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St. Louis looks to host future Final Four

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Basketball fan who flocked to downtown St. Louis over the weekend for early-round NCAA Tournament games could see the city as a future Final Four host.…

Former state prison to resume tours in April

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Starting in April, Missouri residents will once again have the chance to tour a former state prison. Tours in limited areas of the Missouri State…

UCM art gallery hosts two annual exhibitions

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The University of Central Missouri’s Gallery of Art and Design will open two annual exhibits on Monday. The artwork will be in the gallery’s exhibit areas and in the halls of the Art Center,…

UCM is ready to start building mixed-use facility

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The University of Central Missouri is gearing up to begin what officials are calling its largest capital project in university history by cordoning off the site of…

Local leaders make connections in D.C.

By KEVIN LYON (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – Two local civic leaders recently met at the White House to discuss how to network nationwide on jobs and economic growth. Dozens of…

Mules advance to Elite Eight

(MANKATO, Minn.) – The Central Missouri Mules got a free throw with 2.4 seconds to play in overtime and outlasted Northwest Missouri 60-59 on Tuesday night to capture the NCAA-II Central…

Jen Chapin concert, workshops coming to UCM

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Singer-songwriter and activist Jen Chapin is scheduled to perform at the University of Central Missouri’s Hendricks Hall on Tuesday, April 1. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.…

‘Best of best’ of Ansel Adams’ photos on display

By JOHN ROGERS (LOS ANGELES, AP) — During the last years of his life, Ansel Adams pored over the tens of thousands of negatives he’d carefully stored since his teens,…

Plotting the ‘perfect murder’

By ASHLEY JOST Columbia Daily Tribune (COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — Shelly Romero is plotting the best way to kill her boyfriend. Right now, she’s leaning toward using air to cause…

Children’s Literature Festival opens Sunday

By SABRA HOEPPNER (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The James C. Kirkpatrick Library will host its 46th annual Children’s Literature Festival March 16-18 at the University of Central Missouri. The three-day…