Home » Archives by category » Arts & Events (Page 3)

Prairie foundation to dedicate prairie in Missouri

By ANDY OSTMEYER The Joplin Globe (JOPLIN, Mo., AP) — Jerod Huebner stepped through the tree line along Lark Road, past the sassafras and other trees that had taken hold,…

Media coverage highlights of GOP’s first night

By DAVID BAUDER (Associated Press) — A look at the 2016 Republican National Convention through a media lens: The good vibes from Melania Trump’s speech to the GOP delegates lasted…

Leavenworth college adds 3,000-piece Civil War collection

(LEAVENWORTH, Kan., AP) — Confederate currency, bone dice and a memoir from a nurse who also was a Union spy are among a 3,000-piece Civil War collection that the University…

Tradition continues with annual Missouri governor’s breakfast

(SEDALIA, Mo.) — Missouri elected officials, leaders in agriculture and supporters of the Missouri State Fair will join Gov. Jay Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon at the 64th Governor’s…

Chipotle, Zaxby’s, MC Sports to open in Warrensburg

By STEVEN SPEARS Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Warrensburg is expanding its shopping and dining options. Chipotle will be located on the corner of state Route 13 and Sparks…

Missouri GOP candidates for governor talk police, Ferguson

By SUMMER BALLENTINE (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri’s Republican candidates for governor outlined policies they said would improve police-community relations during a debate Wednesday that largely focused on racial…

Missouri university professor works on carbon dioxide device

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — A University of Missouri professor is working with two students to create a device to remove carbon dioxide from the emissions of fossil fuel power plants.…

Budget cuts hit active shooter training for Missouri schools

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Backers of a school training program designed to respond to situations involving active shooters say budget cuts could hamper the Missouri program. Lawmakers budgeted $700,000…

Service clubs rethink meetings, programs to find new members

By RUTH SERVEN (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — On a Wednesday night, 40 people gather in the dim side room of Waldo Pizza for the weekly meeting of a new…

State Fair organizes sixth annual food drive

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – The Missouri State Fair’s sixth annual Missouri Farmers Care Food Drive is set for Tuesday, Aug. 16. Youth will also be involved in raising awareness about hunger by competing…