Latest Geography of Missouri Stories
By Sara Shepherd, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 31--A spill that poured thousands of gallons of raw sewage into Lake of the Ozarks was not reported by the man in charge of doing so. Richard L.
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.
Officials in St. Louis County, Mo., say white powder found in an envelope delivered to a bank building was nothing dangerous.
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.
Long after Missouri's spring paddlefish-snagging season ended, Josh Lallaman is still chasing the giant creatures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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