arrested in Kansas City
Posted on 21 January 2018 at 10:54am
COLUMBIA - The man wanted for his alleged involvement in the deadly New Year's Day Waffle House shooting has been arrested in Kansas City, according to Columbia Police.
According to a release from the Columbia Police Department, Kansas City Police arrested 29-year-old Columbia resident Matthew Callier McMillan Saturday evening.
Super Finn's inaugural autism fundraiser basketball game raises $7,000
Posted on 20 January 2018 at 11:41pm
BOONVILLE - The gym filled with over 100 people roared with applause and laughter. In the gym, two-year-old Finn Shikles walked around in his red Superman cape with a big smile on his face.
A total of $7,000 was raised for Super Finn's inaugural autism fundraiser basketball game.