Walton makes another major gift, helps to improve Pertle Springs

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The generosity of Audrey J. Walton continues to benefit University of Central Missouri athletics as a recent gift will enable UCM to make major renovations at Pertle Springs. The announcement of the gift from Audrey J. Walton, Versailles, through the UCM Foundation took place Thursday in…

City seeks proposals for tree removal project

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – City officials are seeking a contractor to remove 18 hazardous trees. The trees were identified as part of the Warrensburg Tree Board’s citywide public tree inventory. Selected trees include 12 publicly owned street trees, five trees in Shepard Park and one tree in the Nancy Anderson Children’s…

Lee’s Summit, UCM agree to build shared educational facility

The Lee’s Summit R-7 Board of Education and the University of Central Missouri board of governors recently approved an agreement to build a unique shared facility designed to serve both high school and college students, according to a news release. UCM’s board members approved the lease agreement Dec. 13,…

Missouri school takes cane from blind student, 8

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri school district has apologized to the family of a blind student…

Nixon announces Missouri cattle summit next month

(CENTRALIA, Mo., AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is planning to hold a summit to brainstorm ways to…

Kansas City man charged in 34 home burglaries

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Prosecutors say a Kansas City man charged with committing 34 residential burglaries was…

Q&A: Drones might help show how tornados form

By DAN ELLIOTT (DENVER, AP) — Researchers say they’ve collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into…

Thief fakes heart attack so friend can steal toys

(LAKE WALES, Fla., AP) — Authorities say a man faked a heart attack inside a Florida Wal-Mart store…

KC councilman’s case to have special prosecutor

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker is seeking a special prosecutor for an…

Students caught with guns at 2 St. Louis Co. schools

(CREVE COEUR, Mo., AP) — Authorities in two areas of St. Louis County are investigating after students were…

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