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Historic deal for Corps dam pollution

By NIGEL DUARA (PORTLAND, Ore., AP) — For the first time in its history, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have to disclose the amount of pollutants its dams…

Western Missouri Medical Center plans to open Advanced Wound Center

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Western Missouri Medical Center’s new Advanced Wound Center will begin accepting appointments on Monday, according to a news release. The hospital has partnered with Accelecare Wound Centers…

Ameren Missouri seeks increase in monthly fees

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Ameren Missouri is seeking approval to add about $1.50 to customers’ monthly electric bills. The Missouri Public Service Commission says Ameren wants to adjust the…

Kroger closing US Highway 82 grocery

(GREENVILLE, Miss., AP) — Supermarket chain Kroger is shutting down its store on U.S. Highway 82 in Greenville, idling 70 workers. The Cincinnati-based chain’s Delta Division, which includes all or…

Plans for national soccer training center unveiled

(KANSAS CITY, Kan., AP) — The group that owns Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday announced plans for a $75 million soccer complex that backers hope will help Kansas City become…

Springfield votes to allow urban beekeeping

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — More Springfield residents will be able to become beekeepers inside city limits. The City Council voted Monday to approve changes in city ordinances to allow urban…

Springfield utility getting energy from solar farm

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — City Utilities in Springfield has begun receiving some power from a solar farm in Greene County. The utility’s spokesman, Joel Alexander, says the solar farm northeast…

Several more states to offer duck stamps online

(NEW ORLEANS, AP) — Louisiana and four other states will soon be selling federal duck stamps online, joining eight other states that already do. “Anyone, regardless of what state you…

St. Luke’s Hospital receives $5 million endowment

(CHESTERFIELD, Mo., AP) — St. Luke’s Hospital, an independent hospital based in Chesterfield, has received the largest endowment gift in its history. The hospital announced Wednesday the gift from Enterprise…

Council starts work to determine Kemper’s future

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — American Royal leaders say they raised more than $10 million toward the organization’s goal of building a new structure to replace Kemper Arena in Kansas…