Latest Geography of Missouri Stories

2008-07-30 18:00:32

An invading Asian beetle, the emerald ash borer, has been found in trees in southern Missouri for the first time, scientists say. The beetles were trapped in a camp ground at Wappapello Lake near Poplar Bluff, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

2008-07-30 15:00:58

Officials in St. Louis County, Mo., say white powder found in an envelope delivered to a bank building was nothing dangerous.

2008-07-24 09:00:36

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ All this talk about "staycations" has me really looking forward to the beach. Lucky for me, I bought our airline tickets to Florida months ago, before the latest national travel neurosis crashed the summer vacation party.

2008-07-23 09:05:00

Long after Missouri's spring paddlefish-snagging season ended, Josh Lallaman is still chasing the giant creatures.

2008-07-21 06:00:26

By Elizabethe Holland, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 21--Two area men drowned in separate incidents Saturday, one while fishing on a lake in Callaway County, Mo., and the other while swimming in the Meramec River near Stanton, Mo. In the Callaway County incident, Dale Kolb, 65, of St.

2008-07-20 03:00:24

By Brent Frazee, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 20--O SAGE BEACH, Mo. -- Long after Missouri's spring paddlefish-snagging season ended, Josh Lallaman is still chasing the giant creatures.

2008-07-17 03:00:25

By Timothy Finn, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 17--Tony Ladesich fronts the grimy roots-rock band Pendergast, but he's also a filmmaker.

2008-07-15 06:00:51

By Mark Fagan, Journal-World, Lawrence, Kan. Jul. 15--Aquila's natural gas operations in Kansas and Colorado -- operations that are based in Lawrence -- are under new ownership and are working under a new manager. Black Hills Corp.

2008-07-11 18:00:34

As temperatures continue to climb toward the 90s and beyond, the Columbia/Boone County Health Department is urging people to allow caution and common sense to dictate how much time they spend outside.

2008-07-11 12:00:59

By Steve Everly, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 11--Aquila Inc. has requested an increase in its fuel-adjustment charge collected from its Missouri electric customers.

Word of the Day
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".